A Century of Progress Florida Exhibit Units Brochure, 1933

339336
Date
1933
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Brochure for Florida's exhibits at the Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois, from May 27, 1933 to October 31, 1934. The brochure contains a message from Florida Governor David Sholtz, the locations of the exhibits in the court of the states and information about Florida, inluding "H...
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Mr. Bubbett's Ticket to the College of Life Matriculation, August 9, 1888

297453
Date
1888-08-09
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Mr. Bubbett's Matriculation Ticket for The Commencement of Exercises of the World's College of Life Monday Evening, August 9, 1888
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Letter from R. B. Garrett to Mary E. Rustam, October 28, 1960

331538
Date
1960-10-28
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Letter from R. B. Garrett of the Bradley University Department of Sociology to Mary E. Rustam discussing the possibility of Richard F. Parker attending Roosevelt University as a race relations major. Bradley is a white college student who was arrested during a sit-in in Jacksonville.
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Koreshan Unity Business Card, ca. 1897

331387
Date
1897
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The front of the card shows the Koreshan Unity's "Geodetic Survey" members setting up "The Air Line" rectilineator on the beach in Naples, Florida. The rectilineator instrument was used to create a straight measuring line and "prove" the earth is concave. At the right is Harry Boomer with the white ...
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Draft of Interview Questions for Mary McLeod Bethune, ca. 1939

333800
Date
1939
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This document appears to be a list of questions from Daniel Williams sent to Mary McLeod Bethune as part of an ongoing discussion regarding the planned biography. Williams mentions that he will enclose a chapter of the book. The book was never published.
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This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

331539
Date
1957
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A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) describing different CORE tactics for non-violent direct action, the principles of CORE, the structure of National CORE, what National CORE does, the structure of local CORE chapters, how someone can join CORE and how CORE is financed.
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The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

333798
Date
1929-01
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A detailed history of the Southern Sugar Company.
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text

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

332196
Date
1968-04-09
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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 ...
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CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

331509
Date
1960-04
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CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while s...
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Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

331534
Date
1960-12-15
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CORE memo from Charles R. Oldham, national chairman, discussing white sit-in demonstrator Richard Parker being arrested during a picket line at McCrory's in Tallahassee; information about discrimination in Tennessee by local distributors of Wonderbread and Sealtest Milk against African-American regi...
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National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

333795
Date
1946
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This brochure describes the mission and history of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). There are photographs of some of the members of the NCNW, a list of affiliated organizations and a list of the metropolitan councils of the NCNW by region.
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Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

333794
Date
1939
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An interview between Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson and Mary McLeod Bethune discussing Bethune's childhood, her family, her education, her travels, meeting her husband and her experience starting Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in Daytona Beach. Page 16 of the document ...
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Program for the Beth-Ophrah History Class, July 4, 1897

297458
Date
1897-07-04
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Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Fla., circa 1920s

298129
Date
1920
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Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Florida just outside Daytona in Volusia County. The leaflet includes a detailed description of the hotel's amenities and services, including automobile and horse rentals, excursions on the Tomoka River, hot and cold baths, etc. Makes refere...
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Souvenir of the Solar Festival, 1900

329172
Date
1900-10-18
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Souvenir from the Solar Festival with a note from Dr. Cyrus Reed Teed.
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Anniversary Souvenir from Victoria Gratia, 1900

329175
Date
1900-04-10
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Souvenir greeting from Dr. Cyrus Reed Teed.
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Dr. Bohannon's Hospital and Sanitarium, Daytona, 1909 - Pamphlet

324353
Date
1909
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Description
1909 pamphlet about the facilities and enviroment of Dr. Bohannon's Hospital and Sanitarium in Dayona.
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Prospectus of the Koreshan University 1894

297467
Date
1894-01-01
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Prospectus of the Koreshan University 1894 List of Teachers
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Program for Christmas Entertainment College of Life 1891

297455
Date
1891-01-01
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Program for Christmas entertainment at College of Life in 1891.
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Open Meeting Invitation for Koreshan Unity, July 19, 1903

297468
Date
1903-07-19
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Are Brains Necessary? is the first in a series of lectures offered by the Koreshan Unity even Sunday until further notice in Estero, Florida. The first meeting was held July 19, 1903. On the back is a list of Koreshan literature.
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Invitation to a Lecture Hosted by Koreshan Unity, circa 1903

297471
Date
1903-01-04
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A ticket to a lecture about the functions of the brain. On the back is a list of Koreshanity literature.
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The Core of the Matter Newsletter, May 25, 1961

326749
Date
1961-05-25
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A newsletter published jointly by the Inter Civic Council, Inc., Tallahassee NAACP, and The Tallahassee CORE (Congress on Racial Equality) about civil rights acitivites happening around Tallahassee. The text includes information about hunger strikes and boycotts taking place locally. At the end of t...
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Advertisement for Packer of Florida advertising agency, with Florida map

297295
Date
1940
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An advertisement for the Packer of Florida advertising agency, encouraging potential customers to take advantage of the increase in automobile tourism in the state
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Ticket to Koresh Speaks at Kimball Hall, circa 1903

297475
Date
1903-01-01
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Subjects to be discussed include the structure and function of the physical universe, what and where is God, how the universe originated, and others. On the back is a list of literature offered about Koreshanity.
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Lake Wales in Florida's Scenic Highlands Invites You, ca. 1950

336137
Date
1950
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Description
Brochure advertising Lake Wales and Polk County to potential visitors. Featured photographs include tourist attractions such as the Black Hills Passion Play, Spook Hill, Cypress Gardens and the Bok Singing Tower. The brochure includes a chart showing the distance between Lake Wales and major cities ...
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Pamphlet - A Winter in Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888

297561
Date
1888
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Pamphlet advertising Fort George Island, located in Duval County near the mouth of the St. Johns River. The pamphlet was published by the Fort George Island Company, and includes a map of proposed developments, engravings of the island, climate information, and testimonials from visitors.
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Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
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Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
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Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
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Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
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The Story of Gasparilla, booklet, 1946

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