Florida

Items in the Florida Collection

West Palm Beach, FL, New Post Office
Post card of the New Post Office in West Palm Beach, Florida. No. 47. No. 1582N. Photo by Sanderson. Located at 400-416 South Olive Street, the US Federal Building and Post Office was built between July 1936 and May 1, 1937. It was razed in 1979 to…

Miami, FL Post Office and Government Building
Post card of the post office and government building, Miami, Fla. No. A-76011. 100 Northeast 1st Avenue was built by Supervising Architect James Knox Taylor and Oscar Wenderoth. The U.S. District Court for the Soiuthern District of Florida met here…

West Palm Beach, FL, Court House
Post card of the Court House in West Palm Beach, Fla. No. 184. No. 1252N. Located at 300 North Dixie Highway this courthouse was built in 1916. It was the Palm Beach Courthouse. It became the Palm Beach County History Museum and the Historical…

Miami Beach, FL, US Post Office
Post card of the US Post Office, Miami Beach, Florida. No. 209. No. 10929. Colour picture publication. Boston 15, Mass. Located at 1300 Washington Avenue, this is a historic 1937 Art Moderne, Art Deco Federal Style designed by Howard Lowell Cheney.…

Miami, Fl, US Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Miami, Florida. No. 45363. No. D139. This building is the largest structure to be built of Windley Key quarried Coquina limestone. The building housed all federal agencies except the Weather Service. The building…

Miami, FL, U.S. Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Miami, Florida. No.5953N-212. The new Miami Post Office, which was opened on July 1, 1933, was built at a cost of $1,500,000. All federal departments, with the exception of the weather bureau, are housed or…

Miami, FL, U.S. Post Office and Federal Buidling
Post card of the US Post Office and Federal building, Miami, Florida. No. 44. 300 Northeast 1st Avenue, the US Post Office and Courthouse was built in 1933 with the Supervising Architect, Louis A. Simon. Named for the 11th Circuit Judge, David W.…

Miami, FL, Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Miami, Fla. No. 17068. Between 1931 and 1937 the building was occupied by the Federal Arts Project. In 1937, the building became the First Federal Savings & Loan Assn. of Miami. The bank moved in 1973 and the…

Miami, FL, Post Office and Government Building
Post card of the post office and government building, Miami, Fla. No. A-76011. 100 Northeast 1st Avenue was built by Supervising Architect James Knox Taylor and Oscar Wenderoth. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida met here…

Key West, FL, Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Key West, Fla. No. 67381. This is the beautiful new building of the United States Post Office on Key West, which daily handles more and more mailing matter as the city gradually becomes a resort center of the first…

Key West, FL, New Post Office, US Court and Customs House
One post card featuring the New Post Office, US Court and Customs House in Key West, Florida. No. 2138N-34. The new federal building was constructed of Key Largo limestone. When completed in September 1932, the Customs House, Post Office and US Court…

Key West, FL, Post Office and Custom House
One post card featuring the Post Office and Custom House in Key West, Florida. No. A-99773. Built as a post office, custom house, courthouse, and lighthouse quarters. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida met here until 1932…

Fort Pierce, FL, Post Office
Post card of Post Office in Fort Pierce, Florida. No. 71697. 500 Orange Avenue, Built in 1935 as a post office as part of the WPA program. The roof was a popular point for viewing street events such as the Cattleman's Parade. Several high security…

Sarasota, FL, U.S. Post Office
Two post cards of the U.S. Post Office in Sarasota, Fla. The Air Conditioned City. No. S-24. No. 57. No. 24939 N. The Federal Building at 111 South Orange Avenue was constructed as a US Post Office with a WPA federal subsidy of $175,000. It was…

St. Petersburg, FL, United States Post Office
Post card of the United States Post Office, St. Petersburg, Florida. No. FNC-4292. No. 46364. Located at 3135 First Avenue North, building one and two were built in 1956 and building three in 1984. It is still in use as a post office and has always…

St. Petersburg, FL, US Open Air Outdoor Post Office
Three post cards of the U.S. Open Air Post Office in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Sunshine City. No. 57. No. 8311N. No. 27758-82. No. P-150. This post office located at 400 First Avenue North was built between 1916-1917 in the Mediterranean Revival…

Clearwater, FL, United States Post Office
Three post cards of the US Post Office in Clearwater, Fla. The Springtime City. No. C-65. No. 4A-H1086. This post office located at 650 Cleveland Street was built in 1933 in the Mediterranean style. It was placed on the National Register of Historic…

Orange County, FL, Orange County Court House
Post card of the Orange County Court House, Orlando, Fla. The City Beautiful. No. O-2. No. 8A-H1425. Located at 65 East Central Blvd. it was built between 1926 and 1927 with an annex added in 1960. Prior to this courthouse the county had one which…

Kissimmee, FL, US Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Kissimmee, Fla. No. K-2. No. 78-H1067. On October 9, 1914 the property on the corner of Church & Possell (later renamed Monument) was purchased by the federal government for $5000. On July 3, 1930 Congress…

Daytona Beach, FL, US Post Office
Two post cards of the U.S. Post Office in Daytona Beach, Florida and Waterfront Park. No. 2. No. 63488. No. D-42. No. 98-H445. Located at 220 North Beach Street, it was built in 1932 as a work project in the Depression. It was built in the Spanish…

Cocoa, FL, US Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Cocoa, Florida. No. CA-9. No. E-7639. The US Post Office at 435 Brevard Avenue in Cocoa, Florida was built by the WPA between 1938-1939 in the Art Deco style. It stopped being used as a post office in 1965 and…

Live Oak, FL, US Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Live Oak, Fla. This post office was built in 1915 with a structural addition added in early 1965. The Supervising Architect was Oscar Wentworth. It is in use today. It is in Suwanee County in the Middle District of…

Panama City, FL, U.S. Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Panama City, Fla. No. P.C. 35. No. 48694. This historic building in downtown Panama City was used as a post office and a federal civil facility.  The Federal Courthouse was built near this building at 30 West…

Panama City, FL, United States Post Office
Post Card of the United States Post Office in Panama City, Florida. No. 104-P. No. 15.665. This downtown station post office located at 421 Jenks Avenue was built between 1937 and dedicated on April 29, 1938. It was built with Treasury Dept. funds.…

Tampa, FL, Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Tampa, Florida. No. 67396. No. T-55. Tichnor Quality views by Tichnor Bros., Boston, Mass. Built between 1902-1904. This building was entered on the National Register of Historic Places on Jun. 7, 1974.

Tampa, FL, Custom House, Post Office
Post card of the post office and custom house in Tampa, FL. No. 26276-10. This building houses 15 U.S. Government activities including official headquarters of Collector of Customs and Immigration Service for the entire District of FL. The Post…

Post Office, Custom House
U. S. Post Office and Cusom House Tampa, Florida. Lo' Keeds! Old Stomping Grouds Hows The young'uns? Awful hot + dry. Dad, M. L. +A 1401 Indiana Houston Texas

Tampa, FL, Federal building, Post office, Custom House
Post card of the post office and custom house, federal building in Tampa, Fla. No. 9. In this building are located all of the Federal Government Agencies embracing this territory. This is said to be one of the finest buildings in the south. Courtesy…

Tampa, FL, Post Office, Custom House
Post card of the Post Office and Custom House, Tampa, Fla. No. A-51215. The U.S. District Court shared the third floor with the U.S. Weather Service. The Post Office moved to the basement in 1968. The Public Health Service moved into its first floor…

Tampa, FL, Custom House and Post Office
Post card of the Custom House and Post Office in Tampa, Florida. No. 15509. The U. S. Post Office, Courthouse, and Custom House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 7, 1974. Message on back: Will write you later. D. To. Mr.…

Tampa, FL, Post Office and Custom House
Post card of the Post Office and Custom House, Tampa, Fla. No. 9283. Located at 601 Florida Avenue, James Knox Taylor was the Supervising Architect, Message on back: Hello! How are you enjoying times now fine I know? I am still have a good time. Went…

Orlando, FL, U.S. Post Office in tropical Orlando
Post card of U.S. Post Office in tropical Orlando, Fla. The City Beautiful. No. OK. 20. US Post Office and Courthouse located at 51 East Jefferson St. had Louis A. Simon as the Supervising Architect. It is not on the National Register of Historic…

Orlando, FL, US Post Office. The City Beautiful. and Federal Court House
Post card of the US Post Office, Orlando, FL. The City Beautiful. and Federal Court House. No. O-204. Almost in the geographical center of the state, Orlando is a fast-growing resort and distributing community. It is here that most of Florida's…

Orlando, FL, U. S. Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office Bldg. Orl. FL. No. O-118. No. 2B-H369. Orlando "Florida's City Beautiful" is a progressive modern healthful resort amid semi-tropical beauty in the very heart of the Florida Peninsula, and truly represents one of…

Orlando, FL, Post Office
Orlando FL U. S. Post Office. No. 5548. This building stood at 44 East Central Blvd., at the corner of Central Blvd. and Court St., between 1917 and 1962. It was a post office between 1917 and 1941. It was known locally as the Federal Building…

Ocala, FL, Post Office Building
Post card of the Post Office building at Ocala Florida. No. E-7144. The building consists of a city block and is a park ornamented by palms and trees. Federal court is held here at stated intervals during the year. The building also houses a number…

Jacksonville, FL, Skyline view
Post card of the skyline view of the Federal building and Post Office. No. FS-60. No. 24029-B. The city's ever changing skyline is reflected in the downtown view with the new Robert Meyer hotel in the background. Color by C.H. Ruth. Louis A. Simon…

Jacksonville, FL, US Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Jacksonville, FL. No. JK.9. 311 West Monroe Street, Jacksonville, FL. U.S. Post Office and Courthouse. It now houses the State Attorney's Office.

Jacksonville, FL, US Post Office and Federal Building
Post card of the U.S. Post Office and Federal Building in Jacksonville, FL. No. 42. No. 76577. This building is not on the National Register of Historic places.

Jacksonville, FL, Post Office and Federal Building
Post card of the Post Office and Federal Building, Jacksonville, Fl. No. 21. No, 5A-H2199. Constructed in 1932 by a Montgomery, AL builder on the site of the (1700) Timuquan Indian Village of Ossachite. The City of Jacksonville purchased the building…

Jacksonville, FL, Skyscraper District
One Post Card featuring the Skyscraper District in Jacksovnille, Florida with the 1895 US Post Office and Courthouse in the background. No. A-59843. Copyright 1915 by Stinson and Hargett. Message on back: Jacksonville, Fla. March 26th/16. Father…

Jacksonville, FL, Post Office
One post card featuring the Post Office in Jacksonville, Florida. No. 11. No. 19635. Will A. Feret and James H. Windrim were the Supervising Architects for this 1895 Post Office which was razed in 1948. Message on back: Jacksonville, Fla- 6/27-25/…

Jacksonville, FL, Post Office and Government Building
One Post Card featuring the Post Office and Government Building in Jacksonville, Florida. No. 160. It was razed in 1948. Message on back: Dear Gladys, I am having a fine time. It is very warm. Sara W. To: Miss Gladys Brown. Bayport. L.I. Postmarked…

Jacksonville, FL, Governement [sic] and Postoffice Building
Post Card Collection. One post card featuring the Government and Post Office Building in Jacksonville, Florida. It was known as the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse. Constructed of Tennessee marble, it survived the 1901 Jacksonville fire that…

Fort Myers, FL, Outdoor Post Office
Outdoor Post Office, Fort Myers, Fla. No. K-153-D-3. 44102. Florida's outstanding open-air Post Office in Fort Myers lovely City of Palms. This unusual edifice, built in 1933, is constructed of travertine coral rock notive to this sub-tropical area.…

Fort Myers, FL, Tropical View showing Open Air Post Office
One post card featuring the Tropical View showing Open Air Post Office, Ft. Myers, Fla., "The City of Palms". No. F-9. No. 6B-H121 Inscription reads "Tropical Ft. Myers, Fla., Winter Home of the late Thomas A. Edison, offers the tourist a warm and…

Fort Myers, FL, Open Air Post Office, City of Palms
One post card featuring the Open Air Post Office in Fort Myers, Florida, City of Palms. No. 114. No. 67327. Inscription reads "Classic outdoor post office, First Street. Constructed of Fla. travertine rock. The gem of American Architecture lures…

Fort Myers, FL, Royal Palms and Open Air Post Office
One post card featuring the Royal Palms and Open Air Post Office in Fort Myers, Florida, "The City of Palms". No. F-10. No. 6B-H118. Located at 2301 First Street and it was known as the Fort Myers Post Office. Towering cocoa nuts and majestic royal…

Fort Myers, FL, Open Air Post Office
One post card featuring the F-42--Open Air Post Office, Fort Myers, Fla., City of Palms. No. 4A-H1217. It was named after the US District Judge, George W. Whitehurst. Message on back: Hello Sandy: Hope you like P.O. views. My little 5 yr. old son is…

Fernandina, FL, Center Street
One post card featuring Center Street in Fernandina, Florida. No. 68706. Post Office, Custom house, and couthouse is in the foreground. This building housed a post office, custom house, federal courthouse and military recruiting office. The U.S.…

Fernandina, FL, Post Office
One post card featuring the Post Office in Fernandina, Florida. No. 9A-H2220. Located at 400 Atlantic Avenue (401 Center Street), James Knox Taylor was the Supervising Architect. It was named the U.S. Post Office, Custom House and Courthouse. It was…

St. Augustine, FL, U.S. Post Office
One post card featuring the U.S. Post Office in St. Augustine, Florida. No.21259. Inscription reads "The oldest Government Office Building in the United States. One of the historical points of interest in St. Augustine." After 1821 the Governor's…

St. Augustine, FL, Post Office
One Post Card featuring the Post Office in St. Augustine, Florida. No. 39K. No. 30110. Inscription reads "On the Plaza de la Constitution, in the center of the city, beside the Catherdral with its quaint Moorish belfry, stands the old Governor's…

Tallahassee, FL, U.S. Post Office
One post card featuring the US Post Office in Tallahassee, Florida. No. D-8. No. 29319. Tallahassee, Florida's Capital City stands upon a site which encompasses a wealth of history, tradition and legend. Still in use as a court.

Tallahassee, FL, Airplane View of U.S. Post Office and Government Building
One post card featuring an Airplane view of the US Post Office and Government Building in Tallahassee, Florida. No. T53. No. 4574. Built in 1936 it was known as the United States Post Office and Courthouse. It is still in use as a court.

Tallahassee, FL, U.S. Post Office and Government Building by Night
Two post cards featuring the US Post Office and Government Building by night in Tallahassee, Florida. No. T-43. No. 7A-H3003. Louis A. Simon was the supervising architect and it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on Oct. 24, 1979…

Tallahassee, FL, Post Office
One post card featuring the Post Office in Tallahassee, Florida. No. 77298. Located at 110 East Park Avenue. Message on back: Many thanks for the lovely card. No. we didn't build our home ourselves. Bought it while it was being built. It has six…

Tallahassee, FL, Post Office and Government Court House
One post card featuring the Post Office and Government Court House in Tallahassee, Florida. No. 7A-H1281. Another WPA building, this one in the Georgian Revival style. It includes eight Treasury Department, New Deal, Fine Arts Edward Ulreich murals…

Tallahassee, FL, Post-Office
One Post Card featuring the post-office in Tallahassee, Fla. The US District Court for the Northern District of Florida met here until 1936. The US Circuit Court for the Northern District of Florida met here until that court was abolished in 1912.…

Pensacola, FL, Famous Palafox Street
One post card featuring the famous Palafox Street in Pensacola, Florida, looking south. No. 14 AT 145. Message on back: Opelika, Alabama. 5/4/51. Dear Friends, Just to say we are on our way home. Expect to be maybe Tue. or Wed. All depends. We sure…

Pensacola, FL, United States Post Office and Court House
One post card featuring the United States Post Office and Court House, Pensacola, Fla. No. K-44-D-2. Louis A. Simon was the supervising architect. Message on back: Dear Lovie + Creech. Mattie. Mr. Stern + I started to Cuba in Florida just now eating…

Pensacola, FL, U.S. Post Office and Federal Building
One post card featuring the U.S. Post Office and Federal Building, Pensacola, Fla. No. 2B-H1038. It was entered on the National Register of Historic Places on Aug. 11, 2014. Message on back: Wednesday, 2-9-55. Haven't heard from you. Hope both are…

Pensacola, FL, New United Sates Post Office and Federal Court House
One post card featuring the New United States Post Office and Federal Court House in Pensacola, Florida. No. 67807. Built on the site of the 1883 Escambia County Courthouse. Completed in 1939 in the classic WPA Modern architectural style. After about…

Pensacola, FL, Post Office
One post card featuring the post office in Pensacola, Florida. No. D-362. Located at 100 North Palafox Street, Louis A. Simon was the supervising architect.

Pensacola, FL, New Post Office and Federal Court Building
One post card featuring the New Post Office and Federal Court Building in Pensacola, Florida. New $450,000 post office and federal court building completed November, 1939. In 2010 it was named for District Court Judge, Winston E. Arnow. Message on…

Pensacola, FL, Post Office and Custom House
Two post cards featuring the Post Office and Custom House in Pensacola, Florida. No. C 5472. Work began in 1884 after an 1880 fire destroyed the prior customs house. The building was abandoned about 1932 then exchanged in 1938 for Escambia County…

Marianna, FL, U.S. Post Office and Federal Building
Two post cards featuring the U.S. Post office and Federal Building in Marianna, Florida. No. M-2. All Marianna federal courts moved to the new U.S. Courthouse in Panama City in 1978. Contrary to several sources reporting "Fate of building unknown"…

Gainesville, FL, U. S. Post Office
One Post Card featuring the US Post Office in Gainesville, Florida. Although this courthouse was built in 1964, the FJC includes this property in its list of Historic Federal Courthouses. In use. It is located at 401 SE First Street.

Gainesville, FL, Post Office
One post card featuring the Post Office in Gainesville, Florida. Plate No. 1134. The building sits on granite block. A steel frame supports limestone trim. The hipped roof is made of clay tile. The 1st floor was the post office. The courtroom was on…

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