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1947 Flood Collection

Identifier: 1987.24
Scope and Contents

The 1947 Flood Collection contains photographs of downtown Fort Lauderdale affected by floods caused by multiple hurricanes.

Dates: 1947

African American Success Foundation Collection

Identifier: 2020.22
Content Description

The African American Success Foundation (AASF) collection contains administrative files, photographs, awards and printed materials documenting the operation and history of the organization. The collection also includes Board of Directors agendas and minutes, by-laws, articles of incorporation, Lydia Donaldson Tutts Jones Memorial research papers, photographs of the AASF summits, journals, newsletters, newspaper clippings, audio-visual materials, awards, and ephemera.

Dates: 1999-2020

African Missions Postcard collection

Identifier: 2007.4

The African Missions Postcard Collection contains over 500 postcards depicting indigenous African peoples, landscapes, religious orders, missions and missionary workers.

Dates: Circa 1858-1970

Alcee Hastings Collection

Identifier: 2021.8
Scope and Contents

The Alcee Hastings Collection contains former Congressman Alcee L. Hastings' plaques and certificates, photographs, printed materials and objects such as a gavel.

Dates: 1977 - 2011

Alex Haley Papers

Identifier: 2004.3

The Alex Haley papers consists of manuscripts including those from his time with the Saturday Evening Post, Boy's Life Magazine and Kiwanis Magazine. The collection also includes correspondence, photographs, record albums, and other materials documenting Alex Haley's professional and personal life. Fan mail during the popularity of the book and the subsequent television series "Roots", as well as photographs of Alex Haley are also included.

Dates: 1960-1992

Alice Sanders Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2022.8
Dates: 1930-1931

Allan McElhiney Collection

Identifier:  1990.15
Scope and Contents

The Allan McElhiney Collection contains WWII photographs documenting life in Ft. Lauderdale from 1942 to 1945. Photographs primarily contain those from servicemen's canteen.

Dates: 1942-1945

Alta Mae Clark Collection

Identifier: 1997.6
Dates: Circa 1930 - 1970

Andrews Ave Bridge Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2022.12
Scope and Contents

2 Programs for the Andrews Avenue Bridge Dedication Ceremony. 1 Photograph of Samuel Walter Letson, Commodore Brook's Brother with eight fish. 1 Photograph of the Andrews Avenue Bridge.

Dates: 1928-1981

Ann Griffis collection

Identifier: 1985.12
Scope and Contents

Ann Griffis collection contains photos and notebook.

Dates: Circa 1944-1954

Anthony Kozla Collection

Identifier: 1980.1
Scope and Contents

The Anthony Kozla Collection contains clippings and photographs belonging to professional photographer Anthony Kozla.

Dates: Circa 1930-1950

Arthur Letson Collection

Identifier: 1986.18
Scope and Contents

The Arthur Letson Collection contains photographs taken during the 1950s of Arthur Letson and his family in Broward County, Florida.

Dates: Circa 1950-1960

Arthur "Red" Sweeny Collection

Identifier: 1977.3 -1977.6
Scope and Contents

The Arthur "Red" Sweeny Collection contains photographs, awards, certificates, and correspondence documenting Coach Arthur "Red" Sweeney.

Dates: Circa 1924-1976

Bennett Collection

Identifier: 2003.10
Scope and Contents

The Bennett Collection contains books, postcards, photographs and records from the Broward County School system, circa 1926-1963. Content in this collection highlights the career of Ulric Joseph Bennett, Superintendent of Broward County Schools.

Dates: Circa 1926-1963

Bernard Plotnick Papers

Identifier: 1990.12
Scope and Contents

The Bernard Plotnick Papers contains a title abstract for a plot of land in Progresso, Florida, made by the Plotnick and Plotnick company.

Dates: 1926

Bill Whitson Collection

Identifier: 1986.20
Scope and Contents

The Bill Whitson Collection contains 42 photographs of various buildings in Hollywood and Dania Beach. These buildings include municipal government, postal offices, hotes, theaters, and schools.

Dates: Circa 1920

Black Broward Oral History Project

Identifier: 2022.6
Scope and Contents The Black Broward Oral History Collection contains audio-visual interviews documenting the African American community in Broward County, Florida. The collection was created by the African American Research Library and Cultural Center’s (AARLCC) Special Collections and Archives department to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center. The collection documents the histories of administrators, donors, and library...
Dates: 2021-2022

Boyd family collection

Identifier: 1985.17
Scope and Contents

The Boyd family collection contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and awards from the Boyd family. Family papers include those from Gertrude A. Boyd, Catherine Boyd Fahrion and Alice Boyd Stevens.

Dates: 1914-1976

Broward County Bicentennial Commission Collection

Identifier: 1976.1
Dates: Circa 1976-1991

Broward County Egyptology Society Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2022.10
Scope and Contents

Broward County Egyptology Society Collection contains correspondence and Egypt related publications.

Dates: 1977-1980

Broward County Government Records Collection

Identifier: 1983.1
Scope and Contents

The collection contains sheriff’s records, inmate logs, and other Broward County court related materials.

Dates: Circa 1915-1960

Broward County Historical Commission Millennium Quilt Project

Identifier: 2000.8
Scope and Contents

The Broward County Historical Commission Millennium Quilt Project Collection contains correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and textiles related to the Millennium Quilt Project.

Dates: Circa 1993-2000

Carlisle Collection

Identifier: 1981.5
Scope and Contents

The Carlisle Collection contains photographs that document the Carlisle family in 1924 and 1926 Hurricane flood damage.

Dates: 1924-1926

Charles E. Barnes Collection

Identifier: 2021.9
Scope and Contents

The Charles E. Barnes Collection contains personal papers, certificates, photographic reproductions, and a fireman’s helmet belonging to Charles E. Barnes of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Dates: 1979 - 2007

Charles Rodes Collection

Identifier: 1982.3
Scope and Contents

The Charles Rodes Collection contains photographs of Charles G. Rodes, his friends and family.

Dates: Circa 1919-1956

Alta May Clark

Identifier: 1997.5
Scope and Contents

The Clark Collection contains color postcards of hotels, scenery, flora and landmarks of Fort Lauderdale, Florida from the 1950s.

Dates: Circa 1950

Clyde Brown Collection

Identifier: 1988.10
Scope and Contents

The Clyde Brown Collection contains photographs of Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Florida during the 1920s.

Dates: Circa 1920-1930

Cooper Collection

Identifier: 1976.10
Scope and Contents

The Cooper Collection contains one negative and 14 photographs (copies) owned by Lorna Cooper, daughter of Orice D. Hart, who constructed many historic Broward county buildings.

Dates: Circa 1976

Cyril Davis Collection

Identifier: 1985.10
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Fort Lauderdale

Dates: Circa 1917 - 1940

Denis Lomax Collection

Identifier: 2019.1
Scope and Contents The Denis Lomax collection consists of photographs, photograph negatives, scrapbooks, printed materials, correspondence and writings that document the lives of filmmakers Leila Roosevelt and Armand Denis as well as their families. The collection contains materials related to Leila Roosevelt’s parents, filmmaker, entrepreneur and sportsman Cornelius Louis André Roosevelt (Andre Roosevelt), as well as architect and artist Adelheid Lange Roosevelt. The collection highlights Leila Roosevelt and...
Dates: Circa 1900-2000

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