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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.

Chris Hansen photograph collection - 1940-1980

  • HMA0315
  • Collection
  • 1940-1980 (predominant: (bulk 1950s-1970s))

Photographs shot by Chris Hansen. The collection contains photographic prints, negatives, and slides, along with a folder of clippings and lists pertaining to some of the subjects. Images include celebrities and places in Miami/Miami Beach, the Goodyear Blimp, glamour photography, Dodge Island, and the Miami Serpentarium.

The bulk of the images are of models, beauty contestants, celebrities, actors, actresses and Miami Beach social events. Other images show sporting activities, boats and ships such as the SS Florida. Among those photographed were Jayne Mansfield, Red Skelton, Jimmy Durante, Bill Haast, and President John F. Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy. One album has newspaper clippings and another has slides of the events, including the Republican National Convention in 1972.

Hansen, Christian, 1915?-2005

Frank Zagarino collection - 1967-2007

  • HMA0239
  • Collection
  • 1967-2007

Posters, slides, photographs, print materials, negatives, newspaper clippings and a transparency pertain to Frank Zagarino's career in the fields of advertising photojournalism and modeling and to his avocation as a water sports enthusiast. Includes a set of negatives and contact prints that were shot of the homeless in downtown Miami for a feature film

Zagarino, Frank, 1932-2005

Jean Taylor Papers - circa 1960-1983

  • HMA0067
  • Collection
  • circa 1960-1983

Research papers on settlements and people in South Dade (Miami-Dade County, Fla.), from Larkins (South Miami) and Kendall south to Homestead and Florida City, during the 1800s to 1926.

The papers hold topical folders of clippings, manuscripts, typescripts, photocopies, correspondence and notes used by Jean Taylor in researching her book, The Villages of South Dade. Also includes oral history interview sound cassettes and notebooks, the typescripts for Villages of South Dade and for Culture in the Boondocks, and material for the classes that she taught on South Dade history. Also included is a student paper Jean Taylor wrote on the early history of Miami, with annotations by her teacher, Marjory Stoneman Douglas; five 1906-1907 issues of Gustav Stickley's magazine, The Craftsman, given to Jean Taylor by Patty Munroe Catlow; and a photocopy of the National Register nomination for Silver Palm schoolhouse.

Taylor, Jean

Masud Quraishy Slide Collection - circa 1980-circa 1995

  • HMA0020
  • Collection
  • circa 1980-circa 1995

35mm color slides, shot by Masud and Najib Quraishy, of late-twentieth century Miami-Dade County landscapes. About half of the views show damage in South Dade from Hurricane Andrew. Chiefly documentation of the devastation of Hurricane Andrew to residential, commercial and recreation properties in 1992 comprises the bulk of the collection. The rest consists of images of Miami’s waterfront, scenic shots from around the county, freeze damage to farms, Stiltsville, area attractions, the nuclear reactor at Turkey Point and the 100th birthday party in honor of Marjory Stoneman Douglas in 1995. A few large format transparencies and photographs are included.

Quraishy, Masud