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 Governor Thomas Brown to B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, 1853

336073
Date
1853-03-09
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Description
Reply letter from Florida Governor Thomas Brown to B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, a group of students at the University of Virginia, telling them he "admires" their willingness to come help expel Billy Bowlegs and the Seminoles from Florida, but as governor he has not authority to or...
Type
text

Land Grant from the Upper Creeks, Lower Creeks and Seminoles to Thomas Brown, 1783

339316
Date
1783-03-01
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Description
On March 1, 1783, several "Kings and Warriors" representing Upper Creek, Lower Creek and Seminole towns affixed their names and family marks to a document granting British Indian Agent Thomas Brown substantial territory west of St. Augustine, Florida. The Indian delegation honored their "father and ...
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text

Letter from B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby to Governor Thomas Brown, 1853

336074
Date
1853-02-25
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Description
Letter from B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, a group of students at the University of Virginia, to Florida Governor Thomas Brown expressing their interest in coming to Florida to volunteer for military service against the Seminoles.
Type
text

Diary Entry of Daniel H. Wiggins, 1838

333852
Date
1838-11-05
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Description
An entry from Daniel H. Wiggins' diary dated November 5, 1838, with comments on farming, soil conditions, economic opportunities in the Florida territory and his fear of the Seminoles. He also discusses the visit of a group of soldiers to Thomas Randall's plantation south of Monticello, Florida.
Type
text

Miami's Musa Isle Seminole Indian Village - brochure

324352
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
1950s brochure for Miami's Musa Islae Seminole Indian Village tourist attraction featuring Seminole arts and crafts and alligator wrestling.
Type
text

Matchbook from Tropical Hobbyland in Miami, ca. 1950

336120
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Matchbook adversiting the attractions at Tropical Hobbyland located at N.W. 27th Avenue in Miami. Stickers were applied to the back of the matchbook advertising the Saxony Hotel and Silver Dollar Jake in Miami Beach.
Type
physical object

See Silver Springs: Nature's Underwater Fairyland Brochure, ca. 1950

331875
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Brochure encouraging Florida tourists to visit Silver Springs before leaving the state. Maps of portions of the United States and Florida are included so tourists could visit the attraction by car.
Type
text

Letter from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper to Colonel James Munroe, 1856

336083
Date
1856-01-07
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Description
Letter from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper to Colonel John Munroe, commander of U.S. troops in South Florida, outlining the terms by which volunteer companies should be mustered into Federal service.
Type
text

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

333792
Date
1845
Collection
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Description
This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbe...
Type
text

Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

339352
Date
1947
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Description
Brochure advertising 31 attractions across Florida. The inside of the brochure has a map of Florida with arrows indicating where these attractions are located and a brief description of each place. The back of the brochure has a checklist of the attractions and a space for tourists to record the dat...
Type
text

Fort Marion and Fort Matanzas National Monuments Booklet, 1942

333879
Date
1942
Collection
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Description
Booklet about the history of Fort Marion and Fort Matanzas in St. Augustine, Florida. Also included are photographs and a location map of the forts.
Type
text

Program of Recitals at the Singing Tower, 1936-37

299289
Date
1936
Collection
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Description
Program describing upcoming carillon recitals at the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida. Anton Brees was the carilloneur. The program lists the tunes to be played, along with their creators. A map is included on the back page. The program was published by the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce.
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

Colonial Inn Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212603
Date
1964
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in vario...
Type
text

"Cedar Key Guide" brochure

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

Perpetual Christmas by Juanita S. Tucker, 1934

330148
Date
1934
Collection
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Description
This booklet includes the history of Christmas, Florida, and information about the post office in the town. Christmas was established in 1837 as Fort Christmas. When the post office was established in 1892, the town's name was changed to Christmas.
Type
text

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

326740
Date
1892
Collection
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Type
text

St. Francis Inn brochure

297410
Date
1980
Collection
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Description
Brochure promoting the history and accommodations of the St. Francis Inn.
Type
text

Wakulla County- Florida's last uncrowded playground Brochure

324388
Collection
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Description
Brochure on information about Wakulla County
Type
text

Poem "Our Beautiful Historic Florida" by R.R. Riley, principal of Zephyrhills High School

212377
Date
1923
Collection
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Description
Poem about Florida written to honor National Education Week (1923).
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

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
Collection
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Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

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

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

WFSU Florida State University Broadcasting Program Television Schedule, September 1966

326653
Date
1966-09
Collection
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Description
"Profiles," September 1966 television and radio program schedule for Florida State University Broadcasting, promoting "Miss Nancy's Store" on the back cover.
Type
image

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

Program of the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of the State of Florida, January 3, 1961

297451
Date
1961-01-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of The State of Florida and the Members of the Cabinet. January 3, 1961
Type
text

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