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

318841
Date
1924
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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

Vehicle Registration Card for Roux Crate Company, 1921

297440
Date
1921-01-01
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Description
Vehicle registration card for 1921 issued to the Roux Crate Company of Bartow, Florida by the State Comptroller's Office. The card is signed by State Comptroller Ernest Amos. The vehicle being registered was a trailer weighing one ton. The card explains relevant registration procedures on the revers...
Type
text

Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

299287
Date
1884
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Description
Map of the Florida peninsula accompanying a promotional booklet for Belleview in Marion County. The map shows railroads, bodies of water, settlements, and county boundaries. Included as a fold-out map in the back of the Marion Land and Improvement Company's Belleview: A New England Colony and Winter...
Type
text

Letter from Mrs. Fred C. Elliot to Senator Spessard Holland, July 15, 1940

329087
Date
1940-07-15
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Description
Letter from Mrs. Fred C. Elliot requesting that Senator Spessard Holland mention Tallahassee's live oak trees in his inauguration speech.
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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

Itinerary for Visit of Chinese Delegation to Florida, May-June 1979

340071
Date
1979
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Description
Itinerary for a delegation of Chinese officials who toured Florida at the invitation of Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner from May 31 to June 5, 1979. This was almost immediately relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China were normalized following decades of non-re...
Type
text

Copy of R.A. Gray and Grace P. Mullins' Marriage Certificate, 1939

327685
Date
1939-07-10
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Description
Copy of Grace P. Mullins and R.A. Gray's marriage certificate dated July 10, 1939. The couple was originally married on December 23, 1903.
Type
text

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
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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

Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892

326740
Date
1892
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Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

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

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

336128
Date
1925
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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

Advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad, 1887

298147
Date
1887
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Description
Print advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad. The ad notes that the line had been laid with 60-pound steel rail. Contains information about the routes for the trains using this railroad and various connections. The railroad superintendent was based in Orlando. Printed on page 3...
Type
text

Program for U.S. Senator Spessard L. Holland Appreciation Dinner Jan. 7, 1971

297448
Date
1971-01-07
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Description
Program for an Appreciation Dinner for United States Senator Spessard L. Holland held at Bartow Air Base in Bartow, Florida January 7, 1971.
Type
text

Broadsides advertising meetings of the Annual Religious Conference of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, 1940-41

212370
Date
1940
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Description
A notice of the times and places the Congress will meet (1st through 9th). Florida meetings (4th through 9th) are scheduled for Marianna, Perry, Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Ft. Pierce and Miami. Meetings will be held beginning November 1940 through January 1941.
Type
text

Program for 4th Florida State Conference of Social Work

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

The Story of Gasparilla, booklet, 1946

324361
Date
1946
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Description
Souvenir booklet of the Pirate Gasparilla edition of the 1916 Charloote Harbor * Northern Railway Co., 1946 by G.H. Wickman.
Type
text

How to Start a Grove

322477
Date
1916-04
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Description
Pamphlet outlining how to start a grove using Ideal Fertilizer brand
Type
text

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

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

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
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Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
Type
text

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