|flc_385.2-c463_01||Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912||text||Railroads -- United States|
Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912
- 1912 (circa)
- 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.
|flc_387.1-j147_01||Port of Jacksonville, 1930||text||Ports--Jacksonville (Fla.)|
Port of Jacksonville, 1930
- 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.
|flc_606_o32_1905||Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905||text||Fairs -- Florida -- Tampa|
Agricultural exhibitions -- Florida -- Tampa
|flc_917.5-q3_01||Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905||text||Railroad trains|
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905
- 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.
|flc_917.5916-s136_01||Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890||text||Sulphur springs|
Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890
- 1890 (circa)
- 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.
|flc_917.5979-w371_02||Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883||text||Railroads|
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883
- 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).
|flc_970.1-u58t-1826-no74||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||text||Seminole Indians|
Indians of North America -- Florida
Seminole Indians -- Treaties
|flc_973.54-u58-1823-no53||Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823||text||Roads--Design and construction|
Lighthouses--Florida--Design and construction
Coast defenses--Florida--Escambia County--Pensacola
Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Memorial of the Legislative Council of Florida, 1823
- 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.
|flc_975.9-m821_01||At the Home of a Florida "Cracker" by Clarence Bloomfield Moore from Demorest's Family Magazine, 1892||text||Quality of life--Documentation||
Seminole War, 3rd, 1855-1858
At the Home of a Florida "Cracker" by Clarence Bloomfield Moore from Demorest's Family Magazine, 1892
- 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.
|flc_975.938-b427_01||Dade County Florida Palm Prairie Tract, ca. 1916||text||Advertising -- Real estate business -- Florida -- Dade County|
Advertising -- Agriculture -- Florida -- Dade County
Dade County Florida Palm Prairie Tract, ca. 1916
- 1916 (circa)
- 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."