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A postcard depicting the Robert E. Lee loading cotton on the docks in New Orleans, Louisiana. The steamboat operated in 1866 and won a famous race against the Natchez in 1870. The Robert E. Lee caught fire in 1882 and 21 passengers were killed.This…

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A postcard depicting workers and conveyors moving bananas from the shop to the refrigerator car in New Orleans, Louisiana. From the early 20th century through the mid 1960s, Standard Fruit Company and United Fruit Company made New Orleans the…

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A newspaper article published by The Central Florida Press on June 20, 1930. This article argues the need for Seminole County to develop a cooperative for celery growers. Seminole County, especially Sanford, was well-known in the late 19th and early…

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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 history of the First Baptist Church of Oviedo from its founding in 1869 to its centennial celebration in 1969. The book begins with a brief history of the Central Florida area, followed by a history of Oviedo. The first service for the First…

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A Seaboard Air Line Railroad (SAL) train in Black Hammock of Oviedo, Florida, on May 25, 1927. The train was shipping Sunrise and Big Win brands of celery.Oviedo's earliest settlers grew citrus and celery on the area's mucky, rich topsoil. While…

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An account ledger for the R. W. Estes Celery Company, Estes' personal accounts, and the personal accounts of Estes' wife, Ruth H. Estes. R. W. Estes Celery Company was a celery growing and shipping business in Oviedo, Florida. The R. W. Estes Celery…

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Episode 38 of A History of Central Florida Podcast: Citrus Industry. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated December 19, 1879. In this letter, MacKinnon discussed about his health and his recovery from an unspecified illness. He also informed Sanford that, in his…

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A letter from Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated June 9, 1879. The letter indicated MacKinnon's upcoming travel plans and his interest in speaking with Sanford in greater detail about an unspecified matter.…

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A statement from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated January 28, 1880. The statement lists charges for the shipment of 10 boxes of oranges from New York to London. The oranges may have been sent to the London-based…

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An original letter of correspondence between Randall Chase and Isleworth packinghouse superintendent Corbett Hutchinson. Topics discussed in the letter include the positive results from the Isleworth shipments via Clyde Line and instructions to…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and sales agent W. E. Edwards. Topics discussed in the letter include Isleworth packinghouse superintendent Corbett Hutchinson's upcoming business trip to New York City, New York, and…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and Frank P. Lum of the Flacal Sales Agency. Topics discussed in the letter include an enclosed copy of a letter to Isleworth packinghouse superintendent Corbett Hutchinson and…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and Isleworth Packing House Superintendent Corbett Hutchinson. Topics discussed in the letter include how to pack third-grade oranges, what price to charge for said fruit, and…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and Isleworth Packing House Superintendent Corbett Hutchinson. Topics discussed in the letter include the size of Isleworth cars in comparison of cars of the Fellowship and of the Crane…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the unsatisfactory results of the piece system of paying workers and fruit packing at…

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An original letter of correspondence between Randall Chase and A. Q. Lancaster. Topics discussed in the letter include Mr. Watkins' request for his son's employment at Isleworth Grove, Chase's request for Lancaster to allow Watkins' son to board with…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and his nephew, Franklin W. Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include Joshua's gratitude for the fruit and alligator pears Franklin gave him, the discrepancies in the Isleworth…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the size, maturity, and quality of Isleworth grapefruit in comparison to grapefruit…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include Sydney's reading report of his visit to Isleworth Grove with Mr. Barger of the U.S.…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include estimates of crop balances at Isleworth Grove, upcoming shipments, and a letter from…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include issues delaying the shipment of the balance of Valencia oranges from Isleworth Grove,…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include Joshua's visit to Isleworth Grove with Mr. Miller and Mr. Gorman of the Fruit Auction…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the condition of grapefruit trees at Isleworth Grove, upcoming shipments, and the…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include operations on pineapple oranges at Isleworth Grove, fruit dealers' formation of a…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the decreased rate of productivity for tangerine harvesting at Isleworth Grove and S. M.…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the manifest of a wrecked car and the inefficiency of the company's current system of…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include the sale of Isleworth oranges to G. Angelo of Boston, Angelo's claim of 10 percent decay…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Sydney Octavius Chase and Joshua Coffin Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include Sydney Chase's conference with Mr. Yothers and the number of shipments made by the…

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An original memorandum written by representatives from Chase & Company. The memo highlights issues that the Florida Citrus Exchange experienced during the 1923-1924 season, including competition between the citrus industries in California and…