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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

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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Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Brochure: Black Crossroads: The African Diaspora in Miami, 2010Add to your cart.
Brochure from the Historical Museum of Southern Florida outlining details of the Black Crossroads exhibit, on display from March 5 2009 to January 24, 2010. "Explore the profound impact Blacks have had on the City of Miami."
Folder 2: Flyer: "The Little Haiti Cultural Center Presents: Les Trois Dumas", 2012Add to your cart.
Color flier from the Little Haiti Cultural Center advertising a documentary on the life of Alexandre Dumas.
Folder 3: Flyer: "A Public Meeting for Citizens of Brownsville", 1968Add to your cart.
Legal size flier from 1968 advertising a a public meeting for the citizens of Brownsville with Senator Harry P. Cain on Sept. 5, 1968.
Folder 4: Brochure: "60 Years of Sarasota Design"Add to your cart.
Brochure from the Sarasota County Visitor Information Center and History Center Museum.
Folder 5: Invitation: Topping Off Ceremony for the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theatre, June 2010Add to your cart.
Glossy black and white printed cardstock invitation.
Folder 6: Brochure: African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, N.D.Add to your cart.
Two brochures and a flier from the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center containing facts and information about the library.
Folder 7: Flyers: Fabulous Forties on the Avenue, 2012Add to your cart.
Flier advertising upcoming exhibit celebrating Fort Lauderdale's Centennial.
Folder 8: Card: "Deep Roots: Rice Farmers in West Africa and the African Diaspora", N.D.Add to your cart.
Two color printed cards with image of painting "The Work of Our Hands" by John W. Jones.
Folder 9: Flyer: The Latin American Film Series Presents: Poto Mitan, Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy, 2009Add to your cart.
Flier for film screening at the University of Miami Cosford Cinema on October 12, 2009.
Folder 10: Newsletter: Heart Heritage History, Haitian American Historical Society, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Letter: City of St. Augustine, Approval for Life-Size Statue of General Jorge Biassou, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Booklet: The Black Archives, 17th Annual Charter Day Honors Luncheon, 2006Add to your cart.
Program from the luncheon.
Folder 13: Card: "Slavery to Self Determination: An Art Exhibition in Celebration of Black History, 2012Add to your cart.
Card advertising exhibit by the University of Miami's Department of Art and Art History, Africana Studies.
Folder 14: Brochure: Haitian Consulate of MiamiAdd to your cart.
list and price of services offered by the Haitian consulate.
Folder 15: The Meaning of Miami: "Saving" Women and Children for Imperialism, 1977Add to your cart.
Political tract prepared by lesbians and gays in PFOC on liberation to anti-imperialism
Folder 16: Grow FestAdd to your cart.
flyer advertising a Floridian farmer's market
Folder 17: Informacion Para Obtener o Renovar la Licencia da Manejar en el Estado de la FloridaAdd to your cart.
Information about the Florida Driving Test for Spanish speakers
Folder 18: Official Wrestling Program, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Brochure: Stop This Murder!, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 20: "A Historical Perspective", 2012Add to your cart.
a flyer detailing the history of the Greater St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church
Folder 21: The Boot Hook Presents: The Anita Bryant Sale, N.D.Add to your cart.
The Boot Hook presents..the Anite Bryant sale. San Francisco: The Boot Hoot, 8x11 inch flyer, printed one side with images of fruit; very good. Benefit for Glide Church, a pioneering institution in gay tolerance. As a kick in the face of Florida's Bryant-sponsored orange industry, customers were invited to "simply bring in a California orange or any other California fruit and receive 15% off on any boot, shoe, sock, or sandal.
Folder 22: Winning Competition Designs for Rebuilding the Notre Dame de l'Assomption Cathedral, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Typescript: To Residents and Property Owners of West Hillsborongh County:Add to your cart.
The FLA. West Coast Railway Company's petition for building a trans-coastal railway in Florida
Folder 24: Zippie!, 1972Add to your cart.
Youth International Party [YIPPIES]. Zippie! In '72 [handbill]. Miami:Miami Conventions Office, the Party, 1972. Leaflet, all text, printed on one side only. Explains the apparent media blackout imposed on the group and requests donations to print their own materials;calls for volunteers to come to Miami and cras hthe conventions.
Folder 25: Program : Greater Miami Chapter, 2012 Book and Author LuncheonAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Farmers' Market flyers by Youth L.E.A.D.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Program: Consecration-City of MiamiAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Flyer: Oak Grove Park-Haitian Community Center, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Historical Black Church Program - Oral History Film, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Flyers/Posters: Haitian Heritage Month, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Flyer: Ana Mendieta In Context: Public and Private Work - An Evening with César Trasobares, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Flyer: Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Informational Packet: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Flyer: Dinner in Paradise - The Tradition of Farm to Table Continues, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Program: Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Richmond Heights, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Political Tract: Official Statement of the Central Committee of the Marxist-Leninist Party, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Miami Records Artists Cards, n.d.Add to your cart.
Cards for musicians Javier Solís, Cuco Sánchez and the group Trio Los Panchos.
Folder 38: Flyer: Kidnapped - Stop the Rail Road of Thomas McCreary!!, 1973Add to your cart.
Flyer for protest in support of Thomas McCreary, reads, "On Tues. Oct. 30 Thomas McCreary was kidnapped off the streets of Brooklyn, N.Y. by local police and F.B.I. agents on trumped up charges of Bank Robbery in the state of Florida."
Folder 39: Magazine: Georgia Tech vs Florida, 1949Add to your cart.
Promotional magazine for the big homecoming game between Georgia Tech and University of Florida. It containes several local advertisements and was sold for 25 cents at the time of distribution.
Folder 40: Flyers: I'm Part of the Oral Majority, Let Freedom Ring! and When Queens CollideAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Certificate: Certificate of Efficiency to Lifeboat ManAdd to your cart.
A certificate from the United States Department of Commerce that states that Carl Melvin Smith has been trained in all the operations concerning the launching of Lifeboats.
Folder 42: Flyer: Polio "Gambling" by Doun H. MillerAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: Building Better Communities, 2014Add to your cart.

Documents describing the 249-preservation of affordable housing units in the county and provide first and second mortgages to low to moderate income families as a means to expand home ownership opportunities.

Donated by Williams Armbrister Sr.

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