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An oral history of Bob Hattaway, conducted by Daniel Motta on June 14, 2012. Hattaway was born and raised in Altamonte Springs, Florida. In the interview, Hattaway discusses growing up in Altamonte Springs, working in the fern industry, his real…

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Bok Tower Gardens, located at 1151 Tower Boulevard in Lake Wales, Florida. These images were taken by Russell Moore in 2010.Edward Bok (1863-1930) retired to the town of Lake Wales, located south of Orlando. Bok set out a plan to establish a natural…

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Bok Tower, located at 1151 Tower Boulevard in Lake Wales, Florida. These images were taken by Russell Moore in 2010.Edward Bok (1863-1930) retired to the town of Lake Wales, located south of Orlando. Bok set out a plan to establish a natural garden…

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The Pinewood Estate at Bok Tower Gardens, located at 1151 Tower Boulevard in Lake Wales, Florida. The Pinewood Estate is a mansion that was constructed for Charles Austin Buck, the vice president of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. In 1929, William…

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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 the election of Chamber of…

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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 the inspection of Maitland…

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A postcard depicting roses in bloom in Tyler, Texas, which is also known as "The Rose Garden of America." 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…

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A postcard depicting a man holding a variety of camellia blossoms from gardens in Charleston, South Carolina, including Middleton Gardens and the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Magnolia Gardens, which introduced hundreds of varieties of the plant…

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A postcard depicting a painted picture of magnolias, the state flower of Louisiana since its dedication in 1900. This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in Sanford, Florida, for 30 years. In 1931,…

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A postcard depicting pictures of a passion flower and bird-of-paradise, two tropical flowers found in Florida. These two particular flowers were photographed at Sarasota Jungle Gardens, located at 3701 Bay Shore Road in Sarasota, Florida. In 1936,…

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A postcard depicting a vendor with a basket on her head selling flowers in Charleston, South Carolina, a common practice throughout the year. This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in Sanford,…

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A postcard depicting the an azalea-fringed lagoon in Cypress Gardens. Billed as Florida's first commercial tourist theme park, Cypress Gardens opened on January 2, 1936, as a botanical garden planted by Dick Pope, Sr. (1900-1988) and his wife, Julie…

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Original aerial photograph of a vigil that was held for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The event was held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 445 South Magnolia Avenue in Orlando, Florida, on June 13, 2016. A crowd is…

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Original photograph of three bouquets of flowers laid on the ground at a vigil that was held for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The event was held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 445 South Magnolia Avenue in…