Miami Memories: A Pictorial History of the mid-1800's through the 1930's Scanning Session

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The Miami Herald, in partnership with the Coral Gables Museum, HistoryMiami Museum, Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU, and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, is pleased to announce a new hardcover coffee-table book, “Miami Memories: A Pictorial History of the mid-1800s through the 1930s.” This heirloom-quality, 160-page book will feature a glimpse of life in and around Miami in stunning historic photos.

If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc. Photos taken from the 1800s through 1939.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Miami.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. No appointment necessary.
  • Bring your photos to one of the scheduled scanning sessions.
  • If you are a private collector, please call 360.723.5800 to set up an appointment.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you to download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

Session Details

Monday, July 23, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens 3251 S. Miami Avenue, Miami View Map

Tuesday, July 24, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida FIU 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach View Map

Wednesday, July 25, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables View Map

Thursday, July 26, noon - 2:00 p.m. Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables View Map

Friday, July 27, 10:00 a.m. - noon HistoryMiami Museum 101 West Flagler Street, Miami View Map

Saturday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - noon Jewish Museum of Florida FIU 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach View Map

Sunday, July 29, noon - 2:00 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida FIU 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach*

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.