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Zonta Club records - 1937-1987

  • HMA0338
  • Collection
  • 1937-1987

Clippings, photographic prints, programs, awards and other memorabilia document the history and activities of this service club for business and professional women. Material provides information on careers of women in the Miami area, as well as on individuals who were members of the club.

Zonta Club of Greater Miami

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.

Zev Bufman playbill collection - 1950s-1988

  • HMA0226
  • Collection
  • 1950s-1988

The collection chronicles productions that Mr. Bufman orchestrated in Florida during the 1970s and 1980s. There are a few playbills for the Coconut Grove Playhouse, 1950s-1960s, which predate his involvement, and some playbills from his productions in cities outside Florida.

Theaters include the Miami Beach Theater of the Performing Arts (TOPA).

Bufman, Zev, 1930-

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)

WTVJ research records - circa 1960-1984

  • HMA0131
  • Collection
  • circa 1960-1984

Newspaper clippings, tear sheets, and ephemera collected by WTVJ television news journalists while researching news stories. Materials pertain to people, places and events in the Miami (Fla.) region, Cuba and the Caribbean area during the late twentieth century.

WTVJ (Television station : Miami, Fla.)

Works Progress Administration (WPA) Collection - 1935-1942

  • HMA0066
  • Collection
  • 1935-1942

The WPA Collection was assembled through individual gifts and include the;

Federal Writers' Project transcripts : Individual papers written by several authors on a variety of South Florida topics for the Federal Writers' Project.  Includes articles by Alfred Coe pertaining to the sale of poison fish in Miami and architecture. Three articles: Architecture of the Miami area, Architectural development in the Miami area, Miami city guide. Articles were based in part on interviews with noted Miami architects Phineas Paist and Richard Kiehnel.

Legend of Black Caesar and Gasparilla [expanded paper by Natalie Newell]

William Wendt Papers : Mostly pertain to his employment with the City of Miami's Works Progress Administration Bureau (WPA), a New Deal program. Contains correspondence, memos, notices, specifications and other documents pertaining to projects. Of note is a copy of the Annual Report on City – Sponsored WPA and National Youth Administration (NYA) Projects for 1939-40. A set of captioned photographs show the following WPA projects underway: Miami International (Master) Airport, Shenandoah Park, Commercial Riverside Park, Little River Park, Morningside Park, Sewing Project, Housekeeping Aide Project, Handicraft Project, Toy Project, Commodity Warehouse, Gardening and Canning Project, street rebuilding and Federal Music Project. NYA projects include Bryan Park, the Miami Public Welfare Department, sail making, seaplane float construction, public service project, recreational leadership project and recreational leadership – Miami Negro Section.

The Wendt Papers also includes a blueprint for a proposed fountain for Bayfront Park and a property record from the City of Miami with construction specifications for a bungalow in East Shenandoah.

Federal Music Project (FMP) : Photographs of theatre and musical productions produced by the Federal Music Project (FMP) of the Works Progress Administration. The bulk of the photographs were shot in Miami, and a few from elsewhere in Florida. Of interest are those of the musicians who performed at the dedication of the 1935 Hurricane monument on Islamorada.  Included are two folders holding sheet music, programs and ephemera from around Florida between 1916 and 1926 that may have been used as reference material.

Woodrow W. Wilkins Papers - circa 1930-1982

  • HMA0042
  • Collection
  • circa 1930-1982

Clippings, correspondence, photographic prints, slides, maps, reports and teaching outlines are included in the career papers of this long time Professor of Architecture and Planning at the University of Miami. Collection also contains a number of his files on the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), including one on the Barnacle, the Munroe family's home in Coconut Grove. There is a wealth of written and visual material on Coral Gables architecture. Clippings, arranged separately in folders by topic, are primarily about buildings and preservation issues within Florida communities.

Research notes on Miami City Hall (Dinner Key) trace the construction and subsequent alterations to the Miami City Hall buildings, 1933-1958. Cards list blueprints and other records in the Miami Public Works Department, architects, date and nature of construction or alteration, etc.

Surveys, site files, newspaper clippings, articles and correspondence, etc. relating to various architectural sites in Florida. The bulk of the materials pertain to the Old Spanish Monastery (St. Bernard de Clairvaux Episcopal Church) in North Miami Beach. Also included is the Plymouth Church Congregational Church in Coconut Grove and studies of Miami and Miami Beach historic architecture and preservation issues.

Photocopy of typescript of The Seven Mile Bridge. History and description of the bridge, prepared for the Historical American Engineering Record.

Wilkins, Woodrow W., 1915-1982

Women in Communications Records - 1953-1994

  • HMA0169
  • Collection
  • 1953-1994

The records document the activities of the Greater Miami Chapter of Women in Communications, Inc., a national professional society for women in journalism and communications.

Records include newsletters, clippings, membership directories, committee listings, guest books, bylaws, and photographs. Scrapbooks compiled from 1953 to 1992 include clippings on Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Marie Anderson, Helen Muir, Molly Turner and other prominent local members.

Women in Communications

Wilma Williams Archaeological Papers - 1887-1987

  • HMA0417
  • Collection
  • 1887-1987 (predominant: 1960-1975)

The material in this collection concerns Ms. Williams’ involvement in the study of the archaeology, anthropology and the history of South Florida. The collection contains books, articles and periodicals dealing with these topics. Authors of articles by Williams and other noted south Florida professional and amateur archaeologists include William Sears, Daniel Laxson, John Goggin, Ripley P. Bullen, and William Verity.

The papers also include correspondence and related papers from the Broward County Archaeological Society and the Florida Anthropological Society. Material from the sites Williams worked at include notes, artifact lists, archaeological charts and field maps. In addition, there are some personal items of Ms. Williams, data from a few non-Florida sites, brochures and newspaper clippings.

The photographic prints contains both color and black and white photographs, transparencies and negatives of various south Florida archaeological sites. In addition there are a few non-Florida sites, personal pictures, and images of Seminole Indians.  Photographers unknown.

Williams, Wilma

William Webb Construction Company Collection - 1955-1980

  • HMA0019
  • Collection
  • 1955-1980 (predominant: 1950s-1970s)

The collection contains mostly photographs of commercial developments in Miami, Jacksonville and Orlando. A few represent other South Florida developments. Includes aerial views, interiors and exteriors of buildings during various stages of construction, renderings, and employees and personal photographs. Also includes promotional brochures, correspondence supporting the National Industrial Beautification Program, The Miss Universe Coronation Ball Program from 1965, and an Interama publicity brochure.

William P. Owens Collection - 1931-2004

  • HMA0357
  • Collection
  • 1931-2004 (predominant: 1931-1970s)

The Rotary Club records include: Board of Directors minutes, issues of the Miami Beach Rote-Rays, Rotary, and Rotarys, membership information and other club business.

The real estate papers are from the M. D. Futch Real Estate office and include: photographs of properties, hotel and apartment brochures, property appraisals and maps in Miami Beach and environs, including Sunset Islands.

Rotary Club records cover the period 1940 to 2004. The M. D. Futch Real Estate office office records cover the 1930s through 1970s.

Owens, William P.

William Moriaty South Florida aviation collection - 1950-1999

  • HMA0400
  • Collection
  • 1950-1999

Collection contains postcards, photographs, ephemera, books and video recordings pertaining to South Florida aviation, in particular, cargo and passenger airlines at Miami International Airport. Includes images of domestic and international air carriers, timetables and boarding passes, training and promotional brochures, and pamphlets detailing the history of Miami International Airport. Also contains a copy of Austin J. Brown and Mark R. Wagner’s Miami Props.

Moriaty, William

William Lyman Phillips papers - 1886-1992

  • HMA0095
  • Collection
  • 1886-1992 (predominant: 1922-1966)

The bulk of papers pertain to W. L. Phillips' career, from his work at Harvard University in the early 1900s to his involvement in numerous landscaping projects through the late 1950s, with substantial portions of this data relating to the Mountain Lake Sanctuary and Royal Palm State Park.

Among the records are letters, invoices, notes, clippings, sketches, reports, planting lists, contracts, specifications, photographic prints, negatives, pamphlets, and ephemera. Documents related to professional organizations and awards are also included. A set of alphabetized index cards bears notes concerning landscape architecture, astronomy, investment information, property data, and other topics. In addition, notebooks of Harvard class notes, classified plant lists, and field notes and sketches augment the collection.

Supplementing the papers regarding professional projects are original plans and blueprints, as well as several maps. Where indicated in the files, photocopies of some plans substitute for the originals, which are located at the University of Miami library.

Also maintained in the collection are papers documenting Phillips' personal life spanning the early 1900s to the mid-1960s. Correspondence with family members and friends, school records and notebooks, an address book, birth and death records, passports, identification cards, certificates, travel brochures, clippings, and other ephemera comprise this material. Financial and property records include bank statements, correspondence, mortgage papers, investment documents, and tax information. In addition, the personal data contains a 1992 historic designation report for Phillips' North Miami residence. Two pencil drawings found among the papers depict the figure of an unknown youth and a signed portrait of William Lyman Phillips.

Phillips, William Lyman, 1885-1966

William A. Glass photograph collection - 1907-1912

  • HMA0405
  • Collection
  • 1907-1912

Images show the early twentieth-century construction of the Florida Keys Overseas Railway. Contains images showing some of the 4000 workers employed by the project, including African American worker and interior views of the camps constructed to house them, including Boca Chica camp, Long Key Fishing camp, and Quarry Camp. Image shows the building of the railway infrastructure and roadbed, as well as the technology used during its construction.

William A. Fishbaugh views of Coral Gables - 1920-1929

  • HMA0379
  • Collection
  • 1920-1929

Views of Coral Gables on negatives. Includes land marks, commercial, government and residential buildings. Of note are interior shots of the Miami Biltmore Hotel and the Coral Gables Bank.

Fishbaugh, William A.

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