Official Host Greater Orlando Aeronautics Association Ribbon, ca. 1935

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

Mayor's Key to Orlando, ca. 1935

333866
Date
1935
Collection
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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

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...
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

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...
Type
text

Gatorland Zoo Brochure

329163
Date
1971
Collection
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Description
This brochure describes the attractions and admissions prices for the Gatorland Zoo in Orlando.
Type
text

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

333863
Date
1935
Collection
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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

Orlando Twins Baseball Advertisement Brochure for 1968 Season

326739
Date
1968
Collection
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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

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

334168
Date
1929-10-14
Collection
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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

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

Business Directory of the Orlando Negro Chamber of Commerce, 1960

329107
Date
1960
Collection
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Description
This directory lists information about the Orlando Negro Chamber of Commerce including a brief history; chamber objectives; and information about local businesses, clubs and institutions. Includes numerous pictures and comment from city and state officials about the role of black commerce in 1960s O...
Type
text

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

Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935

333861
Date
1935
Collection
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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

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

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

Hart Line letterhead

297413
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Letterhead for Hart Line Steamers.
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 Orange County, 1924

318842
Date
1924
Collection
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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

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

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
Collection
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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

The Eights Ifs...and Your Answer!

326751
Date
1958
Collection
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Description
According to this pamplet, if you agree with the eight statements presented, then "you should immediately join Your Local Citizens' Council." An explanation of the Association of Citizens' Councils of Florida follows.
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

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

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

297396
Date
1942
Collection
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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

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

News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund, October 6, 1960

331526
Date
1960-10-06
Collection
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Description
This leaflet from the Southern Christian Educational Fund provides updates regarding the condition of Richard Parker, a white civil rights activist in Jacksonville whose jaw was broken by segregationists. Parker was unable to eat solid foods during his time in jail, having received poor medical care...
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

Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961

331530
Date
1961-02-15
Collection
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Description
Press release detailing a hearing by the Florida Legislative Investigation Committee (Johns Committee). The press release discusses how the committee planted spies to uncover the nature of the work of the Southern Conference Educational Fund and the integration movement.
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
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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

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