Standard Road Signs diagram

299282
Date
1926
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Diagram of the designs for Florida's standardized road signs, dating to about 1926. These signs were based on a series of standarized designs approved in November 1925 by the American Association of State Highway Officials at a meeting in Detroit. The diamond design for marking Florida's state highw...
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text

State Road Department Bulletin: Mixed-in-Place Sand Asphalt in Florida, 1932

318830
Date
1932-01-01
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Selected Documents
Description
Booklet by H.C. Weathers, engineer with the State Road Department, entitled "Mixed-in-Place Sand Asphalt." Published January 1932. Weathers wrote the bulletin in response to a number of requests from county officials and contractors for information about the State Road Department's tests involving v...
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text

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

318850
Date
1917
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Selected Documents
Description
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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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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Florida is Going Metric! - brochure, ca. 1980

298144
Date
1980
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Description
Brochure developed by the Florida Department of Education for use by classroom teachers to help students learn how to use the metric system of measurements. In the 1970s and early 1980s the U.S. contemplated a move to the metric system; this was part of Florida's state-level attempts to comply with ...
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Crescent City, Florida, promotional booklet, 1926

324364
Date
1926
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Promotional booklet about the climate, culture, outdoors, and investments available in Crescent City.
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text

Notice from Pinellas County School Superintendent to striking teacher Hope G. Schneider concerning her resignation, 1968

329109
Date
1968-02-21
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Description
This correspondence contains a letter from Pinellas Co. School Supt Thomas Southard to striking teacher Hope G. Schneider about her decision to resign. Includes impassioned response from Schneider about why she stands by her decision to strike.
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Civic Information Series No. 3: The Constitution of Florida, 1950

331488
Date
1950
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Description
A description of Florida's constitution written by Manning J. Dauer, head professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida. The author also makes suggestions for improving the state's constiution.
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text

Circular letter from the Grand Lodge of Florida to other lodges

212346
Date
1844-05-15
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Selected Documents
Description
Grand Lodge of the Territory of Florida, May 15th, A L. 5[1]844 ... To the W. Master, Wardens, and brethren of Lodge, No. ___ ... to prepare and address a letter to the brethren under its Jurisdiction; to be published with its proceeding for the purpose of arousing the fraternity from the state of i...
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text

Wakulla County- Florida's last uncrowded playground Brochure

324388
Collection
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Description
Brochure on information about Wakulla County
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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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Campaign poster for Sidney J. Catts, 1920

212324
Date
1920
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Description
Side one: To the Democratic Voters of Florida. A letter defending Catts against the negative publicity he received in newspapers from around the State of Florida -- Speaking announcement to be completed (place, date, and time).
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text

"Cedar Key Guide" brochure

297403
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
Brochure promoting the history, recreation, business, and culture of Cedar Key.
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text

Sam O. Purdom generating station- Unit 8, St. Marks, Florida

324378
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure on Sam. O. Paurdom's Generating Station- Unit 8 in St. Marks, Florida
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text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
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text

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

336136
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
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Booklet advertising the Hotel Magnolia, St. Augustine, 1913

297568
Date
1913
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Description
Booklet describing the Hotel Magnolia at St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida. The publication was designed for tourists seeking accommodations for the 1913 winter season (January 1 - May 1). The booklet includes a full description of the hotel's amenities, plus information and photographs for...
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National Guard Program for Governor Haydon Burns, Jan. 5, 1965

297444
Date
1965-01-05
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Selected Documents
Description
Program of the Inauguration of Governor Haydon Burns, held January 5, 1965 in Tallahassee, Florida
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text

Perpetual Christmas by Juanita S. Tucker, 1934

330148
Date
1934
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This booklet includes the history of Christmas, Florida, and information about the post office in the town. Christmas was established in 1837 as Fort Christmas. When the post office was established in 1892, the town's name was changed to Christmas.
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text

Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

318831
Date
1910
Collection
Selected Documents
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 ...
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text

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

333811
Date
1964-07-27
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Reports of a Johns Committee investigator who attended a Ku Klux Klan rally and Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting in 1964.
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text

LeRoy Collins Inauguration Program

297427
Date
1957-01-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the inauguration of LeRoy Collins
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text

Askew Inaugural Detail

297429
Date
1975-01-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for Florida Highway Patrol detail for the 1975 Askew inauguration.
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text

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

318847
Date
1918
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

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

318835
Date
1944
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
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text

Program for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration, 1997

327703
Date
1997-01-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The program includes a biographical sketch of Martin Luther King; information about Mothers in Crisis, Inc.; the biography of Bishop Adam J. Robinson, Jr.; the order of the day's events; and the genesis of the Tallahassee chapter of the SCLC.
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text

Official Program - Ormond-Daytona Beach Races, 1904

299301
Date
1904
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Extensive program for the second annual Ormond-Daytona Beach Races, administrated by the Florida East Coast Automobile Association. The program contains extensive information on early beach racing on Florida's Atlantic coast, including lists of the contestants in the 1903 and 1904 races, along with ...
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text

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