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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…

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…

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An advertisement produced to showcase the advent of mid-century modernism in Orlando, Florida. The film depicts marketing strategies aimed at attracting white middle-to-upper class men in either military or defense technology engineering professions.…

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GC00371.pdf
A map of Florida showing the Florida South Railway's land grant, published in 1888. The map includes information about towns along the railway, facts about Florida, and hints for potential immigrants. The Florida Southern Railway was established in…

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OR00331.pdf
A history of the Florida Chapter of the National Association of Postmasters of the United States (NAPUS), authored by Juanita S. Thompson, the association’s historian. This booklet contains different aspects of postal history with specific focus on…

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MC00003.pdf
The "Maitland Section" of The Winter Park Herald issue published on June 10, 1926. The Winter Park Herald was a weekly publication that was published between 1922 and 1959. This special section highlights the history and interesting features of…

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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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This episode features an interview with Dr. Sherry Johnson, who was the guest editor of the Special Issue of The Florida Historical Quarterly that examines the Eighteenth-century Florida. This is the third of a six-part special issue that will…

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A letter from Carl Arvil Mead to his father, Oscar Winfield Mead, most likely written the winter of 1920 when Carl Mead and his family were in Miami, Florida. He was from Walton, Indiana and his father was from Pekin. In the letter, Carl Mead…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of George W. B. Dakin with his daughter, Florence Dakin, and wife, Anna Marie Olcott Dakin, at the Racimo Plantation, an orange grove along the St. Johns River,…

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A newspaper obituary published in The Orlando Sentinel for Henry C. Alderman (1909-1993). Born in Boggy Creek, Alderman was a general manager in the citrus industry and a member of Calvary Assembly of God. He was married to Mabel M. Alderman and the…

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A postcard depicting a grapefruit cluster in the Lower Rio Grande River Valley. This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in Sanford, Florida, for 30 years. In 1931, she took advantage of a special…

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This one-page, fold-out informational sheet contains facts about Maitland, Florida, and includes such topics as the town