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

See Silver Springs: Nature's Underwater Fairyland Brochure, ca. 1950

331875
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure encouraging Florida tourists to visit Silver Springs before leaving the state. Maps of portions of the United States and Florida are included so tourists could visit the attraction by car.
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

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

212477
Date
1855
Collection
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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

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 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 Tydings' Turpentine Man's Remedy

212484
Date
1939
Collection
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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

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

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 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

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

Grand Illumination at Night handbill

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

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

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

333811
Date
1964-07-27
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Reports of a Johns Committee investigator who attended a Ku Klux Klan rally and Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting in 1964.
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

Advertisement for the Union Bus Terminal - Daytona, 1924

320056
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Union Bus Terminal in Daytona, Florida, located at 128 Magnolia Avenue. Coaches traveled from the station to DeLand, Sanford, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Ocala, Palatka, St. Augustine, Jacksonville, New Smyrna, Cocoa, West Palm Beach, Miami, Ormond, and Ormond Beach. Printe...
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

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

297304
Date
1962
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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

License plate contest entry featuring sun rays.

327612
Date
1985
Collection
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

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 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

Petition to Establish the East Florida Seminary in Alachua County, 1852

339317
Date
1852
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A petition calling upon the General Assembly to establish a seminary for East Florida at Newnansville, which was then the county seat for Alachua County. Written in 1852 and signed by 150 white male residents of Alachua County, the petition provides the names of a substantial number of the total pop...
Type
text

Flier for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, 1937

297307
Date
1937
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier describing rules and procedures for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, held under the auspices of Rollins College. The contest was founded in 1920 by Irving Bacheller to "stimulate greater interest among the high school students of Florida in the study of Florida history." The...
Type
text

Tin Can Tourists of the World's 51st annual convention, 1974- program

324374
Date
1974-03-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of the 51st annual convention by the Tin Can Tourist of the World
Type
text

See Florida's Silver Springs from Paradise Park for Colored People, Brochure, ca. 1949

333821
Date
1949
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Paradise Park, a segregated recreation area at Silver Springs. The brochure lists attractions available to visitors and tells the legend of the bridal chamber underwater at the spring.
Type
text

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