Name and location of repository
Level of description
Florida Photograph collection
- 1886-2000 (Creation)
- 1886-1950 (Creation)
Content and structure elements
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).
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is open for research.
Items from this collection are kept on-campus and may be requested from the first floor Kislak Center in the Otto G. Richter Library at University of Miami.
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 email@example.com.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Generated finding aid
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Selected materials from this collection have been digitized.
Related archival materials
See also Richard B. Hoit Photograph Collection (ASM0636), and Michael L. Carlebach Photography Collection (ASM0530).
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Subject access points
Place access points
- 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
- Overtown (Miami, Fla.)
- Saint Augustine (Fla.) -- Pictorial works