Invitation to the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the St. Johns Lock of the Cross Florida Bridge Canal

297490
Date
1964-12-17
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Description
Invitation from the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and Committee of 100 to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the St. Johns Lock on the Cross Florida Barge Canal. This invitation was tendered to Secretary of State Tom Adams.
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text

Advertisement for the Putnam House in Palatka, 1878

297557
Date
1878
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Description
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...
Type
text

Advertisment for the Carleton House in Palatka, 1878

297556
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for the Carleton House in Palatka in Putnam County. A. Shelley was the proprietor. Board was two dollar per day and no extra charge was made for baggage. Printed on page 119 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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text

Ticket for Mr. and Mrs. H.S. Hyde

297417
Date
1893-03-23
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Description
Ticket for Okeehumkee Steamer from Silver Springs to Palatka.
Type
text

Ocklawaha Navigation Company note

297415
Date
1890
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Description
Note on Ocklawaha Navigation Company letterhead.
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text

M.J. Clarke et al ticket for Ocklawaha Navigation Company steamboats

297419
Date
1893-02-11
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Description
Ticket for three first-class passengers on steamer from Palatka to Silver Springs.
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text

Dedication of St. Johns Lock Program, 1968

297492
Date
1968-12-14
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Description
Program for the dedication of the St. Johns Lock on the Ocklawaha River, part of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The ceremony was held December 14, 1968. features included addresses from state and local officials, as well as Congressional representatives. The program also provides statistics about th...
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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.
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text

Advertisement for the St. Johns Hotel in Palatka, 1878

297558
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for the St. Johns Hotel, located at the corner of Lemon and First streets in Palatka. The hotel was open year-round. Printed on page 116 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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text

Advertisement for the Steamer Tuskawilla, 1878

297551
Date
1878
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Description
Advertisement for passage aboard the Steamer Tuskawilla on the Oklawaha and St. Johns rivers from Jacksonville to Palatka, Silver Springs, Leesburg, and Okeehumkee. Printed on page 79 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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text

Consolidation - Season of 1895-96 handbill

297414
Date
1895-12-02
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Description
Handbill for steamer trips in the 1895-96 season.
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

Advertisement for the Steamer Marion based in Palatka, 1878

297554
Date
1878
Collection
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Description
Print advertisement for the Steamer "Marion," captained by H.A. Gray and operated from Palatka to Silver Springs via the St. Johns and Oklawaha rivers. The steamer left Rogero's Wharf every Monday and Thursday. M.H. Rogero was the agent for the line at Palatka. Printed on page 118 of H.D. Bicaise, A...
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text

Death Warrant with the Name Noah J. Tilghman Crossed Out and Replaced with J.B. Brown's Name, 1901

325061
Date
1901-01-16
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Description
Death warrant signed by Governor William S. Jennings.
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text

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

338010
Date
1879
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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

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

298143
Date
1883
Collection
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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
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Description
Letterhead for Hart Line Steamers.
Type
text

Licene plate contest entry featuring handicapped symbol

327600
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Barbara Montague of Palatka, Fl, "hope you are considering a full size handicapped tag. I feel this would not only add in enforcement of law regarding use of this space but would deter drivers from unauthorized use of this space."
Type
image

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

212477
Date
1855
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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...
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text

Invitation to the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Cross Florida Barge Canal at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch, 1964

297491
Date
1964-02-27
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Description
Invitation from Governor C. Farris Bryant, the Canal Authority of Florida, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the Cross Florida Barge Canal at the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch on February 27, 1964. President Lyndon Johnson was expected to attend. The pro...
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

Grand Illumination at Night handbill

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

Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Co. to Hubbard L. Hart, 1887

333826
Date
1887-11-14
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Description
Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Company of Baltimore, Maryland, to Colonel Hubbard L. Hart requesting Hart provide steamboat rates for an excursion party of 5 to 15 who would travel from Palatka, Florida, along the Ocklawaha River to Silver Springs and return. Hart operated a steamship line alo...
Type
text

Letter from Hubbard L. Hart to J. H. Smith, 1885

333827
Date
1885-12-29
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Description
Letter from Hubbard L. Hart of Hart Line Steamers to J. H. Smith discussing the operation of his steamboat line and the possible sale of one or more boats, competition from the railroads, and who he will employ as an engineer.
Type
text

Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 8, 1902

325060
Date
1902-07-08
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Description
Letter from Noah J. Tilghman to Governor Williams S. Jennings asking the governor how he plans to resolve his mistake of signing a death warrant with the wrong man's name listed to be hanged.
Type
text

Casa Ybel promotional brochure

297416
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Promotional brochure on Casa Ybel vacation cottages.
Type
text

Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

333794
Date
1939
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Description
An interview between Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson and Mary McLeod Bethune discussing Bethune's childhood, her family, her education, her travels, meeting her husband and her experience starting Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in Daytona Beach. Page 16 of the document ...
Type
text

Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 12, 1902

325063
Date
1902-07-12
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Description
Letter from Noah J. Tilghman to Governor Williams S. Jennings answering questions asked by the governor in a previous letter.
Type
text

Trip up the Ocklawaha on the Hart Liner "Okeehumkee" pamphlet

297412
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Promotional pamphlet for Okeehumkee Steamer trip.
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

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

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