Broadside advertising a Florida Normal College at White Springs

212378
Date
1890
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text

Scenes in the Orient at the Florida Chautauqua

212380
Date
1885
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Description
This is a two part advertisement for the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs (Feb. 12-14, 1885 at 8 p.m.). The first sheet (Side A) is the announcement of the entire change of program for the 3 nights. Sides B and C have a more complete description of the new kind of entertainment to be presented...
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text

The Sau-Ah-Brah Bureau of Oriental Entertainment at the Florida Chautauqua

212385
Date
1885
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Selected Documents
Description
This is a two part advertisement for the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs (Feb. 12-14, 1885 at 8 p.m.). The first sheet (Side A) is the announcement of the entire change of program for the 3 nights. Sides B and C have a more complete description of the new kind of entertainment to be presented...
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text

Notice from B.F. Whitner of Tallahassee about a fund for the education of poor and indigent children

212397
Date
1848
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Notice published by B.F. Whitner, Master in Chancery in Leon County, regarding a fund having been set up to provide for the education of poor and indigent children in Tallahassee. Whitner was authorized to make loans from the fund, and the interest was what would pay for the education. Whitner wante...
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text

Announcement for anti-Communist lecture by W. Cleon Skousen

212401
Date
1961
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Description
Mr. Skousen: ''16 years agent with F.B.I., Chief of Police of Salt Lake City, One of America's foremost authorities on the Communist Conspiracy.'' Program to be held at Leon High School Auditorium, Friday, August 4, 8:00 pm sponsored by Operation Information. ''The text being considered for use with...
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text

Flier Promoting a Talk by Marjory Stoneman Douglas on Reading and Writing Books, Miami, 1964

212402
Date
1964-05-21
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Description
Flier promoting a talk by Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Miami on reading and writing books. The event was held at the Surf-Bal-Bay Branch of the Miami Public Library and Surfside Recreation Center, 9301 Collins Avenue. The date of the event was May 21, 1964.
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text

Flier promoting an "educational conference for state office workers

297316
Date
1963
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Description
A flier promoting an "educational conference for state office workers," to be held September 13-14, 1963 in the House Chamber of the State Capitol in Tallahassee. A barbecue was included. Theme: "The Office Worker and Her Education."
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text

Flier for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, 1937

297307
Date
1937
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Description
Flier describing rules and procedures for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, held under the auspices of Rollins College. The contest was founded in 1920 by Irving Bacheller to "stimulate greater interest among the high school students of Florida in the study of Florida history." The...
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text

Flier advertising Library Day in Tallahassee, April 21, 1971

297339
Date
1971
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Description
Flier advertising Library Day in Tallahassee, April 21, 1971. The event would take place in Room 307 of the Capitol Building, with a buffet luncheon for the legislators and a de-briefing with coffee at the State Library.
Type
text

Commencement Exercises of The World's College of Life August 15, 1887

297452
Date
1887-08-15
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Description
Program includes a list of commencement activities.
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text

Mr. Bubbett's Ticket to the College of Life Matriculation, August 9, 1888

297453
Date
1888-08-09
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Mr. Bubbett's Matriculation Ticket for The Commencement of Exercises of the World's College of Life Monday Evening, August 9, 1888
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text

Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute, Gainesville, 1883

298142
Date
1883
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Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the East Florida Seminary, State Normal School and Military Institute at Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida. The institution was established by the Florida Legislature in 1851. The annual session began in September and ended in June, and was divided into 13 week terms. Male app...
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text

Florida is Going Metric! - brochure, ca. 1980

298144
Date
1980
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Selected Documents
Description
Brochure developed by the Florida Department of Education for use by classroom teachers to help students learn how to use the metric system of measurements. In the 1970s and early 1980s the U.S. contemplated a move to the metric system; this was part of Florida's state-level attempts to comply with ...
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text

Recipe for Lisa Casserole, 1963

299293
Date
1963
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Description
Recipe for lisa casserole. The Florida Board of Conservation had been attempting to reform the public image of mullet by renaming it "lisa." The hope was that this would allow the Florida seafood industry to begin canning and marketing the fish to customers nationwide as an alternative to canned tun...
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Recipe for Lisa Guacamole, 1963

299294
Date
1963
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Selected Documents
Description
Recipe for lisa guacamole. The Florida Board of Conservation had been attempting to reform the public image of mullet by renaming it "lisa." The hope was that this would allow the Florida seafood industry to begin canning and marketing the fish to customers nationwide as an alternative to canned tun...
Type
text

Ruth Bryan Owen Brigade student selection ballot, 1931

318840
Date
1931
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Selected Documents
Description
Ballot used by high school students in Florida's 4th Congressional district to select participants for the Second Ruth Bryan Owen Brigade trip to Washington, D.C. in 1931. The delegation included students from each of the 4th District's 18 counties. The tour began February 25, 1931 and ended March 2...
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Ruth Bryan Owen Brigade name tag, 1931

318839
Date
1931
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Selected Documents
Description
Label used by participants in the Second Ruth Bryan Owen Brigade, a group of senior high school students from Florida's 4th Congressional District who visited Washington as guests of Rep. Owen in 1931. The delegation included students from each of the 4th District's 18 counties. The tour began Febru...
Type
text

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