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Sharps & Marks in Paradise: Selling Florida in the 1920s

The 1920s Florida Land Boom transformed almost every aspect of life in Florida. Between 1920 and 1930, the state’s population soared from 968,470 to 1,468,211. More roads, more cars, and even more land were added to the Sunshine State. Maps from this era dramatically demonstrate the changing landscape brought about by dredges, drag lines, and determination.

On exhibit Nov. 4 – July 14