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Reading Room Hours_sign.pdf
A sign conveying the hours of operation of the reading room

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A color plate from Flora sinensis depicting a pineapple.

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Excerpts from Florida Fruits: How to Raise Them, including Preface and chapter 1 "Rise and Progress of Orange Culture."

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Excerpt from handwritten copy of manuscript for a document entitled A French Count Planted a Grove in Pinellas. Typed copy of complete manuscript attached as PDF.

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Cover of book entitled Gift of the Unicorn: The Story of Lue Gim Gong, Florida's Citrus Wizard.

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Lue Gim Gong posing atop a horse-drawn cart filled with ripe fruit, surrounded by pickers in a citrus grove.

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Lue Gim Gong holding a citrus fruit.

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Lue Gim Gong standing in front of a citrus tree with children grasping fruit from the tree.

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Manuscript of Frank Chase's recollections of Isleworth in the 1880s.

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Fruit pickers posing in front of orange trees.

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Article describing Mrs. Julia Tuttle's influence in the development of Miami, Florida in the late 19th century.

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Transcript of a speech given by Major Abrams, found in the minutes of a meeting at the Convention of Citrus Fruit Growers of Florida in Orlando, FL.

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Row of citrus trees that had been killed by freeze.

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A man in a suit stands amid frozen orange trees.
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