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Material Information

Title:
Florence I. Fritz papers
Physical Description:
1.88 : (5 boxes) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Fritz, Florence I ( Florence Irene Fritz ), 1901-1960

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Description and travel -- Florida   ( lcsh )
State Welfare Board -- Florida   ( lcsh )
History -- Fort Myers (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
ead   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Scope and Content:
This collection primarily consists of correspondence between Fritz and her family, friends, and associates during her career as a realtor in southwest Florida and as owner and editor of the travel brochure, Hello Stranger! The collection also includes assorted papers of the Florida State Welfare Board and the Southwest Florida Historical Society, photographs, subscription cards for Hello Stranger!, and articles written by Fritz.
Preferred Citation:
Florence I. Fritz papers, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Biographical:
Florence Irene Fritz, born in 1901, was an author, publisher, and Florida historian. Her articles and books covered the Everglades, the Seminole Indians, early Florida pioneers, and other aspects of southwest Florida history. For over eighteen years she produced a tourist brochure, Hello Stranger! which she distributed throughout the United States. In addition to her many publications, Fritz worked as a caseworker among homesteaders and the Seminole Indians, as a realtor in southwest Florida, and as the first woman mayor of Fort Myers. She participated in many organizations, including the Florida Historical Society, the Southwest Florida Historical Society, the Red Cross, and the Junior Red Cross. Florence I. Fritz died on May 17, 1969.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - F31
usfldc handle - u29.16-f31-ead
System ID:
SFS0031835:00001


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p © Copyright 2014 USF Tampa Library Special & Digital Collections. All rights reserved.
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addressline 4202 East Fowler Ave.
LIB122
Tampa, FL, 33620-5400
URL: http://www.lib.usf.edu/
Email: rbernard@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-1622
Fax: 813-396-9006
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Guide to the Florence I. Fritz papers
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Fax: 813-396-9006
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bioghist altrender Biographical Information 545 Biographical Information:
Florence Irene Fritz, born in 1901, was an author, publisher, and Florida historian. Her articles and books covered the Everglades, the
Seminole Indians, early Florida pioneers, and other aspects of southwest Florida history.
For over eighteen years she produced a tourist brochure, Hello Stranger! which she
distributed throughout the United States. In addition to her many publications, Fritz
worked as a caseworker among homesteaders and the Seminole Indians, as a realtor in
southwest Florida, and as the first woman mayor of Fort Myers. She participated in
many organizations, including the Florida Historical Society, the Southwest Florida
Historical Society, the Red Cross, and the Junior Red Cross. Florence I. Fritz died on May 17, 1969.
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Access Terms
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Corporate Name:
610 USFSpecCol subject Southwest Florida Historical Society
Geographic Name:
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lcnaf Florida -- State Welfare Board
Fort Myers (Fla.) -- History
Personal Name:
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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
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Administrative Information
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Acquisition Information:
Acquired by the University of South Florida Tampa Library in 1970.
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Processing Information:
Complete.
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Conditions Governing Access:
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at
http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
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Preferred Citation:
Florence I. Fritz papers, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Arrangement of Materials:
Primarily by subject; chronologically within subject.
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Scope and Contents
This collection primarily consists of correspondence between Fritz and her family, friends, and associates during her career as a realtor in southwest Florida and as owner and editor of the travel brochure, Hello Stranger! The collection also includes assorted papers of the Florida State Welfare Board and the Southwest Florida Historical Society, photographs, subscription cards for Hello Stranger!, and articles written by Fritz.
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1926-1936
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1
2
1941-1945
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1
3
1946-1948
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1
4
1949
id209
1
5
1950
id210
1
6
1951-1952
id211
1
7
1953
id212
1
8
1954
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1
9
1955
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1
10
1956
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1
11
1957
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1
12
1958
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Correspondence
1959-1969
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1
1959
Scope and Contents
2 parts
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2
2
1959
Scope and Contents
2 parts
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2
3
1960
Scope and Contents
2 parts
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2
4
1960
Scope and Contents
2 parts
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2
5
1961
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2
6
1962
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2
7
1963
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2
8
1964
Scope and Contents
2 parts
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2
9
1964
Scope and Contents
2 parts
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2
10
1965
Scope and Contents
2 parts
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2
11
1965
Scope and Contents
2 parts
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2
12
1966
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2
13
1967
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2
14
1968
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2
15
1969
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2
16
n.d.
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2 Articles, Manuscripts and Assorted Materials
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Articles, Manuscripts and Assorted Materials
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3
1
Article- Dean of American Campers Draft
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3
2
Article- First Union Fish House Opens Draft
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3
3
Article- Hello There: Remember Her? Draft
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3
4
Article- They Who Come From the Hills Draft
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3
5
Article- What Santa has Been Learning Draft
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3
6
Article- Unpublished
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7
Manuscript Escape to Eternity
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3
8
Manuscript Sin, Sex n Things Draft
Scope and Contents
(2 parts)
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3
9
Manuscript Sin, Sex n Things Draft
Scope and Contents
(2 parts)
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3
10
Manuscript I Covered the Everglades Draft
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3
11
Minutes
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3
12
Newspaper clippings
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3
13
Notes Assorted
id246
3
14
Pamphlet Historical Museum of Southern Florida and the Caribbean
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3
15
Program The Florida Historical Society
id269
3
16
Short story Death Warnings Draft
id270
3
17
Short story Dreams for SaleSometimes Free (A Dream that Paid Off) Draft
id271
3
18
Short story Flying South Draft
id6437
3
19
Short story In the Beginning Draft
id6438
3
20
Short story Jefferson Davis Draft
id6439
3
21
Short story Life in this Wide, Wide World Dept. Draft
id6440
3
22
Short story The Miracle Men of Fort Myers Draft
id6441
3
23
Short story My Run Away Trail of Hell Draft
id6442
3
24
Short story Possessions Drafts
id6443
3
25
Short story Thy People Shall Be My People Draft
id6444
3
26
Short story You Never Know Draft
id6445
3
27
Short story Who Bested Whom Draft
id6446
3
28
Short stories Assorted drafts
id6447
3
29
Articles of Incorporation Southwest Florida Historical Society
id6448
3
30
Visual Material Design drawing Greater Fort Myers, Souvenir Guide and Directory Draft
id6449
3
31
Photographs
id272
4
Nudist Movement, Welfare Papers
id274
4
1
Nudist Movement Articles
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4
2
Nudist Movement Correspondence
id278
4
3
Nudist Movement Newspaper clippings
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4
4
American Public Welfare Association Publications, List of publications
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4
5
American Red Cross Correspondence, minutes
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4
6
Articles Assorted pages
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4
7
Bank book Albert G. Beals
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4
8
District Welfare Board Correspondence
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4
9
District Welfare Board Records
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4
10
Family Welfare Association of America List of publications
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4
11
Florida Association of Social Workers Newsletters, Reports
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4
12
Florida Emergency Relief Administration Radio address, Specifications
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4
13
Florida Emergency Relief Administration Records
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4
14
Florida State Board of Social Welfare Forms, Reports
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4
15
Florida State Board of Social Welfare Records
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4
16
Florida State Conference of Social Work Constitution and By-laws
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4
17
Florida State Conference of Social Work Correspondence, programs
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4
18
Notes Assorted
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4
19
Social Security Board Forms
id6456
4
20
State Welfare Board Correspondence, Forms, Policies
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4
21
State Welfare Board Records
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4
22
State Board of Social Welfare Publication
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Works Progress Administration of Georgia Correspondence
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