Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

299285
Date
1924
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Color map showing the route of the Conners Highway and its connections, making a complete east-west route between Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts. The map was included in a pamphlet promoting the area around Okeechobee City as prime agricultural real estate. In addition to the highway, the map al...
Type
text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
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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.
Type
text

Tin Can Tourists of the World's annual winter homecoming, 1958- program

324372
Date
1958-01-13
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Description
Program of the Tin Can Tourists of the World, Inc. annual winter homecoming
Type
text

Letter from O.R. Havelka to Governor Bob Graham, March 1, 1980

325532
Date
1980-03-01
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Description
Letter requesting that the governor oppose the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

South Florida Farms Company pamphlet promoting Moore Haven, Florida, ca. 1918

318847
Date
1918
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Description
Pamphlet describing the benefits of establishing a farm at Moore Haven in what is now Glades County, Florida. The pamphlet is targeted at potential investors from the northern and midwestern United States, pointing out the comparatively favorable climate of South Florida.
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring Spanish Galleon in commemoration of the "450th anniversary of the arrival of Hernando DeSoto at Tampa Bay, 1539/1989."

327611
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by R. Thomas Wimberly of St. Augustine Beach. Design features drawing of Spanish Galleon in commemoration of the "450th anniversary of the arrival of Hernando DeSoto at Tampa Bay, 1539/1989."
Type
image

Pan American Hernando De Soto Exposition Brochure, 1939

339335
Date
1939
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Description
Brochure describing the Pan American Hernando De Soto Exhibition in Tampa, Florida, from January 31 to February 18, 1939. The brochure includes a description of De Soto's time in Tampa and information about the attractions at the exposition. The exhibition was commemorating the 400 year anniversary ...
Type
text

Advertisement for Pipkin Mineral Wells Bath House - Safety Harbor, 1924

318843
Date
1924
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Description
Advertisement for the Pipkin Mineral Wells Bath House in Safety Harbor in Pinellas County, Florida. The advertisement includes a breakdown of the various minerals in the waters at the resort, including sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium sulphate, and others. The resort featured Turkish a...
Type
text

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

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

Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892

326740
Date
1892
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Type
text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

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

Reprint of an article titled "Make Big Money Growing Papayas"

212500
Date
1943
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Description
Broadside advertising the profitability of papaya production in Florida and the health benefits of eating papaya.
Type
text

Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

318831
Date
1910
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Description
Promotional Pamphlet for Tampa, published by the Tampa Board of Trade in 1910. Topics covered include a brief history of the city, popular accommodations for visitors, economic data, information about education and health facilities, climate data, and other information designed to attract potential ...
Type
text

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

297396
Date
1942
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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.
Type
text

Wakulla County- Florida's last uncrowded playground Brochure

324388
Collection
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Description
Brochure on information about Wakulla County
Type
text

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

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

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
Type
text

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
Collection
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Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
Type
text

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