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Drake Lumber Company Collection - 1919-1939

  • HMA0025
  • Collection
  • 1919-1939

Stockholders minute book, stock certificates (in poor physical condition), and correspondence relating to Gaston Drake's desired appointment to the federal tariff commission.

Photographs and negatives of the Drake Lumber Company show buildings, equipment, logging operations and mill workers. Also included are images of the Gaston Drake family. Includes five index pages with hand written descrptions.

Drake, Gaston

James Deen Architectural Records - 1938-2003

  • HMA0026
  • Collection
  • 1938-2003 (predominant: 1938-2003)

Renderings and plans for buildings designed by Deen include: dwelling in Snapper Creek for Fred Poppe, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity House at the University of Miami, Grove Hill apartments, and some unidentified commercial and mixed-use projects; photographs of completed projects, including the Ryder Building and Grove Tower in Coconut Grove; Deen's notebook with design concepts and notes for on-going projects, including the Rusty Pelican restaurant.

Materials pertaining to the Vanderbilt estate include: drawings by Maurice Fatio and William Treanor  for the ceiling, moldings, and floor finishes for the main house; drawings for the stonework used on the building's exterior walls, loggia, walkway and balustrades; drawings by J. P. Duffy for the maintenence buildings;a group of color photographs of buidlings and grounds shot in the late 1970s.

Portfolio of maps and plans for Pratt General Hospital.

Deen, James

Spillis Candela & Partners, Inc., Architectural Records - 1926-1986

  • HMA0027
  • Collection
  • 1926-1986

Records include an illustrated history of the firm, brochures of completed works, and photographs of commercial, residential and institutional projects. Notable commissions include the Miami Dade College campus and the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair.

Spillis Candela & Partners, Inc.

D.D. and C.M. Rogers maps of Miami and South Florida Collection - 1895-1907

  • HMA0028
  • Collection
  • 1895-1907

Maps, surveys and drawings of various properties in Miami and the Florida Keys. The bulk of the collection are maps and surveys of the Florida Keys for the Florida East Coast Railway. The other maps are mostly of the Miami area and include Mary Brickell’s property, the Lawrence estate and other properties along the banks of the Miami River.

The majority of the maps are pencil and ink on linen and paper, a few sets are blueprint copies.

Rogers, D. D. (David Dunham)

Leica "24 Hours in Miami" Project Collection

  • HMA0029
  • Collection

Prints created as part of Leica's "24 Hours in Miami" project that ran during the 2015 Miami Street Photography Festival and Art Basel in December 2015. Featuring selected local Instgram photographers.

Zine Collection - 1992-2016

  • HMA0030
  • Collection
  • 1992-2016

Zines covering a wide range of topics including Punk Rock music, coming of age stories, the everyday struggles of young Hispanic American women, poetry, Little Haiti, and architecture, as well as urban and landscape perspectives.

Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Miami-Dade records - 1919-1990

  • HMA0031
  • Collection
  • 1919-1990

Records of the organizational, community activities and property development. Includes board minutes, reports, correspondence with builders, blue prints, photographic prints, feasibility studies, deeds of trusts and agreements with residential hotels.

The records include minutes from board meetings and various committee meetings, reports to the national board and personnel data. The information regarding new construction contains correspondence with builders, blueprints, photographic prints, property feasibility analysis, surveys, deeds of trust and agreements with residential hotels. The collection also contains books and magazines published by the Women’s Press. Also encompassed in the collection are newspaper clippings and scrapbooks.

Young Women's Christian Association of Miami-Dade (YWCA)

Video Recordings Collection

  • HMA0032
  • Collection

This collection comprises VHS and DVD recordings related to South Florida and the Caribbean including documentaries about local customs, Native American culture, Caribbean music, and Florida landmarks; profiles of prominent Floridians; movies and television programs filmed in South Florida; and corporate information broadcasts from Florida companies.

Local news segments, feature stories and public service broadcasts about significant local events are also included.

Briggs and Warr Families Collection - 1914-1943

  • HMA0033
  • Collection
  • 1914-1943

Photographs of the house and grounds of the Charles L. Briggs estate at 1581 Brickell Avenue designed by architect George Avery, views of the family’s original house at 60 Cascade Avenue and portraits. Also includes a few pages of personal and business accounting records and a copy of "The American Architect", no. 2268, 1919, featuring an illustrated article on the house.

Hubbell Family Collection - 1924-1976

  • HMA0034
  • Collection
  • 1924-1976 (predominant: 1925- circa 1940)

Papers, photographs, newspaper clippings and ephemera document the Hubbell family. The bulk of the material pertain to H. Willard Hubbell and his professional and personal pursuits. A few folders holds information on his father, American artist Henry Salem Hubbell.

Of note is a scrapbook with prints and newspaper clippings of the construction of the Casa Casuarina Apartments, the Miami Beach homes of Henry Salem Hubbell and the Coconut Grove community of Ye Little Wood. Also includes photographs of a trip to Jamaica and Haiti taken by Hubbell and his wife, Lydia. Images from Haiti show vernacular architecture, voodoo ceremonies and group shots with Faustin Wirkus (a United States Marine Corps officer, reputedly crowned Faustin II, King of La Gonave, an island off the coast of Haiti).

A photo album documents a trip to a sugar plantation in Moore Haven that was using the newly invented Luce Sugar Cane Harvester. Other images show cane cultivation at nearby La Belle and Canal Point. A trip to Cuba shows a harvester being assembled, views of sugar cane harvesting, social life on the plantation and views of the environs.

Several folders of loose images show the wedding of Rosemary Hubbell and Leonard Wirkus, Hubbell homes in Dade County, construction of the family home in Hammocks Lake, other dwellings under construction for clients and productions staged by the Civic Theater of Greater Miami.

Henry Salem Hubbell, well known portrait painter, settled in Miami Beach in 1924; was a founding board member of the University of Miami. His son, H. Willard Hubbell, was a produce and fruit farmer (Stambaugh-Hubbell Co., Pelican Farms) who developed greenhouses for papayas and other tropical fruit. He was also a residential contractor who built the Kampong and completed building Marjory Stoneman Douglas' Coconut Grove home after the 1926 hurricane; and taught at a business academy and at the University of Miami. Casa Casuarina, renamed Amsterdam Palace, became the designer, Gianni Versace's home during the 1990s.

Hubbell, H. Willard

David O. True collection of Florida newspapers and newspaper clippings - 1864-1966

  • HMA0035
  • Collection
  • 1864-1966

The collection of tabloid size newspapers includes: The Florida Flower, July 15, 1911 (dedicated to Miami’s fifteenth anniversary); the first issue of the Freeport News, Oct. 1961; The Miami Municipal section of The Detective, April 1914 (official United States police and sheriffs journal; Coconut Grove Times, 1926; Miami Tribune, April 4th 1937; and 2 issues of The Hornet (a Miami scandal sheet) from 1932 & 1936.

Includes rare national and local coverage of the 1926 Hurricane, and the exploration of the Everglades (1883).

Also includes a copy of preliminary index and digest of articles that appeared in The American Eagle, Estero, Florida, 1906-1947, compiled by David O. True.

True, David O.

Mirror Poster Printing Records - circa 1965

  • HMA0036
  • Collection
  • circa 1965

Advertising samples for Miami area businesses created by Mirror Poster Printing. Posters, car cards, decals, information signs, window cards, etc. Firms include: August Bros., Belcher Oil Company, Holsum Bakery, Hollywood Kennel Club, Hotel Algiers, Love 94 FM, McArthur Dairy, Metropolitan Dade County, City of Miami Beach, Miami News, Miami Transfer Co., Miracle Mile (City of Coral Gables), Model City, National Airlines, Pan Am, Ranch House [restaurant], Seminole Transport Lines, City of South Miami, Tropical Park, WAIA, WQAM, and Welt/Safe-Lock.

Scrapbook contains testimonal letters from satisfied clients, product samples, newspaper clippings and photographs. A separate set of photographs includes images of Spiegel's art work and the company's office and employees at work. Also includes a potato chip bag and images of the delivery truck for Dee-Licious Products, the potato chips processing business that Spiegel started soon after his arrival in Miami in 1945.

Mirror Poster Printing, Inc

DeAlva Stroud Photographs - circa 1940-circa 1979

  • HMA0037
  • Collection
  • circa 1940-circa 1979

Photographic prints and snapshots of DeAlva Stroud’s modeling career and social activities. The latter includes fishing trips, images in souvenir folders from Miami and Miami Beach nightclubs, the Bahamas and Mexico. A few newspaper clippings and ephemera are included.

Includes Miami and Miami Beach nightclubs, the Coronet Modeling Agency, Thomas Charm School and Miami-Dade County scenes

Stroud, DeAlva

Dade County Historic Survey findings summaries - 1978-1981

  • HMA0038
  • Collection
  • 1978-1981

Photocopies of lists of historically or architecturally significant buildings built in Dade County prior to 1940. Each folder contains a short overview, followed by a list of properties, arranged by street address. Each entry gives the date built, the architect, and one to three ratings for architectural, historic and contextual significance. A list of architects and the buildings they designed is included, along with some historic designation reports.

Dade County Historic Survey

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