License plate contest featuring rocket ship and slogan "Where the Future is"

327585
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry by Bela Gajdos of Winter Haven, Fl, featuring rocket ship and the slogan "Where the Future Is."
Type
image

Winter Haven Florida, ca. 1945

336141
Date
1945
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Winter Haven and Polk County to potential visitors. The brochure includes photographs of the local airport, recreational facilities, waterways, and the local high school.
Type
text

Turn-by-turn Directions from Bartow to Haines City, 1924

318841
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Turn by turn directions for driving from Bartow to Haines City in Polk County, Florida. State and U.S. highways were not yet marked at this time, hence the need for detailed instructions to motorists traveling along public roadways. Published on page 54 of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads an...
Type
text

Lake Wales Florida: The City of the Carillon, ca. 1940

336140
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Lake Wales and Polk County to potential visitors. The publication includes images of Cypress Gardens, the Bok Singing Tower and other local attractions.
Type
text

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure with detailed map of the Florida Turnpike system, along with other major state and federal highways. Mileage charts and useful information about the Florida Turnpike's facilities are included.
Type
text

South Florida Farms Company pamphlet promoting Moore Haven, Florida, ca. 1918

318847
Date
1918
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Pamphlet describing the benefits of establishing a farm at Moore Haven in what is now Glades County, Florida. The pamphlet is targeted at potential investors from the northern and midwestern United States, pointing out the comparatively favorable climate of South Florida.
Type
text

Florida Citrus Water Ski Show Program, 1965

339340
Date
1965
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Florida Citrus Water Ski Show at the New York World's Fair in 1965. The program also contains a message from Florida Governor Haydon Burns, recipes using Florida citrus, information from Kodak describing which camera film to use based on the weather conditions and a description of Fl...
Type
text

Lakeland Florida: Florida's Most Picturesque City, ca. 1936

336136
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County to potential visitors. It describes recreational activities, accommodations, and civic organizations in town, and emphasizes Lakeland's favorable climate. The booklet may have been directed at members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of...
Type
text

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

333827
Date
1885-12-29
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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.
Type
text

Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

339352
Date
1947
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising 31 attractions across Florida. The inside of the brochure has a map of Florida with arrows indicating where these attractions are located and a brief description of each place. The back of the brochure has a checklist of the attractions and a space for tourists to record the dat...
Type
text

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

332911
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Series of newsletters published by Lawton Chiles' 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate during Chiles' walk across Florida. The reports describe the route Chiles took, as well as the people he met and the topics they discussed. Other politicians, representing local and state governments, joined Chiles at va...
Type
text

Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union Program

297432
Date
1903-04-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of events for the Twentieth annual meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Type
text

Tin Can Tourists of the World's 51st annual convention, 1974- program

324374
Date
1974-03-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of the 51st annual convention by the Tin Can Tourist of the World
Type
text

The Wakulla River TNT Hideaway, Inc. Canoe Trips

324381
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The Wakulla River Canoe Trips by TNT Hideaway Inc. brochure providing information on the canoe trips and the location on a map, admission prices, and hours of operation
Type
text

Casa Ybel promotional brochure

297416
Date
1890
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Promotional brochure on Casa Ybel vacation cottages.
Type
text

Hollywood By-the-Sea: Florida's All-Year Resort City Brochure, 1925

333884
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising all there is to offer in the "new Florida all-year resort city" of Hollywood By-the Sea in Broward County.
Type
text

Re-Creating in Lakeland and Polk County, Florida, 1925

336128
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County more broadly as a prime destination for tourism and recreation. Includes information about fishing, potential automobile excursions, sports and other activities.
Type
text

Program for 4th Florida State Conference of Social Work

297389
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program outlining Florida Fourth State Conference of Social Work schedule.
Type
text

Wakulla County- Florida's last uncrowded playground Brochure

324388
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure on information about Wakulla County
Type
text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
Type
text

Reprint of a promotional news piece on DeLeon Springs in Volusia County, 1889

297294
Date
1889
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A reprint of a full-page promotional news piece by the DeLeon Springs Company advertising the history and business opportunities of DeLeon Springs in Volusia County.
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

331447
Date
1933-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Type
text

Facts About the Singing Tower and Sanctuary, Lake Wales, 1936

299288
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet describing the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida, as well as the town of Lake Wales and its environs in Polk County. A population table is included.
Type
text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

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

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

Program of the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of the State of Florida, January 3, 1961

297451
Date
1961-01-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of The State of Florida and the Members of the Cabinet. January 3, 1961
Type
text

Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor, 1983 - program

297446
Date
1983-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson of Florida, January 4, 1983 in Tallahassee, Florida
Type
text

Letter from Kaye to Louise Webber Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

333854
Date
1926-10-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This letter describes hurricanes that hit southeastern Florida on September 18 and October 21, 1926. Letter written by "Kaye" from the Floridian Hotel in Miami Beach to Louise Webber (d. 1993) of Bangor, Maine, detailing Kaye's activities both during and in the aftermath of the storms. She...
Type
text

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