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Florida Ephemera Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Florida Ephemera CollectionAdd to your cart.

ID: ASM0668

Extent: 7.0 Boxes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Florida Ephemera collection contains posters, political tracts, programs, pamphlets and other ephemera relating to the history of Florida.

Administrative Information

Related Materials: Florida Documents collection For more information please see http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=852&q=florida+documents.

Preferred Citation: Florida Ephemera collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: The collection was reprocessed by Savanna Stiff and Tiffany Saulter in 2012. The materials had previously been separated from the Florida Documents Collection. New acquisitions are periodically added.


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Item 1: Poster: Women's Day in the Park, n.d.Add to your cart.
"Poster on cardboard, left half a black and white photo with green border of women from various states (including Florida) chaining themselves to the White House in protest of the campaign against the ERA, the right half text on black background." -- Descriptions from Bolerium Books, bookseller.
Item 2: Poster: Norman Film Mtg. Co. "Regeneration", n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 3: Poster: Norman Film Mtg. Co. "Black Gold", n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 4: Original Film Pressbook: The Flying Ace. Jacksonville, FL: Norman Film Manufacturing Company, 1926Add to your cart.
"Folio (56 cm); single sheet of 22" x 28" stock, offset printed in 3 colors and folded vertically at center to create 4pp. Illus... Original pressbook for the 1926 film, directed by Richard E. Norman. Norman, a white man, is best remembered for producing eight feature films between 1920-1928. In 1920, he purchased the bankrupt Eagle Film Studios complex in the East Arlington area of Jacksonville, FL., which would become the home of Norman Film Manufacturing Co. - one of the most sophisticated production facilities run by a 'colored' film company. He found success making silent pictures, never making the cross-over into the 'talkies,' and handled the distribution of his films throughout the South. The Flying Ace, an airplane picture touted as 'the first colored picture with real flying in it'  featured an all-colored cast, starring Lawrence Criner and Kathryn Boyd, who plaed a female aviatrix." -Lorne Bair
Item 5: Original Film Pressbook: The Crimson Skull. Jacksonville, FL: Norman Film Manufacturing Company, 1921Add to your cart.
"Folio (47.25 cm); single sheet of 18" x 28.25" stock, offset printed in 3 colors and folded vertically at center to create 4pp; illus... Original pressbook for the 1921 film, directed by Richard E. Norman...The Crimson Skull was an early effort, a western mystery starring Anita Bush and Lawrence Chenault, featuring an all-colored cast and shot in the all-colored city of Boley, OK." -Lorne Bair
Folder 6: Poster and Bumper Sticker: "Support Medical Marijuana, Vote Yes or No", 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Poster: Florida New Americans, n.d.Add to your cart.

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