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Salvino Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1975.3
Scope and Contents

The Rooney Collection contains photographs and negatives Mr. and Mrs. Rooney. Mr. Rooney was the Civil War Veteran and Davie bridgetender.

Dates: Undated

Sam Wimberly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1975.4
Scope and Contents

Photographs and a negative of the Wimberly family in the early 20th century Broward County, Florida.

Dates: 1911-1916

Samuel F. Morrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2003.27
Scope and Contents

The Samuel F. Morrison Collection contains correspondence, books, professional and personal papers, photographs, scrapbooks, plaques, ephemera, vinyl records, VHS tapes documenting the professional and personal life of Librarian Samuel F. Morrison. Books and vinyl records donated by Samuel Morrison can be accessed through the Broward County Library catalog.

Dates: Circa 1936-2020

Schmidt collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1976.11
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, sheet music, poems, lyrics.

Dates: circa 1963 to 1976

Scrapbook of Seminole Native American Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 1976.1.1-2
Scope and Contents

he Scrapbook of Seminole Clippings contains two bound scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs and correspondence documenting Seminole life in Florida. The scrapbook was compiled by Mrs. F.D. Sheldon, a member of the Friends of the Seminole organization. The materials document Seminole life from April 1956 to April 1958.

Dates: 1956-1958

Shackelford Family Album Collection

 File
Identifier: 2011.1
Scope and Contents

The Shackelford Family Album Collection contains three postcards, photographs and one photo album of the Shackelford family, friend Katherine Rawls, and the Rawls family. Photographs date from the 1930s to 1940s. Genealogical materials such as family trees, a photocopy of Alexander W. "Henry" and Willie Shackelford’s marriage certificate, and notes on family members are also included.

Dates: 1930 - 1950

Springer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1980.6
Scope and Contents

The Springer Collection contains photographs of various sites in Broward County and Miami, Florida during the 1920s. Sites include the Parrot Jungle Miami, Haines City, and Marathon, Florida.

Dates: Circa 1920-1930

Stetson Kennedy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996.1
Scope and Contents

The Stetson Kennedy Papers contains correspondence, research papers, writings and photographs that document his time within the Works Progress Administration's Federal Writers Project.

Dates: Circa 1936-1995

Stranahan High School Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: 1976.4
Content Description

Stranahan High School Oral History Project Collection includes questionnaires, newspaper articles, and notes related to the stanahan High School administrative and academic communities.

Dates: 1974

The Alan Bell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020.3
Scope and Contents The Alan Bell collection consists of original newsprint and magazine copies, poetry, journals, and directories that focus on the lives of the African American lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) community. Publisher Alan Bell produced a monthly hard news alternative to many of the infotainment-oriented publications that appeared throughout America’s black gay communities during this period. The BLK magazine was published from December 1988 until March 1994. It began...
Dates: 1988-1998

The Barwick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1975.15
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Fort Lauderdale from 1926 to 1947 and one church directory book from the First Christian Church.

Dates: Circa 1926-1947

The Chapman collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988.8
Scope and Contents

The Chapman collection contains photographs from the 1920s.

Dates: 1920-1930

The Connie May Fowler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022.2
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of manuscripts (typescript), prepress proofs, galleys, newspapers articles, correspondence, interviews, speeches, corrected sheets, handwritten drafts, one computer disk, one VHS cassette, and one teleplay script. The collection highlights some of Fowler’s work such as, Sugar Cage, Ave Erzulie, Before Women had Wings, Sparrow Hunter, River of Hidden Dreams, Onedia Looney, and Listening For Light. It also contains a manuscript from the author Kaye Gibbons, Charms...
Dates: 1990-1998

The Ditzler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1975.10
Scope and Contents

Mixed materials/ letters and documents.

Dates: Circa 1919-1937

The Emmanuel George Collection

 File
Identifier: 2021.11
Scope and Contents The Emmanuel George Collection contains correspondence, photographs, printed materials, certificates, short videos and artwork related to African Americans in Broward County, Florida. Correspondence contains cards written to Emmanuel George about his internships with Encore and the Lake Wales Public Library African American Archives Project. Crispus Attucks High School materials include a yearbook, student report cards, commencement programs, and class reunions. Photographs display African...
Dates: 1962 - 2022

The Esther Rolle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2005.2-2020.6-2020.30
Scope and Contents The Esther Rolle collection consists of photographs, awards, audio-visual, and printed materials that document the life and career of actress and dancer Esther Rolle. The collection contains materials that illustrate Esther Rolle’s work in multiple films and television shows such as Good Times, P.K. and the Kid, as well as Driving Miss Daisy. The collection includes multiple awards commemorating her achievements, including the NAACP Eighth Image Award (statuette) for Best Actress In A Series...
Dates: Circa 1970-1999

The Fort Lauderdale Women's Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1976.16
Scope and Contents

Ledgers of the minutes for the Fort Lauderdale Women's Club Executive Board and membership

Dates: Circa 1931-1967

Frost Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998.22
Scope and Contents

The Frost Family Collection contains ephemera, blueprints, ledgers, payroll documents and photographs documenting the Frost family, Seminole Native Americans, Dania Beach and Port Everglades. Materials were donated by Judy Frost Clark and Jenette Frost Eby

Dates: Circa 1907-1950

The George W. Leaird Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1974.11
Scope and Contents

The George W. Leaird Collection contains original photographs, newspaper and photograph copies as well as personal materials documenting the life of George Leaird.

Dates: Circa 1912-1974

The Herbert C. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1976.15
Scope and Contents

Photographs, correspondence, and documents pertaining to the life of Herbert Charles Davis

Dates: Circa 1930-1949

The Kennedy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1975.11
Scope and Contents

Materials related to the lives of Dr. Thomas Simpson Kennedy, Judge Willaim T. Kennedy, and John D. Kennedy

Dates: Circa 1939-2011

The Kitty Oliver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004.1-2005.1-2021.13
Scope and Contents The Race and Change Project contains multiple interviews with African-Americans, Whites and immigrants regarding their memories growing up in Broward County, the United States, and other countries. Subjects also include family and community lifestyle, race relations and societal change from the late 1920's through the aftermath of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and desegregation.The collection contains audio and visual content of participants from the Race and Change Project...
Dates: Circa 1997-2007

The Lighthouse Point Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022.1
Scope and Contents

The Lighthouse Point Photograph Collection contains ten 4" x 6" color photographic prints of interiors and exteriors of an historic house. One photograph is of a "Champion Lofty Fig" tree as indicated on verso.

Dates: July 2002

The Love-Thornell Collection of Black American Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2021.17
Scope and Contents

The Love-Thornell African American Photographs Collection contains over 1300 photographs including cabinet cards, tintypes, dagueertypes, ambrotypes, stereo-views, carte de visite and postcards documenting African American life from the 1850s-1950. The collection was collected over a 15 year period by Jaquelyn Love-Thornell.

Dates: Circa 1850-1950

The Lowell Showalter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993.14
Scope and Contents

The Lowell Showalter Collection contains 1 photograph of the Pompano Casino Cafe, 1 photograph of Sandy Hobart Beach Rentals, 1 photograph general store, 11 photographs of agriculture, and 1 photograph of South Federal Highway.

Dates: Circa 1923 - 1957

Mary Sue Tary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997.30, 2001.11, 2001.41, -2008.4, 2010.22
Scope and Contents

The Mary Sue Tary Collection contains tourist brochures featuring "The Tropical Wonderland-Fort Lauderdale, Florida, scrapbook clippings such as photographs, programs, correspondence and ephemera. The materials document Fort Lauderdale, Florida including Fort Lauderdale High School and social organizations during the 1940s.

Dates: Circa 1940-1950

The Niara Sudarkasa Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2006.4

The Robert "Bob" Drake Hollywood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1988.4
Scope and Contents

The Robert "Bob" Drake Collection contains photographs, ephemera, maps and clippings documenting the professional career of Joseph W. Young Jr.

Dates: Circa 1927-1964

The Sixto Campano Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020.11
Scope and Contents The Sixto Campano Collection contains nearly 1,000 pieces of original sheet music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The bulk of the collection contains pre and post Civil War minstel pieces, commomnly known as "plantation melodies", as well as ragtime, blues, and jazz pieces. Noted composers and songwriters include W.C. Handy, Scott Joplin, John Rosamond Johnson, Bob Cole and Bert Williams. Images, illustrations and photographs demonstrate 19th and early 20th century attitudes...
Dates: Circa 1848-1974

The Tradewinds Farms Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1974.8
Scope and Contents

Ledgers, Books, and Magazines from Trade Winds Farms from Pompano Beach Florida.

Dates: 1951-1968