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Trilby, Zuber and Alva get in the pirate mood above. A couple centuries ago the above might not be such an unusual scene on certain parts of our Florida coastline.
This postcard is dated from 1955. The message on the back to someone in Largo, Florida, is about the misadventures of a couple and their car that keeps breaking down in Perry, Tallahassee, etc. (This was originally posted in 2010)
The ‘John Sylvester’ arrives in Green Cove Springs around 1890.
Milton, the turtle, is ready for many emergencies and hopes his fellow Floridians are ready, too. We’re well into the hurricane season, but that doesn’t mean to let your guard down.
This ad is from the Miami News on September 15th, 1944. The ad is for the Miami Transit.
Here’s a postcard of the Florida pool built by Dick Pope at his Cypress Gardens to entice films to be produced at the Winter Have site.
Trilby’s efforts to make a felt hat for Zuber demonstrates Zuber’s inability to read a ruler.
There are very few locally owned mens stores in Florida and finding one that still sell hats is hard. The best is Nathan’s Menswear in Lakeland. Since I just mentioned them last week, I wanted to point you all to another spot. There’s The Cowboy Center in Miami that has a full line of hats, felt and…