Florida: A Fabulous State of Well-Being!

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Title

Florida: A Fabulous State of Well-Being!

Alternative Title

Florida: A Fabulous State of Well-Being!

Subject

Tourism--Florida--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Orlando (Fla.)
Lakeland (Fla.)
Tampa (Fla.)
St. Petersburg (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)
Jacksonville (Fla.)
Pensacola (Fla.)
West Palm Beach (Fla.)

Description

Florida state brochure titled, "Florida: A Fabulous State of Well-Being!" The brochure includes a welcome note from then Governor LeRoy Collins (1955-1961).

Source

Original brochure: "Florida: A Fabulous State of Well-Being!": Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Date Created

ca. 1958

Date Copyrighted

ca. 1958

Contributor

Florida State News Bureau
Collins, LeRoy
Cook, Thomas

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original brochure: "Florida: A Fabulous State of Well-Being! "

Is Part Of

Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

363 MB

Medium

36 page brochure

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Orlando, Florida
Lakeland, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
Miami, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
West Palm Beach, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Marianna, Florida
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Keystone Heights, Florida
Thonotosassa, Florida
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Sarasota County, Florida
High Springs, Florida
Bristol, Florida
St. Augustine, Florida
Pensacola, Florida
Penscaola, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida
Sebring, Florida
Tampa, Florida
Homestead, Florida
Marathon, Florida
Lake Wales, Florida

Spatial Coverage

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28.0333, -81.9500
27.772874, -82.638588
25.789381, -80.226345
30.348019, -81.675649
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27.381416, -82.559797
30.808288, -85.21248
30.66801, -81.434272
29.847763, -81.961865
28.148042, -82.228547
26.145516, -80.104714
27.241195, -82.315332
30.568887, -84.948065
29.894532, -81.313305
30.349431, -87.293147
30.347739, -87.297648
30.438106, -84.282824
27.473621, -81.530419
27.951345, -82.456627
25.286618, -80.898656
27.897989, -81.584519
24.729214, -81.037245
27.935373, -81.57751

Temporal Coverage

1958-01-01/1958-12-31

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cook, Thomas

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

"Downtown Orlando Historic District Walking Tour." City of Orlando. http://sanfordhistory.tripod.com/Links/wtour.pdf
Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.

Transcript

Florida A FABULOUS STATE OF WELL-BEING!
FOR A VACATION. . . OR A LIFETIME . . . THAT GOLDEN FLORIDA GLOW!


A Message From the Governor

I am sincerely grateful for your interest in the State of Florida, and I personally extend a warm welcome in behalf of the people of our State.
This booklet illustrates a few of the important points of interest in Florida. . . its fabulous scenic wonders and tourist attractions . . . something of the ease and comfort of Florida living . . . its cultural advantages and historic landmarks.
I am confident you will find your visit to Florida a memorable experience. And I strongly urge you to see as much of our State as you can, for you will find a variety of scenery and opportunities for pleasant relaxation in every section. Then, too, you may discover that you will want to join the hundreds of thousands of fine families who decide each year to make their permanent home here in Florida with us.

LeRoy Collins
GOVERNOR


More than just a fine place to play and live, Florida is actually a better way of life for thriving, happy American families. Florida's healthful climate permits enjoyment of your favorite diversions and outdoor recreations 365 days a year. Its homes are designed to take full advantage of Florida's sun, sea, and air. And its fine, modern cities--large and small alike--enjoy exceptionally high standards of community living. Whether you plan to come for a visit, or stay for a lifetime, Florida offers to every family and to every generation an extra measure of happy, healthful good living--a sunnier way of life for everyone.


This is Florida--a vivd panorama of scenic wonders and attractions extending from one end of the state to the other, a happy vacationland where outdoor fun is always in season; an adventure in good living enjoyed twelve months of the year by young and old alike. Come to Florida soon. And come prepared to see it all--its magnificent beaches, its velvet-green fairways, its sparkling surf and thrill-a-minute fishing. . . all at their sunny best in Florida.


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36 page brochure

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