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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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A postcard depicting Barton Avenue in Rockledge, Florida. Barton Avenue is the site of the first residential subdivision in Rockledge. The Barton Avenue Residential District, which was designated on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in…

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A postcard depicting Indian River Drive in Cocoa, Florida. Non-indigenous fishermen first arrived in Cocoa, Florida, around 1860, and in 1882, settlement plats were made under the name Indian River City. In 1895, Cocoa was officially incorporated,…

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A postcard depicting the Clearwater Beach Causeway, now known as the Clearwater Memorial Causeway, in Clearwater, Florida. The road connects Downtown Clearwater with Clearwater Beach, carrying Florida State Road 60 (SR 60). Originally a two-lane…

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A report showing the 24-hour average annual traffic data in Orange County, Florida, for 1985. The report was prepared by Cashi Signs, an outdoor advertising company established in 1953.Originally a cattle town, Orlando grew into a major citrus…

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A report showing the 24-hour average annual traffic data in Orange County, Florida, for 1984. The report was prepared by Cashi Signs, an outdoor advertising company established in 1953.Originally a cattle town, Orlando grew into a major citrus…

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A report showing the 24-hour average annual traffic data in Orange County, Florida, for 1983. The report was prepared by Cashi Signs, an outdoor advertising company established in 1953.Originally a cattle town, Orlando grew into a major citrus…

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A report showing the 24-hour average annual traffic data in Orange County, Florida, for 1982. The report was prepared by Cashi Signs, an outdoor advertising company established in 1953.Originally a cattle town, Orlando grew into a major citrus…

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A report showing the 24-hour average annual traffic data in Orange County, Florida, for the period of July 1, 1980 to June 30, 1981. The report was prepared by Cashi Signs, an outdoor advertising company established in 1953.Originally a cattle town,…

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A report showing the 24-hour average annual traffic data in Orange County, Florida, for the period of July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1977. The report was prepared by Cashi Signs, an outdoor advertising company established in 1953.Originally a cattle town,…

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A report showing the 24-hour average annual traffic data in Orange County, Florida, for 1976. The report was prepared by Cashi Signs, an outdoor advertising company established in 1953.Originally a cattle town, Orlando grew into a major citrus…

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A report showing the 24-hour average annual traffic data in Orange County, Florida, for 1973. The report was prepared by Cashi Signs, an outdoor advertising company established in 1953.Originally a cattle town, Orlando grew into a major citrus…

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An aerial view from 1958, likely depicting the land that would be used to developed Sky Lake, Florida. The second photograph is annotated to identify the surrounded roads, including Lancaster Road, Oak Ridge Road, and U.S. Route 441 (US 441), also…

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An engineering report for the planned construction of Florida State Road 528 (SR 528), also called the Martin Andersen Bee Line Expressway, published in November of 1964. This report include details regarding the original phase of the project, along…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the road to Clifton Springs, a spring in Oviedo, Florida. Clifton Springs was named in honor of the hometown of Dr. Henry Foster, a wealthy grower from Lake…

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The road to Clifton Springs, a spring in Oviedo, Florida, in the early 1900s. Clifton Springs was named in honor of the hometown of Dr. Henry Foster, a wealthy grower from Lake Charm in Oviedo. Originally called White's Wharf, the site marks the…

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A postcard depicting a view down New York Road in Absecon, New Jersey. 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 rate for…

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A postcard depicting a view of the Brooklyn Bridge, which was built in 1883 to span the East River in order to connect Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York City, New York. It is a National Historic Landmark and was the longest suspension bridge in the…

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A postcard depicting an aerial view of the Delaware River Bridge that connects Camden, New Jersey, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The bridge opened in 1926 and is now known as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. The bridge is one of the largest suspension…

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This postcard depicts a view of the Massachusetts Turnpike nine miles east of the Lee Interchange in Lee, Massachusetts. Construction began on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1955, but plans for the east-west highway had been in the works for many…

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A postcard depicting a view of the Massachusetts Turnpike 4 miles east of the Stockbridge Interchange in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Construction began on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1955, but plans for the east-west highway had been in the works…

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This postcard depicts a view of the Massachusetts Turnpike 6 miles west of the Westfield Interchange in Westfield, Massachusetts. Construction began on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1955, but plans for the east-west highway had been in the works for…

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A postcard depicting a view from Mount Penn, showing Skyline Boulevard in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the distance. Some designate Mt. Penn as the southern end of the Reading Prong group of mountains.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards…

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A postcard depicting a view of the Massachusetts Turnpike looking east, eight miles east of the Millbury Interchange in Millbury, Massachusetts. Construction began on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1955, but plans for the east-west highway had been in…

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A postcard depicting the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United States.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards…

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A postcard depicting Madison Street and Stuart's Hotel in Thomasville, Georgia, which opened in 1888 when Thomasville was at its peak as a winter resort town. It was run by Charles Thompson Stuart, and later by his son, Ardie Stuart, until it burned…

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A postcard depicting the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) as it crosses the Hackensack River in Kearny, New Jersey. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United…

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A postcard depicting the Delaware River–Turnpike Toll Bridge, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) to the Pennsylvania Turnpike's East-West Mainline. Construction for the bridge began on January 15, 1954, and the bridge opened on May 25,…

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A postcard depicting the tri-level crossing of the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) with the Garden State Parkway (GSP) in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily…

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A postcard depicting Newark International Airport along the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). Originally called Newark Metropolitan Airport, the airport opened for service on October 1, 1928. It was renamed Newark International Airport in the 1970s and…

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A postcard depicting the Pulaski Skyway crossing over the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Pulaski Skyway is a bridge-causeway crossing the Passaic River and the Hackensack River to connect Newark to Jersey City. The New…

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A postcard depicting the beginning of the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP) at the Delaware River in Pennsville Township, New Jersey. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway…

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A postcard depicting the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP)'s southern terminus in Pennsville Township, New Jersey, just a mile east of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still…

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A postcard depicting the Delaware Memorial Bridge, which connects the Delaware Turnpike in New Castle, Delaware, to the New Jersey Turnpike in Pennsville Township, New Jersey. The bridge opened its eastbound lanes in 1951 and its westbound lanes in…

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A postcard depicting Laurel Hill Cut on the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United States.This postcard is part of a…

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A postcard depicting a toll gate on the New Jersey Turnpike (NJTP). The turnpike opened in 1951 and was intended to be the world's model highway. It is still the most heavily traveled tollway in the United States.This postcard is part of a collection…

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A postcard depicting a view of Tarpon Avenue, the main street in Tarpon Springs, Florida, looking east. The earliest Americans settlers to Tarpon came following the American Civil War. The town was first promoted by Hamilton Disston (1844-1896) as a…

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A postcard depicting a view down Murray Boulevard in Charleston, South Carolina, with Fort Sumter Hotel on one side and the docks on the other. Fort Sumter Hotel was built in 1923 and was converted into condominiums in the 1980s.This postcard is part…

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A postcard depicting Dallas, Texas. The postcard shows the Triple Underpass, where Main Street, Elm Street, and Commerce Street converge.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in Sanford, Florida,…

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A postcard depicting a view of an alleyway in Antwerp, Belgium. Founded sometime between 150 and 270, Antwerp is the most populous city in Belgium.This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in Sanford,…

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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 plans for a new highway, the…

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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 building permits, road…

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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 completion of the city…

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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 awarding of street paving…

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A newspaper article published by The Central Florida Press on June 20, 1930. This article lists a number of predicts for Oviedo in 1940. Predicts include population growth, expansion of land cleared in Black Hammock, the operation of a canning…

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A  postcard featuring East First Street in Sanford, Florida, in the 1930s or 1940s. The Victory Bar and the Sanford Atlantic National Bank, which was located at 1010 East First Street can been seen on the left. On the right of the photograph is a…

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A postcard featuring a horse and buggy on Orange Avenue in Daytona, Florida, around 1910. Palm fronds, live oaks, and electric power lines line both sides of the street.In 1871, Mathias Day, Jr. (1824-1904), a migrant from Mansfield, Ohio, purchased…