In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

329321
Date
1892
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Pamphlet promoting Dead Lakes as a tourist attraction. Tourists could ride a steamer along the Chattahoochee River and stop at various towns along the way. The final destination was a two-week stay at the Lake View Hotel in Iola, Florida.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
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Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in vario...
Type
text

Program for 1951 Harbor Day celebration in Apalachicola

297309
Date
1951
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Selected Documents
Description
A flier and program of events inviting the public to attend the 4th annual Harbor Day celebration in Apalachicola. The celebration was sponsored by the City Commission, the Harbor Advisory Board, and the local Chamber of Commerce. Events included the dedication of the John Gorrie Bridge, a free seaf...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

298139
Date
1883
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Description
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," which connected a number of railroads coming from the north and west with Jacksonville. The ad also mentions connections with the South Florida Railroad. Printed on an unnumbered page following page 6 of Charles Henry...
Type
text

Prospectus of St. Vincent's Island Club

297308
Date
1892
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Description
A prospectus from William A. White & Sons of New York for a club on St. Vincent Island off the coast of Franklin County. The company envisioned a small hotel, cottages, a small orange grove, and steamboat transportation to and from the island. At the end of 20 years, the property on the island would...
Type
text

Leon County Mental Health Association 1969 Membership Campaign - brochure

297487
Date
1969-06-01
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Selected Documents
Description
Brochure encouraging citizens to support the Leon County Mental Health Association, an organization established in 1955 to prevent mental illness and promote good mental health. The brochure features a call to action from Secretary of State Tom Adams and information about the organization's budget f...
Type
text

Poem "Our Beautiful Historic Florida" by R.R. Riley, principal of Zephyrhills High School

212377
Date
1923
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Selected Documents
Description
Poem about Florida written to honor National Education Week (1923).
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text

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