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Agriculture in the Sunshine State Booklet

The Agriculture in the Sunshine State booklet includes images from the Jerry Chichone Jr. Citrus Label Collection and other Florida agriculture images.

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The Presidents of the University of Florida

This collection includes portraits and biographies for each university president, beginning with President W. Kent Fuchs and ending with President Andrew Sledd. It was a gift from the George A. Smathers Libraries to commemorate the inauguration of President W. Kent Fuchs.

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Camping in the Jungle

Often heralded as the “gateway to the world,” the Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, merging water, commerce, and culture. Yet its surrounding area, the Panama Canal Zone, was a world unto itself. The Zone was controlled by the United States from 1903 to 1979, with many Canal Zone residents viewing themselves as living the American life. important marker of the American lifestyle in the Canal Zone was scouting. Scouting activities included parades, jamborees, and community-wide fundraisers that brought people together and created a connection to the larger American culture.

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Photo-Reporter: The Martin Harris Collection Exhibition

Curated by Jim Liversidge, the Martin Harris Collection Exhibition centers around Martin Harris’s iconic photography and portraiture from the mid-20th century. Martin Harris was a photographer from the 1930s through the late 1960s who witnessed the history and culture of the mid-20th century.

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Ten Millionth Item of the University of Florida Digital Collections

The ten millionth digital page at the University of Florida Digital Collections comes from a very rare pamphlet, Martí y Las Discriminaciones Raciales (Martí and Racial Discrimination), produced in 1953 to celebrate José Martí’s (1853-1895) racial tolerance and as part of a wider celebration of Cuba’s national hero, 100 years after his birth. This publication is intended to serve as a bridge between the Jewish Cuban community and the Cuban community.

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Florida and the Caribbean Open Books

Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes

By A.M. Brooks

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Florida and the Caribbean Open Books

History of the Second Seminole War 1835-1842

By John K. Mahon

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Florida and the Caribbean Open Books

Sketch of the History of Key West, Florida

By Walter C. Maloney

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Florida and the Caribbean Open Books

History and Antiquities of the City of St. Augustine, Florida

By George R. Fairbanks

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Florida and the Caribbean Open Books

Sketches of St. Augustine

By Rufus King Sewall

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