License plate contest entry featuring annotated drawing of Florida as a "TROPIC LAND"

327589
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by "Florida resident of over 45 yrs." Stuart Gates of Palm Beach Gardens, Fl, featuring annotated design of Florida as a "TROPIC LAND," with accompanying note.
Type
image

Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Robert Fulton Discussing Status of Striking Teachers, 1968

329123
Date
1968-02-22
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Description
"... teachers and all other instructional personnel have been given a choice of returning to work by Monday..."
Type
text

"Are We to Be the Victims of Medical Charlatans?" Palm Beach County health meeting flier

297373
Date
1910
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Description
Flier notifying public of health mass meeting in West Palm Beach.
Type
text

Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

299285
Date
1924
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Description
Color map showing the route of the Conners Highway and its connections, making a complete east-west route between Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts. The map was included in a pamphlet promoting the area around Okeechobee City as prime agricultural real estate. In addition to the highway, the map al...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Ocean Palm Motel, Miami Beach

212558
Date
1961
Collection
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Type
text

Advertisement for the Union Bus Terminal - Daytona, 1924

320056
Date
1924
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Description
Advertisement for the Union Bus Terminal in Daytona, Florida, located at 128 Magnolia Avenue. Coaches traveled from the station to DeLand, Sanford, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Ocala, Palatka, St. Augustine, Jacksonville, New Smyrna, Cocoa, West Palm Beach, Miami, Ormond, and Ormond Beach. Printe...
Type
text

License plate contest entries and correspondence regarding the contest

327598
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
License plate contest entries submitted by William B. Kalusmeyer of North Palm Beach. "I moved here from Michigan in May of 1985."
Type
text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
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Description
Map of the Dixie Highway system, drawn by Rudolph J. Shutting of Chattanooga. The map shows the route traversing the U.S. from Michigan and Chicago south to Miami, including alternate or auxiliary routes along the way. The Dixie Highway was first proposed in 1915 by Carl Graham Fisher.
Type
text

Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from FSU Teacher Fellowship Program Expressing Support for FEA During Teachers' Strike, 1968

329124
Date
1968-02-17
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Description
Public school teachers in FSU teacher fellowship program expressing solidarity with FEA.
Type
text

License plate contest entry describing "a fairly new resident of Florida's" vision for tag design.

327597
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Connie C. Whitehead of Ormond Beach, "a fairly new resident of Florida having moved from Reston, Va." Proposes "a black background with bright yellow or fold sun and palm tree."
Type
text

Statement to the Press by Florida Education Association Executive Secretary Phil Constans, Jr. on the First Day of the Florida Statewide Teachers' Strike, 1968

329099
Date
1968-02-19
Collection
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Description
This press release discusses the first day of the 35,000-teacher walkout in Florida on February 19, 1968. Provides information about conditions in Escambia, Palm Beach and Orange counties on first day of the strike.
Type
text

Official Souvenir Program of the Florida Centennial Celebration, November 9-15, 1924

329166
Date
1924
Collection
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Description
The program includes a historical sketch of Tallahassee, a list the events taking place during the celebration and advertisements for Florida businesses.
Type
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

License plate contest entry featuring smiling sun and accomapnying letter

327599
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Trdui Klass of Naples. "The state of Florida to me is truly a sunshine state, truly a friendly state, truly a clean state."
Type
text

Trip up the Ocklawaha on the Hart Liner "Okeehumkee" pamphlet

297412
Date
1890
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Description
Promotional pamphlet for Okeehumkee Steamer trip.
Type
text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens During the Leon County Jail-in, 1960

329136
Date
1960-03-23
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Description
Letter from Daddy Marion to Stephens sisters writing during jail-in. Marion writes about his and his wife's reactions after seeing the pair in jail. Mentions support for Governor LeRoy Collins' March 20, 1960, statewide television address denouncing segregation as morally wrong
Type
text

Letter to "Mother and Daddy Marion," from Priscilla Stephens Kruize During Leon County Jail-in, 1960

329134
Date
1960-04-07
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Description
Letter written by Priscilla Stephens from jailed Stephens sisters to their parents, telling them not to worry. Discusses local public reactions to the jail-in, summer job plans and family matters. Notes receiving gifts from various people including autographed diary from Jackie Robinson. Mentions ho...
Type
text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens on Media Attention of Jail-in, 1960

329137
Date
1960-04-01
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Description
Family letter congratulating Stephens sisters on their national renown, particularly regarding the publication of Patricia's "Letter from Jail" in the CORE-lator magazine
Type
text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens Expressing Concern Over Civil Rights Activism, 1960

329135
Date
1960-02-21
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Description
Family letter expressing disapproval in the Stephens sisters' civil rights activism.
Type
text

Hollywood Vacation Advertisement - brochure

326735
Date
1926
Collection
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Description
1920s advertisement brochure for the seaside vacation town of Hollywood publicizing its attractions and booming growth.
Type
text

History of Olympia - Picture City - booklet

297497
Date
1926-01-01
Collection
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Description
Booklet advertising the planned community of Olympia or Picture City in Martin County on Florida's Atlantic coast. The booklet describes the planned community, provides maps, and outlines the benefits of settling in the area. Olympia - Picture City was to be located on the Dixie Highway and the Flor...
Type
text

League of Women Voters of Florida Pro-ERA pamphlet

325541
Date
1973
Collection
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Description
Volume XXII December 1973 No. 8 pamphlet published monthly by the League of Women Voters of Florida. Members listed include Mary Anne Sherman, Polly Doughty, Grace Hodgson, Sherry Newman, Susan Predaho, and Elise Webb.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Whispering Palms Luxury Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212536
Date
1961
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Flier for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, 1937

297307
Date
1937
Collection
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Description
Flier describing rules and procedures for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, held under the auspices of Rollins College. The contest was founded in 1920 by Irving Bacheller to "stimulate greater interest among the high school students of Florida in the study of Florida history." The...
Type
text

Souvenir Folder for Dedication of Gorrie Bridge November 11, 1935

297478
Date
1935-11-11
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Description
Souvenir Folder Dedication to the Gorrie Bridge Opening November 11, 1935. A scrapbook of Florida photo of attractions from Pensacola to Tallahassee.
Type
text

Program, Florida War Recreation Conference - Jacksonville, 1942

318834
Date
1942-10-22
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Description
Program for the Florida War Recreation Conference, held October 22-24, 1942 at the Hotel George Washington in Jacksonville, Florida. Delegates from the various local defense councils in Florida attended, as well as members of community organizations performing related work. Wartime recreation was co...
Type
text

Religious Committee for the ERA newsletter

325542
Date
1977-01-10
Collection
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Description
Newsletter number 3 of the Florida Religious Committee for the ERA.
Type
text

Program for Southern Governor's Conference January 11-13, 1942.

297450
Date
1942-01-11
Collection
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Description
Program for the Southern Governor's Conference held at the McAllister Hotel in Miami, Florida January 11-13, 1942.
Type
text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

297430
Date
1971-01-05
Collection
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Description
Program for the 1971 inauguration of Reubin Askew
Type
text

"Cedar Key Guide" brochure

297403
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
Brochure promoting the history, recreation, business, and culture of Cedar Key.
Type
text

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