Guide to Fishing and Camping in Brevard County Florida, ca. 1972

340556
Date
1972
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure listing fishing spots, public docks and boat ramps, parks and campsites in Brevard County. Map included.
Type
text

License plate contest entry describing "a fairly new resident of Florida's" vision for tag design.

327597
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Connie C. Whitehead of Ormond Beach, "a fairly new resident of Florida having moved from Reston, Va." Proposes "a black background with bright yellow or fold sun and palm tree."
Type
text

Official Souvenir Program of the Florida Centennial Celebration, November 9-15, 1924

329166
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The program includes a historical sketch of Tallahassee, a list the events taking place during the celebration and advertisements for Florida businesses.
Type
text

Flier advertising transportation, land, and hotel accommodations at Atlantic Beach

212465
Date
1901
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Includes full page map showing the subdivision of a part of lots at Atlantic Beach. Surveyed and platted by E. Ben Carter. Aug. 1900.
Type
text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Map of the Dixie Highway system, drawn by Rudolph J. Shutting of Chattanooga. The map shows the route traversing the U.S. from Michigan and Chicago south to Miami, including alternate or auxiliary routes along the way. The Dixie Highway was first proposed in 1915 by Carl Graham Fisher.
Type
text

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

333792
Date
1845
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbe...
Type
text

Itinerary for Visit of Chinese Delegation to Florida, May-June 1979

340071
Date
1979
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Itinerary for a delegation of Chinese officials who toured Florida at the invitation of Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner from May 31 to June 5, 1979. This was almost immediately relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China were normalized following decades of non-re...
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring smiling sun and accomapnying letter

327599
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Trdui Klass of Naples. "The state of Florida to me is truly a sunshine state, truly a friendly state, truly a clean state."
Type
text

Hollywood-by-the-Sea Brochure, ca. 1924

331439
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A 1920s brochure about Hollywood-by-the-Sea with information about the city's history, the hotels and apartments available there, golf, the Country Club and the ocean.
Type
text

Boca Raton, Florida, 1925

339990
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising the Mizner Development Corporation's growing project at Boca Raton. It includes a detailed map of the entire development, including lots not yet sold, as well as photographs and illustrated panels describing the facilities and features.
Type
text

Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from FSU Teacher Fellowship Program Expressing Support for FEA During Teachers' Strike, 1968

329124
Date
1968-02-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Public school teachers in FSU teacher fellowship program expressing solidarity with FEA.
Type
text

Hollywood By-the-Sea: Florida's All-Year Resort City Brochure, 1925

333884
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising all there is to offer in the "new Florida all-year resort city" of Hollywood By-the Sea in Broward County.
Type
text

Hollywood Vacation Advertisement - brochure

326735
Date
1926
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A 1920s advertisement brochure for the seaside vacation town of Hollywood publicizing its attractions and booming growth.
Type
text

Statement to the Press by Florida Education Association Executive Secretary Phil Constans, Jr. on the First Day of the Florida Statewide Teachers' Strike, 1968

329099
Date
1968-02-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This press release discusses the first day of the 35,000-teacher walkout in Florida on February 19, 1968, and provides information about conditions in Escambia, Palm Beach and Orange counties on first day of the strike.
Type
text

History of Olympia - Picture City - booklet

297497
Date
1926-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet advertising the planned community of Olympia or Picture City in Martin County on Florida's Atlantic coast. The booklet describes the planned community, provides maps, and outlines the benefits of settling in the area. Olympia - Picture City was to be located on the Dixie Highway and the Flor...
Type
text

Conch Town, 1939

341156
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The catalog for "Conch Town Photographs," a traveling photographic exhibition designed by Charles Foster of the Florida Art Project, Works Progress Administration (WPA). Foster, a WPA artist and photographer, took the photographs, wrote captions for them and created the exhibition that was displayed...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Whispering Palms Luxury Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212536
Date
1961
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Letter from the President of Jordan Marsh Florida to Roxcy Bolton, 1969

331452
Date
1969-09-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from William S. Ruben, president of Jordan Marsh, responding to Roxcy Bolton's request to open their luncheon tables to women.
Type
text

League of Women Voters of Florida Pro-ERA pamphlet

325541
Date
1973
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Volume XXII December 1973 No. 8 pamphlet published monthly by the League of Women Voters of Florida. Members listed include Mary Anne Sherman, Polly Doughty, Grace Hodgson, Sherry Newman, Susan Predaho, and Elise Webb.
Type
text

Souvenir Folder for Dedication of Gorrie Bridge November 11, 1935

297478
Date
1935-11-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Souvenir Folder Dedication to the Gorrie Bridge Opening November 11, 1935. A scrapbook of Florida photo of attractions from Pensacola to Tallahassee.
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

Flier for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, 1937

297307
Date
1937
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
Type
text

Religious Committee for the ERA newsletter

325542
Date
1977-01-10
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Newsletter number 3 of the Florida Religious Committee for the ERA.
Type
text

Miami "Jungle Cruise" on Yacht "Seminole Queen" to Musa Isle Seminole Indian Village - brochure

326732
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for the A.G.H. Lines "Jungle Cruise" on the yacht "Seminole Queen" to the Seminole Indian Village at Musa Isle.
Type
text

Program for Southern Governor's Conference January 11-13, 1942.

297450
Date
1942-01-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Southern Governor's Conference held at the McAllister Hotel in Miami, Florida January 11-13, 1942.
Type
text

Sixth Annual Catalogue of the Daytona Educational and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls, Daytona Beach, 1910-1911

333796
Date
1910
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This 1910-1911 catalog for the Daytona Educational and Industrial School for Negro girls lists the faculty at the school; the trustees and board of supervision; what the school has accomplished up to that point; the course of study and curriculum at the school; the government and discipline at the s...
Type
text

Program, Florida War Recreation Conference - Jacksonville, 1942

318834
Date
1942-10-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Florida War Recreation Conference, held October 22-24, 1942 at the Hotel George Washington in Jacksonville, Florida. Delegates from the various local defense councils in Florida attended, as well as members of community organizations performing related work. Wartime recreation was co...
Type
text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

297430
Date
1971-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1971 inauguration of Reubin Askew
Type
text

"Cedar Key Guide" brochure

297403
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure promoting the history, recreation, business, and culture of Cedar Key.
Type
text

Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960

331502
Date
1960-04-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from James R. Robinson, executive secretary of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, the mother and stepfather of Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, detailing the importance of the sisters' activism, explaining his time in jail and providing clippings ab...
Type
text

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