Leaflet with air raid instructions, and encouraging citizens to join civil defense units, circa 1950s

212348
Date
1954
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Description
Side one: Join your local unit of civil defense. ''Your local Civil Air Patrol Unit dropped this message to you. It could have been a fleet of enemy bombers.''
Type
text

Leaflet dropped by the "Spirit of St. Louis" by Charles Lindbergh

212353
Date
1927
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union White Ribbon Card

297435
Date
1980
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Description
Leaflet and ribbon advocating Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union's campaign to promote total abstinence from drinking alcohol.
Type
text

Cross Florida Barge Canal - leaflet

297493
Date
1969-01-01
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Description
Leaflet describing the Cross Florida Barge Canal, likely published by the Canal Authority of Florida around 1969. The leaflet lists the Authority members.
Type
text

The Florida Ship Canal Scandal (1941) - leaflet

297495
Date
1941-08-20
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Description
Leaflet published by C. Lyman Spencer arguing against the Florida Ship Canal, which was at that time under consideration. Using maps and statistics, Spencer points out that a small number of canal proponents have been ramming through the measure without adequately addressing the potential risks for ...
Type
text

Florida Water Conservation League leaflet on the Proposed Ship Canal, 1941

297496
Date
1941-01-01
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Description
This leaflet was published around 1941 by the Florida Water Conservation League of Bradenton. The leaflet explains how salt water can intrude into Florida's underground aquifer, especially if the structure was disturbed by the proposed canal.
Type
text

Leaflet advertising the Egmont Hotel at Fernandina, 1884

297593
Date
1884
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Description
Leaflet advertising the Egmont Hotel in Fernandina, Florida on Amelia Island. The leflet describes the hotel's accommodations and the activities available for entertainment in the surrounding area. A description of travel options is also provided. The leaflet notes that Fernandina was "entirely free...
Type
text

Leaflet encouraging Leon County citizens to grow food at home, ca. 1940s

297595
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
Leaflet published by the Food and Agricultural Committee of the Leon County Defense Council during World War II. The leaflet encouraged farm families to conserve food supplies by growing more food at home, and lists suggested quantities. The language of the document includes an appeal to the patriot...
Type
text

Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Fla., circa 1920s

298129
Date
1920
Collection
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Description
Leaflet advertising the Hotel Princess Issena in Seabreeze, Florida just outside Daytona in Volusia County. The leaflet includes a detailed description of the hotel's amenities and services, including automobile and horse rentals, excursions on the Tomoka River, hot and cold baths, etc. Makes refere...
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

Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917

318850
Date
1917
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Description
Leaflet advertising muck farmland in the vicinity of Lake Weir and Weirsdale in Marion County, Florida. The leaflet was published by the Puritan Land Company of Tampa, which according to the records of the Florida Department of State was incorporated in 1917. The leaflet uses statistics and illustra...
Type
text

The Church, Religion, and the Equal Rights Amendment

325543
Date
1973
Collection
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Description
A leaflet describing what the Equal Rights Amendment is, who supports it, and the basis for religious support of the amendment.
Type
text

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

326740
Date
1892
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

"A Song for Tallahassee CORE" by Jeff Poland, ca. 1960

329144
Date
1960
Collection
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Description
Lyrics to a Tallahassee CORE protest song for picket lines written by Florida civil rights activist Jeff Poland.
Type
text

News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund, October 6, 1960

331526
Date
1960-10-06
Collection
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Description
This leaflet from the Southern Christian Educational Fund provides updates regarding the condition of Richard Parker, a white civil rights activist in Jacksonville whose jaw was broken by segregationists. Parker was unable to eat solid foods during his time in jail, having received poor medical care...
Type
text

"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," Memorandum, February 26, 1960

331536
Date
1960-02-26
Collection
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Description
Leaflet with guidelines for how to carry out CORE pickets; how to present oneself at the demonstration; how to engage with the public; and outlining the purpose of picketing.
Type
text

Farris Bryant U.S. Senate Campaign Brochure, 1970

332909
Date
1970
Collection
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Description
Leaflet describing former Governor Farris Bryant's qualifications for office as United States Senator. Bryant campaigned for the Democratic nomination to represent Florida in the U.S. Senate in 1970, competing against State Senator Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr. of Lakeland in Polk County. The leaflet em...
Type
text

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