Resolution of the Select Committee on Transportation regarding routes to the seaboard, 1873

212294
Date
1873
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Series:(43d Cong., 1st sess. Senate. Rept. 307)
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text

Florida Mallory Line to Fernandina Envelope, 1881

333873
Date
1881-05-18
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Description
Note the Florida Mallory Line to Fernandina logo.
Type
image

Flier advertising seat belts for sale with free installation by the Tallahassee Jaycees

212364
Date
1964
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Description
Seat belts now on sale, under the Parkway sign, $6.00 per belt, with free installation'' -- sponsored by Tallahassee Jaycees.
Type
text

Circular letter to the citizens on Conant, Florida, 1887

212289
Date
1887
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Description
Circular letter addressed to the Citizens of Conant, Florida appealing to property owners for a subscription in proportion to the amount of land held by them to improve the leading thoroughfares of the town.
Type
text

Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

212477
Date
1855
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Flier announcing a change of proprietorship for the stagecoach line between Pilatka (Palatka) and Tampa, dated July 1855. The line passed through Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard, Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Fort Taylor en route. At Palatka, the line connected with steamships he...
Type
text

Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Co. to Hubbard L. Hart, 1887

333826
Date
1887-11-14
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Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Company of Baltimore, Maryland, to Colonel Hubbard L. Hart requesting Hart provide steamboat rates for an excursion party of 5 to 15 who would travel from Palatka, Florida, along the Ocklawaha River to Silver Springs and return. Hart operated a steamship line alo...
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text

Letter from Hubbard L. Hart to J. H. Smith, 1885

333827
Date
1885-12-29
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Letter from Hubbard L. Hart of Hart Line Steamers to J. H. Smith discussing the operation of his steamboat line and the possible sale of one or more boats, competition from the railroads, and who he will employ as an engineer.
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text

Special Excursions to Florida

212469
Date
1920
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The greatest opportunity ever offered the homeseeker and investor. Manless land for the landless man. Five years ago no one would have believed it, but come now, and we will show you land that is making $1,000.00 per acre, per annum, in money crops. Land just like it can be bought for $15.00 (Fiftee...
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text

Okeechobee County, Florida: On Famous Lake Okeechobee, Brochure, ca. 1949

333882
Date
1949
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Description
Brochure advertising Okeechobee County, Florida, as a place with opportunities and excellent transportation.
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text

Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

299291
Date
1942-03-24
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This memorandum was written by E.J. Keefe, Chairman of the Food Division of the Hillsborough County Defense Council, and R.D. Jackson, Chairman of the Agriculture Division of the same organization. The purpose of the memo was to encourage shippers, purchasers, and other people involved in the market...
Type
text

Serve Our Fighting Men Abroad, Conserve These Services at Home - poster

297601
Date
1943
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Description
Poster encouraging citizens to conserve electricity, water, communications, and transportation space for the war effort. Government agencies used a variety of posters and slogans to encourage citizens to fight waste and hoarding during World War II.
Type
text

Quarantine Notice poster

297383
Date
1897-11-29
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Description
Poster underlining all the regulations of both maritime and interstate quarantines issued by the State Board of Health in order to prevent the spread of yellow fever.
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text

Flier encouraging settlement in Florida

212470
Date
1937
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This flier suggests that the next war will bring significant destruction to society, and that readers should move to Florida to avoid being cut off from a stable food supply. "When northern crops fail and transportation systems break down, when northern fields are bronze and trees bear [sic], will y...
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text

Advertisement for land in central Jefferson County offered by Abe Simmon of Monticello

212447
Date
1918
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...located 12 miles south of Monticello, county seat of Jefferson County... Railroad transportation within one and one-half mile of southern boundary...About 1,500 acres ready for cultivation...Valuable lime deposit on property...The soil is especially fertile and particularly adapted to raising of ...
Type
text

Plant City, Florida - That "Right-Size" Community Brochure, ca. 1960

331659
Date
1960
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Description
A brochure for Plant City, Florida, highlighting all this city has to offer, including markets, workers, recreation, living conditions, transportation, citrus, phosphate, farm produce and cattle.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Dayton Auto Truck Company's 3-Ton Model K Truck, 1912

305310
Date
1912-08-03
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Description
Advertisement for the Dayton Auto Truck Company's 3-ton Model K truck, manufactured in Dayton, Ohio. Printed on page 24 of the August 3, 1912 edition of Harper's Weekly Magazine.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

298143
Date
1883
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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, Vegetabl...
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text

Flier advertising transportation, land, and hotel accommodations at Atlantic Beach

212465
Date
1901
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Description
Includes full page map showing the subdivision of a part of lots at Atlantic Beach. Surveyed and platted by E. Ben Carter. Aug. 1900.
Type
text

Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917

318850
Date
1917
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Description
Leaflet advertising muck farmland in the vicinity of Lake Weir and Weirsdale in Marion County, Florida. The leaflet was published by the Puritan Land Company of Tampa, which according to the records of the Florida Department of State was incorporated in 1917. The leaflet uses statistics and illustra...
Type
text

The Altamonte Hotel Brochure, ca. 1922

331396
Date
1922
Collection
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Description
This brochure describes the attractions, amenities and rates at the Altamonte Hotel in Altamonte Springs.
Type
text

Reports of Meetings of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, July-September 1956

339576
Date
1956
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Description
Minutes of a series of 10 meetings held at various African American churches by the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee to administrate a boycott of the city's segregated bus service. The minutes appear to have been collected by an informant who was giving the information to Tallahassee city official...
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text

Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959

331508
Date
1959
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Description
This report contains a summary of action at the institute written by Susan Boden. She writes about institute members testing Miami lunch counters, movie theaters and public transportation to see if African-American Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) members would be served. Sit-ins were held at Jack...
Type
text

41st Annual Florida Folk Festival Program, 1993

333926
Date
1993-05-28
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Description
Program for the 41st Annual Florida Folk Festival held May 28-30, 1993, in White Springs.
Type
text

Promotional mailer from the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

212495
Date
1956
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Type
text

Advertisement for the Abbott Towers Motel Apartments, Miami Beach

212618
Date
1965
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Letter from NAACP to Governor Sholtz on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna, 1934

324344
Date
1934-11-22
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Description
Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
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text

Reprints of advertisements placed by the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, 1959

297298
Date
1959
Collection
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Description
Reprints of advertisements placed by the jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce during the first quarter of 1959. These advertisements were placed in nationally circulated business publications. The ads generally emphasize Jacksonville's growing role as a trade and distribution center.
Type
text

CORE National Council Meeting Flier, February 11 and 12, 1961

331522
Date
1961-02-11
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Description
Flier detailing the mission and purpose of upcoming CORE National Council meeting in Lexington, Kentucky.
Type
text

Report on the Educational Opportunities for Negroes in Florida, 1941

329093
Date
1941
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Description
This report provides information on the basic conditions of black education in Florida as of 1941. Includes information on enrollment, teaching loads, teacher training, transportation and salaries. Inequities between black and white schools are also addressed and proposed next steps for progress are...
Type
text

"The Corner House" brochure

297409
Date
1970
Collection
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Description
Brochure promoting the history and accommodations of Key West's "Corner House."
Type
text

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