Revised Descriptive Circular of Deland Florida

212460
Date
1884
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Type
text

Letter from James A. Wright to Francis P. Whitehair Regarding Segregation and the New York Giants, June 12, 1956

333647
Date
1956-06-12
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Description
Letter from private citizen James A. Wright to Francis Preston Whitehair calling his attention to the attitudes of several DeLand city council members toward the New York Giants building seasonal housing for both black and white members of their team and staff. Wright expresses his concern that the ...
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text

Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

324359
Date
1884
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Description
Circular advertisement with city grid map for C. H. & S. B. Wright Real Estate Agents selling lots in DeLand, Florida, 1884.
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text

Letter from John W. Edwards to Joseph E. Lee, 1916

333825
Date
1916-10-24
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Selected Documents
Description
Letter from John W. Edward to Joseph E. Lee asking Lee his opinion as to the merits of the various gubernatorial candidates during the 1916 gubernatorial election in Florida. Edwards is secretary of "Club #2," evidently a Republican organization in DeLand, Florida. In his reply on October 31, 1916, ...
Type
text

Florida at the Crossroads of the World Brochure, ca. 1934

339337
Date
1934
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Description
Brochure explaining why Florida needs to create an exhibit at Rockefeller Center in New York, New York. The brochure cites the success of the Florida exhibits during the Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois, from May 27, 1933 to October 31, 1934, as the reason for another exhibit in...
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.
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text

Letter from Edward Shaw, Sr. to Governor Bob Graham, November 24, 1979

325533
Date
1979-11-24
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Selected Documents
Description
Handwritten letter praising the governor for his stance on the death penalty but scolding the governor for supporting the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

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

332911
Date
1970
Collection
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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text

Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961

331530
Date
1961-02-15
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Description
Press release detailing a hearing by the Florida Legislative Investigation Committee (Johns Committee). The press release discusses how the committee planted spies to uncover the nature of the work of the Southern Conference Educational Fund and the integration movement.
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

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

318841
Date
1924
Collection
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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

Advertisement for the Union Bus Terminal - Daytona, 1924

320056
Date
1924
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for the Union Bus Terminal in Daytona, Florida, located at 128 Magnolia Avenue. Coaches traveled from the station to DeLand, Sanford, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Ocala, Palatka, St. Augustine, Jacksonville, New Smyrna, Cocoa, West Palm Beach, Miami, Ormond, and Ormond Beach. Printe...
Type
text

Program for 4th Florida State Conference of Social Work

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

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
Type
text

Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

333828
Date
1909
Collection
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Description
Booklet published by the Sanford Herald advertising the city of Sanford as "The Celery City." The booklet contains photographs of the city, announces farming opportunities, lists amenities and describes the area around Sanford.
Type
text

Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union Program

297433
Date
1920-10-28
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of events at the thirty-seventh annual meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
Type
text

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

331439
Date
1924
Collection
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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

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

331523
Date
1960-12-08
Collection
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Description
Memo from CORE outlining locations of recent demonstrations against lunch counter segregation across the South.
Type
text

Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union Program

297432
Date
1903-04-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of events for the Twentieth annual meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Type
text

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

333884
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Flier for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, 1937

297307
Date
1937
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier describing rules and procedures for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, held under the auspices of Rollins College. The contest was founded in 1920 by Irving Bacheller to "stimulate greater interest among the high school students of Florida in the study of Florida history." The...
Type
text

Program of the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of the State of Florida, January 3, 1961

297451
Date
1961-01-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of The State of Florida and the Members of the Cabinet. January 3, 1961
Type
text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

297430
Date
1971-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1971 inauguration of Reubin Askew
Type
text

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