Benefit Entertainment for the St. Augustine Historical Society and Institute of Science Program, 1912

331449
Date
1912-05-14
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Description
This program lists the performances for the evening.
Type
text

St. Augustine Alligator Farm 3D brochure, ca. 1953

322476
Date
1953
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Description
Tourist attraction brochure in anaglyph 3D.
Type
text

The Core of the Matter Newsletter, Tallahassee, July 1963

331510
Date
1963-07
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Description
The Core of the Matter newsletter, volume 1, number 2, published by the Tallahassee Committee of Racial Equality, with information about student stand-ins at movie theaters; a description of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); a reprint of a telegram sent by Patricia Stephens Due of CORE to Pres...
Type
text

Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

331494
Date
1846-06-15
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Description
A copy of a letter to Governor William Moseley from Sam S. Sibley in which Sibley advises the governor about the defenses needed throughout the state to protect against a potential attack from Mexico during the Mexican War. Sibley outlines the number of men needed for adequate defense and the amount...
Type
text

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...
Type
text

Booklet advertising the Hotel Magnolia, St. Augustine, 1913

297568
Date
1913
Collection
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Description
Booklet describing the Hotel Magnolia at St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida. The publication was designed for tourists seeking accommodations for the 1913 winter season (January 1 - May 1). The booklet includes a full description of the hotel's amenities, plus information and photographs for...
Type
text

Advertisement for the St. Johns Railroad, 1878

297553
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for the St. John's Railroad, which provided connections from Tocoi on the St. Johns River to St. Augustine. The train left Tocoi and St. Augustine four times daily during the "traveling season," and the fare was $2.00 each way. Printed on page 104 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the ...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Hernandez House, St. Augustine, 1878

297559
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for the Hernandez House, located on Charlotte Street in St. Augustine. Invalids were particularly invited as customers. A woman, Mrs. J.V. Hernandez, was the proprietor. Printed on page 104 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878)....
Type
text

Advertisement for the Magnolia Hotel in St. Augustine, 1876

297570
Date
1876
Collection
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Description
Print advertisement for the Magnolia Hotel located on St. George St. in St. Augustine. The hotel's winter season opened November 1st. W.W. Palmer is listed as the proprietor. The ad is illustrated with an engraving of the hotel. The ad was printed on page 359 of Charles Hallock, Camp Life in Florida...
Type
text

History of the Burning Spring, Anastasia Island

212405
Date
1899
Collection
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Description
"The waters of this Wonderful Spring contains iron, magnesia, sulphurated hydrogen, sodium and other minerals and qualities of a medicinal nature, as well as the peculiar quality of being inflammable, as it will ignite and burn like alcohol by simply touching a lighted match or taper to the water. ....
Type
text

Menu - Hotel Ponce de Leon, St. Augustine, 1889

297565
Date
1889-03-25
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Description
Dinner menu for March 25, 1889 at the Hotel Ponce de Leon in St. Augustine. This was one of Henry Flagler's masterpiece hotels on Florida's Atlantic coast. The menu is in the family papers of Judge Benjamin A. Meginnis of Leon County, who was in St. Augustine for a Masons convention. The menu provid...
Type
text

Public invitation to duel issued by N. Darling to Judge Smith of St. Augustine, 1839

212341
Date
1839
Collection
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Description
Notice published by N. Darling, a lieutenant of the 2nd Dragoons, that on June 6, 1839 he discovered Judge Smith engaging in inappropriate behavior in the presence of ladies, which he endeavored to stop, only to be restrained by others. Darling challenged the judge to a duel, but the judge brushed h...
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text

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

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

Attention, Citizens of St. Augustine' - Warning to Citizens about Confidence Men, 1922

326736
Date
1922-12-09
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Description
A proclamation issued by the Post-Office Inspector in Jacksonville warning citizens of St. Augustine about the dangers of confidence men in their city. Approximately 150 names of suspected confidence men are listed and information on their whereabouts and activities is requested.
Type
text

Banquet - Palmetto Lodge No. 25 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, St. Augustine, 1889

297566
Date
1889-03-20
Collection
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Description
Program of the banquet of Palmetto Lodge No. 25 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, held in St. Augustine on March 20, 1889. This appears to have been held in connection with the 34th annual session of the Grand Lodge of the Order and the 5th annual session of the Grand Encampment. The program ...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
Collection
Selected Documents
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

License plate contest entry featuring Spanish Galleon in commemoration of the "450th anniversary of the arrival of Hernando DeSoto at Tampa Bay, 1539/1989."

327611
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by R. Thomas Wimberly of St. Augustine Beach. Design features drawing of Spanish Galleon in commemoration of the "450th anniversary of the arrival of Hernando DeSoto at Tampa Bay, 1539/1989."
Type
image

Playbill for "Testimonial" given to A.M. Taylor, at the Jefferson Theatre in St. Augustine

212389
Date
1910
Collection
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Description
Program includes on Tuesday evening, March 29, 1910: Harmony male quartette; Aux Italiens; Black face musical sketch; Mr. W. L. Larnerd; German character sketch; Dramatic and humorous recitals; Johnny and Emma Ray; and Shaw and his Orchestra. Reverse side: portrait of Mr. A. M. Taylor, manager of Je...
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

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
Collection
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Description
Map of the Dixie Highway system, drawn by Rudolph J. Shutting of Chattanooga. The map shows the route traversing the U.S. from Michigan and Chicago south to Miami, including alternate or auxiliary routes along the way. The Dixie Highway was first proposed in 1915 by Carl Graham Fisher.
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

Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912

331479
Date
1912
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This souvenir program for the opening of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway Key West Extension includes a history of the railway company and the Key West Extension; information about other investments Flagler made in Florida such as the hotel system along the railway route; cities along the ...
Type
text

CNVA Miami Bulletin, June 16, 1964

326754
Date
1964-06-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and Miami and discusses what will happen when the marchers arrive in Cuba. T...
Type
text

Casa Ybel promotional brochure

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

Hotel Monson in St. Augustine Postmarked Envelope, 1923

333871
Date
1923-04-05
Collection
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Type
image

St. Augustine Arrest Records, June 30, 1964

332198
Date
1964-06-30
Collection
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Description
St. Augustine's arrest records for June 30, 1964. Martin Luther King Jr.'s name appears on the first page.
Type
text

Grand Lodge of Florida 34th Annual Session, 1889

333859
Date
1889
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A program for the 34th annual session of the Grand Florida Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). The events were held from March 19-21, 1889, in St. Augustine.
Type
text

Map of Saint Augustine Showing Points of Interest, ca. 1940

339084
Date
1940
Collection
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Description
Two-sided tourist map produced by the St. Augustine Chamber of Commerce. One side features a street map of St. Augustine with major buildings, landmarks and attractions indicated and described. The reverse shows a map of greater St. Johns County, illustrated with the commodities produced in various ...
Type
image

Advertisement for College Park Realty Company, Lincolnville

321314
Date
1934
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Ad Printed on page 36 in Polk's City Directory of St. Augustine, 1934.
Type
text

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