Marigold flowers at the Sunken Gardens attraction in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

93978
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
COM03382

Close-up view of a Peace lily (Spathiphyllum) flower at the Sunken Gardens attraction in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

93979
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
COM03384

Sunken Gardens entrance in St. Petersburg, Florida.

259131
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC07354

Sunken Gardens - St. Petersburg, Florida.

329962
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC13423

St. Petersburg's colorful Sunken Gardens.

329965
Date
Not after 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC13420

Beautiful array of tropical flowers, Sunken Gardens, St. Petersburg, Florida.

331350
Date
1954
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC13968

Stately Royal Palms and flowers, Florida.

331351
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC13967

Greetings from Sunken Gardens - St. Petersburg, Florida.

331352
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC13966

Monkey cages at the Sunken Gardens attraction in St. Petersburg.

331353
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC13965

Traveler's tree, Sunken Gardens, St. Petersburg, Fla.

331354
Date
Not after 1955
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC13964

Ladies walking a path bordered by brilliant azaleas at Sunken Gardens.

332187
Date
Not after 1966
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC14464

Lake Wales: The Crown Jewel of Scenic Florida

253293
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film promotes the tourist attractions, business opportunities and "fun in the sun" lifestyle of Lake Wales. Viewers see tourist attractions, such as Mountain Lake Sanctuary, The Great Masterpiece (a towering copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper"), Casa de Josefina, Spook Hill and skiers at ...
Video Details
12:05; color; sound; V-207 BA323; S828

UF football game in Gainesville against FSU.

264231
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TD01048E

UF football game in Gainesville against FSU.

264232
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TD01048D

UF football game in Gainesville against FSU.

264233
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TD01048C

FSU cheerleaders in Florida Field stadium during the annual football game between FSU and UF.

264234
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TD01048B

Sunken Gardens entrance.

343868
Date
1962
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR295270

Ordinance of Secession

189088
Date
1861
Collection
Florida's Early Constitutions
Description
Following Abraham Lincoln’s election to the Presidency in 1860, Florida Governor Madison Starke Perry issued a proclamation calling for a convention to determine whether Florida would withdraw from the United States. Elected delegates convened in Tallahassee on January 3, 1861, and ultimately pass...
Type
text

Official Program - Ormond-Daytona Beach Races, 1904

299301
Date
1904
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Extensive program for the second annual Ormond-Daytona Beach Races, administrated by the Florida East Coast Automobile Association. The program contains extensive information on early beach racing on Florida's Atlantic coast, including lists of the contestants in the 1903 and 1904 races, along with ...
Type
text

United States vs. Schooner Emperor (1839)

295138
Date
2013-11-18
Collection
Blog Posts

Letter from Naomi Gray to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, March 29, 1960

331081
Date
1960-03-29
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Naomi Gray to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens saying she would be proud to have such courageous daughters, offering support and mentioning that she saw the letter Patricia wrote to James R. Robinson of CORE. Patricia's letter was published in Jackie Robinson's column in the New York Post...
Type
text

Research Starter: Juan Ponce de León's Expeditions to Florida

326893
Collection
Research Tools
Description
<p>On April 2, 1513, Juan Ponce de Le&oacute;n (1474-1521) landed somewhere along the east coast of Florida. More than 500 Native American nations inhabited the Americas at the time of first contact. The arrival of European and African peoples forever changed life on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean...
Type
dataset

Recipe card for Shrimp Christmas Tree and Cocktail Sauce

298135
Date
1966
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Recipe card from the Florida Department of Natural Resources for a shrimp Christmas tree and cocktail sauce. The card was distributed as a way of encouraging people to use Florida seafood products in their holiday meal planning.
Type
text

Fabulous Florida

267702
Collection
Video
Description
This film offers a narrated tour of Florida, highlighting the North, Central and Southern regions. It features shots of: St. Augustine; Tallahassee; Jacksonville; Daytona Beach; Tampa; St. Petersburg; Palm Beach; Ft. Lauderdale; Miami Beach and Key West. The attractions mentioned include: Stephen F...
Video Details
28:17; color; sound; DA145; V-250
Type
Image

Sunday performances at the 1994 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 4)

239639
Date
1994-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Storyteller Louis served as emcee. The Homegrown String Band featured Amy Cox (fiddle) Gerry Cox (guitar) and Regina Cox (banjo). Aua Aua Ron featured Bob Murphy (fiddle0, Mike Stapleton (accordion), Cathy Murray (triangle), David Massey (guitar), and Mary Alice Turpin ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D94-33

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 1)

239676
Date
1995-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Williams served as emcee. Picalota Strings featured Dave Fullerton (chorded zither), Joseph Johnson (guitar), Rob Blount (bass), and Bill Lapin (mandolin). Wako Kai were Japanese dancers from Pensacola (Chiyo Smith and Fay Geis). On the original index sheet, Kazuko Law ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
D95-1

Telegram from the Hotel and Club Employees Union Local 6 to Patricia Stephens, April 1, 1960

331095
Date
1960-04-01
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Telegram from the Local 6, Hotel, Restaurant and Club Employees & Bartenders Union, AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) to Patricia Stephens expressing "sympathy mixed with horror" that she was jailed and promising financial support from the union for her ...
Type
text

Athlete "turning the caber" at the Key Biscayne Scottish Games - Key Biscayne, Florida.

110972
Date
1991
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5155

Research Starter: The Cigar Industry of Key West and Ybor City

326895
Collection
Research Tools
Description
Commercial cigar rolling in Florida began with small-scale operations started by Cuban immigrants in the 1830s. Vicente Martinez Ybor, one of the most significant figures in the history of cigar making in Florida, established a cigar factory in Key West in 1869. In 1885, he moved his cigar making op...
Type
dataset