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Keywords: "Alachua County" (All words), Collection ID is exactly "40"
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Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, a large network of rail lines operating in Florida in the late 19th century. The ad lists the various destinations a passenger could reach on this line, and describes some of the amenities available on the trains. The ad also lists some of the officers of the rail line. Printed on page 44 of the Florida Official Path Finder, vol. 1, no. 3 (February 1887).
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Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

Date
1905-11-15
Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
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Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Date
1895
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in various cities around the Eastern United States. Printed on page 10 of Helen K. Ingram, Tourists' and Settlers' Guide to Florida (Jacksonville: Da Costa Printing & Publishing House, 1895).
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Map of Alachua County, 1883

Map of Alachua County, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Map of townships, railroads, county roads, and communities in Alachua and parts of the surrounding counties. The map is notable for its inclusion of a number of smaller railroads that were later absorbed into larger railroad networks. Shown on the map are the: Live Oak, Tampa & Charlotte Harbor Railroad, Florida Southern Railroad, Florida Transit Railroad, Peninsular Railroad, Green Cove Springs & Midland Railroad, and Green Cove Springs & Melrose Railroad. Printed facing page 6 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
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Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's

Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," which connected a number of railroads coming from the north and west with Jacksonville. The ad also mentions connections with the South Florida Railroad. Printed on an unnumbered page following page 6 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
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Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Arlington House, located in Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. J.C. Ryder is listed as the proprietor. The house featured accommodations for 150 guests, including a billiard and pool room, reading and smoking room, electric bells, bath rooms, verandas, and fireplaces in all rooms. The ad included instructions for reaching the house by railroad. Printed on page 108 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
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Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, located in Gainesville on West Main Street, southwest of the Public Square. W.N. McCormick was listed as the proprietor. Printed on page 109 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
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Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute at Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. The institution was established by the Florida Legislature in 1851. The annual session began in September and ended in June, and was divided into 13 week terms. Male applicants had to be 13 years old, female applicants 12 years old. Students professing an interest in becoming teachers were preferred. Courses included English, ancient languages, bookeeping, piano, organ, voice culture, vocal music. The ad also lists the boards of instruction, government, and education for the seminary. Printed on page 110 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
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Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Date
1883
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_385-p297-1887_07Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_606_o32_1905Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905textFairs -- Florida -- Tampa
Agricultural exhibitions -- Florida -- Tampa
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flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.59-n532Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892textFlorida -- Description and travel
Resorts -- Florida -- Guidebooks
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flc_917.5979-w371_01Map of Alachua County, 1883textRailroads
Guidebooks
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flc_917.5979-w371_02Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_917.5979-w371_03Advertisement for the Arlington House, Gainesville, 1883textHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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flc_917.5979-w371_04Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, Gainesville, 1883textHotels
Business corporations
Tourism industry
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flc_917.5979-w371_05Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883textTeachers colleges
Education, higher
Advertisement
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flc_917.5979-w371_06Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883textRailroads
Tourism industry
Business corporations
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