Ocklawaha River Daylight Excursions - Advertisement, 1899

324355
Date
1899-03-25
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Description
Advertisement for a new departure from Palatka to Silver Springs along the Ocklawaha River on the Steamboat Fearless in 1899.
Type
text

Advertisment for the St. Johns River Boat Yard in Jacksonville, 1878

297552
Date
1878
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Description
Advertisement for the St. John's River Boat Yard adjoining the Jacksonville Yacht Club House at the foot of Market Street. The company rented sailboats and rowboats by the hour. The ad was particularly directed at tourists and sportsmen. Printed on page 78 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flo...
Type
text

Flier advertising Wakulla County's first annual Sun & Fun Time on the Ochlocknee River

297305
Date
1971
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Description
Flier advertising the first annual Sun & Fun Time event, sponsored by the Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce. It was held May 29-30, likely 1971. Events included a water ski show, boat races, a fish fry, and a concert. The document refers to Wakulla County as "Florida's last uncrowded playground."
Type
text

Advertisement for Hibernia, Fleming's Island, Florida

212533
Date
1885
Collection
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Description
An attractive old-fashioned southern home, surrounded by oak and orange groves delightfully situated on the beautiful St. Johns River, twenty-three miles South of Jacksonville.''
Type
text

The Wakulla River TNT Hideaway, Inc. Canoe Trips

324381
Collection
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Description
The Wakulla River Canoe Trips by TNT Hideaway Inc. brochure providing information on the canoe trips and the location on a map, admission prices, and hours of operation
Type
text

Grand Illumination at Night handbill

297411
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Handbill advertising steamer tours down the Ocklawaha River by torchlight.
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

Miami "Jungle Cruise" on Yacht "Seminole Queen" to Musa Isle Seminole Indian Village - brochure

326732
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Brochure for the A.G.H. Lines "Jungle Cruise" on the yacht "Seminole Queen" to the Seminole Indian Village at Musa Isle.
Type
text

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

333826
Date
1887-11-14
Collection
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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

Trip up the Ocklawaha on the Hart Liner "Okeehumkee" pamphlet

297412
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Promotional pamphlet for Okeehumkee Steamer trip.
Type
text

Program for 1951 Harbor Day celebration in Apalachicola

297309
Date
1951
Collection
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Description
A flier and program of events inviting the public to attend the 4th annual Harbor Day celebration in Apalachicola. The celebration was sponsored by the City Commission, the Harbor Advisory Board, and the local Chamber of Commerce. Events included the dedication of the John Gorrie Bridge, a free seaf...
Type
text

Dedication of St. Johns Lock Program, 1968

297492
Date
1968-12-14
Collection
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Description
Program for the dedication of the St. Johns Lock on the Ocklawaha River, part of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The ceremony was held December 14, 1968. features included addresses from state and local officials, as well as Congressional representatives. The program also provides statistics about th...
Type
text

Wakulla Springs hotel

324387
Collection
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Description
Flier providing information on Wakulla Springs hotel rates and amenities
Type
text

Pensacola Lumber Company bankruptcy auction notice

212440
Date
1875
Collection
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Type
text

See Florida's Silver Springs from Paradise Park for Colored People, Brochure, ca. 1949

333821
Date
1949
Collection
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Description
Brochure advertising Paradise Park, a segregated recreation area at Silver Springs. The brochure lists attractions available to visitors and tells the legend of the bridal chamber underwater at the spring.
Type
text

Flier for Weekiwachee Spring: Spring of the Mermaids

326643
Date
1947
Collection
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Description
Early flier for Weeki Wachee Springs.
Type
image

Saint Augustine Map, 1589

339332
Date
1589
Collection
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Description
The oldest item in the State Archives of Florida, this engraved, hand-colored map or view-plan by Baptista Boazio depicts Sir Francis Drake's attack on Saint Augustine on May 28 and 29, 1586. Boazio, an Italian who worked in London from about 1585 to 1603, made maps to illustrate accounts of English...
Type
still image

Rules and Regulations of the Board Of Health of the County of Franklin and City and Port of Apalachicola, Florida.

212296
Date
1891
Collection
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Description
List of rules and regulations adopted by the Board of Health of Franklin County and the City of Apalachicola.
Type
text

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

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

1986 Florida Seafood Festival Brochure

297425
Date
1986-10-31
Collection
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Description
Brochure advertising the 11986 Florida Seafood Festival with a schedule of events.
Type
text

Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890

297567
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Booklet describing the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs in Clay County, Florida. Daily room rates, accommodations, optional excursions, activities, bathing facilities, and the character of the region and climate are discussed. The environment and the mineral-infused waters of the springs are re...
Type
text

Wakulla County: Historical, Progressive, Friendly, Beautiful

324384
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet with timeline of Wakulla County's development, pertinent information, and Wakulla Springs information
Type
text

Scenes in the Orient at the Florida Chautauqua

212380
Date
1885
Collection
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Description
This is a two part advertisement for the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs (Feb. 12-14, 1885 at 8 p.m.). The first sheet (Side A) is the announcement of the entire change of program for the 3 nights. Sides B and C have a more complete description of the new kind of entertainment to be presented...
Type
text

Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Fla., circa 1920s

298129
Date
1920
Collection
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Description
Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Florida just outside Daytona in Volusia County. The leaflet includes a detailed description of the hotel's amenities and services, including automobile and horse rentals, excursions on the Tomoka River, hot and cold baths, etc. Makes refere...
Type
text

Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

324359
Date
1884
Collection
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Description
Circular advertisement with city grid map for C. H. & S. B. Wright Real Estate Agents selling lots in DeLand, Florida, 1884.
Type
text

Casa Ybel promotional brochure

297416
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Promotional brochure on Casa Ybel vacation cottages.
Type
text

In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

329321
Date
1892
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet promoting Dead Lakes as a tourist attraction. Tourists could ride a steamer along the Chattahoochee River and stop at various towns along the way. The final destination was a two-week stay at the Lake View Hotel in Iola, Florida.
Type
text

Miami "Cape Florida" Cruise on Yacht "Dixie" - brochure

326733
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Brochure for the A.G.H. Lines "Cape Florida" cruise on the yacht "Dixie" circling the Keys and Bay of Biscayne.
Type
text

Souvenir Folder for Dedication of Gorrie Bridge November 11, 1935

297478
Date
1935-11-11
Collection
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Description
Souvenir Folder Dedication to the Gorrie Bridge Opening November 11, 1935. A scrapbook of Florida photo of attractions from Pensacola to Tallahassee.
Type
text

Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail brochure, 1941

327570
Date
1941
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure with the route and a map of the second annual Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail. Listed are significant points of interest in and around Tallahassee.
Type
text

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