Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

339352
Date
1947
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Brochure advertising 31 attractions across Florida. The inside of the brochure has a map of Florida with arrows indicating where these attractions are located and a brief description of each place. The back of the brochure has a checklist of the attractions and a space for tourists to record the dat...
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text

The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

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

Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for avocado production and land near Sebring

212501
Date
1922
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Description
Flier advertising land for sale near Sebring, and promoting avocado production as a lucrative career.
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text

Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for land for avocado and mango production near Sebring

212503
Date
1922
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Description
G.R. Clements promotes lands for sale in South Florida for farming tropical fruits (papayas, avocados, pineapples, mangos, oranges, limes, coconuts) for healthy living and economic profit.
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text

Flier encouraging settlement in Florida

212470
Date
1937
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This flier suggests that the next war will bring significant destruction to society, and that readers should move to Florida to avoid being cut off from a stable food supply. "When northern crops fail and transportation systems break down, when northern fields are bronze and trees bear [sic], will y...
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text

"South Florida Land Bargains" in Sebring

212474
Date
1938
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Description
Advertisement for land for sale in south Florida. Six pieces of land advertised ranging from 9 acres to 3195 acres and prices from $3,000 to $19,170 cash or terms.
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text

Flier entitled "Facts You Should Know"

212507
Date
1938
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Description
This flier explains that Earth is divided into tropical, temperate, and frigid zones, and that humans are intended by God to live in the Tropics.
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text

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

297396
Date
1942
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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

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.
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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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text

Advertisement for Inverness Highlands in Inverness, Florida, ca. 1960

331440
Date
1960
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Description
Advertisement for Inverness Highlands, a new suburb of Inverness, Florida. Inverness Highlands is described as a great place to retire, start life or raise a family.
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text

Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

299287
Date
1884
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Description
Map of the Florida peninsula accompanying a promotional booklet for Belleview in Marion County. The map shows railroads, bodies of water, settlements, and county boundaries. Included as a fold-out map in the back of the Marion Land and Improvement Company's Belleview: A New England Colony and Winter...
Type
text

Lake Wales in Florida's Scenic Highlands Invites You, ca. 1950

336137
Date
1950
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Description
Brochure advertising Lake Wales and Polk County to potential visitors. Featured photographs include tourist attractions such as the Black Hills Passion Play, Spook Hill, Cypress Gardens and the Bok Singing Tower. The brochure includes a chart showing the distance between Lake Wales and major cities ...
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text

Re-Creating in Lakeland and Polk County, Florida, 1925

336128
Date
1925
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Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County more broadly as a prime destination for tourism and recreation. Includes information about fishing, potential automobile excursions, sports and other activities.
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text

The Mystery of Spook Hill - Lake Wales, Florida, 1954

335510
Date
1954
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Description
Leaflet describing Spook Hill, a tourist attraction in Lake Wales in Polk County, Florida, including legendary origins of the phenomenon and comments from previous visitors. The leaflet was sponsored by Barney's, a Lake Wales restaurant.
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text

Mount Plymouth: Florida's Playground City

324358
Date
1920
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Description
Brochure highlighting the amenities at Mount Plymouth such as golf courses and tournaments, a country club, and fishing.
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text

Facts About the Singing Tower and Sanctuary, Lake Wales, 1936

299288
Date
1936
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Description
Leaflet describing the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida, as well as the town of Lake Wales and its environs in Polk County. A population table is included.
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text

Lakeland Florida: Florida's Most Picturesque City, ca. 1936

336136
Date
1936
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Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County to potential visitors. It describes recreational activities, accommodations, and civic organizations in town, and emphasizes Lakeland's favorable climate. The booklet may have been directed at members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of...
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text

Jefferson County: Where It Is, and What Can Be Done Here

212461
Date
1887
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Jefferson County is the Banner County of the State. More of its chief crop, cotton, is produced that in any county in the State. Its resources are unlimited, its climate unsurpassed, its soil equals any in any civilized country. ... Any further information about the county, etc., will be cheerfully...
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text

Pamphlet - A Winter in Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888

297561
Date
1888
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Description
Pamphlet advertising Fort George Island, located in Duval County near the mouth of the St. Johns River. The pamphlet was published by the Fort George Island Company, and includes a map of proposed developments, engravings of the island, climate information, and testimonials from visitors.
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text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

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

Schedule of events for the Florida Centennial Celebration in Tallahassee, 1924

212288
Date
1924
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Description
Information broadside for the Florida Centennial Celebration held in Tallahassee, Florida in 1924. Provides information about: Parking, Ladies' Rest Rooms, Parade schedule, Location of attractions, and Auto camp grounds.
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text

The Mystery of Spook Hill, 1956

335511
Date
1956
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Description
Leaflet describing Spook Hill, a tourist attraction in Lake Wales in Polk County, Florida, including legendary origins of the phenomenon and comments from previous visitors. The leaflet was sponsored by Barney's, a Lake Wales restaurant.
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

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

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

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