Hotel Thelma - Lakeland Florida, ca. 1950

336135
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising the Hotel Thelma and Lakeland, Florida, with descriptions of activities available from the lakeland Tourist Club and the Lakeland Yacht and Country Club, as well as the Cleveland Heights Golf Course.
Type
text

Lakeland Farmers' Club - Annual Program, August 1915 - July 1916

336133
Date
1915
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet listing the dates of activities by the Lakeland Farmers' Club, along with relevant quotes.
Type
text

Lakeland Tourist Club - Program of Activities and Privileges of Members, ca. 1961

336129
Date
1961
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet describing the activities and membership regulations of the Lakeland Tourist Club, an organization offering recreational activities to visitors.
Type
text

Lakeland Building and Loan Association - Investigate Before You Invest, ca. 1927

336132
Date
1927
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet inviting investors to consider investing in the Lakeland Building and Loan Association. The leaflet provides the names of the officers and directors of the corporation, as well as a statement of its finances and growth patterns from 1925 to 1927.
Type
text

Lakeland, Florida: Opportunity's Year Round Playground, 1925

336131
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Lakeland in Polk County as a year-round destination for recreation and industrial opportunities. The brochure discusses educational facilities, recreational activities, golfing, hunting and hotels.
Type
text

Lakeland, Florida: Florida's Most Picturesque City

336130
Date
1956
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

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

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

License plate contest entry featuring woman in bathing suit

327574
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry from Lo Alexander of Lakeland, Fl, featuring woman in bathing suit.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring fisherman

327575
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry from Lo Alexander of Lakeland, Fl, featuring drawing of a fisherman
Type
image

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

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

License plate contest entry featuring drawing of a gator wearing mouse ears.

327590
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Rosemary Davis of Lakeland, featuring a gator with mouse ears.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring slogan "Land of Retirement" and "Fountain of Youth"

327591
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Art Street of Lakeland, Fl. One design features the slogan "Land of Retirement" and another with the slogan "Eureka Fountain of Youth>"
Type
image

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

299285
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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

331524
Date
1960-12-08
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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

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

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

297396
Date
1942
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advising service men to use prophylactics to prevent venereal disease; includes a list of army medical stations that provide them.
Type
text

Florida Voter ERA pamphlet

325545
Date
1977
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A July-August 1977 pamphlet explaining the purpose of the Equal Rights Amendment; a message from lobbyist Mary Anne Sherman; the state program 1977-1979; and highlights from the 1977 convention. Members listed include Fran Boudolf, Ruth Ann Bramson, Arnetta Brown, Roxanna Dear, Deannie Picciotti, Ju...
Type
text

Casa Ybel promotional brochure

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

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

326740
Date
1892
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Orlando Twins Baseball Advertisement Brochure for 1968 Season

326739
Date
1968
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure promoting the Orlando Twins Minor League baseball club to prospective fans and season ticket holders for the 1968 season. The brochure includes ticket prices, an order form, and a schedule of home games.
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

Program for the Groundbreaking of the R.A. Gray Building In Tallahassee, 1973

331432
Date
1973-11-07
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Broadsides advertising meetings of the Annual Religious Conference of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, 1940-41

212370
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Florida Press Association Thirty-First Annual Session Programme

297355
Date
1910-04-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program outlining the Thirty-First Annual Session of the Florida Press Association.
Type
text

Hollywood-by-the-Sea Brochure, ca. 1924

331439
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A 1920s brochure about Hollywood-by-the-Sea with information about the city's history, the hotels and apartments available there, golf, the Country Club and the ocean.
Type
text

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