Tarpon Springs Centennial Celebration, 1987 - program

297423
Date
1987-02-12
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Description
Program for Tarpon Springs Centennial Celebration.
Type
text

Sponge Fishing at Tarpon Springs Florida: The Most Unique Industry in the World by A. W. Santway

331497
Date
1929
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Santway writes about the history of sponge fishing in Florida. Information includes how Greek sponge divers came to the United States; the different varies of sponges found in the ocean; a description of how sponges are harvested; the monetary value of sponges; and how Epiphany is celebrated by the ...
Type
text

Spring Bayou Inn Brochure

297424
Date
1980
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Description
Brochure on the history and accommodations of the Spring Bayou Inn in Tarpon Springs.
Type
text

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
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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

Letter from Mrs. Donald O. (Harriet) Drown to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Tax Payments during the Great Depression, 1932

334169
Date
1932-02-22
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Description
Mrs. Harriet Drown writes to Governor Doyle Carlton, complaining that the county tax collector would not accept partial payments of taxes. She notes the difficulties all families are facing as a result of the ongoing economic depression, compounded in her case by her husband's infirmity, and asks wh...
Type
text

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

332911
Date
1970
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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

Promotional Brochure for Weeki Wachee Spring: The Mountain Underwater

326642
Date
1947
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Description
Early brochure for WeekiWachee Springs: The Mountain Underwater.
Type
image

Broadsides advertising meetings of the Annual Religious Conference of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, 1940-41

212370
Date
1940
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Description
A notice of the times and places the Congress will meet (1st through 9th). Florida meetings (4th through 9th) are scheduled for Marianna, Perry, Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Ft. Pierce and Miami. Meetings will be held beginning November 1940 through January 1941.
Type
text

Souvenir Folder for Dedication of Gorrie Bridge November 11, 1935

297478
Date
1935-11-11
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Description
Souvenir Folder Dedication to the Gorrie Bridge Opening November 11, 1935. A scrapbook of Florida photo of attractions from Pensacola to Tallahassee.
Type
text

Lakeland Florida: Florida's Most Picturesque City, ca. 1936

336136
Date
1936
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Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County to potential visitors. It describes recreational activities, accommodations, and civic organizations in town, and emphasizes Lakeland's favorable climate. The booklet may have been directed at members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of...
Type
text

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
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Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

Re-Creating in Lakeland and Polk County, Florida, 1925

336128
Date
1925
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Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County more broadly as a prime destination for tourism and recreation. Includes information about fishing, potential automobile excursions, sports and other activities.
Type
text

Flier for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, 1937

297307
Date
1937
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Description
Flier describing rules and procedures for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, held under the auspices of Rollins College. The contest was founded in 1920 by Irving Bacheller to "stimulate greater interest among the high school students of Florida in the study of Florida history." The...
Type
text

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

326740
Date
1892
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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

Guide to Pensacola, Florida: The Annapolis of the Air - booklet, ca. 1944

318835
Date
1944
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Description
Booklet developed by the Pensacola Municipal Advertising Board to promote Pensacola to visitors and potential residents. The booklet contains information on Pensacola's history, local attractions, public utilities, recreational opportunities, military establishments, major industries, city bus route...
Type
text

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

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

Letter from FEA President Dexter Hagman discussing sources of support for school sanctions, 1967

329102
Date
1967-08-07
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Description
This letter outlines the sources of support for FEA imposed school sanctions including former governor LeRoy Collins, Attorney General Earl Faircloth, University of Florida faculty, the Florida State University Faculty Senate, State Council of Student Body Presidents and various parent-teacher and c...
Type
text

Memorandum and from FEA Executive Secretary Phil Constans to all School Principals Outlining the Role of Principals in Organizing Resignations, 1967

329103
Date
1967-10-12
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Description
This memo outlines the role of principals in organizing teacher and administrator resignations. Includes copy of telephone message and notice to be posted at closed schools.
Type
text

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