Reprints of advertisements placed by the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, 1959

297299
Date
1959
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Reprints of advertisements placed by the jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce during the third quarter of 1959. These advertisements were placed in nationally circulated business publications. The ads generally emphasize Jacksonville's growing role as a trade and distribution center.
Type
text

Announcement of a slave auction in Jacksonville, 1856

212335
Date
1856-02-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Advertisement for the Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

298126
Date
1885
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Print advertisement for Everett's Hotel in Jacksonville. J.M. Lee was the proprietor. Contemporary maps indicate the hotel was located on the northeast corner of Julia and Bay streets. The advertisement was printed on page 47 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885...
Type
text

Tourist Map of Jacksonville, 1885

297594
Date
1885
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Tourist map of Jacksonville indicating the location of railroad depots, hotels, boardinghouses, churches, public buildings, and other points of interest for visitors. Provided as an insert attached to page 45 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885). "Presented by ...
Type
text

Promotional mailer from the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

212495
Date
1956
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Political cartoon relating to the Jacksonville annexation issue, titled "The Problem Child"

212315
Date
1961
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A cartoon depicting annexation of Jacksonville as a large baby smiling and looking at parents, wearing a bonnet on which is written: ''Jax annexation issue.'' Mother and father look up at the huge baby and mother is saying, ''What are we going to do about him, John?''
Type
text

Advertisement for a Jewish Boarding House, Jacksonville, 1878

297572
Date
1878
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Print advertisment for Mrs. R.J. Slager's "first-class" Jewish Boarding House at the corner of Adams and Pine streets in Jacksonville. Printed on page 83 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
Type
text

Reprints of advertisements placed by the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, 1959

297298
Date
1959
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Reprints of advertisements placed by the jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce during the first quarter of 1959. These advertisements were placed in nationally circulated business publications. The ads generally emphasize Jacksonville's growing role as a trade and distribution center.
Type
text

Advertisement for Osky's in Jacksonville

212404
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Norman Studios Promotional Materials for Silent Film 'Black Gold'

326738
Date
1928
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Promotional materials for the Norman Studios film 'Black Gold' released in 1928. The advertisements were intended to convince colored theater operators to screen the film in their city. The press sheet includes replica window cards, newspaper articles to be used for promotional purposes, and informa...
Type
image

Stop and Wash Your Hands - placard

297360
Date
1930
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Placard telling people to wash their hands with soap.
Type
text

Print advertisement for the St. James Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

298130
Date
1885
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Print advertisement for the St. James Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida. The ad announces that the hotel had recently been enlarged, remodeled, and refurnished - with new, vast dining and drawing rooms. The updated hotel featured an elevator, hot and cold baths, electric lights, and steam heat. The ad ...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

298128
Date
1885
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Print advertisment for the Carleton Hotel in Jacksonville, featuring brick construction, a billiard hall, and a passenger elevator. The engraving of the hotel included in the ad suggests the hotel was founded in 1876. The advertisement was printed on page 49-50 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of F...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Steamer Tuskawilla, 1878

297551
Date
1878
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for passage aboard the Steamer Tuskawilla on the Oklawaha and St. Johns rivers from Jacksonville to Palatka, Silver Springs, Leesburg, and Okeehumkee. Printed on page 79 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
Type
text

Advertisment for G.H. Gato & Company, Jacksonville, 1878

297571
Date
1878
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Print advertisement for G.H. Gato & Company, located at 17 West Bay Street in Jacksonville. The company manufactured "full" Havana and fine seed cigars, and sold various forms of tobacco and smokers' articles. The ad includes an engraving. Printed on page 74 of H.D. Bicaise's A Guide to the Land of ...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in vario...
Type
text

Advertisment for the St. Johns River Boat Yard in Jacksonville, 1878

297552
Date
1878
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the St. John's River Boat Yard adjoining the Jacksonville Yacht Club House at the foot of Market Street. The company rented sailboats and rowboats by the hour. The ad was particularly directed at tourists and sportsmen. Printed on page 78 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flo...
Type
text

"Before Leaving" hand washing placard

297398
Date
1945
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Placard urging people to wash their hands with soap and water to prevent the spread of germs.
Type
text

Consolidation - Season of 1895-96 handbill

297414
Date
1895-12-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Handbill for steamer trips in the 1895-96 season.
Type
text

Bank of St. Johns, Five Dollars, 1860

326717
Date
1860-01-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Five dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1860.
Type
image

Bank of St. Johns, Ten Dollars, 1859

326718
Date
1859-05-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Ten dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1859.
Type
image

Bank of St. Johns, Twenty Dollars, 1859

326719
Date
1859-05-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Twenty dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1859.
Type
image

Draft of "Old Folks at Home" by Stephen Foster, 1851

325550
Date
1851
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Draft of Florida State Song "Old Folks at Home" by Stephen Foster
Type
text

Card announcing the opening of the Wisteria Dancing Room at the Hotel Seminole in Jacksonville

212354
Date
1916
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The best dancing floor and the best string orchestra in the city; dancing every week evening 9:00 to 12:00 p.m; Reservations made upon request; , Saturday Evening, October 14th,1916.''
Type
text

V.D. Thumb Nail Sketches flier

297397
Date
1945-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier urging support for legislation regarding the prevention of congenital syphilis.
Type
text

Advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, 1887

298146
Date
1887
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Print advertisement for the St. Johns and Halifax Railroad, which had just been completed to Daytona. The ad emphasized that points on the Halifax River could be reached in just four hours from Jacksonville. The railroad is nicknamed "White Rail Road" in the ad. Printed on page 20 of the Florida Off...
Type
text

The Florida Ship Canal Scandal (1941) - leaflet

297495
Date
1941-08-20
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet published by C. Lyman Spencer arguing against the Florida Ship Canal, which was at that time under consideration. Using maps and statistics, Spencer points out that a small number of canal proponents have been ramming through the measure without adequately addressing the potential risks for ...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

298148
Date
1887
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, a large network of rail lines operating in Florida in the late 19th century. The ad lists the various destinations a passenger could reach on this line, and describes some of the amenities available on the trains. The ad also lists some o...
Type
text

Red, white, and blue Syphilis and Gonorrhea placard

297400
Date
1945
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Placard urging members of the public to get tested for syphilis and gonorrhea.
Type
text

Brochure for the Hotel Mason, Jacksonville, ca. 1915

297580
Date
1915
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising the Hotel Mason, located on the northwest corner of Bay and Julia streets in Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida. The 12-story structure was originally built in 1912 and was destroyed in 1978. The site is now home to the EverBank Center.
Type
text

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