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Freeland Family papers - 1885-1950s

  • HMA0148
  • Collection
  • 1885-1950s

Articles, clippings, pamphlets on Florida subjects, as well as on the activities of William Leonard Freeland, attorney and judge, and his wife Helen Elizabeth Comstock Freeland. Includes papers on Florida history, and full newspaper coverage of the 1926 hurricane. Photographs include the Orange Grove Elementary School and family portraits

Freeland family

Miami Herald Publishing Company records - 1906-2005

  • HMA0124
  • Collection
  • 1906-2005 (predominant: 1927-1995)

Most of the records pertain to the production of the Heraldette, an internal paper for the employees of the Miami Herald. Photographs and some negatives of mostly unidentified staff members at work and company sponsored social events make up the bulk. Also includes art work and a mostly complete run of the paper from its beginnings as the Slick Edition.

Financial records and company documents contain shareholders' and directors' minutes, insurance policies, mortgage deeds, contracts, leases, promissory notes, abstracts of titles, advertising rates and statistics.

Personal records of John S. and James L. Knight include biographical information, editorials, and photographs with prominent public figures such as John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

A group of photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., completes the collection. Some of the images were shot in Miami by Miami Herald photographers, but most are wire service shots from the Associated Press.

Some events are recorded on VHS tapes.

Miami News memorabilia - ca. 1980-1988

  • 1989-358
  • Collection
  • ca. 1980-1988

Photographs and newspapers from the final edition of The Miami News, and placards from the paper's promotional campaigns

Miami News

Newspaper collection - 1838-

  • HMA0084
  • Collection
  • 1838-

Single issues of newspapers relating to South Florida or the Caribbean area. Most of these papers were acquired for artifactual rather than informational value, from many donors over many years.

HistoryMiami does not specialize in newspapers, and is not actively collecting newspapers. This collection, therefore, is unlikely to grow.

Santini Family papers - 1849-1966

  • HMA0343
  • Collection
  • 1849-1966

Letter, photographic prints, newspapers, publications, diaries and memorabilia pertain to the Santini family of Chokoloskee Island and to the related Munson and Carter families. A significant item is the diary of Adolphus Santini, 1887 July to 1892 May

Lindaburg, Walter

Sylva Martin papers - 1916-1983

  • HMA0153
  • Collection
  • 1916-1983

Papers relate to South Miami, the Graenicher family, and Sylva Martin. Diaries pertain to Sylva Martin's life in South Miami and her travels in the U.S. and abroad. The newspapers pertain to South Miami and date from 1945 to 1973.

Martin, Sylva