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As a manufacturing state, Florida is gradually assuming a position of importance, having at present some 1,750 establishments, with products valued in the aggregate at $150,000,000. Population is the basis of all manufacturing, and as the population of Florida increases so will her manufacturies grow in number and importance. Florida can not expect to develop the basic industries that are predicated on the possession of raw materials and fuel, other than those with which she has been endowed, but there is no reason why she should not become important as a manufacturer of commodities in which these essentials are not predominant. Furniture manufacturing, the production of cement, the making of pottery, are just a few of the industries that give promise of success in Florida, while throughout New England there are a myriad of industries, such as the manufacture of jewelry and notions, that should be able to locate in Florida to their advantage, the saving in fuel costs alone constituting a factor of no insignificant proportions.

Excerpt from: Agassiz, Garnault. "Florida in Tomorrow's Sun."
Suniland, Nov. 1925, Vol.3, No.2., Pgs. 37-45; 88-94; 113-133


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