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Promotional Items

Do you enjoy using Florida Memory? Help spread the word about this valuable resource by requesting and using Florida Memory promotional materials. Individuals and organizations alike may request our brochures, mousepads, CDs and other items for personal use or for professional or educational purposes. Send your request for any of the items below to [email protected], or contact the State Archives Reference Desk at 850.245.6719. Quantities may be limited depending on supply availability. All items are shipped free of charge.

Florida Memory Mousepad (Greetings From Florida Design)
Florida Memory Mousepad (Postcard Design)

This fun and colorful mousepad will liven up your workspace while reminding you that the vast resources of Florida Memory are just a click away. The vintage postcard design features iconic images touching on many aspects of Florida's rich history and culture.

Florida Memory Mousepad (Genealogy Design)
Florida Memory Mousepad (Genealogy Design)

This mousepad represents the State Archives' commitment to expanding public access to family history resources through Florida Memory. Examples of our most frequently used resources are incorporated into the design.


Each CD features music from the Florida Folklife Collection. In addition to ordering CDs in hardcopy, you can download them in their entirety from Florida Memory. Click on the images to read liner notes and download individual tracks or complete albums.

Music from the Florida Folklife Collection

From "Shove It Over," a WPA recording of a work song performed by Zora Neale Hurston, to "Orange Blossom Special," performed by Gamble Rogers and Will McLean, this compliation spans 50 years of Florida folk music.

More Music from the Florida Folklife Collection

This compilation features selections from well-known artists such as Don Grooms, Etta Baker, Bill Monroe, Doc Watson, and Jean Ritchie.

Shall We Gather At The River

This compilation highlights Florida's African-American religious music traditions. The collection features both nationally recognized acts and previously unknown local artists.

Look A-Yonder Comin'...

Old-time string band music and bluegrass music have deep roots in Florida. The selections on this disc are from groups that range from amateurs to seasoned professionals– inlcuding the "Father of Bluegrass Music" himself, Bill Monroe.

Where the Palm Trees Shake at Night

The music presented on this blues compilation was selected from hundreds of hours of Florida Folk Festival performances and field recordings spanning 25 years, from 1977 to 2002.

Tell the Truth - The Music of Richard Williams

Tell the Truth! features blues and gospel music by guitarist Richard Williams and his family. Recorded in Alachua County in the late 1970s and early 1980s, this music provides a unique look into Florida's rural blues traditions.

"Focus on Florida: Photography in the Sunshine State" – Poster

This 16x20 inch poster highlights one of the earliest known photographs of Florida, an 1849 Key West daguerreotype, as well as the State Archives' vast Florida Photographic Collection and the history of the photographic process.

"What Will YOU Discover on Florida Memory?" – Poster

Poster: What Will YOU Discover on Florida Memory?
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This 16x20 inch poster features over 200 key Florida topics, concepts and places, arranged in the shape of the Sunshine State. Photos, documents or other resources for all of these terms are available on the Florida Memory website.

Florida Memory Brochures

Florida Memory Brochure
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This brief introduction to Florida Memory is perfect for distributing at libraries, schools, conferences, museums, historical societies, or anyplace Florida history and culture is a topic of interest.