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APKA00006.mp3
An oral history interview of Sister Gail Grimes, a Roman Catholic sister from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who moved to Apopka, Florida, in January of 1975 to serve the farmworker, low-income and immigrant communities. This interview was conducted by…

APKA00002.mp3
An oral history interview of Jeannie Economos, the Pesticide Safety and Environmental Health Project Coordinator at the Farmworker Association of Florida (FAF), who also worked as Lake Apopka Project Coordinator for the FAF, as well as for non-profit…

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SSWCD00041.pdf
Notice of Election of Supervisors of the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District for 1973. The Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District began in 1948 with a goal to assist in agricultural interests. Over the years, the Seminole Soil and…

SSWCD00031.pdf
Historical Data report of the Board of Supervisors of the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District for 1953. The organization began in 1948 with a goal to assist in agricultural interests. Over the years, the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation…

SSWCD00029.pdf
Office Memorandum of the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District for 1952. The Seminole Soul and Water Conservation District began in 1948 with a goal to assist in agricultural interests. Over the years, the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation…

SSWCD00024.pdf
The Work Plan of the Board of Supervisors of the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District for 1948. The organization began in 1948 with a goal to assist in agricultural interests. Over the years, the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District…

SSWCD00022.pdf
The 1948 Memorandum of Understanding between the Seminole Soil Conservation District and the United States Department of Agriculture. The Seminole Soil Conservation District organization began in 1948 with a goal of assisting agricultural interests.…

SSWCD00021.pdf
The annual report of the Board of Supervisors of the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District for January 1974. The organization began in 1948 with a goal to assist in agricultural interests. Over the years, the Seminole Soil and Water…

SSWCD00015.pdf
The annual report of the Board of Supervisors of the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District for 1967. The organization began in 1948 with a goal to assist in agricultural interests. Over the years, the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation…

SSWCD00003.pdf
The annual report of the Board of Supervisors of the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District for 1954. The organization began in 1948 with a goal to assist in agricultural interests. Over the years, the Seminole Soil and Water Conservation…

ONP00174.pdf
A letter from John R. Dollar to W. R. Clonts, dated December 10, 1979. In this letter, Dollar the Project Manager for Post, Buckley, Shuch & Jernigan Inc., writes to Clonts, a farmer in the Zellwood Drainage and Water Control District (ZDWCD), to…

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A map that identifies pump stations, canals, and allotments within Unit No. 1 and Unit No. 2 of the Zellwood Drainage and Water Control District (ZDWCD), which was created by the Florida Legislature in 1941 for taxation and land management of farming…

APKA00001.mp3
An oral history interview of Geraldean Matthew, a third-generation farmworker and advocate for environmental justice and migrant farmworkers’ rights. The interview was conducted by Jared Muha in Apopka, Florida, on October 30, 2014. Some of the…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of farm workers loading celery onto a truck in Slavia, Florida. Slavia was established in 1911 when the Slavia Colony Company purchased about 1,200 acres of land…

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A black and white newspaper photograph of farm workers loading celery onto a truck in Slavia, Florida. Slavia was established in 1911 when the Slavia Colony Company purchased about 1,200 acres of land west of Oviedo. The earliest settlers of the…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Joe Lee, an African-American laborer, with Blue Goose celery at Charles Simeon Lee, Sr.'s farm in Oviedo, Florida, in 1928. The two Lees were of no relation.…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the Nelson and Company Packing Plant in 1913. The business was originally founded by Steen Nelson and Gus Nelson and called Nelson Brothers. The company…

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A letter from Sally Cameron, Director of Research for Claude Roy Kirk, Jr.'s (1926-2011) gubernatorial campaign, in response to an earlier letter from Arthur W. Sinclair, the Executive Secretary-Manager for the City of Winter Garden, asking for…

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This one-page, fold-out aerial map of Maitland, Florida, contains no dates or publication information, but was most likely published in 1925 or 1926. In addition to the aerial photograph, this item also contains several regular photographs that…

MC00005.pdf
An article, titled "Ye Town of Maitland," published in The Florida Grower, a magazine in publication since 1907. The article does not contain any dates, page numbers, or publication information, but was most likely published in 1925 or 1926. The…

MN00039.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features a special piece titled "An Historical Sketch of…

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MN00038.pdf
The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as an attempted robbery at the…

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