Orange City Immigration Society's advertisement for land in Volusia County, circa 1878

212456
Date
1878
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Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement from the Orange City Immigration Society for land in Volusia County. The document describes the physical features of the landscape and improvements made to the community. The land for sale was located within 2 miles of "Blue Spring" and near the St. Johns River.
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

331447
Date
1933-01
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Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Type
text

Mayor's Key to Orlando, ca. 1935

333866
Date
1935
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Description
The mayor's key to Orlando with a low relief depiction of the city's skyline and an airplane flying overhead.
Type
physical object

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

331524
Date
1960-12-08
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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

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
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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

Itinerary for Visit of Chinese Delegation to Florida, May-June 1979

340071
Date
1979
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Description
Itinerary for a delegation of Chinese officials who toured Florida at the invitation of Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner from May 31 to June 5, 1979. This was almost immediately relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China were normalized following decades of non-re...
Type
text

Florida Highway Map, 1921

299283
Date
1921
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Description
Black and white map of Florida's highways as of 1921. The map differentiates between improved roads and roads of poor, fair, or good quality. The Panhandle region was either not included in this map or is missing. The map was included as an inset in Homer D. Grant, "The Traveler's Guide of Florida w...
Type
text

Florida Southern Railway List of the Principal Orange and Vegetable Shippers Booklet, 1888

331477
Date
1888
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Description
Statewide listing of Florida shippers of oranges and vegetables listed by city and county along the Florida Southern Railway from 1888 to 1889. Includes advertisements.
Type
text

Advertisement for Hibernia, Fleming's Island, Florida

212533
Date
1885
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Description
An attractive old-fashioned southern home, surrounded by oak and orange groves delightfully situated on the beautiful St. Johns River, twenty-three miles South of Jacksonville.''
Type
text

Florida Grapefruit League Spring Training Schedule, 1963

339795
Date
1963
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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

Promotional Flier for Galt City

212410
Date
1885
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Description
... Galt City is one of the most delightful places on the line of the P. & A. R. R. for residence, or for those desiring to go into fruit growing & truck farming. ... Special terms made to colonies and permanent settlers. For further information address, W. G. Chipley ... or A. W. Stewart ... Pensac...
Type
text

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

332911
Date
1970
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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

Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

333828
Date
1909
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Description
Booklet published by the Sanford Herald advertising the city of Sanford as "The Celery City." The booklet contains photographs of the city, announces farming opportunities, lists amenities and describes the area around Sanford.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
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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

Crescent City, Florida, promotional booklet, 1926

324364
Date
1926
Collection
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Description
Promotional booklet about the climate, culture, outdoors, and investments available in Crescent City.
Type
text

Broadside advertising land for sale near Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River

212409
Date
1870
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

324359
Date
1884
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Description
Circular advertisement with city grid map for C. H. & S. B. Wright Real Estate Agents selling lots in DeLand, Florida, 1884.
Type
text

"Notice!" Typhoid Fever vaccination poster

297395
Date
1926
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Description
Poster alerting the public to typhoid fever outbreak; also encourages people to boil drinking water and lists various temporary vaccination stations.
Type
text

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

336136
Date
1936
Collection
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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

Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, Gainesville, 1883

298141
Date
1883
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Description
Advertisement for the Varnum Hotel, located in Gainesville on West Main Street, southwest of the Public Square. W.N. McCormick was listed as the proprietor. Printed on page 109 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peac...
Type
text

Revised Descriptive Circular of Deland Florida

212460
Date
1884
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Mount Plymouth: Florida's Playground City

324358
Date
1920
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Description
Brochure highlighting the amenities at Mount Plymouth such as golf courses and tournaments, a country club, and fishing.
Type
text

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

336128
Date
1925
Collection
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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

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

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

Seeing Jacksonville - Busch Auto Tours - pamphlet, 1913

318846
Date
1913
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet advertising sightseeing trips in the Jacksonville area and Havana, Cuba by Busch's Auto Tours. Busch's Auto Tours was established in 1903. The pamphlet includes an insert with a small street map of Jacksonville. A list of the major stops on each of the tours is included.
Type
text

History of Olympia - Picture City - booklet

297497
Date
1926-01-01
Collection
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Description
Booklet advertising the planned community of Olympia or Picture City in Martin County on Florida's Atlantic coast. The booklet describes the planned community, provides maps, and outlines the benefits of settling in the area. Olympia - Picture City was to be located on the Dixie Highway and the Flor...
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

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

299288
Date
1936
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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

In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

329321
Date
1892
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet promoting Dead Lakes as a tourist attraction. Tourists could ride a steamer along the Chattahoochee River and stop at various towns along the way. The final destination was a two-week stay at the Lake View Hotel in Iola, Florida.
Type
text

Pamphlet advertising Jacksonville and the Florida Union

212421
Date
1867-07-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement describing the services of the Florida Land Agency, including a list of lands available for sale.
Type
text

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