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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

By Rudo Kemper

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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 1],
[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 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pan American Airways, Incorporated: ClipperAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Papal VisitAdd to your cart.
Folder transferred to Papal Visit Collection
Folder 3: Parks, Ava MooreAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Railroad Depots: Apopka - HomesteadAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Railroad Depots: Immokalee - Plant CityAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Railroad Depots: Plant City - ZellwoodAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Regan, Ronald and NancyAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: St. Augustine: GeneralAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: St, Augustine: Ponce de Leon HotelAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: St. Augustine: Stereoscope ViewAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: St. Augustine: Street Scene, 1866Add to your cart.
Folder 12: St. John River SceneAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Sebring, 1890Add to your cart.
Folder 14: SeminolesAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Seminole IndiansAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Seminole Indian Village - Human Relations Class Field TripAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Spanish American War, Tampa, 1898Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Tahiti BeachAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Tamiami TrailAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Whistler, J.A. JournalAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Duke and Duchess of WinsorAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Florida Keys- WreckAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Theodore Roosevelt and Panama CanalAdd to your cart.

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[Box 9],
[Box 10: Winter Bathing at Hardie's Casino, March 13, 1921],

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