African American woman holding her child.

44543
Date
ca 1928
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
SBH0067

Winter Haven unit of the 116th Field Artillery

13067
Date
ca 1928
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR14954

View showing fruit stand damaged by the 1928 hurricane - West Palm Beach, Florida

16996
Date
1928
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR30568

View of debris left by the hurricane of 1928 - Palm Beach, Florida

17002
Date
1928
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR30574

View of debris left in front of Gus' Baths by the 1928 hurricane - Palm Beach, Florida

17007
Date
1928
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR30579

Statue commemorating the 1928 hurricane - Belle Glade, Florida

108968
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3019

Beyond Disaster

232414
Date
1972
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with re-creation of the 1928 hurricane that tore apart the west coast of south Florida and killed over 2,000 people. It continues with details on the development of flood control measures as drought, fires, and agriculture became problems in water control. It shows the head of the F...
Video Details
28:30; color; sound; DA021, S. 828

Woman sitting with her children on the steps of their new home - LaBelle, Florida.

44535
Date
1928
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
SBH0060

Hurricane damage to the County courthouse - Collier County, Florida

37155
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC15683

Collier County courthouse after hurricane Donna

27049
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03418

When the Dam Breaks...

295216
Date
2014-09-12
Collection
Blog Posts

Statue commemorating the 1928 hurricane

236815
Date
1987-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. In 1928, a hurricane struck South Florida, and kiled thousands. Hardest hit were areas such as Moore Haven and Belle Glade. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It...
Type
Still Image

Remains of Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church at Lake Worth destroyed by hurricane.

318752
Date
1928
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N031934

View of the Rosenwald schoolhouse after the hurricane in September 1928 - Boynton Beach, Florida

61700
Date
1928
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
pr30259

Capsized yacht "Nohab" in the aftermath of the 1926 hurricane - Miami, Florida

25591
Date
1926
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC01704

Yacht "Nohab" damaged by 1926 hurricane - Miami, Florida.

41202
Date
1926
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC20021

Yacht "Nohab" beached by the 1926 hurricane.

153836
Date
1926
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N045889

Submerged yacht "Nohab" damaged during the hurricane of 1926 - Miami, Florida

159894
Date
1926
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC2133

The ship "Nohab," washed ashore by a hurricane - Miami, Florida

160757
Date
1926
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC2902

Everglades City during the 1926 hurricane.

255402
Date
1926
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
KOR0318

Bird's eye view looking over a section of Everglades City following the 1926 hurricane.

255399
Date
1926
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
KOR0321

Bird's eye view overlooking a section of Everglades City after the 1926 hurricane.

255401
Date
1926
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
KOR0319

Yacht "Nohab".

41201
Date
1925
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC20020

Close-up view of the Historic Jupiter Inlet lighthouse in Palm Beach County, Florida.

252783
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG00589

Everglades Harvest

253009
Date
1983
Collection
Video
Description
This film gives a detailed overview of south Florida's sugarcane industry as a celebration of the "good country life" of the farmer. It was shot entirely in the Lake Okeechobee area. The film details sugarcane production in all of its phases: from planting, field burning, harvesting and milling, to ...
Video Details
27:45; color; sound; V-223 DA091; S. 828

Fifteen Years with 4-WTVJ

245398
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
Host Ralph Rennick shows footage and stories that Miami TV station WTVJ collected in its first 15 years on the air. Mitchell Wolfson, co-host, founded the station, as well as Wometco Enterprises. There are scenes of the 1951 Orange Bowl Parade, the 1951 Senate Crime Hearings in Dade County on gamb...
Video Details
1964/29:25; B&W; sound; V-95 DA044; S. 828

Retired fisher Winfred Symonette

236708
Date
1987-08-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Mr. Symmonette came to Florida in 1912 from the Bahamas. He fished and netted until 1980. In the interview, he discuses moving to Florida; fishing in South Florida; using the moon and weather signs to gauge fishing spots; catching kingfish, mackerel, and blue fish; fish markets ...
Type
Sound

Shape Note Music: "Florida Storm" by Judge Jackson, 1928

318052
Date
1928
Collection
Florida Broadsides
Description
Shape note music for "Florida Storm," written by J. Jackson in 1928 to commemorate the Great Miami Hurricane of 1926. Published in Judge Jackson, The Colored Sacred Harp (Ozark, Ala.: n.p., 1973), 87-89.
Type
text

Jupiter Inlet lighthouse - Palm Beach County, Florida

56818
Date
1953
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
c018394

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