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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.

Carl Fisher Papers - 1896-1958

  • HMA0064
  • Collection
  • 1896-1958 (predominant: bulk 1914-1939)

The Fisher papers document Carl Graham Fisher's contributions to activities that greatly influenced American life in the 20th century, namely urban development, automotive transportation, publicity, and sports. The collection's greatest strength is the almost day-to-day picture it draws of the building of Miami Beach from a wilderness into a world-famous resort city (1912-1926). The papers also include materials pertaining to the development of Montauk (Long Island, New York).

The collection consists mainly of business and personal correspondence. The papers include clippings, photographs, legal documents, financial reports and statements, memoranda, telegrams, pamphlets and brochures, blueprints, and patents.

Fisher, Carl G. (Carl Graham), 1874-1939

Carl Juste Collection - 1992-2015

  • HMA0303
  • Collection
  • 1992-2015 (predominant: 1992-2002)

The Carl Juste collection consists of photographs and related materials shot or collected by photojournalist Carl Juste on assignment for The Miami Herald and as co-founder of the Iris Photocollective. Photographic media include 35mm negatives and photographic prints of varying sizes, pertaining to people, places, and daily life in the Miami area during the late 20th century and early 21st century. Topical subjects include politics, crime, weather events, cultural and religious celebrations, primary and secondary education, sports, and construction in Miami and South Florida.

Collection of papers, including a Pulitzer Prize and other notable awards, correspondences, work and personal ephemera, newspaper and magazine articles containing published photographs. Juste's Pulitzer-winning coverage of the Elian Gonzalez (2000) is not included.

Carrie Bush travel journals - 1915-1927

  • HMA0373
  • Collection
  • 1915-1927

The journals are filled with short notes and captions and lavishly illustrated with postcards, maps, photographs, ticket stubs, menus and other ephemera. Among the photographs are images of actors: Theda Bara, William Farnum and Evelyn Nesbit on a Fox film set in Miami in 1919.

Bush, Carrie L., b. 1868

Casa Casuarina and Hubbell family scrapbook - 1928-1949

  • 1979-213
  • Collection
  • 1928-1949

Photographic prints and newspaper clippings document the construction of Casa Casuarina Apartments, 1116 Ocean Drive, in 1930. Its general contractor was Willard Hubbell, and this scrapbook is also a Hubbell family album. There are many prints of his daughter Rosemary's childhood; material on his father, Henry Salem Hubbell, well-known portrait painter; clippings on Willard Hubbell's fruit and vegetable farming under cloth greenhouses, and a 1946 brochure of the Riddle Inter-American Institute, when he was its Dean. Photoprint backgrounds include a variety of Miami Beach and Coconut Grove houses, including David Fairchild's Kampong, Marjory Stoneman Douglas' home and Ye Little Wood.

Hubbell family

Castaways Motel Architectural Drawings - circa 1957

  • HMA0308
  • Collection
  • circa 1957

Twelve watercolor renderings for a high-rise addition to the building includes  sketches for furnishings and landscaping. A print and photograph show an aerial view of the motel and grounds.

Cates Family Collection

  • HMA0446
  • Collection
  • 1919 - 1946

This collection documents the lives of the Cates Family from 1919 to 1946.Their story is told through photographs, correspondences, purchases, receipts, and business records. Much of the collection centers on the life of the daughter, Alice, as a teenager and adult. This includes photographs of the Buena Vista School, Miami High School and locations visited by her friends and family including Key Biscayne, Virginia Key, The Venetian Pools, and Hialeah Racetrack. Further insight into her daily life including work and romantic interests can be found in her correspondences and school materials. References to the Health Crusade- a response to the Spanish Flu, Armistice Day, the Depression, and World War II can be found throughout Alice's materials. Denis Cates' work as a coconut exporter in Miami, along with his property in Cape Sable, can be found in the business records and receipts. Dennis, his wife Elmira, along with his children Alice, Samuel and Henry can be found in the family photographs. Their home, Model-T, Sharpie boat, and Miami apartment can also be found here.

Cates Family

CenTrust Federal Savings Bank documents - 1989-1990

  • HMA0217
  • Collection
  • 1989-1990

Memos, reports and other documents from the office of Thrift Supervision, which oversaw the government's takeover of the bank's operation. Also included is a newspaper clipping file detailing the problems that led to the bank's failure.

Centrust Federal Savings Bank

Charles Brookfield papers - circa 1920-1988?

  • HMA0083
  • Collection
  • circa 1920-1988?

Correspondence, clippings, photoprints, articles and files reflect Brookfield's interest as a Florida Keys lodge host, writer, environmentalist, fisherman, marine archaeology enthusiast, treasure hunter, and real estate investor. Correspondence includes letters on the early efforts of the Audubon Society to secure a portion of the James Deering estate as an Audubon bird sanctuary. Photographic prints are of the Bahamas, Elliott Key, and Florida, and date from the 1930s-1980s; most are identified.  Also included is a typed transcript of TMS Winchester's 1694 log book and the Captains log of the Dunkirk.

Oral interviews of Brookfield conducted by Randy Nimnicht, Love Dean and Judy and John Halas.

Brookfield, Charles Mann, 1903-1988

Charles Deering Collection - circa 1900-1922

  • HMA0100
  • Collection
  • circa 1900-1922

Correspondence, pamphlets, photographic prints and clippings document Charles Deering's interest in plant introduction, research and cultivation at his two Dade County estates. Included are letters and notes from John Kunkel Small, noted botanist and authority on the flora of the southeastern states; material on the building of the Cutler dwelling, with letters from its architect, Phineas Paist; and a folder of pamphlets issued by National Audubon Society, chiefly dated 1912-1916.

Scrapbooks of the Buena Vista estate and Japanese life and customs, 1900-circa 1909. Folder of preconstruction sketches for the Deering estate on Biscayne Bay north of Miami, and a turn-of-the-century photograph album on Japan. Buena Vista materials include two floor plans headed: Preliminary studies of house for Mr. Charles Deering, Miami, Fla. ; a photographic print of a building model; and eight watercolor sketches of different rooms, elevations, etc., signed by the architect Clinton MacKenzie of New York City. The Japanese album consists of a series of hand colored phographic prints showing traditional Japanese artisans, farmers and street scenes. They are numbered in Japanese and appear to have been commercially produced.

Deering, Charles, 1852-1927

Charles H. Crandon Papers - 1926-1975

  • HMA0054
  • Collection
  • 1926-1975

Correspondence, speeches, clippings, campaign material, photoprints, brochures, and programs reflect Crandon's activities and interests as a Dade County commissioner, sponsor of the Miami Civic Music Association, and lover of nature. Two large scrapbooks, covering the years 1942-1950, contain material on county matters, especially parks and health services; the expansion of the airport; Miami Civic Music activities, Crandon himself, and his family. There are a number of private and public testimonials given at his retirement from the county commission. A third smaller scrapbook (1962-1970s) concentrates on the "Crandon amendments" to the Metro charter in 1962. Two folders, housed separately, have letters from constituents and material from his 1932 campaign for election as commissioner from District 1. Correspondence includes a 1948 ALS from Philip Wylie on the Key Biscayne railroad and a 1942 ALS from David Fairchild on Crandon's recovery from a serious illness.

Letters to and from Charles H. Crandon, then Chairman of the Dade County Board of Commissioners, pertain to several requests for assistance from the county welfare funds. Letters from Crandon are carbon copies; others are originals

Crandon Park dedication photograph album, November 1947. Include aerial views of Crandon Park and the Rickenbacker Causeway which was also dedicated during the ceremony. Other views show Hurricane Harbor, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker and other dignitaries at the event. Newspaper clippings of the dedication are included.

Transcripts of speeches given on radio in support of Crandon's bid for re-election for Dade County County Commissioner, 1932.

Crandon, Charles H., 1889-1979

Charles J. Peacock Family Papers - 1891-1979

  • HMA0079
  • Collection
  • 1891-1979

The bulk of the papers consist of legal documents and tax receipts pertaining to Charles John Peacock family's extensive real estate holdings and transactions in Dade County. Also included are newspaper clippings, photographs and personal papers.

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

Charlton W. Tebeau Research Papers - 1815-1969

  • HMA0049
  • Collection
  • 1815-1969

The papers contain correspondence, notes and speeches by Dr. Tebeau, typescripts and photocopies on Florida topics, including primary sources (diaries, memoirs, etc.) and secondary sources (articles by students of his history classes and fellow historians). Most, but not all, relate to the Everglades or the Depression of the 1930s. Some documents related to the 1972 Master's Hearing on the dispute over federal vs. state control of Florida Bay, for which Dr. Tebeau acted as an expert witness.

Dairy of F. W. Munson, 1884-1886. Typewritten transcript of an Indian River area pioneer farmer's diary. [original diary located in the Santini Papers.  Box 7, Folder 3]

Tamiami Trail Scrapbook: Newspaper clippings, including maps and photographs, have information on the then recently constructed road between Tampa and Miami, and the southwest Florida communities it crossed. Most of the clippings are dated 1926-1928, when the Trail was formally opened. Also included are clippings on Barron Collier, at the time of his death in 1939.

Research notes for Synagogue in the central city. Notes on cards formed part of Dr. Tebeau's research for his book: Synagogue in the central city : Temple Israel of Greater Miami, 1922-1972. Temple Israel celebrated 50 years of existence in 1972. As part of the anniversary, he was selected to write a history of Miami's first Reform Jewish congregation. Dr. Tebeau, was assisted by Marcia Kanner in the preparation of the manuscript.

Tebeau, Charlton W., 1905-2000

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