This digital library showcases stereoscopic views from the late 19th and early 20th centuries depicting locations around Florida. The cards capture a time in American history when Florida experienced tremendous growth in industry, development, tourism, and agriculture. Many of the cards serve to entice visitors and record the natural beauty and wonder of this unique geographic area. The stereographs are housed in the the collections of the Helen Ellerbe Library at the Matheson History Museum in Gainesville, Florida. In addition to stereographs, this collection includes texts related to the history and development of the state. These texts are often complementary resources to the scenes and descriptions on the stereograph cards and include a mixture of travelogues, histories, and government documents.
Correct map of Florida : season of 1894-5 : showing the Tropical Trunk Line : comprising the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West R'y, the Florida Southern Railroad Co., Indian River Steamboat Company, Jupiter & Lake Worth Railway, Lake Worth steamers, and connections : leading from Jacksonville to the east coast, the west coast, the south coast.
Alternate-Map of Florida
1 map : col. ; 80 x 40 cm., folded to 21 x 11 cm.
Map of Florida containing insets: Map of Indian River and Lake Worth : showing route of Indian…
This collection contains books, government documents, and other textual resources related to the history and development of Florida.
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