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Arva Moore Parks McCabe Papers - 1800s-1998

  • HMA0125
  • Collection
  • 1800s-1998

Photocopies of legal and historical materials, typescripts, minutes, reports and notes relate either to Arva Moore Parks' research or to her work on various community boards. Includes considerable material on the deliberations that preceded the restoration of the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. Material on the Bi-Tri Racial Advisory Committee dates from 1977-1988; that of the New World Advisory Committee, from 1977 to 1982.

The 2016 accural contains copies of documents, newspaper articles and ephemera pertaining to the City of Miami Police, aviation and the Port of Miami.

Parks, Arva Moore

Dade County Council of Parents and Teachers scrapbooks - 1930-1968

  • HMA0158
  • Collection
  • 1930-1968

Newspaper clippings, conference programs, reports and memorabilia record the activities of the Dade County PTA and its members as well as school programs and local educational concerns. Books for 1930 and 1931, which celebrate the association's first decade, have considerable historical detail including individual school histories. The 1938-1939 book also has some loose material from the early 1940s. The 1944 and 1945 books are narrowest in scope, basically covering the state PTA convention, held respectively in Sarasota and Daytona Beach. The 1966-1968 book includes clippings on the 1968 teachers' walkout. Many of the books are dedicated to Mrs. Walter Beckham, who was PTA president for a number of years

Dade County Council of Parents and Teachers

Emily Perry Historic Sites and Buildings Research Papers - 1982-1992

  • HMA0130
  • Collection
  • 1982-1992

Research, including photographic prints and negatives, on Dade County and South Florida, particularly: Miami River, Dade County Schools, South Florida archaeology, Tropical Audubon Society, Arch Creek and local designation reports and National Register nominations.

Arch Creek papers Include applications to the National Register of Historic Places Inventory; for a Dade County Historic Site designation; and for a state archaeological site listing. Also includes photocopies of reports by Robert Carr and Dan D. Laxson. A substantial though unsorted collection of editorials, news articles and other writings document several attempts to save the property for public use; the establishment of a park and museum, and efforts to restore the area's native vegetation.

Perry, Emily

G. Holmes Braddock Papers - 1950-2000

  • HMA0304
  • Collection
  • 1950-2000 (predominant: 1960-1970)

The G. Holmes Braddock collection contains newspaper clippings, unbound scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence and ephemera from Mr. Braddock’s term as a Miami-Dade School Board member (1962-2000). Most of the material focuses on the integration of Miami schools. Items of note includes unbound scrapbooks and letters sent to Mr. Braddock both in support and disagreement of integration.

Braddock, G. Holmes

Jeanne Bellamy Bills papers - 1931-1975

  • HMA0145
  • Collection
  • 1931-1975

Collection covers committee, agency and individual writings on the Everglades, the Biscayne aquifer, Lake Okeechobee, Biscayne Bay, urban growth and farming impacts on water resources, saltwater intrusion, flood control, and related water issues. Other material included: South Florida (later Variety, now Miami) Children's Hospital under construction; a 1960 plan to revitalize Miami's downtown business district, and a 1976 Dade County Public Schools report.

Folder 3 in box 2 gives a summary of events pertaining to documents in boxes 1 and 2.

Maps, charts, oversized pamphlets pertaining to water control in southeast Florida, 1940-1970s

Bellamy, Jeanne