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Box 1

Box 2

Box 3

Box 4

Box 5

Box 6

Box 7

Case 5

Photographs and postcards of Opa Locka

Box 9

Winter Bathing at Hardie's Casino

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Florida Photograph Collection, 1886-2000 | University of Miami Special Collections

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Collection Overview

Title: Florida Photograph Collection, 1886-2000Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1886-1950

ID: ASM0300

Extent: 10.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Boca Raton (Fla.) - Pictorial works, Coral Gables (Fla.) - Pictorial works, Florida - Aerial photographs, Florida - Pictorial works, Florida - Social conditions - Pictorial works, Key West (Fla.) - Pictorial works, Miami (Florida) - Pictorial works, Negatives, Photographs, Saint Augustine (Fla.) - Pictorial works, Seminole Indians - Florida - Pictorial works

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Florida Photograph Collection contains a series of photographs and negatives depicting the state from 1886 to 1950. The content of these includes people, scenery, nature, infrastructure, historic areas and landmarks, housing, commerce, tourism, and aerial views. Cities photographed include, but are not limited to, Miami, Miami Beach, Coconut Grove, St. Augustine, Key West, Coral Gables. Also of particular notice are photographs of Seminole Indians and villages, and historic photographs by Ed Romer from the 1940s of lower income African-American housing from the Sign Company and Gulf State Properties, Inc. in Overtown (Miami).

Subject/Index Terms

Overtown (Miami, Fla.)

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Florida Photograph Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

Related Materials:

See also Richard B. Hoit Photograph Collection (ASM0636), and Michael L. Carlebach Photography Collection (ASM0530).

A number of photographs from the Florida Photograph Collection Collection were digitized, and can be viewed in the following link:

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Preferred Citation: Florida Photograph Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Laura Capell, 2010 and Cassandra Ruiz, 2016.

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[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4],
[Box 5],
[Box 6],
[Box 7],
[Case 5],
[Box 8: Photographs and postcards of Opa Locka, 2000, n.d., 2013],
[Box 9],
[Box 10: Winter Bathing at Hardie's Casino, March 13, 1921],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: U.S. Cruiser "Atlanta" at Key West, FloridaAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Automobiles, 1920sAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: AxelsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Boca Raton: Wooden BridgeAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Canoes Made from Cypress LogsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Cape SableAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Carnes TownAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Coconut GroveAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Coral Gables: Aerial View, 1923-1926Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Coral Gables: Aerial View, Alhambra Circle at Granada to Salzedo at AlhambraAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Coral Gables: Hotels, Atlantic Court - BiltmoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Coral Gables: Biltmore HotelAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Coral Gables: Buses - Douglas EntranceAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Coral Gables: Central StadiumAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Coral Gables: Fountain - HomesAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Coral Gables: Hotels - SchoolsAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Coral Gables: Streetcars - Street ScenesAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Coral Gables: Homes (negatives)Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Coral Gables: Venetian Pool - Water TowerAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Corkscrew Cypress SwampAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Deland: Baptist ChurchAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Deland: Parceland HotelAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Dry TortugasAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: EvergladesAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Fernandina, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Florida GovernorsAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Florida Canal: Connects Halifax River to Mosquito InletAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Florida Landscape:  The Prairie SchoonerAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Florida RailroadsAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Florida SwampAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Fort Myers, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Green Cove SpringsAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: HallandaleAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Hialeah Race TrackAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Hollywood Beach HotelAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: ImmokaleeAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Indian River Pineapple PlantationAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Indian River: Royal PalmsAdd to your cart.

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