Advertisement for Orange County, 1924

318842
Date
1924
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Description
Advertisement for Orange County, outlining the various agricultural products of the county, including bananas, grapes, ferns, dairy products, and poultry. Published on page 23 of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads and Resorts," 1924 edition.
Type
text

The Altamonte Hotel Brochure, ca. 1910

331397
Date
1910
Collection
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Description
This brochure describes the attractions, amenities and rates at the Altamonte Hotel in Altamonte Springs.
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

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

333792
Date
1845
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Description
This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbe...
Type
text

Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

339352
Date
1947
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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

Official Host Greater Orlando Aeronautics Association Ribbon, ca. 1935

333867
Date
1935
Collection
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Description
Ribbon for the official host of the Greater Orlando Aeronautics Association
Type
physical object

Florida Grapefruit League Spring Training Schedule, 1963

339795
Date
1963
Collection
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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

Letter to Governor Doyle Carlton Complianing About High Salaries for Public Officials, 1931

334179
Date
1931-06-25
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Description
Letter from an Orlando resident complaining that legislators and the governor himself were elected on a platform of economy in state government, yet to the writer it seemed government officials were still receiving remarkably high salaries. The letter is unsigned.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad, 1887

298147
Date
1887
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Description
Print advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad. The ad notes that the line had been laid with 60-pound steel rail. Contains information about the routes for the trains using this railroad and various connections. The railroad superintendent was based in Orlando. Printed on page 3...
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text

"The Altamonte" Hotel Brochure, ca. 1906

331398
Date
1906
Collection
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Description
This brochure describes the attractions, amenities and rates at the Altamonte Hotel in Altamonte Springs.
Type
text

Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from FSU Teacher Fellowship Program Expressing Support for FEA During Teachers' Strike, 1968

329124
Date
1968-02-17
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Description
Public school teachers in FSU teacher fellowship program expressing solidarity with FEA.
Type
text

Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935

333861
Date
1935
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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

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

Orlando's 2nd Annual "Air-Party" Program, 1935

333862
Date
1935
Collection
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Description
Program for Orlando's 2nd Annual "Air-Party" from January 5-8, 1935.
Type
text

"Y" Camp and W.C.T.U. School Brochure

297436
Date
1920-06-15
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Description
Brochure advertising the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union's summer camp for girls and young women
Type
text

Orlando's 2nd Annual "Air-Party" Schedule of Events, 1935

333863
Date
1935
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Description
Schedule of events for Orlando's 2nd Annual "Air-Party" from January 5-8, 1935. The back of the schedule has a map of the St. Johns Valley Air-Hiway.
Type
text

Letter from Orval L. Shobe asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Pass a Law Requiring Banks to Guarantee Deposits, 1929

334166
Date
1929-08-05
Collection
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Description
Orval L. Shobe, a printer in Orlando, writes to Governor Doyle Carlton, asking him to call a special session of the Legislature to pass a new law requiring banks to guarantee their deposits. Shobe notes that this sort of law had been passed in Kansas and Oklahoma. Shobe is moved to write at this tim...
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text

Letter from Mrs. Ethel Dykes to Governor Doyle Carlton Requesting a Donation for Improving a Church, 1929

334168
Date
1929-10-14
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Description
Mrs. Ethel Dykes writes to Governor Doyle Carlton asking if he would donate money for an effort to purchase new windows and doors for the Lucerne Park Baptist Church in Orlando.
Type
text

Application of J.H. Lee for Permission to Cut Pine Timber in the Vicinity of Oviedo, Florida - September 22, 1880

338012
Date
1880-09-22
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Description
Completed application form by which J.H. Lee of Oviedo asked the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund and the Board of Education for permission to cut pine timber on state lands near Oviedo and deliver it to Sanford. State officials noted that the areas where Lee wanted to cut timber w...
Type
text

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

338010
Date
1879
Collection
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Description
Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered a...
Type
text

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

332911
Date
1970
Collection
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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

Hart Line letterhead

297413
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Letterhead for Hart Line Steamers.
Type
text

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

331524
Date
1960-12-08
Collection
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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

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

298148
Date
1887
Collection
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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

Petition to Change the Name of Mosquito County to Harrison County and to Alter Its Boundaries, 1844

338009
Date
1844-03-06
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Description
Petition by the citizens of Mosquito County to change the county's name to Harrison. The petitioners called the name Mosquito "unpleasant." While the petition itself does not explain the idea behind the name "Harrison," it likely was meant to honor the late President William Henry Harrison, who died...
Type
text

Program for the Conference on Faculty Desegregation, 1966

329158
Date
1966-05-26
Collection
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Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the FEA/FSTA joint conference on faculty desegregation in Florida.
Type
text

Flier advertising the 10th Annual Pioneer Days at the Pine Castle Arts Center in Orlando

297347
Date
1983
Collection
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Description
Flier advertising the 10th annual Pioneer Days program hosted by the Pine Castle Arts Center in Orlando, Florida.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
Collection
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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

Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

333828
Date
1909
Collection
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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

"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

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