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

Poem by Don W. Wilkie titled "Fort Myers You Are My Home"

212468
Date
1944
Collection
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Description
A poetical account of the qualities, beauty and potential of Fort Myers, Florida by Don W. Wilkie, Secretary Chamber of Commerce.
Type
text

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe, 1975

333802
Date
1975-04-12
Collection
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Description
Handwritten recipe for lemon meringue pie. The recipe was found in the papers of Hedwig Michel, a leader of the Koreshan Unity in Estero. The recipe dates to 1975, when Michel was in the process of compiling a cookbook.
Type
text

Mock Cherry Pie Recipe, ca. 1975

333803
Date
1975
Collection
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Description
Typed recipe for mock cherry pie. The recipe was found in the papers of Hedwig Michel, a leader of the Koreshan Unity in Estero. The recipe appears to date to around 1975, when Michel was in the process of compiling a cookbook.
Type
text

Guava Pie Recipe, ca. 1975

333804
Date
1975
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Handwritten recipe for guava pie. The recipe was found in the papers of Hedwig Michel, a leader of the Koreshan Unity in Estero. The recipe appears to date to around 1975, when Michel was in the process of compiling a cookbook.
Type
text

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

331524
Date
1960-12-08
Collection
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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

The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

331450
Date
1962
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This pamphlet includes a description of what the Cross Florida Barge Canal will do for the state and a list of those who authorized, sponsored and endorsed the canal.
Type
text

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
Collection
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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.
Type
text

Letter from Concerned Parent to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Concerning School Conditions and Teachers' Strike, 1968

329122
Date
1968-02-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Concerned parent compares quality of education in Florida to schools in Maryland. Includes Christian's response.
Type
text

Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935

333861
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An itinerary for the Florida Air Cruise from January 9-23, 1935. The cruise was sponsored by the Florida Department of Aviation and invited private fliers and their guests to fly from Orlando-Lakeland to Ocala with stops along at different landing fields. Fliers were to receive special rates at each...
Type
text

Special Excursions to Florida

212469
Date
1920
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The greatest opportunity ever offered the homeseeker and investor. Manless land for the landless man. Five years ago no one would have believed it, but come now, and we will show you land that is making $1,000.00 per acre, per annum, in money crops. Land just like it can be bought for $15.00 (Fiftee...
Type
text

The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

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

Casa Ybel promotional brochure

297416
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Promotional brochure on Casa Ybel vacation cottages.
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

Program for The Edison Choraliers commemorating the birthday of the late Thomas Alva Edison preset Felix Mendelssohn's Sacred Oratorio "Elijah"

297463
Date
1954-02-10
Collection
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Description
Program for the Play "Elijah" by Edison Choraliers Wednesday February 10, 1954 held at the high school auditorium
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

License plate contest entry featuring rocket ship and bird

327595
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Joyce B. Pour-Reza of Fort Myers, featuring drawing of a rocket ship and bird.
Type
image

Koreshan State Park Dedication Program, Saturday, April 8, 1967

297466
Date
1967-04-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Koreshan State Park Dedication program for events on Saturday, April 8, 1967.
Type
text

Recipe for Cranberry Bread

298132
Date
1975
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Recipe for cranberry bread written by Julie Wenger of Fort Myers, Florida. The recipe was found in the papers of Hedwig Michel, a leader of the Koreshan Unity in Estero, Florida. The recipe appears to date to around 1975, when Michel was in the process of compiling a cookbook.
Type
text

Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail brochure, 1941

327570
Date
1941
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure with the route and a map of the second annual Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail. Listed are significant points of interest in and around Tallahassee.
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 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

Program for "Facing the Music" by the Estero Dramatic Club, May 25, 1909

297461
Date
1909-05-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program includes a cast of characters, a synopsis of the comedy-farce, the staff working behind-the-scenes, and general information about the theater.
Type
text

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

326740
Date
1892
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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

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

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

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