Re-Creating in Lakeland and Polk County, Florida, 1925

336128
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County more broadly as a prime destination for tourism and recreation. Includes information about fishing, potential automobile excursions, sports and other activities.
Type
text

Lakeland, Florida: Florida's Most Picturesque City

336130
Date
1956
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County more broadly as a prime destination for tourism and recreation. Includes information about fishing, potential automobile excursions, sports and other activities.
Type
text

Lakeland, Florida: Opportunity's Year Round Playground, 1925

336131
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Lakeland in Polk County as a year-round destination for recreation and industrial opportunities. The brochure discusses educational facilities, recreational activities, golfing, hunting and hotels.
Type
text

Winter Haven Florida, ca. 1945

336141
Date
1945
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Winter Haven and Polk County to potential visitors. The brochure includes photographs of the local airport, recreational facilities, waterways, and the local high school.
Type
text

Lakeland Florida: Florida's Most Picturesque City, ca. 1936

336136
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet advertising Lakeland and Polk County to potential visitors. It describes recreational activities, accommodations, and civic organizations in town, and emphasizes Lakeland's favorable climate. The booklet may have been directed at members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of...
Type
text

Lake Wales in Florida's Scenic Highlands Invites You, ca. 1950

336137
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Lake Wales and Polk County to potential visitors. Featured photographs include tourist attractions like the Black Hills passion Play, Spook Hill, Cypress Gardens, and the Bok Singing Tower. The brochure includes a chart showing the distance between Lake Wales and major cities in...
Type
text

The Mystery of Spook Hill - Lake Wales, Florida, 1954

335510
Date
1954
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet describing Spook Hill, a tourist attraction in Lake Wales in Polk County, Florida, including legendary origins of the phenomenon and comments from previous visitors. The leaflet was sponsored by Barney's, a Lake Wales restaurant.
Type
text

The Mystery of Spook Hill, 1956

335511
Date
1956
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet describing Spook Hill, a tourist attraction in Lake Wales in Polk County, Florida, including legendary origins of the phenomenon and comments from previous visitors. The leaflet was sponsored by Barney's, a Lake Wales restaurant.
Type
text

Lakeland Tourist Club - Program of Activities and Privileges of Members, ca. 1961

336129
Date
1961
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet describing the activities and membership regulations of the Lakeland Tourist Club, an organization offering recreational activities to visitors.
Type
text

Welcome to Shell Point Beach

324383
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Route from Tallahassee to Shell Point and what Shell Point has to offer for attractions
Type
text

Rainbow Springs, "Amazing Underwater Wonderland" Brochure, 1950s

333868
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Promotional brochure for Rainbow Springs in Marion County, Florida, that includes what there is to do at the spring, visitor testimonials and directions to the spring.
Type
text

Hotel Thelma - Lakeland Florida, ca. 1950

336135
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising the Hotel Thelma and Lakeland, Florida, with descriptions of activities available from the lakeland Tourist Club and the Lakeland Yacht and Country Club, as well as the Cleveland Heights Golf Course.
Type
text

Lake Wales Florida: The City of the Carillon, ca. 1940

336140
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Lake Wales and Polk County to potential visitors. The publication includes images of Cypress Gardens, the Bok Singing Tower and other local attractions.
Type
text

Mayor's Key to Orlando, ca. 1935

333866
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The mayor's key to Orlando with a low relief depiction of the city's skyline and an airplane flying overhead.
Type
physical object

Ribbon for 7th Annual All American Air Races, 1935

333865
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A ribbon from the 7th annual Miami All American Air Races from January 10-12, 1935
Type
physical object

Official Host Greater Orlando Aeronautics Association Ribbon, ca. 1935

333867
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Ribbon for the official host of the Greater Orlando Aeronautics Association
Type
physical object

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

329321
Date
1892
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Tampa's Annual "Reception" for Private Pilots and Their Guests Program, 1935

333864
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for Tampa's annual "reception" for private pilots and their guests on January 19 and 20, 1935.
Type
text

Brooksville, Florida: Home of the Tangerine, Brochure, ca. 1960s

333881
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Brooksville, Florida, and Hernando County as a friendly place. The brochure contains statistics about Hernando County; the industries of the county; and local attractions.
Type
text

Okeechobee County, Florida: On Famous Lake Okeechobee, Brochure, ca. 1949

333882
Date
1949
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Okeechobee County, Florida, as a place with opportunities and excellent transportation.
Type
text

Orlando's 2nd Annual "Air-Party" Program, 1935

333862
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for Orlando's 2nd Annual "Air-Party" from January 5-8, 1935.
Type
text

Orlando's 2nd Annual "Air-Party" Schedule of Events, 1935

333863
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Schedule of events for Orlando's 2nd Annual "Air-Party" from January 5-8, 1935. The back of the schedule has a map of the St. Johns Valley Air-Hiway.
Type
text

Black Hills Passion Play - Florida Season, 1962

336139
Date
1962
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising the Black Hills Passion Play, a live performance depicting the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The brochure describes the play and explains the procedures for ordering tickets to the show. The publication also includes information about Josef Meier, the lead actor ...
Type
text

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

318849
Date
1930
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Brochure for Brooksville, Florida, 1950s

333880
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising Brooksville, Florida, and Hernando County as a great place to live. The brochure describes the public school system, the local hospital, agricultural production, the highway and railway systems and the labor market. There is also information about what there is to do in and arou...
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

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

Second Annual Florida Air Cruise Itinerary, 1935

333861
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An itinerary for the Florida Air Cruise from January 9-23, 1935. The cruise was sponsored by the Florida Department of Aviation and invited private fliers and their guests to fly from Orlando-Lakeland to Ocala with stops along at different landing fields. Fliers were to receive special rates at each...
Type
text

Wakulla Springs hotel

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

See beautiful Wakulla Springs near Tallahassee, Florida

324377
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure providing information about Wakulla Springs in Wakulla County and a map of the location in Florida
Type
text

The strange story of "Henry" the vaulting fish

324385
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Pamphlet on the story of Henry the vaulting fish as seen through the glass bottom boats at Wakulla Springs
Type
text

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