Historic Architectural Tour Along CSX Historic Corridor - Lake Wales, Polk County, ca. 1995

336138
Date
1995
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for a walking tour of downtown Lake Wales, focusing on examples of historic architecture. Most of the sites included on the tour are shown along the route of a former railroad through the city. The brochure was sponsored by the Lake Wales Museum & Cultural Center, also known as the Depot Mu...
Type
text

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

335510
Date
1954
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Lake Wales Florida: The City of the Carillon, ca. 1940

336140
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Lake Wales and Polk County to potential visitors. The publication includes images of Cypress Gardens, the Bok Singing Tower and other local attractions.
Type
text

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

336137
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
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 ...
Type
text

Black Hills Passion Play - Florida Season, 1962

336139
Date
1962
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Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising the Black Hills Passion Play, a live performance depicting the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The brochure describes the play and explains the procedures for ordering tickets to the show. The publication also includes information about Josef Meier, the lead actor ...
Type
text

The Mystery of Spook Hill, 1956

335511
Date
1956
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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

299288
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Program of Recitals at the Singing Tower, 1935-36

299290
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Program of Recitals at the Singing Tower, 1936-37

299289
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

339352
Date
1947
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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...
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

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

Winter Haven Florida, ca. 1945

336141
Date
1945
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Winter Haven and Polk County to potential visitors. The brochure includes photographs of the local airport, recreational facilities, waterways, and the local high school.
Type
text

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

318841
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Pan American Hernando De Soto Exposition Brochure, 1939

339335
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure describing the Pan American Hernando De Soto Exhibition in Tampa, Florida, from January 31 to February 18, 1939. The brochure includes a description of De Soto's time in Tampa and information about the attractions at the exposition. The exhibition was commemorating the 400 year anniversary ...
Type
text

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

336128
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

Poster advertising the Carillon Festival at the Bok Tower Gardens in Polk County, 1990

297296
Date
1990
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster advertising the Carillon Festival at the Bok Tower Gardens in Polk County, Florida. The event featured recitals, garden walks, and special exhibits. Sponsored in part by the Polk County Tourist Development Council.
Type
text

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

336136
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
Type
text

Official Program - Ormond-Daytona Beach Races, 1904

299301
Date
1904
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Extensive program for the second annual Ormond-Daytona Beach Races, administrated by the Florida East Coast Automobile Association. The program contains extensive information on early beach racing on Florida's Atlantic coast, including lists of the contestants in the 1903 and 1904 races, along with ...
Type
text

The Story of Gasparilla, booklet, 1946

324361
Date
1946
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Souvenir booklet of the Pirate Gasparilla edition of the 1916 Charloote Harbor * Northern Railway Co., 1946 by G.H. Wickman.
Type
text

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