Florida is always associated with all that is bright, colorful, funky, and fun. This book captures the spirit of Florida in the collectibles, ephemera, souvenirs, and nostalgic items that it produced. There are also highlights of Florida history and its culture, a price guide, and an index. Complete with postcards, tablecloths, ceramics, clothing, jewelry, dolls, figurines, and much more, it celebrates the tourist culture that helped populate Florida from the 1900s through the 1970s. Over 650 photographs bring the fun and fantasy of Florida to life, presenting what many consider as truly Florida's best!
Myra Yellin Outwater and Eric Outwater have written four other Schiffer books: Advertising Dolls (1997), Ocean Liner Collectibles (1998), Judaica(1999), and Florida Kitsch. The Outwaters are frequent Florida visitors, yet reside in central Pennsylvania.