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Florida Web Sites: 1900 - 1950

Many of the following Web sites will be of interest to Florida educators. Please be aware that links may change at any time, and that neither the Florida Center for Instructional Technology nor the Florida Department of Education is responsible for the content of external Web sites.

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Old Tallahassee Aerial Photographs

Go back in time and visit Tallahassee in the early 1900s. Offers several downtown pictures, including the Martin Building, the State Capitol Building, and the Monroe and Pensacola intersection.

Sarasota History

Explores historic Sarasota County from 1840 to 1970 and compares its events to other events that were taking place around the world.

Florida Land Boom

Florida in the 1920's

Very detailed information about the Florida land boom and the hurricane of 1926. Also includes several historical photographs and postcards.

Madness that Swept Miami, The

A brief description of how the land boom affected Miami. Includes photographs and additional resources.

Great Depression

Florida in the Depression

Explains how The New Deal affected Florida and provides biographies of important figures during that time.

Historical Places

Tampa Theatre

The Tampa Theatre's official Web site. Visit the history and photos section to find out more about this 1920's structure.

World Wars

Ancestry.Com - WWI Civilian Draft Registration

Perform a general search for civilian draft registrants by first name, last name, birth date, and birth place. This site applies to those who registered between 1917 and 1918, which accounts for approximately 24 million men.

Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs

Offers news, publications and information on benefits, education, organizations, and memorials.

Florida's WWII Memorial

Information about the memorial, including an overview of the project and contributions.

Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale

Preserves the history of a former World War II pilot training base.


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