Advertisement for the Magnolia Hotel in St. Augustine, 1876

297570
Date
1876
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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...
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text

Advertisement for Inverness Highlands in Inverness, Florida, ca. 1960

331440
Date
1960
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Description
Advertisement for Inverness Highlands, a new suburb of Inverness, Florida. Inverness Highlands is described as a great place to retire, start life or raise a family.
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Advertisement for Miami, 1924

318845
Date
1924
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Description
Advertisement for Miami, the "Wonder City" located at the southern terminus of the Dixie Highway. Published on the rear cover of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads and Resorts," 1924 edition.
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text

Advertisement for Clermont, Florida businesses, 1924

318844
Date
1924
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Description
Advertisement for several businesses in Clermont in Lake County, Florida, including the First National Bank of Clermont, the local Rexall Drug Store, the Clermont Hotel, the Clermont Motor Company, the O.K. Ice Company, realtor W.N. McKinney, and general merchandiser J.U. Johnson. Published on page ...
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text

Prescription from Dr. Sun to visit Clearwater, ca. 1930

318849
Date
1930
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Description
Advertisement for Clearwater, Florida designed to mimic a doctor's prescription and directed at potential visitors from "any cold wintry climate." The prescription recommends such activities as sunbathing, shuffleboard, swimmining, lawn bowling, roque, motoring, golf, etc. The ad was pasted onto pag...
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text

Advertisement for Orange County, 1924

318842
Date
1924
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Description
Advertisement for Orange County, outlining the various agricultural products of the county, including bananas, grapes, ferns, dairy products, and poultry. Published on page 23 of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads and Resorts," 1924 edition.
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text

Exclusive Winter Homes Booklet, 1918

331466
Date
1918
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A booklet advertising land development at Tatum's Ocean Beach in North Miami Beach.
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text

Advertisement for Pipkin Mineral Wells Bath House - Safety Harbor, 1924

318843
Date
1924
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Description
Advertisement for the Pipkin Mineral Wells Bath House in Safety Harbor in Pinellas County, Florida. The advertisement includes a breakdown of the various minerals in the waters at the resort, including sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium sulphate, and others. The resort featured Turkish a...
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text

Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917

318850
Date
1917
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Leaflet advertising muck farmland in the vicinity of Lake Weir and Weirsdale in Marion County, Florida. The leaflet was published by the Puritan Land Company of Tampa, which according to the records of the Florida Department of State was incorporated in 1917. The leaflet uses statistics and illustra...
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text

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

331659
Date
1960
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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.
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text

Brochure for the Hotel Mason, Jacksonville, ca. 1915

297580
Date
1915
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Description
Brochure advertising the Hotel Mason, located on the northwest corner of Bay and Julia streets in Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida. The 12-story structure was originally built in 1912 and was destroyed in 1978. The site is now home to the EverBank Center.
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text

Seeing Jacksonville - Busch Auto Tours - pamphlet, 1913

318846
Date
1913
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Description
Pamphlet advertising sightseeing trips in the Jacksonville area and Havana, Cuba by Busch's Auto Tours. Busch's Auto Tours was established in 1903. The pamphlet includes an insert with a small street map of Jacksonville. A list of the major stops on each of the tours is included.
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text

South Florida Farms Company pamphlet promoting Moore Haven, Florida, ca. 1918

318847
Date
1918
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Description
Pamphlet describing the benefits of establishing a farm at Moore Haven in what is now Glades County, Florida. The pamphlet is targeted at potential investors from the northern and midwestern United States, pointing out the comparatively favorable climate of South Florida.
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text

Reprints of advertisements placed by the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, 1959

297299
Date
1959
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Description
Reprints of advertisements placed by the jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce during the third quarter of 1959. These advertisements were placed in nationally circulated business publications. The ads generally emphasize Jacksonville's growing role as a trade and distribution center.
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text

"Florida Grapefruits...die Sonne selbst!" Advertisement

331436
Collection
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Description
This German-language advertisement reads "Florida Grapefruits...the sun itself."
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image

"Flüssige Sonne aus Florida" Advertisement

331437
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Description
This German-language advertisement reads "Liquid sun from Florida."
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image

Advertisement for the 1915 Winton Six Automobile

305324
Date
1915-01-01
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Description
Advertisement for the 1915 model of the Winton Six automobile, manufactured by the Winton Motor Car Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Ad printed on pp. VI-VII of the 1915 edition of the World Almanac and Encyclopedia.
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text

Advertisement for the Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

298126
Date
1885
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Description
Print advertisement for Everett's Hotel in Jacksonville. J.M. Lee was the proprietor. Contemporary maps indicate the hotel was located on the northeast corner of Julia and Bay streets. The advertisement was printed on page 47 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885...
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Norman Studios Promotional Materials for Silent Film 'Black Gold'

326738
Date
1928
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Description
Promotional materials for the Norman Studios film 'Black Gold' released in 1928. The advertisements were intended to convince colored theater operators to screen the film in their city. The press sheet includes replica window cards, newspaper articles to be used for promotional purposes, and informa...
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image

Advertisement for the Florida Citrus Water Ski Show at the New York World's Fair, 1965

339338
Date
1965
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Description
Orange-shaped advertisement for the Citrus Ski Show at the New York World's Fair in 1965.
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still image

Advertisement for Osky's in Jacksonville

212404
Date
1950
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Selected Documents
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text

Flier advertising a special on hamburgers at Royal Burger in Tallahassee (1960)

297312
Date
1960
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Description
Advertisement from Royal Burger, located at 690 W. Tennessee Street in Tallahassee. During the weekend of February 5-7, 1960, Royal Burger had "large, all beef hamburgers" on sale, five for 95 cents.
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text

Advertisement for Land in Atlantic Beach, ca. 1920

331429
Date
1920
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Description
Buckman Real Estate advertising lots owned by the Florida East Coast Railway Company in Atlantic Beach. There were lots for sale on the boulevard and the ocean front.
Type
text

Old Tom Jones Distillery Advertisement, ca. 1912

336096
Date
1912
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Old Tom Jones Distillery in Jacksonville listing products sold and their cost.
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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

Postcard for the Florida Citrus Water Ski Show and Porpoise Show at the New York World's Fair, 1965

339339
Date
1965
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Description
Holographic postcard advertisement for the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1965. The back of the postcard describes the Florida exhibit and lists the times of the Citrus Water Ski Show and the Porpoise Show.
Type
still image

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

Advertisement for a Jewish Boarding House, Jacksonville, 1878

297572
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisment for Mrs. R.J. Slager's "first-class" Jewish Boarding House at the corner of Adams and Pine streets in Jacksonville. Printed on page 83 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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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

Advertisement for the Union Bus Terminal - Daytona, 1924

320056
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Union Bus Terminal in Daytona, Florida, located at 128 Magnolia Avenue. Coaches traveled from the station to DeLand, Sanford, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Ocala, Palatka, St. Augustine, Jacksonville, New Smyrna, Cocoa, West Palm Beach, Miami, Ormond, and Ormond Beach. Printe...
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text

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