Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

299287
Date
1884
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Flier encouraging Marion County electors to vote to expand the county's library system

297304
Date
1962
Collection
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Description
Flier calling on Marion County electors to vote "yes" on a referendum to be held November 5, 1962 asking if the voters desired for the county to expand its public library system. The flier gives background information on why this change was needed.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Steamer Marion based in Palatka, 1878

297554
Date
1878
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Selected Documents
Description
Print advertisement for the Steamer "Marion," captained by H.A. Gray and operated from Palatka to Silver Springs via the St. Johns and Oklawaha rivers. The steamer left Rogero's Wharf every Monday and Thursday. M.H. Rogero was the agent for the line at Palatka. Printed on page 118 of H.D. Bicaise, A...
Type
text

Ocala Bull Sale, 1963

212509
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising a bull sale at Ocala, January 22, 1963, at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion. Herefords, Angus, Shorthorns, Brahmans, Charbray, and Charolais breeds would all be up for sale. The event was sponsored by the Marion County Cattlemen's Association.
Type
text

Poster advertising a bull sale at Ocala, January 9, 1968

297335
Date
1968
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A poster promoting a bull sale at Ocala - 11am on January 9, 1968. The event was sponsored by the Marion County Cattlemen's Association, and was held at the Southern Livestock Pavilion.
Type
text

Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917

318850
Date
1917
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Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet advertising muck farmland in the vicinity of Lake Weir and Weirsdale in Marion County, Florida. The leaflet was published by the Puritan Land Company of Tampa, which according to the records of the Florida Department of State was incorporated in 1917. The leaflet uses statistics and illustra...
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring sun rays.

327612
Date
1985
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Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by art instructor Marion F. Lenon of Ocala. Design was a finalist in the contest and features setting sun.
Type
image

Advertisement for T.T. Harrison's Store in Eureka, Fla., 1878

298127
Date
1878
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Print advertisement for T.T. Harrison, dealer in dry goods, groceries, notions, etc. in Eureka in Marion County, Florida. Harrison was also serving as a land agent at this time, and encouraged people interested in relocating to Florida to contact him. Printed on page 119 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to ...
Type
text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
Collection
Selected Documents
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 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

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

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

298143
Date
1883
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetabl...
Type
text

Hart Line letterhead

297413
Date
1890
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letterhead for Hart Line Steamers.
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

Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

212477
Date
1855
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier announcing a change of proprietorship for the stagecoach line between Pilatka (Palatka) and Tampa, dated July 1855. The line passed through Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard, Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Fort Taylor en route. At Palatka, the line connected with steamships he...
Type
text

Tin Can Tourists of the World's annual winter homecmoing, 1958- program

324371
Date
1958-12-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of the Tin Can Tourists of the World, Inc. annual winter homecoming
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

Grand Illumination at Night handbill

297411
Date
1890
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Handbill advertising steamer tours down the Ocklawaha River by torchlight.
Type
text

Reprint of an Ocala Banner editorial opposing removal of the State Capitol from Tallahassee, 1900

212269
Date
1900
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A reprint of letter to the Editor of the Ocala Banner from E. L. Chaney favoring the State Capital to remain in Tallahassee rather than moving it to Ocala, Florida.
Type
text

Advertisement for Sinbad the sailor, a breeding horse owned by the Ocala Stud Farm, 1969

212511
Date
1969
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Stud services of Sinbad the Sailor, a stallion.
Type
text

Advertisement for Tydings' Turpentine Man's Remedy

212484
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for Tydings' Turpentine Man's Remedy and a host of other patent medicines. The order blank on the reverse lists these products, including Tydings' Blossoms, Tydings' Special Purgative, Tydings' Healing Calomel Powders, Tydings' Terkeeween Oil, and Tydings' Pink Manhood Tablets, among o...
Type
text

Trip up the Ocklawaha on the Hart Liner "Okeehumkee" pamphlet

297412
Date
1890
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Promotional pamphlet for Okeehumkee Steamer trip.
Type
text

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens During the Leon County Jail-in, 1960

329136
Date
1960-03-23
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Daddy Marion to Stephens sisters writing during jail-in. Marion writes about his and his wife's reactions after seeing the pair in jail. Mentions support for Governor LeRoy Collins' March 20, 1960, statewide television address denouncing segregation as morally wrong
Type
text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens on Media Attention of Jail-in, 1960

329137
Date
1960-04-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Family letter congratulating Stephens sisters on their national renown, particularly regarding the publication of Patricia's "Letter from Jail" in the CORE-lator magazine
Type
text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens Expressing Concern Over Civil Rights Activism, 1960

329135
Date
1960-02-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Family letter expressing disapproval in the Stephens sisters' civil rights activism.
Type
text

Letter to "Mother and Daddy Marion," from Priscilla Stephens Kruize During Leon County Jail-in, 1960

329134
Date
1960-04-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter written by Priscilla Stephens from jailed Stephens sisters to their parents, telling them not to worry. Discusses local public reactions to the jail-in, summer job plans and family matters. Notes receiving gifts from various people including autographed diary from Jackie Robinson. Mentions ho...
Type
text

Promotional Brochure for Six Gun Territory in Silver Springs, Florida

327573
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for Six Gun Territory, a "roaring west" themed amusement park in Silver Springs.
Type
text

Leaflet, "A Song for Tallahassee Core," by Jeff Poland

329144
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Lyrics to Tallahassee CORE protest song for picket lines, written by Florida civil rights activist Jeff Poland.
Type
text

Draft of "Letter from a Leon County Jail" Describing Activism, Conditions Inside Jail, 1960

329147
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Draft of letter from a Leon County Jail. Describes trail after sit-in, conditions in jail and reasons for activism. A later version of this letter was circulated in publications across the nation and sparked a chain-reaction of civil rights activism.
Type
text

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