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.
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text

Advertisement for the Putnam House in Palatka, 1878

297557
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for the Putnam House on the St. Johns River in Palatka. The establishment was open from December to May. The ad contains a brief description of Palatka and how it could be reached by steamer and railroad. Printed on page 117 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charle...
Type
text

Grand Illumination at Night handbill

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

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

297567
Date
1890
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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

Consolidation - Season of 1895-96 handbill

297414
Date
1895-12-02
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Description
Handbill for steamer trips in the 1895-96 season.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Steamer Marion based in Palatka, 1878

297554
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for the Steamer "Marion," captained by H.A. Gray and operated from Palatka to Silver Springs via the St. Johns and Oklawaha rivers. The steamer left Rogero's Wharf every Monday and Thursday. M.H. Rogero was the agent for the line at Palatka. Printed on page 118 of H.D. Bicaise, A...
Type
text

Hart Line letterhead

297413
Date
1890
Collection
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Description
Letterhead for Hart Line Steamers.
Type
text

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

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

Advertisement for Hibernia, Fleming's Island, Florida

212533
Date
1885
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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.''
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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

Advertisement for the Steamer Tuskawilla, 1878

297551
Date
1878
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for passage aboard the Steamer Tuskawilla on the Oklawaha and St. Johns rivers from Jacksonville to Palatka, Silver Springs, Leesburg, and Okeehumkee. Printed on page 79 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
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...
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text

Pensacola Lumber Company bankruptcy auction notice

212440
Date
1875
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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

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

298143
Date
1883
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetabl...
Type
text

Revised Descriptive Circular of Deland Florida

212460
Date
1884
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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

326740
Date
1892
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Type
text

"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1865

339293
Date
1865
Collection
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Description
Sylvanus M. Hankins' recollections of his experiences as an enlisted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War in Florida. Hankins was a private in Company D of the 1st Florida Reserve Regiment for the Confederacy which was one of the units that fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge in Marc...
Type
text

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

298139
Date
1883
Collection
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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

Pamphlet advertising Jacksonville and the Florida Union

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

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

297561
Date
1888
Collection
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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

Reprint of a promotional news piece on DeLeon Springs in Volusia County, 1889

297294
Date
1889
Collection
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Description
A reprint of a full-page promotional news piece by the DeLeon Springs Company advertising the history and business opportunities of DeLeon Springs in Volusia County.
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

History of Olympia - Picture City - booklet

297497
Date
1926-01-01
Collection
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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

The Florida Auto Annual, 1905

326729
Date
1905
Collection
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Description
Guidebook for the Ormond-Daytona Beach Meet published in 1905.
Type
text

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
Collection
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Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
Type
text

Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

318831
Date
1910
Collection
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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

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