License plate contest entry featuring child's rendition of an orange

327581
Date
1985
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License plate contest entry from 13-year-old Kim Frimowitz of Pembroke Pines, Fl, featuring smiling orange.
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"Guavas Are Good for You" pamphlet

297380
Date
1945
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Pamphlet promoting the nutritional value of guavas.
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text

Flier encouraging settlement in Florida

212470
Date
1937
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This flier suggests that the next war will bring significant destruction to society, and that readers should move to Florida to avoid being cut off from a stable food supply. "When northern crops fail and transportation systems break down, when northern fields are bronze and trees bear [sic], will y...
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text

Advertisement by Dr. G.R. Clements for land for avocado and mango production near Sebring

212503
Date
1922
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G.R. Clements promotes lands for sale in South Florida for farming tropical fruits (papayas, avocados, pineapples, mangos, oranges, limes, coconuts) for healthy living and economic profit.
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text

Flier for the 1996 World's Best Short Story Contest sponsored by the FSU Department of English

297351
Date
1996
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A flier calling for entries to the 1996 World's Best Short Short Story Contest, sponsored by the Florida State University Department of English. The flier explains the rules and other pertinent details about the contest, and lists winners from previous years.
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text

Advertisement for the Delmonico Hotel, Miami Beach

212609
Date
1961
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text

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

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

Broadside advertising land for sale near Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River

212409
Date
1870
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text

Colonial Inn Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212603
Date
1964
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text

Flier encouraging investment in lime production in South Florida

212508
Date
1938
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Flier encouraging people to invest in lime production in South Florida.
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text

How to Start a Grove

322477
Date
1916-04
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Pamphlet outlining how to start a grove using Ideal Fertilizer brand
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text

Advertisement for the Dunes Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212589
Date
1961
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text

Seeing Jacksonville - Busch Auto Tours - pamphlet, 1913

318846
Date
1913
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Pamphlet advertising sightseeing trips in the Jacksonville area and Havana, Cuba by Busch's Auto Tours. Busch's Auto Tours was established in 1903. The pamphlet includes an insert with a small street map of Jacksonville. A list of the major stops on each of the tours is included.
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text

Advertisement for Orange County, 1924

318842
Date
1924
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Advertisement for Orange County, outlining the various agricultural products of the county, including bananas, grapes, ferns, dairy products, and poultry. Published on page 23 of The Florida Times-Union's "Florida Roads and Resorts," 1924 edition.
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text

Prospectus of St. Vincent's Island Club

297308
Date
1892
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A prospectus from William A. White & Sons of New York for a club on St. Vincent Island off the coast of Franklin County. The company envisioned a small hotel, cottages, a small orange grove, and steamboat transportation to and from the island. At the end of 20 years, the property on the island would...
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text

Pamphlet advertising Jacksonville and the Florida Union

212421
Date
1867-07-01
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Advertisement describing the services of the Florida Land Agency, including a list of lands available for sale.
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text

Pamphlet by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce promoting Lake County

297290
Date
1932
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Type
text

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
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Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
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text

Florida Orange Grove Company, Limited letterhead

212476
Date
1883
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Type
text

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

326740
Date
1892
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Type
text

Orange City Immigration Society's advertisement for land in Volusia County, circa 1878

212456
Date
1878
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Description
Advertisement from the Orange City Immigration Society for land in Volusia County. The document describes the physical features of the landscape and improvements made to the community. The land for sale was located within 2 miles of "Blue Spring" and near the St. Johns River.
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text

Pamphlet - A Winter in Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888

297561
Date
1888
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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

Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

212477
Date
1855
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Flier announcing a change of proprietorship for the stagecoach line between Pilatka (Palatka) and Tampa, dated July 1855. The line passed through Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard, Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Fort Taylor en route. At Palatka, the line connected with steamships he...
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text

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

298143
Date
1883
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Description
Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetabl...
Type
text

Recipe for Cranberry Bread

298132
Date
1975
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Recipe for cranberry bread written by Julie Wenger of Fort Myers, Florida. The recipe was found in the papers of Hedwig Michel, a leader of the Koreshan Unity in Estero, Florida. The recipe appears to date to around 1975, when Michel was in the process of compiling a cookbook.
Type
text

Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

318831
Date
1910
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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 ...
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text

Orlando Twins Baseball Advertisement Brochure for 1968 Season

326739
Date
1968
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Description
A brochure promoting the Orlando Twins Minor League baseball club to prospective fans and season ticket holders for the 1968 season. The brochure includes ticket prices, an order form, and a schedule of home games.
Type
text

Advertisement for Hibernia, Fleming's Island, Florida

212533
Date
1885
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Description
An attractive old-fashioned southern home, surrounded by oak and orange groves delightfully situated on the beautiful St. Johns River, twenty-three miles South of Jacksonville.''
Type
text

Advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad, 1887

298147
Date
1887
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Description
Print advertisement for the Tavares, Orlando and Atlantic Railroad. The ad notes that the line had been laid with 60-pound steel rail. Contains information about the routes for the trains using this railroad and various connections. The railroad superintendent was based in Orlando. Printed on page 3...
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text

License plate contest entry featuring orange blossom and mocking bird

327594
Date
1985
Collection
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Description
License plate competition entry submitted by Brian Nielson. Features drawing of orange blossom and mocking bird.
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image

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