Cartoon showing Uncle Sam telling a personified Miss Florida about the Everglades.

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam telling a personified Miss Florida about the Everglades.


Image Number

  • DG01860

Year

  • 1916

Publication Info

  • Fort Lauderdale : Back to Broward League, 1916.

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General Note

  • Cartoon of Uncle Sam telling Floridians, collectively depicted as "Miss Florida," that they may have the Everglades for farming and settlement, if only they will drain and develop them. The cartoon was published in a booklet prepared by attorney James M. Carson for the "Back to Broward League" calling on Floridians to support the draining of the Everglades. The Back to Broward League derived its name from Florida governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, who had led drainage efforts.

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  • 1 digital image - b&w

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Cartoon showing Uncle Sam telling a personified Miss Florida about the Everglades.
Cartoon showing Uncle Sam telling a personified Miss Florida about the Everglades.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam telling a personified Miss Florida about the Everglades. 1916. Black & white digital image, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/295324>, accessed 19 July 2019.

MLA

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam telling a personified Miss Florida about the Everglades. 1916. Black & white digital image. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 19 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/295324>.

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(State Archives of Florida)