Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"

339351
Date
1888
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Description
A photographic travel book illustrating the trip taken by members of the General Passenger Agents Association and their wives from March 17-19, 1888, on a "Special Train to Florida." The photographs are accompanied by quotations from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton; "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Lo...
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still image

Atlantic Coast Line Vestibuled Train to Florida, 1887

324354
Date
1887
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Description
Pamphlet for the luxury vestibuled train cars to begin on the Atlantic Coast Line in 1888. Includes illustrations of the interiors of several cars. Pamphlet has a cropped corner, but loses no information.
Type
text

Advertisement for the St. Johns Railroad, 1878

297553
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for the St. John's Railroad, which provided connections from Tocoi on the St. Johns River to St. Augustine. The train left Tocoi and St. Augustine four times daily during the "traveling season," and the fare was $2.00 each way. Printed on page 104 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the ...
Type
text

Railroad Rates for the Annual Meeting of Good Samaritans, 1897

336101
Date
1897
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Description
A circular letter instructing attendees of the annual meeting of Good Samaritans how to reach Key West for the June 16-18, 1897 meeting. Passengers could reach Key West from Tampa via steamship. Travel prices for are also included.
Type
text

Broadside advertising the opening of the Continental Hotel in Pensacola, 1875

212534
Date
1875
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It is with pleasure that we announce to the traveling public that Pensacola now boasts of her long needed First Class Hotel''
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text

Turn-by-turn Directions from Bartow to Haines City, 1924

318841
Date
1924
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Description
Turn by turn directions for driving from Bartow to Haines City in Polk County, Florida. State and U.S. highways were not yet marked at this time, hence the need for detailed instructions to motorists traveling along public roadways. Published on page 54 of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads an...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

298139
Date
1883
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Description
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," which connected a number of railroads coming from the north and west with Jacksonville. The ad also mentions connections with the South Florida Railroad. Printed on an unnumbered page following page 6 of Charles Henry...
Type
text

Letter from Hubbard L. Hart to J. H. Smith, 1885

333827
Date
1885-12-29
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Description
Letter from Hubbard L. Hart of Hart Line Steamers to J. H. Smith discussing the operation of his steamboat line and the possible sale of one or more boats, competition from the railroads, and who he will employ as an engineer.
Type
text

Tom Gaskins Cypress Kneeland - brochure, 1950s

324356
Date
1955
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Description
Brochure for Tom Gaskins's Cypress Kneeland (later Cypress Knee Museum) in Palmdale, Florida.
Type
text

Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Co. to Hubbard L. Hart, 1887

333826
Date
1887-11-14
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Description
Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Company of Baltimore, Maryland, to Colonel Hubbard L. Hart requesting Hart provide steamboat rates for an excursion party of 5 to 15 who would travel from Palatka, Florida, along the Ocklawaha River to Silver Springs and return. Hart operated a steamship line alo...
Type
text

Revised Descriptive Circular of Deland Florida

212460
Date
1884
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Type
text

Advertisement for land offered by the St. Andrews Bay Railroad & Land Company

212445
Date
1886
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Description
Description of land of St. Andrew's Bay and surrounding county. Terms. Company address: 227 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Type
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.
Type
text

Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892

326740
Date
1892
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Type
text

Wakulla County- Florida's last uncrowded playground Brochure

324388
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Description
Brochure on information about Wakulla County
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.
Type
text

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

318835
Date
1944
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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...
Type
text

Hollywood Vacation Advertisement - brochure

326735
Date
1926
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Description
A 1920s advertisement brochure for the seaside vacation town of Hollywood publicizing its attractions and booming growth.
Type
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.
Type
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

History of Olympia - Picture City - booklet

297497
Date
1926-01-01
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Description
Booklet advertising the planned community of Olympia or Picture City in Martin County on Florida's Atlantic coast. The booklet describes the planned community, provides maps, and outlines the benefits of settling in the area. Olympia - Picture City was to be located on the Dixie Highway and the Flor...
Type
text

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
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Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

Advertisement for Packer of Florida advertising agency, with Florida map

297295
Date
1940
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Description
An advertisement for the Packer of Florida advertising agency, encouraging potential customers to take advantage of the increase in automobile tourism in the state
Type
text

Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

318831
Date
1910
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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 ...
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

331447
Date
1933-01
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Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Type
text

Pamphlet - A Winter in Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888

297561
Date
1888
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Description
Pamphlet advertising Fort George Island, located in Duval County near the mouth of the St. Johns River. The pamphlet was published by the Fort George Island Company, and includes a map of proposed developments, engravings of the island, climate information, and testimonials from visitors.
Type
text

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