Advertisement by Catts Realty Company in DeFuniak Springs for land near Moore Haven

212448
Date
1922
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Description
... contracts back from Tampa this week for 100 cars of muck ... goal will be a fertilizer plant in Moore Haven ... Jacksonville Times-Union, July 5, 1922.'' Reprint of article from Jacksonville Times-Union used in advertisement for selling lots in Moore Haven and Glades County by Catts' Realty Comp...
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Lakeland Farmers' Club - Annual Program, August 1915 - July 1916

336133
Date
1915
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Description
Leaflet listing the dates of activities by the Lakeland Farmers' Club, along with relevant quotes.
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text

Advertisement for land in central Jefferson County offered by Abe Simmon of Monticello

212447
Date
1918
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Description
...located 12 miles south of Monticello, county seat of Jefferson County... Railroad transportation within one and one-half mile of southern boundary...About 1,500 acres ready for cultivation...Valuable lime deposit on property...The soil is especially fertile and particularly adapted to raising of ...
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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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Promotional Flier for Galt City

212410
Date
1885
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... Galt City is one of the most delightful places on the line of the P. & A. R. R. for residence, or for those desiring to go into fruit growing & truck farming. ... Special terms made to colonies and permanent settlers. For further information address, W. G. Chipley ... or A. W. Stewart ... Pensac...
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Jefferson County: Where It Is, and What Can Be Done Here

212461
Date
1887
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Jefferson County is the Banner County of the State. More of its chief crop, cotton, is produced that in any county in the State. Its resources are unlimited, its climate unsurpassed, its soil equals any in any civilized country. ... Any further information about the county, etc., will be cheerfully...
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Reprint: "Big Hopkins Tract is Coming Potato Country," Melbourne Times, March 21, 1918

212446
Date
3/21/1918
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Description
Response to article about Deer Park Proposition, known as Hopkins Tract, in Jacksonville Times-Union. Article from Jacksonville Times-Union is repeated in first column and most of second column. Last two paragraphs in second column and third column are comments from the Melbourne Times article.
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Aurantia Grove Investment Advertisement, circa 1875

326730
Date
1875
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Description
Advertisement brochure for potential investors in Aurantia Grove.
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text

Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner's Welcome Message to a Delegation of Chinese Representatives - May 31, 1979

340072
Date
1979-05-31
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Message from Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner welcoming members of a delegation from China to Florida. Commissioner Conner hosted the delegation for a six-day tour only weeks after relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China were officially normalized. The text is ...
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The Lychee in Florida, 1950

336055
Date
1950-02
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Booklet about the history of the lychee fruit from China, why the fruit would grow well in Florida and how to grow the fruit in Florida.
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Find Your War Job in Industry - Agriculture - Business - poster, 1943

297605
Date
1943
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Description
Poster produced by the United States Office of War Information showing a woman working at a machine saying, "I've found the job where I fit best." The poster encourages citizens, women in particular, to get jobs in industry, agriculture, or business.
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College of Agriculture of the University of Florida Farmer's Short Course, 1912

331444
Date
1912
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Description
This four-week short course was held November 25-December 21, 1912. The pamphlet includes subjects taught during the short course, reasons why the course should be taken and the cost of the course.
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Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

297598
Date
1943
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Description
Poster encouraging boys and girls to become Victory Farm Volunteers through the U.S. Crop Corps. This was a program jointly managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the various state education departments to encourage young men and women to take up farmwork to ease the labor shortage during...
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Itinerary for Visit of Chinese Delegation to Florida, May-June 1979

340071
Date
1979
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Description
Itinerary for a delegation of Chinese officials who toured Florida at the invitation of Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner from May 31 to June 5, 1979. This was almost immediately relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China were normalized following decades of non-re...
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Florida Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association Membership Brochure

326734
Date
1950
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Description
Membership brochure for the Florida Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association highlighting the advantages for farmers in raising the Aberdeen-Angus breed and in joining the association.
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Plant a Victory Garden, Our Food is Fighting - poster

297599
Date
1943
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Description
Poster encouraging families to grow their own vegetables in "Victory Gardens." By producing their own food, American families would help conserve supplies of processed foods for use by American soldiers and other operatives.
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Telegram from Governor Doyle Carlton to S.W. Hiatt Congratulating Plant City on the First Annual Strawberry Festival, 1930

334180
Date
1930-03-12
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Telegram from Governor Doyle Carlton to S.W. Hiatt of Plant City congratulating the growers and citizens of Plant City on a good strawberry harvest and the first annual strawberry festival.
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Safety on the Farm, 1947

336056
Date
1947
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Description
Booklet about how to prevent accidents on the farm with questions and drawings illustrating what not to do. There is also information about what first aid to administer to the injured or poisoned and "Six Murderous Beliefs" by Ned H. Dearborn, president of the National Safety Council.
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text

Managing Poultry Under War-Time Conditions, 1943

336054
Date
1943-01
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Description
Booklet about what substitutions can be made in the diet of poultry under wartime conditions; information about poultry nutrition; and tables with lists of recommended food substitutions.
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Work on a Farm This Summer, Join the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

297607
Date
1943
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Description
Poster encouraging citizens to work on a farm during the summer months to help ease the ongoing farm labor shortage during World War II. The poster directed readers to see the nearest U.S. Employment Service location or a local county agent to learn more about joining the U.S. Crop Corps.
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A Century of Progress Florida Exhibit Units Brochure, 1933

339336
Date
1933
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Description
Brochure for Florida's exhibits at the Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois, from May 27, 1933 to October 31, 1934. The brochure contains a message from Florida Governor David Sholtz, the locations of the exhibits in the court of the states and information about Florida, inluding "H...
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text

The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

333798
Date
1929-01
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Description
A detailed history of the Southern Sugar Company.
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text

Broadside announcing the second annual convention of the Interstate Sugar Cane Growers' Association, 1904

212510
Date
1904
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Description
Announcement of and information about the upcoming second annual convention of the Interstate Sugar Cane Growers Association in Jacksonville, Fla., May 4th, 5th, and 6th, 1904.
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Victory Farm Volunteers brochure, July 1943

297596
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
Brochure describing the Victory Farm Volunteers program, a subsidiary program of the U.S. Crop Corps. The brochure called on American boys and girls to work on farms to help support the effort to produce the necessary amount of food for the war effort. Victory Farm Volunteers were paid wages, althou...
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Florida Southern Railway List of the Principal Orange and Vegetable Shippers Booklet, 1888

331477
Date
1888
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Description
Statewide listing of Florida shippers of oranges and vegetables listed by city and county along the Florida Southern Railway from 1888 to 1889. Includes advertisements.
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text

Farming Under Water: A Permanent Income from Oyster Royalties, 1933

331498
Date
1933
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Description
Information about purchasing oyster seeds from the Cultivated Oyster Farms Corporation to be planted in Apalachicola. There is also information about the corporation's new process and secret formula for powdered, cube and tablet forms of oysters, clams and other seafoods. Powdered products didn't re...
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Dade County Florida Palm Prairie Tract, ca. 1916

331492
Date
1916
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Description
Promotional booklet describing lands for sale by the Dade Muck Land Company in Palm Prairie. The company hopes the land will become of "great horticultural and agricultural value."
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text

Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

299291
Date
1942-03-24
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Description
This memorandum was written by E.J. Keefe, Chairman of the Food Division of the Hillsborough County Defense Council, and R.D. Jackson, Chairman of the Agriculture Division of the same organization. The purpose of the memo was to encourage shippers, purchasers, and other people involved in the market...
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text

Reprint of an article from the Florida Grower entitled "'Farmers of the Sea' Add to Florida's Growth," 1940

297332
Date
1940
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Description
Reprint of an article titled "'Farmers of the Sea' Add to Florida's Wealth," published in 1940 in the Florida Grower, a popular agricultural periodical. The original article was penned by State Supervisor of Conservation R.L. (Bob) Dowling. The article reminds readers not to forget the economic sign...
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Leaflet encouraging Leon County citizens to grow food at home, ca. 1940s

297595
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet published by the Food and Agricultural Committee of the Leon County Defense Council during World War II. The leaflet encouraged farm families to conserve food supplies by growing more food at home, and lists suggested quantities. The language of the document includes an appeal to the patriot...
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text

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