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

212477
Date
1855
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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...
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The Altamonte Hotel Brochure, ca. 1910

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

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

212456
Date
1878
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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.
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"The Altamonte" Hotel Brochure, ca. 1906

331398
Date
1906
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This brochure describes the attractions, amenities and rates at the Altamonte Hotel in Altamonte Springs.
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Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

339352
Date
1947
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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...
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Map of Alachua County, 1883

298138
Date
1883
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Map of townships, railroads, county roads, and communities in Alachua and parts of the surrounding counties. The map is notable for its inclusion of a number of smaller railroads that were later absorbed into larger railroad networks. Shown on the map are the: Live Oak, Tampa & Charlotte Harbor Rail...
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Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935

333861
Date
1935
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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...
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Florida Grapefruit League Spring Training Schedule, 1963

339795
Date
1963
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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...
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Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
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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.
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Advertisement for Hibernia, Fleming's Island, Florida

212533
Date
1885
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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.''
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Hart Line letterhead

297413
Date
1890
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Letterhead for Hart Line Steamers.
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Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890

297567
Date
1890
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Booklet describing the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs in Clay County, Florida. Daily room rates, accommodations, optional excursions, activities, bathing facilities, and the character of the region and climate are discussed. The environment and the mineral-infused waters of the springs are re...
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Broadside advertising land for sale near Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River

212409
Date
1870
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Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

332911
Date
1970
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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...
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Broadside advertising the opening of the Continental Hotel in Pensacola, 1875

212534
Date
1875
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It is with pleasure that we announce to the traveling public that Pensacola now boasts of her long needed First Class Hotel''
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Advertisement for the Putnam House in Palatka, 1878

297557
Date
1878
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Print advertisement for the Putnam House on the St. Johns River in Palatka. The establishment was open from December to May. The ad contains a brief description of Palatka and how it could be reached by steamer and railroad. Printed on page 117 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charle...
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Colonial Inn Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212603
Date
1964
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Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

324359
Date
1884
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Circular advertisement with city grid map for C. H. & S. B. Wright Real Estate Agents selling lots in DeLand, Florida, 1884.
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Sanford, Florida: The Celery City, 1909

333828
Date
1909
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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.
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Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
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Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
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Petition from Alachua County Citizens Asking for the County to Be Divided, February 13, 1844

338342
Date
1844-02-13
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Petition signed by 68 citizens of Alachua County asking the Territorial Legislative Council to create a new county called Emathla County. The council eventually did so, but they decided to call the new county Marion instead. The petition describes the hardships faced by citizens living far away from...
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Promotional Flier for Galt City

212410
Date
1885
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... 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...
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text

Mount Plymouth: Florida's Playground City

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

Advertisement for the Dunes Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212589
Date
1961
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text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

331447
Date
1933-01
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This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
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Trip up the Ocklawaha on the Hart Liner "Okeehumkee" pamphlet

297412
Date
1890
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Promotional pamphlet for Okeehumkee Steamer trip.
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Re-Creating in Lakeland and Polk County, Florida, 1925

336128
Date
1925
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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.
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In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

329321
Date
1892
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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.
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text

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

336136
Date
1936
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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...
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text

Pamphlet by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce promoting Lake County

297290
Date
1932
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text

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