17 items found
Keywords: "Sumter County" (All words), Collection ID is exactly "40"
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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).
Collection
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).
Collection
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).
Collection
Cross Florida Barge Canal - leaflet

Cross Florida Barge Canal - leaflet

Date
1969 (circa)
Description
Leaflet describing the Cross Florida Barge Canal, likely published by the Canal Authority of Florida around 1969. The leaflet lists the Authority members.
Collection
Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

Date
1949-01-04
Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
Collection
Letter from S.B. Vining of Plant City to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Bank Failures, 1929

Letter from S.B. Vining of Plant City to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Bank Failures, 1929

Date
1929-10-31
Description
Sumter Bishop Vining of Plant City in Hillsborough County writes to Governor Doyle Carlton complaining about the lack of a requirement for banks to be insured against failures, noting that failed banks cost hand-working Floridians their hard-earned savings. Vining likens this to "highway robbery."
Collection
Letter of Resignation from Alden N. Sibley to Governor Edward A. Perry, 1887

Letter of Resignation from Alden N. Sibley to Governor Edward A. Perry, 1887

Date
1887-06-10
Description
Letter written by Alden N. Sibley of Astatula, Florida, to Governor Edward A. Perry, resigning his position as a notary public in Sumter County. The portion of Sumter County where Sibley lived had recently become Lake County. Sibley requests to be appointed as a notary at large. Governor Perry indicates his acceptance of Sibley's resignation with a signature and date on the reverse.
Collection
Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970

Date
1970-11
Description
A map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project.
Collection
Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

Date
1939 (circa)
Description
An interview between Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson and Mary McLeod Bethune discussing Bethune's childhood, her family, her education, her travels, meeting her husband and her experience starting Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in Daytona Beach. Page 16 of the document is missing.
Collection
McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

Date
1933-01
Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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flc_385-p297-1887_07Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887textRailroads
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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s501_b005_f14_02Cross Florida Barge Canal - leaflettext/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s501_b005_f14_02.jpg
m86-38_b001_f22_01Fuller Warren Inauguration ProgramtextInauguration
Governors -- Florida
Public officers
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s204_b016_f09_x02Letter from S.B. Vining of Plant City to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Bank Failures, 1929textDepressions--1929--United States
Bank failures
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s1326_b001_f15_x01Letter of Resignation from Alden N. Sibley to Governor Edward A. Perry, 1887textResignation
Public officers
Notaries
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s1237_b004_f05_x01Map of the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project, 1970imageCanals--Design and construction
Canals--Florida--Maps
Land development
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m95-2_b001_f04_01Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939textAfrican American women
African American civic leaders
African American universities and colleges
African Americans -- Biography
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sle_real-estate_01McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933textHotels -- Florida -- Guidebooks
Hotels
Tourism
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