Brochure for Camp St. Leo in Dade City, 1942

331433
Date
1942
Collection
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Description
This brochure is for Camp St. Leo, a six-week summer camp for boys that ran from June 21-August 2, 1942. Included in the brochure is information about camp rates; a message from Father Raphael, camp director; the camp's daily schedule; the three R's (religion, recreation and riflery); the three A's ...
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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...
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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.
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text

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

332911
Date
1970
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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...
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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...
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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.
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Flier promoting Irwin Christie for Miami City Commission Group 4, 1965

212311
Date
1965
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Description
Political ad promoting Irwin Christie for Miami City Commission, group 4. The election was to be held November 16, 1965. The flier describes Christie's endorsements from the Miami News, the Independent, El Diario Los Americos, the Dade County Council of Senior Citizens, the American Hellenic Politic...
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text

Press release announcing the Dade County Public Safety Department's Homicide Section and the State Attorney's joint investigation into the death of Arthur McDuffie, December 26, 1979

329090
Date
1979-12-26
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Description
Press release announcing the Dade County Public Safety Department's Homicide Section and the State Attorney's joint investigation into the death of Arthur McDuffie, December 26 and 28, 1979. Discusses the latest details of the case and announces the subsequent leave and charges of four police office...
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Letter to Governor Graham from Ruth Olmar opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326672
Date
1980-05-23
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Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Miami resident Ruth Olmar opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots.
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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
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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.
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text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
Collection
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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.
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Telegram to Governor Graham from Anne Hartzell opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326680
Date
1980-05-24
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Description
Telegram to Governor Bob Graham from white Dade County resident Anne B. Hartzell opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots. "Maybe it's time we whites retalliate."
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text

Telegram to Governor Graham from Joseph Husta opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326679
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
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Description
Telegram to Governor Bob Graham from Miami resident Joseph Husta opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots. 
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text

Advertisement for Miami, 1924

318845
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for Miami, the "Wonder City" located at the southern terminus of the Dixie Highway. Published on the rear cover of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads and Resorts," 1924 edition.
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text

Death Warrant for Giuseppe Zangara, 1933

334329
Date
1933-03-13
Collection
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Description
Death warrant for Giuseppe Zangara, addressed to Leonard Fielding Chapman, superintendent of the Florida State Prison at Raiford, as well as Sheriff Daniel E. Hardie of Dade County. On February 15, 1933, Zangara attempted to assassinate President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he gave a speech f...
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Letter from the Lola B. Walker Homeowners Association to Mayor Steven Clark, 1991

330029
Date
1991-02-01
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Description
Letter from the Lola B. Walker Homeowners Association to Mayor Steven Clark regarding renaming the Dade County Rape Treatment Center after Roxcy Bolton.
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text

Telegram to Governor Graham from Roy Davis opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326678
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
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Description
Telegram to Governor Bob Graham from small business owner and Tampa resident Roy G. Davis opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots.
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"Notice!" Typhoid Fever vaccination poster

297395
Date
1926
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster alerting the public to typhoid fever outbreak; also encourages people to boil drinking water and lists various temporary vaccination stations.
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text

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

326668
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
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Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Billie H. Wills of Miami opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots.
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text

Letter to Governor Graham from Earl Planty calling for the removal of State Attorney Janet Reno following McDuffie verdict

326683
Date
1980-05-22
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Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Coral Springs resident and director of Senior Seminar General Management Earl Planty calling for the removal of State Attorney Janet Reno in the wake of the McDuffie verdict in Miami. 
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text

Miami "Jungle Cruise" on Yacht "Seminole Queen" to Musa Isle Seminole Indian Village - brochure

326732
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Brochure for the A.G.H. Lines "Jungle Cruise" on the yacht "Seminole Queen" to the Seminole Indian Village at Musa Isle.
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text

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

297396
Date
1942
Collection
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Description
Flier advising service men to use prophylactics to prevent venereal disease; includes a list of army medical stations that provide them.
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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

Report of Governor's Dade County Citizens Committee, October 30, 1980

329091
Date
1980-10-30
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Report of Governor Bob Graham's Dade County Citizens Committee. The committee was formed in the wake of the May 1980 riot in Miami. The report provides information about social problems and the handling of several high-profile incidences in Miami including poverty, labor conditions, housing, illiter...
Type
text

Pamphlet advertising the Seminole Sight-Seeing Service, Inc. - Jacksonville, ca. 1920s

305325
Date
1922-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Promotional pamphlet for the Seminole Sight-Seeing Service, Inc., based at 25 Hogan Street in Jacksonville. F.W. Hobbs is given as the proprietor. The company provided bus tours around Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Pablo and Atlantic beaches, and down to Miami. The pamphlet describes each of the vari...
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text

Reprint of Miami's first telephone directory

297306
Date
1899
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Reprint of Miami's first telephone directory, published by the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for the 26th program meeting of the Historical Association of Southern Florida, held December 16, 1947 and devoted to the history of the telephone in Miami.
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text

Plant City, Florida - That "Right-Size" Community Brochure, ca. 1960

331659
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure for Plant City, Florida, highlighting all this city has to offer, including markets, workers, recreation, living conditions, transportation, citrus, phosphate, farm produce and cattle.
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"Why Buy at Shell's City Supermarket?" Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960

331513
Date
1960
Collection
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Description
Flier boycotting Shell's City for refusing to serve African-Americans at its lunch counter. Eighteen white and African-American demonstrators were arrested at Shell's City as a result of a sit-in. The flier encourages people to write to Shell's City's manager, George McKelvey, so he will drop the ch...
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text

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

331524
Date
1960-12-08
Collection
Selected Documents
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

"Don't Buy at Shell's City," Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960

331512
Date
1960
Collection
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Description
Flier boycotting Shell's City for refusing to serve African-Americans at its lunch counter. The flier encourages people to write to Shell's City's manager, George McKelvey, so he will change the discriminatory policy.
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text

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