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

212448
Date
1922
Collection
Selected Documents
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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text

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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text

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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text

Promotional Flier for Galt City

212410
Date
1885
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Description
... 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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text

Kingsley Beatty Gibbs Journal, 1858

345406
Date
1858
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Description
Journal of Kingsley Beatty Gibbs written in 1858 from his notes, which span from January 1840 to June 1843. Each page documents a month's activities at Gibbs' plantation on Fort George Island north of Jacksonville, plus observations on politics and other matters.
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text

Jefferson County: Where It Is, and What Can Be Done Here

212461
Date
1887
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Description
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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text

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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text

Aurantia Grove Investment Advertisement, circa 1875

326730
Date
1875
Collection
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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
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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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text

The Lychee in Florida, 1950

336055
Date
1950-02
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Description
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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text

Find Your War Job in Industry - Agriculture - Business - poster, 1943

297605
Date
1943
Collection
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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.
Type
text

Save and Serve: Share the Meat for Victory, November 1942

341173
Date
1942-11
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Selected Documents
Description
A brochure released from the Agricultural Extension Service in Gainesville, regarding the Share the Meat campaign. The brochure seeks to encourage Florida farmers to produce more meat for armed forces and home consumption as well as implementing best preservation practices(curing, canning, storing, ...
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text

College of Agriculture of the University of Florida Farmer's Short Course, 1912

331444
Date
1912
Collection
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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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text

Hastings Potato Growers Association Car Card, 1960s

341227
Date
1960
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Description
A blank car card documenting the number of containers contributed by a potato grower and the location of the containers on a train.
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text

Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

297598
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
Type
text

Itinerary for Visit of Chinese Delegation to Florida, May-June 1979

340071
Date
1979
Collection
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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...
Type
text

Florida Aberdeen-Angus Breeders' Association Membership Brochure

326734
Date
1950
Collection
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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.
Type
text

Victory Garden Program: Inter-Department Victory Garden Committee, 1944

341168
Date
1944-01-20
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Description
A memorandum issued by the War Food Administration and the Extension Service regarding the 1944 Victory Garden Program. The memo discusses current statistics for victory gardens and suggestions and strategies for encouraging civilians to plant more victory gardens.
Type
text

Plant a Victory Garden, Our Food is Fighting - poster

297599
Date
1943
Collection
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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.
Type
text

Safety on the Farm, 1947

336056
Date
1947
Collection
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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.
Type
text

Managing Poultry Under War-Time Conditions, 1943

336054
Date
1943-01
Collection
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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.
Type
text

Work on a Farm This Summer, Join the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

297607
Date
1943
Collection
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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.
Type
text

A Century of Progress Florida Exhibit Units Brochure, 1933

339336
Date
1933
Collection
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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

Share the Meat: Still a Feast, 1942

341171
Date
1942-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A press release from the "Share the Meat" campaign on participating in voluntary rationing during Thanksgiving in wartime. The release encourages civilians to do their part in cutting back on meat consumption during the holiday season. This was part of a press kit sent to state defense councils and ...
Type
text

Share the Meat Program, 1942

341172
Date
1942-11-19
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Selected Documents
Description
A press release from the Share the Meat campaign, encouraging pet owners to modify the amount of red meat fed to dogs and cats as well as taking into consideration what they feed to pets when planning to participate in the Share the Meat program. This was part of a press kit sent to state defense co...
Type
text

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

212510
Date
1904
Collection
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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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text

Victory Farm Volunteers brochure, July 1943

297596
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
Type
text

Florida Southern Railway List of the Principal Orange and Vegetable Shippers Booklet, 1888

331477
Date
1888
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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