Letter from Jessie Wauchope to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Speakeasies and Gambling in Tampa

334176
Date
1932-03-23
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Description
Letter from Miss Jessie Wauchope to Governor Doyle Carlton asking him to address the prevalence of gambling and speakeasies in Tampa.
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text

Tampa's Annual "Reception" for Private Pilots and Their Guests Program, 1935

333864
Date
1935
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Description
Program for Tampa's annual "reception" for private pilots and their guests on January 19 and 20, 1935.
Type
text

Ybor City: Pirate Fiesta and Night Parade, Souvenir History of Tampa's Latin Quarters

324360
Date
1960
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Description
Booklet containing a brief history and early photos of the Tampa neighborhood of Ybor City from the early 1960s.
Type
text

Plant City, Florida - That "Right-Size" Community Brochure, ca. 1960

331659
Date
1960
Collection
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Description
A brochure for Plant City, Florida, highlighting all this city has to offer, including markets, workers, recreation, living conditions, transportation, citrus, phosphate, farm produce and cattle.
Type
text

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

Letter from a Tampa Citizen to Governor Doyle Carlton Relating to African Americans Working on Public Roads, 1931

334177
Date
1931-01-08
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Description
Letter from a citizen of Tampa representing a "taxpayers' committee" to Governor Doyle Carlton protesting the use of African American labor on U.S. Highway 17 between Tampa and Plant City. The writer says these workers pay no taxes and have no family to support, while white men in the area are out o...
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text

Advertisement for Mrs. Julia Martine, Chiropodist, Tampa, 1915

298137
Date
1915
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Description
Print advertisement for Mrs. Julia Martine, "the Chiropodist" - treatment for foot troubles, manicuring, scalp and facial massage advertised. Martine's offices were located in Robert's Building, Suite 8 at the corner of Zack St. and Florida Avenue in Tampa. Printed on page 6 of Rinaldi's Guide Book ...
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text

A Study of Negro Life in Tampa, Typescript, 1927

326639
Date
1927
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Description
Typescript report addressing the living conditions of the growing African-American population in Tampa. Areas covered include housing, sanitation, health, recreation, social and corrective agencies, employment, churches, schools, business and professions, fraternal organizations and recommendations....
Type
text

Telegram from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz, 1934

324342
Date
1934-01-31
Collection
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Description
Telegram on the lynching of Robert Johnson in Tampa.
Type
text

Card Commemorating 24th Anniversary of the First Commercial Airline in the World, St. Petersburg to Tampa, 1938

333870
Date
1938
Collection
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Description
A souvenir card commemorating the 24th anniversary of the first commercial airline in the world from St. Petersburg to Tampa, Florida, in 1914. The back of the card includes the history of the airline.
Type
text

Advertisement for Blushing Bull, a stud horse owned by Tampa Stud Farms, Inc.

212515
Date
1969
Collection
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Description
Stud services of Blushing Bull, a thoroughbred stallion.
Type
text

Letter from Nathan Cohen to FSU President Doak Campbell Regarding the Suspension of John Boardman, 1957

325049
Date
1957-01-27
Collection
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Description
Letter from Nathan Cohen to FSU President Doak Campbell protesting his decision to uphold the suspension of FSU student John Boardman.
Type
text

University of Florida, Tampa Class, Spring, 1929

331443
Date
1929
Collection
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Description
A class listing with the course title, professor's name, date of the first class meeting and start time for each course. There is also general information about registering for these classes.
Type
text

Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

318831
Date
1910
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Description
Promotional Pamphlet for Tampa, published by the Tampa Board of Trade in 1910. Topics covered include a brief history of the city, popular accommodations for visitors, economic data, information about education and health facilities, climate data, and other information designed to attract potential ...
Type
text

Letter from Marion Wick Kelly to R. W. Simpson, 1941

333810
Date
1941-12-26
Collection
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Description
Letter from Marion Wick Kelly to R. W. Simpson thanking him for his support and the support of the Tampa Tribune following the death of her husband, Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr., during World War II. In the aftermath of Kelly's death, the Tampa Tribune established a fund to benefit his young son, Coli...
Type
text

Telegram from Jessie Daniel Ames to Governor Sholtz, 1934

324343
Date
1934-01-30
Collection
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Description
Telegram to Governor Sholtz on the lynching in Tampa from Jessie Daniel Ames
Type
text

Advertisement for H. Liscomb Miller's "Messenger Formulas"

297330
Date
1940
Collection
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Description
An advertisement encouraging the public to order H. Liscomb Miller & Son's "messenger formulas." Miller was a pharmaceutical developer and salesman.
Type
text

Consolidation - Season of 1895-96 handbill

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

Press Release from Governor Spessard Holland to R. W. Simpson, 1942

333816
Date
1942-01-09
Collection
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Description
Press release from Florida Governor Spessard Holland to R. W. Simpson of the Tampa Morning Tribune praising the fund created for Colin P. Kelly III, whose father, Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr., was killed during World War II.
Type
text

Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

299285
Date
1924
Collection
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Description
Color map showing the route of the Conners Highway and its connections, making a complete east-west route between Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts. The map was included in a pamphlet promoting the area around Okeechobee City as prime agricultural real estate. In addition to the highway, the map al...
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

Hart Line letterhead

297413
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Letterhead for Hart Line Steamers.
Type
text

Advertisement from chemist H. Liscomb Miller of Tampa

212492
Date
1940
Collection
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Description
Advertisement from chemist H. Liscomb Miller of Tampa. On one side, Miller asks potential customers to either contact him about potential developments in specialty manufacturing or pass along the flier to someone who is interested. On the reverse side, Miller advertises a manufacturer's laboratory s...
Type
text

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

298139
Date
1883
Collection
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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...
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

Correspondence regarding production of "Through the TV Tube," June 1964

326645
Date
06-05-1964
Collection
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Description
Correspondence regarding Florida Institute of Continuing University Studies production of educational television program "Through the TV Tube," June 1964. Nancy Benda starred in elementary episode titled "Taxation without Representation."
Type
text

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

331524
Date
1960-12-08
Collection
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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

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

Telegram to Governor Graham from Roy Davis opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild Miami after 1980 Riots

326678
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
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Description
Telegram to Governor Bob Graham from small business owner and Tampa resident Roy G. Davis opposing proposed 1 cent sales tax increase to rebuild the city after the 1980 Miami Riots.
Type
text

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
Type
text

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