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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 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Tourism Publicity: 550 Building on Brickell AvenueAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Tourism Publicity: Central Florida: Spraying OrangesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Tourism Publicity: Coral Gables: Florida LivingAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Tourism Publicity: Daytona Beach: Fine White SandAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Tourism Publicity: Everglades National Park: IbisAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Tourism Publicity: Everglades: Sawgrass and PalmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Tourism Publicity: Haines City: FishingAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Tourism Publicity: Hialeah Park: Lacy Heaton MauchAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Tourism Publicity: Hugh Taylor Birch State Park near Fort LauderdaleAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Tourism Publicity: Miami: A View of DowntownAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Tourism Publicity: Miami: Fleet GreyhoundsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Tourism Publicity: Miami: GolfingAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Tourism Publicity: Miami: Metro ZooAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Tourism Publicity: Miami: Parking GarageAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Tourism Publicity: Miami: Slamming Golf TournamentAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Tourism Publicity: Miami: University of Miami Co-eds Water SkiingAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Tourism Publicity: Miami: Yacht BasinAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Tourism Publicity: Jacksonville: Confederate ParkAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Tourism Publicity: Key West: The Little White HouseAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Tourism Publicity: Panama City: Floridians and Visitors alike are Sun WorshippersAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Tourism Publicity: St. Petersburg: Yacht BasinAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Tourism Publicity: White HavenAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Tourism Publicity: White Springs: Stephen Foster Memorial BuildingAdd to your cart.
Folder 141: Tourism Publicity: Winter Spring: VisitorsAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Tourism Publicity: Sarasota: BeachAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Tourism Publicity: St. Augustine: Bridge FishingAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Tourism Publicity: Suwannee River: Scenic ViewAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Tourism Publicity: Tampa: Bayshore BoulevardAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Tourism Publicity: Tampa: Beach along Campbell ParkwayAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Tourism Publicity: Tampa: Beautiful Homes and GardensAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Tourism Publicity: Tampa: Fernando DeSoto OakAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Tourism Publicity: Theatre of the SeaAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Tourism Publicity: Tropical ParkAdd to your cart.

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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],

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