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

333792
Date
1845
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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...
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Sanford Laundry Claim Slip, ca. 1920s

333872
Date
1920
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Description
A printed claim slip from Sanford Laundry with a gentlemen's list and a ladies' list of items the laundry service will clean.
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text

The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

331450
Date
1962
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Description
This pamphlet includes a description of what the Cross Florida Barge Canal will do for the state and a list of those who authorized, sponsored and endorsed the canal.
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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

"A New Thing for Sanford" Seminole County health meeting flier

297374
Date
1910
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Description
Flier notifying public of health mass meeting in Sanford.
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text

Advertisement for the South Florida Railroad, 1887

298145
Date
1887
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Description
Print advertisement for the South Florida Railroad - mentions that the railroad was standard gauge, and offered parolor cars and through sleeper cars. Semi-tropical scenery, ample hotels, and good hunting and fishing are listed as inducements. The ad also claims Florida has the best climate for pers...
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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...
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text

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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"The Altamonte" Hotel Brochure, ca. 1906

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

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

331523
Date
1960-12-08
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Description
Memo from CORE outlining locations of recent demonstrations against lunch counter segregation across the South.
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text

The Altamonte Hotel Brochure, ca. 1910

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

Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

298139
Date
1883
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Description
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," which connected a number of railroads coming from the north and west with Jacksonville. The ad also mentions connections with the South Florida Railroad. Printed on an unnumbered page following page 6 of Charles Henry...
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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.
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text

Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892

326740
Date
1892
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text

The Altamonte Hotel Brochure, ca. 1922

331396
Date
1922
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Description
This brochure describes the attractions, amenities and rates at the Altamonte Hotel in Altamonte Springs.
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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.
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text

Flier announcing the renaming of Seminole Christian Church in Tallahassee to Capital City Christian Church

297319
Date
1964
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Description
Flier announcing the renaming of Seminole Christian Church in Tallahassee to Capital City Christian Church. The church was located at 916 Paul Russell Road. The name change was effective September 1, 1964. T. Wade Bunting was minister at the time of this flier's publication.
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text

Card announcing the opening of the Wisteria Dancing Room at the Hotel Seminole in Jacksonville

212354
Date
1916
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The best dancing floor and the best string orchestra in the city; dancing every week evening 9:00 to 12:00 p.m; Reservations made upon request; , Saturday Evening, October 14th,1916.''
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text

Miami "Jungle Cruise" on Yacht "Seminole Queen" to Musa Isle Seminole Indian Village - brochure

326732
Date
1950
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Description
Brochure for the A.G.H. Lines "Jungle Cruise" on the yacht "Seminole Queen" to the Seminole Indian Village at Musa Isle.
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text

Letter from Governor Thomas Brown to B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, 1853

336073
Date
1853-03-09
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Description
Reply letter from Florida Governor Thomas Brown to B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, a group of students at the University of Virginia, telling them he "admires" their willingness to come help expel Billy Bowlegs and the Seminoles from Florida, but as governor he has not authority to or...
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text

Letter from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper to Colonel James Munroe, 1856

336083
Date
1856-01-07
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Description
Letter from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper to Colonel John Munroe, commander of U.S. troops in South Florida, outlining the terms by which volunteer companies should be mustered into Federal service.
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text

See Silver Springs: Nature's Underwater Fairyland Brochure, ca. 1950

331875
Date
1950
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Description
Brochure encouraging Florida tourists to visit Silver Springs before leaving the state. Maps of portions of the United States and Florida are included so tourists could visit the attraction by car.
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text

Matchbook from Tropical Hobbyland in Miami, ca. 1950

336120
Date
1950
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Description
Matchbook adversiting the attractions at Tropical Hobbyland located at N.W. 27th Avenue in Miami. Stickers were applied to the back of the matchbook advertising the Saxony Hotel and Silver Dollar Jake in Miami Beach.
Type
physical object

Pamphlet advertising the Seminole Sight-Seeing Service, Inc. - Jacksonville, ca. 1920s

305325
Date
1922-01-01
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Description
Promotional pamphlet for the Seminole Sight-Seeing Service, Inc., based at 25 Hogan Street in Jacksonville. F.W. Hobbs is given as the proprietor. The company provided bus tours around Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Pablo and Atlantic beaches, and down to Miami. The pamphlet describes each of the vari...
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text

Letter from B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby to Governor Thomas Brown, 1853

336074
Date
1853-02-25
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Description
Letter from B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, a group of students at the University of Virginia, to Florida Governor Thomas Brown expressing their interest in coming to Florida to volunteer for military service against the Seminoles.
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text

License plate contest entry featuring annotated tag design with several Florida emblems

327604
Date
1985-04-27
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Guy Mores of Altamonte Springs, Fl. "Using a 'silent servant' to advertise Florida free of charge..."
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image

30th Annual Florida Folk Festival Program, 1982

333915
Date
1982-05-28
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Description
Program for the 30th Annual Florida Folk Festival held May 28-31, 1982, in White Springs.
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text

Petition from Alachua County Citizens Asking for the County to Be Divided, February 13, 1844

338342
Date
1844-02-13
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Description
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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text

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