Collection ASM0300 - Florida Photograph Collection

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ASM0300

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Title

Florida Photograph Collection

Date(s)

  • 1886-2000 (Creation)
  • 1886-1950 (Creation)

Extent

10 Boxes

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Scope and content

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).

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Conditions governing access

This collection is open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

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 asc.library@miami.edu.

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  • English

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Selected materials from this collection have been digitized.

https://merrick.library.miami.edu/specialCollections/asm0300/

Related archival materials

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

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