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Keywords: "Monroe County" (All words), Collection ID is exactly "40"
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Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912

Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912

Date
1912 (circa)
Description
This souvenir program for the opening of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway Key West Extension includes a history of the railway company and the Key West Extension; information about other investments Flagler made in Florida such as the hotel system along the railway route; cities along the east coast; advertisements for different businesses in Florida; the histories of Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Daytona, Palm Beach and West Palm Beach, Miami, Key West, and Havana and Cuba; and a program of the celebratory events happening in Key West.
Collection
Port of Jacksonville, 1930

Port of Jacksonville, 1930

Date
1905-04-13
Description
A booklet issued by the Jacksonville Port Bureau and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce describing the facilities and amenities available to potential businesses. Includes sections about the Port of Jacksonville; the commerce and harbor of Jacksonville; weather in the city; port administration; port customs and regulations; port facilities; port services and charges; information about loading and discharging vessels; fuel and supplies; steamship agents and brokers; and the railroads at the port.
Collection
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.
Collection
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Date
1905
Description
A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
Collection
Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890

Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890

Date
1890 (circa)
Description
Booklet describing the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs in Clay County, Florida. Daily room rates, accommodations, optional excursions, activities, bathing facilities, and the character of the region and climate are discussed. The environment and the mineral-infused waters of the springs are reputed in the booklet to cure or treat a variety of illnesses, including Bright's Disease, chronic liver disease, neuralgia, nervous prostration, and rheumatism. Several engravings illustrate the booklet.
Collection
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).
Collection
Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826

Date
1826-02-06
Description
A collection of correspondence between government officials in Florida and Washington, D.C. regarding the settlement of Native Americans in the territory of Florida and other matters, including the Treaty of Moultrie Creek (1823). The correspondence dates from April 7, 1823 to December 26, 1825.
Collection
Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823

Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823

Date
1823-02-03
Description
A memorial written by the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida to President James Monroe requesting Congress consider building a public road between St. Augustine and Pensacola; erecting lighthouses in St. Augustine and Pensacola; organizing the judiciary in the Territory; creating a system to handle land claims and sales so settlers would be more likely to move to Florida; and selecting Pensacola as a naval depot. The Legislative Council argued that Pensacola would be essential to protecting the United States from attacks by sea because of the city's proximity to New Orleans, the depths of Pensacola Bay and the security of Fort Barrancas.
Collection
At the Home of a Florida "Cracker" by Clarence Bloomfield Moore from Demorest's Family Magazine, 1892

At the Home of a Florida "Cracker" by Clarence Bloomfield Moore from Demorest's Family Magazine, 1892

Date
1892-02
Description
The magazine article titled "At the Home of a Florida 'Cracker'" was written by Clarence Bloomfield Moore and published in Demorest's Family Magazine, Volume XXVIII, No. 4 in February 1892. In the article, Moore defines what a Florida "cracker" is and writes about the life of a Florida "cracker" named Captain Mansfield, who served during the Third Seminole War (1855-1858). The article also includes photographs taken by Moore of Captain Mansfield, his house and more.
Collection
Dade County Florida Palm Prairie Tract, ca. 1916

Dade County Florida Palm Prairie Tract, ca. 1916

Date
1916 (circa)
Description
Promotional booklet describing lands for sale by the Dade Muck Land Company in Palm Prairie. The company hopes the land will become of "great horticultural and agricultural value."
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_385.2-c463_01Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912textRailroads -- United States
Transportation--Florida
Land development
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flc_387.1-j147_01Port of Jacksonville, 1930textPorts--Jacksonville (Fla.)
Docks--Florida--Jacksonville
Harbors--Florida--Jacksonville
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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_917.5-q3_01Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905textRailroad trains
Railroad travel
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
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flc_917.5916-s136_01Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890textSulphur springs
Tourism industry
Health resorts
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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_970.1-u58t-1826-no74Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826textSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indians of North America -- Florida
Seminole Indians -- Treaties
Cherokee Indians
Choctaw Indians
Creek Indians
Mikasuki Indians
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flc_973.54-u58-1823-no53Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823textRoads--Design and construction
Lighthouses--Florida--Design and construction
Coast defenses--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
Fortification--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
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flc_975.9-m821_01At the Home of a Florida "Cracker" by Clarence Bloomfield Moore from Demorest's Family Magazine, 1892textQuality of life--Documentation|
Country life--Documentation
Poverty
Rural poor
Poor whites
Seminole War, 3rd, 1855-1858
Creek Indians
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flc_975.938-b427_01Dade County Florida Palm Prairie Tract, ca. 1916textAdvertising -- Real estate business -- Florida -- Dade County
Advertising -- Agriculture -- Florida -- Dade County
Land development
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