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Collection — Container: M12-2
Abstract The collection provides historical evidence and documentation of daily activities, events and life in Northeast Florida from the mid-nineteenth century to date. The core of the collection are print ephemera, including calendars, cards, certificates, correspondence, folders, journals, pamphlets, posters, stationery, stickers, tax receipts, and tickets. Items span the years 1857-2012, with the bulk of the materials concentrated in the late twentieth century. Unique early printed items include an...
Collection — Container: M01-2b
Abstract The collection provides historical documentation of tourism activities in northeast Florida in the early to mid-twentieth century. The core of the collection relates to the promotion of tourism and tourist attractions. Representative attractions include the Florida Ostrich Farm, Marineland, and Oriental Gardens. Unique early printed items include a circa 1920s advertisement for the St. Johns River Day Line sightseeing steamer, and a souvenir folder featuring colored illustrations of tropical...
Collection — Container: M09-3
Abstract The collection contains miscellaneous printed materials relating to the life of the major American novelist Thomas Wolfe. Many of the items depict and feature his childhood home in Asheville, North Carolina. Types of items include art prints and illustrations, postcards, brochures, posters, and keepsakes and publications issued by the Thomas Wolfe Society as a part of the Society's annual meeting.
Collection — Container: M12-6
Abstract The collection contains primary resources and ephemera which document the historic 2008 United States Presidential Election and the Inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009 as the 44th President of the United States. Print materials include selective copies of campaign brochures, magazines, and full newspapers, articles and newsclippings. The contents of the collection include both local (Jacksonville, Florida) and national news items. Memorabila consists of local campaign posters and...
- Subject: Broadsides X
- Florida Ostrich Farm (Jacksonville, Fla.) 1
- H. & W.B. Drew Company. 1
- Jacksonville Beach Chamber of Commerce. 1
- Jacksonville Tourist and Convention Bureau. 1
- Jax. News Company. 1
- Marine Studios (Marineland, Fla.) 1
- McCain, John 1
- Miller Press. 1
- Obama, Barack--Inauguration, 2009. 1
- Obama, Barack. 1
- Oriental Gardens (Jacksonville, Fla.) 1
- Thomas Wolfe Memorial (Asheville, N.C.)--Pictorial works. 1
- Thomas Wolfe Society. 1
- Wolfe, Thomas 1900-1938--Homes and haunts--Pictorial works. 1
- Wolfe, Thomas 1900-1938--Portraits. 1
- Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938 1 ∧ less