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Florida Gulf Coast University Special Collections: 02/01/36

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Collection, 1964-2018

12 Linear Feet
"AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, we have worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families" -https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/ AAUW Initiatives include: College Campus Outreach, Education and Training, Educational Funding, Financial Planning and Security, Leadership, Legal Support, Salary Negotiation, and STEM Education.
Florida Gulf Coast University Special Collections: 02/01/29

Floridiana, 1730-1970

18.00 Linear Feet
Materials included in the Floridiana collection include maps, postcards, and publications (1730-1970) pertaining to the development of Florida, government ordinances, and government reports relating to Florida.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 0-100

Fred Elliot Papers, 1835-1962

1548.00 items
This collection consists of business records, correspondence, pictures, a scrapbook and other items of Fred C. Elliot. Subjects covered by this collection include: J. O. Wright, engineers, Everglades Drainage Project, Everglades Drainage District, Florida population, Cyril Baldwin, C. V. Scott, Florida Everglades, Florida Coast Line Canal, St. Lucie Canal, Gulf to Atlantic Waterway, A. W. Cilchrist, Lake Okeechobee, Broward County, Dade County, DeSoto County, Lee County, Monroe County, Okeechobee County, Palm Beach County, St. Lucie County, Cary A. Hardee, Okeechobee Fruit Lands Company, rainfall, E. B. Lewis & Company, Palm Beach and Everglades Railroad, drainage districts, beach conservation, American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, traffic signals, American Engineering Council, construction in navigable waters, Key Biscayne, Key Largo, Moore Have n Drainage District, Little Manatee River Project, Robert O. Vernon, Fort San Marco, Florida Engineering Society, National Society of Professional Engineers, Seaboard Air Line Railway System, theater, Hippodrome State Theater, Thomas Aquinas, Civil War in Florida, George P. Raney, Florida plantations, Florida maps, Louisiana maps, Castillo de San Marcos, Fort Matanzas, oil, Federation of Garden Clubs, Florida wildlife, Taylor County, Jefferson County, the Florida diocese and St. Johns Parish.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.12.0030

Stanley P. Koss collection, 1942-1994, bulk 1945

2.00 boxes
This collection relates to Stanley P. Koss who served as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. Koss participated in the battle for Bastogne, Belgium. The majority of this collection pertains to Stanley P. Koss's war bond tour of war production plants in New York and New Jersey as part of an effort to boost war worker morale. The collection includes military orders, itineraries, letters, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to this tour, as well as several souvenirs acquired during the trip. Also included are letters from Koss's pre-service employer, Christmas cards, and a telegram informing Koss's mother that Stanley's brother had been killed in action. The collection includes various post-war newspaper clippings, including a full copy of the VJ Day issue of the Chicago Herald-American.
Florida Gulf Coast University Special Collections: 02/01/28

Turner 1920s Florida Land Boom, 1920-1999

4.50 Linear Feet
The Land Boom in the 1920's changed the landscape of Florida, causing the population to rise and the Florida economy to boom, helping to create the Florida that is today. The Turner 1920s Florida Land Boom collection consists of publications, advertisements, photographs, and research done by Greg M. Turner.
Florida Gulf Coast University Special Collections: 02/01/26

Zine Collection, 1973-2018

9 Linear Feet
The Zine Collection includes Riot Grrrl zines, which is an artist's collective formerly based in Olympia WA with roots in the punk/grunge music scene and covers topics such as feminism, the reclaimation of derogatory language, racism, physical assult and rape, LGBT issues and anarchism; zines that were created by Southwest Florida artists and collectives which features both homemade zines and professionally printed materials covering topics ranging from feminism to witchcraft to home block printing; and the last part of the collection is comprised of zines focused on the topics of rape culture and feminism, but are not a part of any collective or created in Southwest Florida, and they are examples of many types of home-publications as well as comics, orginial art, and personal ethnogrophies.