Flier advertising the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale

297300
Date
1975
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The organization was founded in 1965 through a $1 million grant from the City of Fort Lauderdale. The complex included an Olympic pool as well as a museum and library.
Type
text

Florida Grapefruit League Spring Training Schedule, 1963

339795
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet listing the schedule of exhibition games to be played by major-league baseball teams staying in Florida for spring training. Teams included the Baltimore Orioles, the Cincinnati Reds, the Kansas City Athletics, the Chicago White Sox, the Detroit Tigers, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Milwaukee...
Type
text

Letter from Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939

329727
Date
1939-10-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Edward Carroll, chairman of the Retail Merchants' Division of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, urging the governor to reconsider the date selected for Thanksgiving. Miami and the surrounding area would not observe the holiday on the date proclaimed by the governor.
Type
text

Brochure for Floyd L. Wray's Flamingo Groves and Botanic Gardens in Fort Lauderdale

329161
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This brochure provides tourist information about Floyd L. Wray's Flamingo Groves and Botanic Gardens in Fort Lauderdale.
Type
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.
Type
text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

Letter from children in Fort Lauderdale to network over cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326660
Date
1967
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from group of siblings from Fourt Lauderdale, Mary Nell, Amy, Joe, Mike, Pat, Houle to producers on the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store." "We would feel sad if we couldn't watch it anymore."
Type
text

See Naturally Beautiful Rainbow Springs brochure, ca. 1959

340554
Date
1959
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Rainbow Springs near Dunnellon in Marion County, Florida. The springs' unique submarine boats are a prominent feature, as is the man-made waterfall at the park.
Type
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
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

CNVA Miami Bulletin, June 16, 1964

326754
Date
1964-06-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and Miami and discusses what will happen when the marchers arrive in Cuba. T...
Type
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

Letter to Governor Graham from George Adams about the 1980 Miami Riots

326676
Date
1980-05-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Ft. Lauderdale resident George Adams expressing intense hostility and disapproval of Graham's display of public sympathy toward Miami's black community in the wake of 1980 Miami Riots. "In all my life I never heard such stupidity and groveling to the Blacks by a co...
Type
text

Letter from the President of Jordan Marsh Florida to Roxcy Bolton, 1969

331452
Date
1969-09-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from William S. Ruben, president of Jordan Marsh, responding to Roxcy Bolton's request to open their luncheon tables to women.
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

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

Wake Up America: Will This Happen Here?

326750
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier describing the threat of communism to the United States including a list of "organizations serving the Community cause." Readers are encouraged to act quickly to fight communism.
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

Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor, 1983 - program

297446
Date
1983-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson of Florida, January 4, 1983 in Tallahassee, Florida
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

Memorandum and from FEA Executive Secretary Phil Constans to all School Principals Outlining the Role of Principals in Organizing Resignations, 1967

329103
Date
1967-10-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This memo outlines the role of principals in organizing teacher and administrator resignations. Includes copy of telephone message and notice to be posted at closed schools.
Type
text

Letter from FEA President Dexter Hagman discussing sources of support for school sanctions, 1967

329102
Date
1967-08-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This letter outlines the sources of support for FEA imposed school sanctions including former governor LeRoy Collins, Attorney General Earl Faircloth, University of Florida faculty, the Florida State University Faculty Senate, State Council of Student Body Presidents and various parent-teacher and c...
Type
text

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

Orlando Twins Baseball Advertisement Brochure for 1968 Season

326739
Date
1968
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure promoting the Orlando Twins Minor League baseball club to prospective fans and season ticket holders for the 1968 season. The brochure includes ticket prices, an order form, and a schedule of home games.
Type
text

Broadsides advertising meetings of the Annual Religious Conference of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, 1940-41

212370
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A notice of the times and places the Congress will meet (1st through 9th). Florida meetings (4th through 9th) are scheduled for Marianna, Perry, Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Ft. Pierce and Miami. Meetings will be held beginning November 1940 through January 1941.
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

Program, Florida War Recreation Conference - Jacksonville, 1942

318834
Date
1942-10-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Florida War Recreation Conference, held October 22-24, 1942 at the Hotel George Washington in Jacksonville, Florida. Delegates from the various local defense councils in Florida attended, as well as members of community organizations performing related work. Wartime recreation was co...
Type
text

Letter from Kaye to Louise Webber Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

333854
Date
1926-10-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This letter describes hurricanes that hit southeastern Florida on September 18 and October 21, 1926. Letter written by "Kaye" from the Floridian Hotel in Miami Beach to Louise Webber (d. 1993) of Bangor, Maine, detailing Kaye's activities both during and in the aftermath of the storms. She...
Type
text

Program for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration, 1997

327703
Date
1997-01-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The program includes a biographical sketch of Martin Luther King; information about Mothers in Crisis, Inc.; the biography of Bishop Adam J. Robinson, Jr.; the order of the day's events; and the genesis of the Tallahassee chapter of the SCLC.
Type
text

Florida Voter ERA pamphlet

325545
Date
1977
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A July-August 1977 pamphlet explaining the purpose of the Equal Rights Amendment; a message from lobbyist Mary Anne Sherman; the state program 1977-1979; and highlights from the 1977 convention. Members listed include Fran Boudolf, Ruth Ann Bramson, Arnetta Brown, Roxanna Dear, Deannie Picciotti, Ju...
Type
text

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