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

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

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

Stephen Foster Memorial Brochure, 1959

339302
Date
1959
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure providing information about the attractions, amenities, hours of operation and rates at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida.
Type
text

Stephen Foster Memorial Brochure, ca. 1970

339298
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure describing the many activities and attractions at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Spings, Florida, such as Nelly Bly's Kitchen, Conestoga wagon tours and the Foster Museum.
Type
text

The Colonial Hotel, White Springs, Florida, Brochure, ca. 1950

339301
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure advertising the Colonial Hotel and the White Sulphur Springs in White Springs, Florida. The brochure includes descriptions of hotel amenities, local attractions and a breakdown of the various minerals in the springs as well as descriptions of the historical use of Florida springs in heali...
Type
text

Hamilton County, Florida, Brochure, 1964

339300
Date
1964
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure advertising Hamilton County to potential visitors and businesses. This brochure contains information about the history of Hamilton County as well as industry statistics, places to live and recreational actvities.
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

Welcome to Hamilton County: Jasper, Jennings and White Springs Brochure, ca. 1970

339303
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure advertising Hamilton County to potential visitors and residents. This brochure includes information about real estate, education and health facilities, local attractions, recreational activites, public utilities and economic data. There are also maps of Hamilton County and the cities of J...
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

Map of Saint Augustine Showing Points of Interest, ca. 1940

339084
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Two-sided tourist map produced by the St. Augustine Chamber of Commerce. One side features a street map of St. Augustine with major buildings, landmarks and attractions indicated and described. The reverse shows a map of greater St. Johns County, illustrated with the commodities produced in various ...
Type
image

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

Florida's Finest Attractions Brochure, ca. 1947

339352
Date
1947
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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

Florida Folk Arts and Industries Demonstrations Brochure, 1984

339299
Date
1984
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure promotiong Florida folk arts and industries demonstrations held from February 23 to November 18, 1984, at the Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center. The brochure provides additional information about each demonstration and information about other upcoming events. Demonstrations include...
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 such as 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 ...
Type
text

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