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Broward Accidents
Broward Accidents
Various photographs depicting the aftermath of many types of accidents which occurred in Broward County.
2015 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2015 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 18th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
Cooper Kirk Manuscripts
Cooper Kirk Manuscripts
Dr. Cooper Kirk: Broward’s First Historian. Uncovered, preserved and disseminated the history of Broward County, Florida.
Easter Lily Gates
Easter Lily Gates
Easter Lily Gates was the Broward County Supervisor of Elections for 40 years, from 1929 to 1969.  
Broward County Main Library - Raising an Architectural Icon
Broward County Main Library -
Raising an Architectural Icon

Documents the construction of the library from a deserted lot to an architectural icon. 
South Florida Native Americans
South Florida Native Americans
A photographic record of Native Americans, primarily Seminole, in cultural transition in twentieth century South Florida. 
Kitty Oliver Oral Histories
Kitty Oliver Oral Histories
Dr. Kitty Oliver is a South Florida journalist, author, oral historian & university professor with a Ph.D. on race & ethnic communication. 

 WPA Federal Theatre Project
WPA Federal Theatre Project
First federally supported theatre in the U.S. Its purpose to create jobs for unemployed theatrical people during Great Depression.
2013 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2013 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 17th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
2012 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2012 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 16th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
2011 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2011 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 15th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
2010 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2010 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 14th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
2009 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2009 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 13th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
2008 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2008 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 12th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
2007 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2007 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 11th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
2006 Florida Artists' Book Prize
2006 Florida Artists' Book Prize
The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book 10th annual Florida Artists' Book Prize.
Around the World with the WPA
Around the World with the WPA
Books and Artifacts of Government-Funded Projects during the FDR Era.  
Bienes Museum
Bienes Museum
Exhibition catalogs and other publications from the first ten years. 
The Bienes Museum Catalogs
The Bienes Museum Catalogs
eBook. A brief survey of catalogs Jim Findlay (1943-2010) wrote, edited or contributed.
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Bountiful Broward, 1880s-1980s
Bountiful Broward, 1880s-1980s
Food items and cooking trends that define the County's eating and dining traditions.
 
 
 
CCC: Civilian Conservation Corps
CCC: Civilian Conservation Corps
The New Deal’s Depression-Era Ecological Movement (1933-1942).  
 
 
 
Education by Design
Education by Design
Educational Visual Aids from the Bienes Museum's WPA Museum Extension Project Collection. 
Fontaneda Society
Fontaneda Society
Book Collectors of South Florida: Members' Exhibition. 
 
Glass Negatives: William Mullikin
Glass Negatives: William Mullikin
Photographer William V.B. Mullikin, who styled himself "The Mullikin Man," was first active in Fort Lauderdale from 1914 to 1921. 
The Great Days of Rail Travel
The Great Days of Rail Travel
The Great Days of Rail Travel on the Florida East Coast. 
 
 
 
History of Broward County
History of Broward County
eBook. This historic account of the creation and growth of Broward County.  
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Japan and Art of War, 1863-1945
Japan and Art of War, 1863-1945
The art work, books, and artifacts showing Japan as world military and economic power.
  
 
 
Pop Phenomena
Pop Phenomena
A Comic Book Exhibition. Approx. 60 vintage comic books (and their precursors: Big Little Books and early Blue Ribbon pop-up books).
Pop-ups
Pop-ups
And other Illustrated Books, Ephemera, and Graphic Designs of Czech Artist and Paper Engineer, Vojtěch Kubašta (1914-1992).
Series Americana
Series Americana
Exhibition of Selected Post Depression-Era Regional Literature from the Collection of Carol Fitzgerald. 
So This Is Florida
So This Is Florida
An Exhibition of Decorative Book Bindings and Book Jackets, 1873-1999. 70 Floridiana books and pamphlets. 
 
 
Sun, Sand & Suspense
Sun, Sand & Suspense
Mystery and Crime Fiction in Florida 1895-2011.  
 
 
 
Top 100 Artifacts
Top 100 Artifacts
eBook. Top 100 Artifacts: The Special Collections of Broward County Library. 
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WPA Children's Books
WPA Children's Books
By the Pennsylvania Writers' Project, New York City New Reading Materials Program, & Milwaukee Handicraft Project (1935-1943).
WPA Florida Publications
WPA Florida Publications
Publications, artifacts, and art works by various Florida New Deal and WPA agencies.
  
WPA Handicraft Projects
WPA Handicraft Projects
Collection includes examples of block-printed textiles, books, bookbinding, bookmarks, children's furniture, clothing, and more.
ABC Non-book Materials
ABC Non-book Materials
Selections from the Nyr Indictor Collection of the Alphabet.
Roots - Voyages of Alex Haley
Alex Haley Collection
The Voyages of Alex Haley, Notebooks and Memoirs of an African-American Writer.
Anti-Slavery Advocate
Anti-Slavery Advocate
Monthly abolitionist newspaper published out of Great Britain from 1852 to 1863. 

 

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