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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 4B

2. Gail Hamilton, “Florida,” Forum (April 1886): 149-60.

Early promotional piece to encourage tourism in Florida. It was meant to counter unfavorable stereotypes of the State, which the author summed up in an introductory comment from a traveler on his way to Italy. “Will you tell me why, with all Europe open, you persist in traveling to and through a country [Florida] that has no art, history, or scenery?”