Poster commemorating 150 years of Florida statehood, 1845-1995. The poster was published by the Florida Department of State and the Florida Sesquicentennial Commission. Sandra Mortham was Secretary of State at this time.
Robert "Bob" Stone serves as emcee. Ackerman, from Madison, Fla., discusses the history of the Florida cattle industry, including the popularity of the brahman cattle, the influence of Jacob Summerlin and other "cattle kings," and the culture of Florida Cracker cattlemen.
Florida Memory is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.