Matchbook from Tropical Hobbyland in Miami, ca. 1950

336120
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Matchbook adversiting the attractions at Tropical Hobbyland located at N.W. 27th Avenue in Miami. Stickers were applied to the back of the matchbook advertising the Saxony Hotel and Silver Dollar Jake in Miami Beach.
Type
physical object

Matchbook from Parrot Jungle in Miami, ca. 1940

336117
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Matchbook advertising Parrot Jungle in Miami with illustrations of a Duke-Salmon crested cockatoo, flamingos, macaws and an alligator from the attraction. The Lion Match Co. logo is hidden behind the matches.
Type
physical object

Matchbook from Pig and Sax and the 600 Club in Miami, ca. 1942

336118
Date
1942
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Matchbook advertising the 600 Club cocktail lounge and the Pig and Sax barbecue restaurant, which were located next to each other in Miami. The 600 Club was located at 600 N.E. 13th Street, and the Pig and Sax was located at 13th Street Causeway. The Lion Match Co. logo is hidden behind the matches....
Type
physical object

Miami's Musa Isle Seminole Indian Village - brochure

324352
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
1950s brochure for Miami's Musa Islae Seminole Indian Village tourist attraction featuring Seminole arts and crafts and alligator wrestling.
Type
text

Letter from B.D. Bennett to Farris Bryant Regarding Cuban Refugees in Miami, 1962

334183
Date
1962-05-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from B.D. Bennett of Miami to Governor Farris Bryant complaining about the number of Cuban refugees in Miami. Bennett suggests they are taking up jobs that would otherwise go to American citizens, and asserts that other cities ought to do more to help the refugees so the burden will not fall ...
Type
text

Letter to Governor Graham from Ruth Olmar opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326672
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Miami resident Ruth Olmar opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots.
Type
text

CNVA Miami Bulletin, June 16, 1964

326754
Date
1964-06-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and Miami and discusses what will happen when the marchers arrive in Cuba. T...
Type
text

Flier for a talk by author Richard Llewellyn at the Miami Public Library

297314
Date
1961
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier inviting the public to "hear Richard Llewellyn, author of 'How Green Was My Valley' speak on his new book, 'A Man in a Mirror', Thursday, September 28 [1961] at 8:30pm." Dr. Frank B. Sessa, Director of the Miami Public Library, would serve as chairman of the event.
Type
text

"Don't Buy at Shell's City," Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960

331512
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier boycotting Shell's City for refusing to serve African-Americans at its lunch counter. The flier encourages people to write to Shell's City's manager, George McKelvey, so he will change the discriminatory policy.
Type
text

Flier Promoting a Talk by Marjory Stoneman Douglas on Reading and Writing Books, Miami, 1964

212402
Date
1964-05-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier promoting a talk by Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Miami on reading and writing books. The event was held at the Surf-Bal-Bay Branch of the Miami Public Library and Surfside Recreation Center, 9301 Collins Avenue. The date of the event was May 21, 1964.
Type
text

Order of Worship for Military Personnel in Miami - August 19, 1945

336089
Date
1945-08-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Order of worship held August 19, 1945 for military personnel at Miami. The program includes the details for a morning worship service, an evening vespers service, a schedule of worship services held throughout each Sunday on base, and a short message titled "Onward to the Peace" with remarks about t...
Type
text

Advertisement for Miami, 1924

318845
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for Miami, the "Wonder City" located at the southern terminus of the Dixie Highway. Published on the rear cover of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads and Resorts," 1924 edition.
Type
text

Flier promoting Irwin Christie for Miami City Commission Group 4, 1965

212311
Date
1965
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Political ad promoting Irwin Christie for Miami City Commission, group 4. The election was to be held November 16, 1965. The flier describes Christie's endorsements from the Miami News, the Independent, El Diario Los Americos, the Dade County Council of Senior Citizens, the American Hellenic Politic...
Type
text

Telegram to Governor Graham from Joseph Husta opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326679
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Telegram to Governor Bob Graham from Miami resident Joseph Husta opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots. 
Type
text

CNVA Miami Bulletin, July 1, 1964

326753
Date
1964-07-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and ends with information about the Miami chapter of CNVA.
Type
text

Letter from Hendrik J. Berns to LeRoy Collins Regarding Racial Tensions in Delray Beach - June 23, 1956

333651
Date
1956-06-23
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Miami Herald reporter Hendrik J. Berns to Governor LeRoy Collins, asking Collins to use his influence to calm the racial tensions prevailing at that time in Delray Beach in Palm Beach County. Berns notes that the situation had recently reached a crescendo in which the city commission had...
Type
text

Hal Mordaunt's Mammoth May Day Festival and Crowning of the May Day Queen Program, 1907

333876
Date
1907-05-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the May Day Festival and Crowning of the Queen of May that was to benefit the Miami Cemetery Association. The program lists the cast members of a farce in one act titled "The Cross of Silence," a musical comedy in one act titled "A Romance of Cocoanut Grove," and a comedietta titled "My ...
Type
text

Miami "Jungle Cruise" on Yacht "Seminole Queen" to Musa Isle Seminole Indian Village - brochure

326732
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for the A.G.H. Lines "Jungle Cruise" on the yacht "Seminole Queen" to the Seminole Indian Village at Musa Isle.
Type
text

Miami "Cape Florida" Cruise on Yacht "Dixie" - brochure

326733
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for the A.G.H. Lines "Cape Florida" cruise on the yacht "Dixie" circling the Keys and Bay of Biscayne.
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

Nonviolence in Theory and in Action, Congress of Racial Equality, Miami, 1960

331505
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Promotional brochure describing the purpose of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) Interracial Training Institute and nonviolent demonstration methods and requesting donations. The institute was held in Miami from August 14 to September 5, 1960.
Type
text

FAMU and Civil Rights, Miami, ca. 1963

331515
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A Miami CORE flier describing demonstrations in Tallahassee in which Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU) students were arrested and released on bail. Two FAMU students, Patricia Stephens Due and Rubin Kennon, were suspended as a result. The flie...
Type
text

Telegram to Governor Graham comparing Florida to Apartheid South Africa in the wake of the 1980 Miami Riots

326677
Date
1980-05-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Telegram to Governor Bob Graham from Oceanside, California, resident A. W. Kirkpatrick comparing Florida to Apartheid South Africa in the wake of the 1980 Miami Riots.
Type
text

Telegram to Governor Graham from Anne Hartzell opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326680
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Telegram to Governor Bob Graham from white Dade County resident Anne B. Hartzell opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots. "Maybe it's time we whites retalliate."
Type
text

Ribbon for 7th Annual All American Air Races, 1935

333865
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A ribbon from the 7th annual Miami All American Air Races from January 10-12, 1935
Type
physical object

Exclusive Winter Homes Booklet, 1918

331466
Date
1918
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A booklet advertising land development at Tatum's Ocean Beach in North Miami Beach.
Type
text

Flier describing Irwin Christie's performance at the polls in November 1964 in Miami

212314
Date
1965
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier featuring a reprint of portions of a November 17, 1965 Miami Herald article discussing the performance of Irwin Christie and Atahlie Range at the polls in their respective bids for Miami City Commission seats in 1965.
Type
text

Letter to Governor Graham from Marlene Baker opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326671
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Ft. Lauderdale resident Marlene J. Baker opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots.
Type
text

"Why Buy at Shell's City Supermarket?" Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960

331513
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier boycotting Shell's City for refusing to serve African-Americans at its lunch counter. Eighteen white and African-American demonstrators were arrested at Shell's City as a result of a sit-in. The flier encourages people to write to Shell's City's manager, George McKelvey, so he will drop the ch...
Type
text

ERA Depends Upon YOU The Individual Program, Miami, November 13, 1976

331516
Date
1976-11-13
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the ERA Miami workshop held by ERA America.
Type
text

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