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.
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text

Broadside advertising town lots for sale in Fernandina by the Florida Railroad Company

212435
Date
1867-07-17
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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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text

Map of Florida showing New Town of Belleview, 1884

299287
Date
1884
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Description
Map of the Florida peninsula accompanying a promotional booklet for Belleview in Marion County. The map shows railroads, bodies of water, settlements, and county boundaries. Included as a fold-out map in the back of the Marion Land and Improvement Company's Belleview: A New England Colony and Winter...
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text

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

Exclusive Winter Homes Booklet, 1918

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

Map of the W.J. Conners Highway and connecting roads, ca. 1924

299285
Date
1924
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Description
Color map showing the route of the Conners Highway and its connections, making a complete east-west route between Florida's Gulf and Atlantic coasts. The map was included in a pamphlet promoting the area around Okeechobee City as prime agricultural real estate. In addition to the highway, the map al...
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text

Map showing lands of Catts Realty Company available for sale in Moore Haven

212452
Date
1922
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Description
Advertisement for Catts Realty Company (DeFuniak Springs). Land for sale - land development in Moore Haven, a town in Glades County, promoted for the land's fertility for truck farming and sawgrass muck. Four plans lay out the area for sale in lots for $10 or $20 down and $10 or $20 a month until pa...
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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

The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

331450
Date
1962
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Description
This pamphlet includes a description of what the Cross Florida Barge Canal will do for the state and a list of those who authorized, sponsored and endorsed the canal.
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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

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

318850
Date
1917
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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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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

Advertisement from the Atlantic Seashore Company for land for sale at Atlantic Beach (Neptune)

212466
Date
1915
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Description
An advertisement for the sale of Neptune Beach (Fla.) lots (revised in 1911). ''We have only about twenty ocean front lots and one hundred lots along the paved boulevards, which have not been previously sold or engaged.''
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text

Flier advertising transportation, land, and hotel accommodations at Atlantic Beach

212465
Date
1901
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Description
Includes full page map showing the subdivision of a part of lots at Atlantic Beach. Surveyed and platted by E. Ben Carter. Aug. 1900.
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text

Pamphlet advertising Jacksonville and the Florida Union

212421
Date
1867-07-01
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Description
Advertisement describing the services of the Florida Land Agency, including a list of lands available for sale.
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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.
Type
text

Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912

331479
Date
1912
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Description
This souvenir program for the opening of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway Key West Extension includes a history of the railway company and the Key West Extension; information about other investments Flagler made in Florida such as the hotel system along the railway route; cities along the ...
Type
text

Hollywood-by-the-Sea Brochure, ca. 1924

331439
Date
1924
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Description
A 1920s brochure about Hollywood-by-the-Sea with information about the city's history, the hotels and apartments available there, golf, the Country Club and the ocean.
Type
text

Hollywood By-the-Sea: Florida's All-Year Resort City Brochure, 1925

333884
Date
1925
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Description
Brochure advertising all there is to offer in the "new Florida all-year resort city" of Hollywood By-the Sea in Broward County.
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text

Advertisement for Sinbad the sailor, a breeding horse owned by the Ocala Stud Farm, 1969

212511
Date
1969
Collection
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Description
Stud services of Sinbad the Sailor, a stallion.
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text

To be sold at public auction, Indian Summer, Sopchoppy, Florida

324382
Collection
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Description
Brochure providing information on the Indian Summer 'Land of Enchantment' auction in Sopchoppy, Florida Monday September 5
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text

Nophsinger & Co. land lottery advertisement

212413
Date
1857
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Type
text

Special Excursions to Florida

212469
Date
1920
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Description
The greatest opportunity ever offered the homeseeker and investor. Manless land for the landless man. Five years ago no one would have believed it, but come now, and we will show you land that is making $1,000.00 per acre, per annum, in money crops. Land just like it can be bought for $15.00 (Fiftee...
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text

The Future of Florida pamphlet, ca. 1926

331476
Date
1926
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Description
Pamphlet by real estate developer D.P. Davis promoting continued investment in Florida despite a perceived land boom.
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text

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

Orange City Immigration Society's advertisement for land in Volusia County, circa 1878

212456
Date
1878
Collection
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Description
Advertisement from the Orange City Immigration Society for land in Volusia County. The document describes the physical features of the landscape and improvements made to the community. The land for sale was located within 2 miles of "Blue Spring" and near the St. Johns River.
Type
text

Map of Perry, Florida, 1870

335246
Date
1870-04
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Description
Plat of Perry, Florida, hand-drawn by James Hamilton Wentworth at the direction of the Taylor County Board of Commissioners in April 1870. The map shows lot and block numbers, street names, and the names of the owners of many of the lots. Additional information about the dimensions of the lots is pr...
Type
image

Map of "Old Town" in Fernandina

333875
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
A map of "Old Town" in Fernandina with lot numbers. The map is oriented with north.
Type
image

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