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Caribbean cruises and South Florida slides - 1968-1992

  • HMA0409
  • Collection
  • 1968-1992

Slides of travel by cruise ships around the Caribbean and Key West. Excursions were made to the Netherlands Antilles, the Bahamas, St. Lucia and the Grenadines, St. Croix, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Key West. Also include views of Everglades National Park, the Port of Miami, Miami and Miami Beach. A set records a trip aboard the Windjammer Barefoot Cruises schooner, Fantome.

Charles Mills papers - 1917-1940s

  • HMA0134
  • Collection
  • 1917-1940s

Personal papers and scrapbooks include clippings and memorabilia related to numerous civic and World War II home front projects such as the American Red Cross Camp and Hospital Service, the American Legion, Veterans Hospital and  the Boy Scouts. Except for some brochures and photographs of the San Carlos, there are no documents pertaining to his business enterprises.

Mills, Charles A

Dan Gallagher Research Papers - 1906-2001

  • HMA0046
  • Collection
  • 1906-2001

Research materials pertaining to the history of the Florida Keys and the construction of the Florida East Coast Railway. Documents include letters from Key West pioneers, maps, engineers' notes, newspaper clippings, 35mm slides, photographs, cassette tapes, VHS tapes and copies of maps, blueprints and 1950s postcards.

Original materials include 35mm slides, handwritten notes and interviews with Marathon pioneers.

Gallagher, Dan

Fine and Goldman families papers - 1890s-1987

  • HMA0215
  • Collection
  • 1890s-1987

Magazines, letters, photocopies, postcards, photographs (prints), a book and other memorabilia document the activities of two pioneer families who played a major role in the Jewish communities of Key West and Miami. Includes an unsigned typescript letter from Theodore Roosevelt, several photographs of turn of the century stores in Key West and Miami, material on the congregations of Rodeph Sholom in Key West and Beth David in Miami (first called B'Nai Zion), and photographs of Cuban leaders of the late 1800s, including Jose Marti.

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Jessie Porter Newton papers pertaining to Robert Frost - 1934-2010

  • HMA0340
  • Collection
  • 1934-2010 (predominant: 1934-1974)

A framed handwritten poem, "The Gift Outright," dedicated to the Newtons, is the centerpiece of this small and lovingly assembled collection celebrating the works and life of Robert Frost, and his connection with Florida over the many winters he spent in Key West. Includes several of his privately printed poems (some of which are inscribed or signed), signed copies of his collected poems, correspondence (chiefly from his friend Kathleen Morrison to Miss Jessie regarding Frost), photographs and guest books. Other materials include newspaper clippings, first day covers, programs, and other ephemera pertaining to Frost.

Newton, Jessie Porter, 1898-1979

Lancelot Jones at Caesar's Creek : oral history interview - 1990 Jan 21

  • 2003-277
  • Collection
  • 1990 Jan 21

Oral history interview of Lancelot Jones, conducted by Dr. John Nordt, III, and Hardy Matheson.

Lancelot Jones reminisces on growing up in South Florida and life on Biscayne Bay. People and places mentioned include: Carl Fisher, the Munroes, the Peacocks, Dr. James M. Jackson, Biscayne Bay, Key Biscayne and Key West.

Jones, Lancelot