Letter, Harmon W. Shields to R.V. Turner regarding canned lisa - May 26, 1965

299297
Date
1965-05-26
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Selected Documents
Description
This letter was written by Harmon W. Shields, Director of marketing for the Florida Board of Conservation to R.V. Turner at the Florida State Prison at Raiford. The Florida Board of Conservation had been attempting to reform the public image of mullet by renaming it "lisa." The hope was that this wo...
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Letter, Harmon W. Shields to Earl Watkins regarding oyster canning - June 3, 1965

299296
Date
1965-06-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Written by Harmon W. Shields, Director of marketing for the Florida Board of Conservation to Earl Watkins, city manager of Eau Gallie, Florida in Brevard County. Shields refers to the efforts of a man named Clyde Kitchell to establish an oyster cannery in Eau Gallie, and asks Watkins to do what he c...
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Letter, Harmon W. Shields to Lou Cohen regarding fish smokers - December 10, 1965

299300
Date
1965-12-10
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Written by Harmon W. Shields, Director of Marketing for the Florida Board of Conservation to Lou Cohen of Food Fair Stores, a supermarket chain. Shields informs Cohen that the Florida Legislature had just authorized a marketing division for the Florida Board of Conservation, and that the division ha...
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Draft script for radio spot promoting seafood recipe book, 1965

299295
Date
1965
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Selected Documents
Description
Draft script for a 30-second radio advertisement for free seafood recipe books published by the Florida Board of Conservation. The Board distributed this and other spots of varying lengths to radio stations across the state to promote its new seafood recipe book, designed to promote the consumption ...
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text

1986 Florida Seafood Festival Brochure

297425
Date
1986-10-31
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising the 11986 Florida Seafood Festival with a schedule of events.
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Florida Food Products Promotion Project Proclamation, 1968

333842
Date
1968-04-05
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Selected Documents
Description
News release announcing the Florida Food Products Promotion from April 1 through May 15, 1968, designated by Governor Claude Kirk. The promotion was to encourage the use of Florida citrus, seafood, dairy, egg and agricultural products.
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text

Recipe for Lisa Casserole, 1963

299293
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Recipe for lisa casserole. The Florida Board of Conservation had been attempting to reform the public image of mullet by renaming it "lisa." The hope was that this would allow the Florida seafood industry to begin canning and marketing the fish to customers nationwide as an alternative to canned tun...
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text

Recipe for Lisa Guacamole, 1963

299294
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Recipe for lisa guacamole. The Florida Board of Conservation had been attempting to reform the public image of mullet by renaming it "lisa." The hope was that this would allow the Florida seafood industry to begin canning and marketing the fish to customers nationwide as an alternative to canned tun...
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text

Territorial Governor William Pope Duval's Message to Legislative Council, 1826

333814
Date
1826
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A message from Territorial Governor William Pope Duval to the Legislative Council describing what he hopes they will accomplish. The document was incorrectly annotated on the outer cover as having been written in 1822. The speech was read before the Territorial Council on December 12, 1826 by acting...
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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
Collection
Selected Documents
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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"Cedar Key Guide" brochure

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

Farming Under Water: A Permanent Income from Oyster Royalties, 1933

331498
Date
1933
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Information about purchasing oyster seeds from the Cultivated Oyster Farms Corporation to be planted in Apalachicola. There is also information about the corporation's new process and secret formula for powdered, cube and tablet forms of oysters, clams and other seafoods. Powdered products didn't re...
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Souvenir Folder for Dedication of Gorrie Bridge November 11, 1935

297478
Date
1935-11-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Souvenir Folder Dedication to the Gorrie Bridge Opening November 11, 1935. A scrapbook of Florida photo of attractions from Pensacola to Tallahassee.
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History of Olympia - Picture City - booklet

297497
Date
1926-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
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text

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