License plate contest entry featuring smiling sun and accomapnying letter

327599
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Trdui Klass of Naples. "The state of Florida to me is truly a sunshine state, truly a friendly state, truly a clean state."
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring designs with palm trees and sun

327607
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by anonymous contestant. Design features sun and palm trees.
Type
image

License plate contest entry with stylized sun.

327608
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by University of North Florida student Brian Miller of Ponte Vedra.
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image

License plate contest entry featuring sun rays.

327612
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by art instructor Marion F. Lenon of Ocala. Design was a finalist in the contest and features setting sun.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring smiling sun and slogan "The Happy Place"

327592
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Pat Bridges of Pensacola. Features smiling sun with slogan "The Happy Place." Accompanying note included, "my family and I have lived in many different places...and Florida is my favorite of all."
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image

License plate contest entry describing "a fairly new resident of Florida's" vision for tag design.

327597
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Connie C. Whitehead of Ormond Beach, "a fairly new resident of Florida having moved from Reston, Va." Proposes "a black background with bright yellow or fold sun and palm tree."
Type
text

License plate contest entries and correspondence regarding the contest

327598
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entries submitted by William B. Kalusmeyer of North Palm Beach. "I moved here from Michigan in May of 1985."
Type
text

Letter from Anne Marie Farence to Director of Florida's Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles concerning the selection of auto tag contest winner.

327601
Date
1985-09-19
Collection
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Description
Letter from Anne Marie Farence to Leonard Mellon requesting that "you continue to use the name of the COUNTY on the new Florida automobile license plates." Also includes cutout of Farence's preferred new tag.
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring Florida man cutting his friend from the belly of a Florida alligator

327603
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Loman O. Parent of Auburndale, Fl, featuring two designs, including one depiction of a Florida man cutting his friend "Fred" from the belly of a gator.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring annotated tag design with several Florida emblems

327604
Date
1985-04-27
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Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Guy Mores of Altamonte Springs, Fl. "Using a 'silent servant' to advertise Florida free of charge..."
Type
image

Prescription from Dr. Sun to visit Clearwater, ca. 1930

318849
Date
1930
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for Clearwater, Florida designed to mimic a doctor's prescription and directed at potential visitors from "any cold wintry climate." The prescription recommends such activities as sunbathing, shuffleboard, swimmining, lawn bowling, roque, motoring, golf, etc. The ad was pasted onto pag...
Type
text

Poem by Don W. Wilkie titled "Fort Myers You Are My Home"

212468
Date
1944
Collection
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Description
A poetical account of the qualities, beauty and potential of Fort Myers, Florida by Don W. Wilkie, Secretary Chamber of Commerce.
Type
text

Special Excursions to Florida

212469
Date
1920
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Description
The greatest opportunity ever offered the homeseeker and investor. Manless land for the landless man. Five years ago no one would have believed it, but come now, and we will show you land that is making $1,000.00 per acre, per annum, in money crops. Land just like it can be bought for $15.00 (Fiftee...
Type
text

"A New American is on the Way" pamphlet

297370
Date
1945
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Description
Pamphlet advising proper diet, exercise, and lifestyle for expecting mothers.
Type
text

Brochure for the Hotel Mason, Jacksonville, ca. 1915

297580
Date
1915
Collection
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Description
Brochure advertising the Hotel Mason, located on the northwest corner of Bay and Julia streets in Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida. The 12-story structure was originally built in 1912 and was destroyed in 1978. The site is now home to the EverBank Center.
Type
text

Shell Point- where your world begins

324375
Date
1971-07-22
Collection
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Description
Brochure providing information on Shell Point, Florida in Wakulla County
Type
text

Quincy Centennial Brochure

326640
Date
1924
Collection
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Description
Brochure celebrating the centennial of Quincy Florida, the shade-grown tobacco capital.
Type
image

Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union Program

297432
Date
1903-04-21
Collection
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Description
Program of events for the Twentieth annual meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Type
text

Advertisement for Florida Shores Subdivision

212475
Date
1963
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for lots in the Florida Shores subdivision near Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach on Florida's Atlantic coast.
Type
text

Reprint of an article titled "Make Big Money Growing Papayas"

212500
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
Broadside advertising the profitability of papaya production in Florida and the health benefits of eating papaya.
Type
text

Facts About the Singing Tower and Sanctuary, Lake Wales, 1936

299288
Date
1936
Collection
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Description
Leaflet describing the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida, as well as the town of Lake Wales and its environs in Polk County. A population table is included.
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

South Florida Farms Company pamphlet promoting Moore Haven, Florida, ca. 1918

318847
Date
1918
Collection
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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

Crescent City, Florida, promotional booklet, 1926

324364
Date
1926
Collection
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Description
Promotional booklet about the climate, culture, outdoors, and investments available in Crescent City.
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

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
Selected Documents
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

Dr. Bohannon's Hospital and Sanitarium, Daytona, 1909 - Pamphlet

324353
Date
1909
Collection
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Description
1909 pamphlet about the facilities and enviroment of Dr. Bohannon's Hospital and Sanitarium in Dayona.
Type
text

Florida Voter ERA pamphlet

325545
Date
1977
Collection
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Description
A July-August 1977 pamphlet explaining the purpose of the Equal Rights Amendment; a message from lobbyist Mary Anne Sherman; the state program 1977-1979; and highlights from the 1977 convention. Members listed include Fran Boudolf, Ruth Ann Bramson, Arnetta Brown, Roxanna Dear, Deannie Picciotti, Ju...
Type
text

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