Flier for a reenactment of the Battle of Olustee, 1978

297344
Date
1978
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Description
Flier advertising the second annual reenactment of the Battle of Olustee at the Olustee Battlefield in Baker County, Florida. The event was set for February 18-19, 1978. The First Regiment of Florida Volunteers (reenactors) put on the event.
Type
text

License plate contest entry with slogan "U-MEET SOME ONE FROM SOME WHERE"

327588
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Harry Gates of Lake City,Fl, featuring the slogan "U-MEET SOME ONE FROM SOME WHERE."
Type
image

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

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
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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

Florida Press Association Thirty-First Annual Session Programme

297355
Date
1910-04-11
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Description
Program outlining the Thirty-First Annual Session of the Florida Press Association.
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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

Turn-by-turn Directions from Bartow to Haines City, 1924

318841
Date
1924
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Description
Turn by turn directions for driving from Bartow to Haines City in Polk County, Florida. State and U.S. highways were not yet marked at this time, hence the need for detailed instructions to motorists traveling along public roadways. Published on page 54 of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads an...
Type
text

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

299285
Date
1924
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Description
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

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.
Type
text

Pamphlet by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce promoting Lake County

297290
Date
1932
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Type
text

Florida Highway Map, 1921

299283
Date
1921
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Description
Black and white map of Florida's highways as of 1921. The map differentiates between improved roads and roads of poor, fair, or good quality. The Panhandle region was either not included in this map or is missing. The map was included as an inset in Homer D. Grant, "The Traveler's Guide of Florida w...
Type
text

Crescent City, Florida, promotional booklet, 1926

324364
Date
1926
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Description
Promotional booklet about the climate, culture, outdoors, and investments available in Crescent City.
Type
text

Program of Recitals at the Singing Tower, 1935-36

299290
Date
1935
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Description
Program describing upcoming carillon recitals at the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida. Anton Brees was the carilloneur. The program lists the tunes to be played, along with their creators. The program was published by the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce.
Type
text

Broadside advertising land for sale near Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River

212409
Date
1870
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Type
text

Announcement for anti-Communist lecture by W. Cleon Skousen

212401
Date
1961
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Description
Mr. Skousen: ''16 years agent with F.B.I., Chief of Police of Salt Lake City, One of America's foremost authorities on the Communist Conspiracy.'' Program to be held at Leon High School Auditorium, Friday, August 4, 8:00 pm sponsored by Operation Information. ''The text being considered for use with...
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text

Circular letter to the citizens on Conant, Florida, 1887

212289
Date
1887
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Description
Circular letter addressed to the Citizens of Conant, Florida appealing to property owners for a subscription in proportion to the amount of land held by them to improve the leading thoroughfares of the town.
Type
text

Scenes in the Orient at the Florida Chautauqua

212380
Date
1885
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Description
This is a two part advertisement for the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs (Feb. 12-14, 1885 at 8 p.m.). The first sheet (Side A) is the announcement of the entire change of program for the 3 nights. Sides B and C have a more complete description of the new kind of entertainment to be presented...
Type
text

Program of Recitals at the Singing Tower, 1936-37

299289
Date
1936
Collection
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Description
Program describing upcoming carillon recitals at the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida. Anton Brees was the carilloneur. The program lists the tunes to be played, along with their creators. A map is included on the back page. The program was published by the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce.
Type
text

Advertisement for Keystone Heights by the local Chamber of Commerce

297291
Date
1933
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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
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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

Map showing lands of Catts Realty Company available for sale in Moore Haven

212452
Date
1922
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for Catts Realty Company (DeFuniak Springs). Land for sale - land development in Moore Haven, a town in Glades County, promoted for the land's fertility for truck farming and sawgrass muck. Four plans lay out the area for sale in lots for $10 or $20 down and $10 or $20 a month until pa...
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

Mount Plymouth: Florida's Playground City

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

Advertisement for land in central Jefferson County offered by Abe Simmon of Monticello

212447
Date
1918
Collection
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Description
...located 12 miles south of Monticello, county seat of Jefferson County... Railroad transportation within one and one-half mile of southern boundary...About 1,500 acres ready for cultivation...Valuable lime deposit on property...The soil is especially fertile and particularly adapted to raising of ...
Type
text

Announcement of the death of Florida Secretary of State John L. Crawford by Governor William S. Jennings

212271
Date
1902
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Description
An executive order signed by William S. Jennings, Governor of Florida, requesting that out of respect for the death of Secretary of State Crawford all flags (at the Capital and all state buildings) should be lowered to half mast and all State offices should be closed until and including the day of t...
Type
text

Revised Descriptive Circular of Deland Florida

212460
Date
1884
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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

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

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

The Sau-Ah-Brah Bureau of Oriental Entertainment at the Florida Chautauqua

212385
Date
1885
Collection
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Description
This is a two part advertisement for the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs (Feb. 12-14, 1885 at 8 p.m.). The first sheet (Side A) is the announcement of the entire change of program for the 3 nights. Sides B and C have a more complete description of the new kind of entertainment to be presented...
Type
text

"Decemberfest '85" program

297404
Date
1985-12-07
Collection
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Description
Program for 1985 Decemberfest holiday festival in Cedar Key.
Type
text

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