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Dade County

Book Description:

Early days in Dade County, Florida, which includes Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Hialeah, etc., are recalled in this reprint of History of Dade County, Florida 1936 by Tracy Hollingsworth. The 102-page lightly illustrated 8 1/2" x 11" book is printed on 60# paper. The 3-color cover is printed on 80# card stock and protected with a vinyl sheet. The book includes an early history of the area, including a map, the massacre of Admiral Jean Ribault and his company in 1565, English occupation (1753-84), the Cartagenian Rebellion, the Republic of Florida (1812-16), Early settlers, including Frankie Lewis, James Eagan, and others; Burning of Cape Florida Light, the Seminoles, the Perrine Grant, Organization of Dade County in 1836, Industries, Schools, Utilities, Miami's Boom, Sample Miami Daily News front pages, Growth of Aviation, Public libraries; Radio stations, Churches, Newspapers, Harbor Development, Everglades Drainage, and various towns -- Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, and Homestead. Biographies of varying lengths, many with photographs, are included for: Hugh M. Anderson (pix), Margaret M. Beaton (pix), Dr. John Russell Black (pix), Frederick W. Borton (pix), George Henry Bradford, Heyward Stilson Brannen (pix), Vincent R. Brice (pix), William Jennings Bryan, W. H. Burwell, D.P. Caldwell, Fred Warren Cason, D.C. Coleman (pix), John S. Collins, John D. Crews (pix), John L. Crovo (pix), Lon Worth Crow, Arthur E. Curtis, Clyde A. Epperson (pix), George Castleman Estill (pix), Major L.L. Ferris, John Carrington Gramling, Frederick Howland (pix), H.H. Hyman (pix), Dr. James M. Jackson (pix), John Evans Junkin Sr., Jesse H. Jay (pix), M. Dozier Jones , Dr. Austin James Kemp, Edgar Louis Keuling, Hugh S. Larrick (pix), George LaVigne, James Leonard Lee (pix), L.L. Lee (pix), R.E. Lowry, James E. Lummus, Herbert H. Mase, W.T. McCaffrey, Paul D. McGarry (pix), William Watson McKibben, George E. Merrick, Samuel Grover Morrow, Mark B. Newman (pix), Harvey Richardson Payne (pix), W. Keith Phillips (pix), Judge Halsted Lockwood Ritter (pix), Harold E. Ross (pix), William Schlafge (pix), Everest George Sewell (pix), Dr. Peter Thomas Skaggs (pix), Karl Squires (pix), John P. Stokes (pix), Orry Judson Tanner (pix), J.R. Tatum, Victor J. Tatham (pix), B.B. Tatum, Senator John W. Watson, Col. Annabel Stephens Watson, John William Watson Jr., A.K. Wilson (pix), and Thomas O. Wilson (pix).

Dade County, FL
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Cover of Dade County History

Sources: History of Dade County, Florida
Authors: Tracy Hollingsworth
Original Publication Year: 1936
Original Publisher: Alley, Bowen and Co.
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