Telegram from President of Broward County PTA to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Requesting him to Take Immediate Action on School Crisis, 1968

329127
Date
1968-02-22
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Description
Broward PTA urges Christian to take action on school crisis.
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text

Florida Grapefruit League Spring Training Schedule, 1963

339795
Date
1963
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Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet listing the schedule of exhibition games to be played by major-league baseball teams staying in Florida for spring training. Teams included the Baltimore Orioles, the Cincinnati Reds, the Kansas City Athletics, the Chicago White Sox, the Detroit Tigers, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Milwaukee...
Type
text

Brochure for Floyd L. Wray's Flamingo Groves and Botanic Gardens in Fort Lauderdale

329161
Date
1960
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Selected Documents
Description
This brochure provides tourist information about Floyd L. Wray's Flamingo Groves and Botanic Gardens in Fort Lauderdale.
Type
text

Hollywood Vacation Advertisement - brochure

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

Brochure for the Old Heidelberg Restaurant in Hallandale, Florida

329160
Date
1955
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Description
This brochure features information about the Old Heidelberg Restaurant in Hallandale. The restaurant and pub serves German fare.
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text

License plate contest entry featuring child's rendition of an orange

327581
Date
1985
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Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry from 13-year-old Kim Frimowitz of Pembroke Pines, Fl, featuring smiling orange.
Type
image

Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham, May 23, 1980

329089
Date
1980-05-23
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Selected Documents
Description
Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham expressing his "disgust" with the Arthur McDuffie verdict and the resulting riots in Miami.
Type
text

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

331524
Date
1960-12-08
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Description
CORE memo reporting the cities in the United States where new lunch counters have opened since February 1, 1960. A total of 126 lunch counters opened.
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text

Advertisement for the Windrift Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212562
Date
1961
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Hollywood-by-the-Sea Brochure, ca. 1924

331439
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A 1920s brochure about Hollywood-by-the-Sea with information about the city's history, the hotels and apartments available there, golf, the Country Club and the ocean.
Type
text

News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

332196
Date
1968-04-09
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Selected Documents
Description
News release describing how Floridians and other Americans responded to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and information about King's funeral and who was attending. There is also other Florida news about Governor Claude Kirk being sued by J. A. Maloney; Floridians fighting in the Vietnam ...
Type
text

Flier advertising the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale

297300
Date
1975
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The organization was founded in 1965 through a $1 million grant from the City of Fort Lauderdale. The complex included an Olympic pool as well as a museum and library.
Type
text

Letter from Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939

329727
Date
1939-10-16
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Description
Edward Carroll, chairman of the Retail Merchants' Division of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, urging the governor to reconsider the date selected for Thanksgiving. Miami and the surrounding area would not observe the holiday on the date proclaimed by the governor.
Type
text

Letter to Governor Graham from Theo and Eleanor Baillet expressing disapproval of 1980 Miami Riots

326681
Date
1980-05-19
Collection
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Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Coral Springs residents Theo R. Baillet and Eleanor Baillet accusing the governor and the media of "excusing" the causes of the 1980 Miami Riots instead of expressing "the vigorous condemnation that is needed."
Type
text

Letter from James R. Stout to Governor Bob Graham, April 28, 1980

325534
Date
1980-04-28
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Description
Letter urging the governor to change his stance on the Equal Rights Amendment because supporting the ERA is against the Bible.
Type
text

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

333884
Date
1925
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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

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

Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1905

331420
Date
1905-11-14
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 30, 1905, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1906

331421
Date
1906-11-08
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 29, 1906, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1908

331423
Date
1908-11-12
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 26, 1908, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1907

331422
Date
1907-11-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 28, 1907, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Ticket for Inaugural Ceremonies of Governor Haydon Burns

297442
Date
1965-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Ticket to Inauguration ceremony of Governor Haydon Burns belonging to Col. Ralph Davis.
Type
text

Inaugural Parade Ticket of Governor Haydon Burns

297443
Date
1965-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
TIcket to Inaugural Parade of Governor Haydon Burns
Type
text

Letter to Governor Graham from Marlene Baker opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326671
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Ft. Lauderdale resident Marlene J. Baker opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots.
Type
text

An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to St. Augustine, Florida, 1907

339354
Date
1907-06-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An act (1907, ch 5715) of the Florida Legislature calling on the governor to appoint a five person commission to locate Ponce de Leon's remains in Puerto Rico and to report on the feasibility of removing them to St. Augustine.
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring sun, palm tree, and bird.

327579
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry from Patti Bartlett of Miramar,Fl,featuring sun, palm tree, and bird. "I am not an artist, just a housewife from Miramar. Let's "brighten up" our auto tags!"
Type
image

Letter from children in Fort Lauderdale to network over cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326660
Date
1967
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from group of siblings from Fourt Lauderdale, Mary Nell, Amy, Joe, Mike, Pat, Houle to producers on the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store." "We would feel sad if we couldn't watch it anymore."
Type
text

CNVA Miami Bulletin, June 16, 1964

326754
Date
1964-06-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and Miami and discusses what will happen when the marchers arrive in Cuba. T...
Type
text

Letter to Governor Graham from Maureen Ruland expressing sadness about the verdict in the McDuffie case

326673
Date
1980-05-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter to Governor Graham from a 12-year-old Maureen Ruland of Ft. Lauderdale expressing her sadness about the verdict in the McDuffie case and other instances of racial injustice she has witnessed.
Type
text

Letter to Governor Graham from George Adams about the 1980 Miami Riots

326676
Date
1980-05-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Ft. Lauderdale resident George Adams expressing intense hostility and disapproval of Graham's display of public sympathy toward Miami's black community in the wake of 1980 Miami Riots. "In all my life I never heard such stupidity and groveling to the Blacks by a co...
Type
text

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