Jacksonville in the 1920s (Part Two)

On the move in Jacksonville in the Roaring ’20s.

Eva Boswell and Ed A. Crane in front of the Capitol Theatre (December 4, 1927)

Eva Boswell and Ed A. Crane in front of the Capitol Theatre (December 4, 1927)

Businessmen on a good will tour (May 16, 1925)

Businessmen on a good will tour (May 16, 1925)

“Boosie” St. Johns River Follies (1921)

“Boosie” St. Johns River Follies (1921)

Bay Street in front of the Union Terminal (1921)

Bay Street in front of the Union Terminal (1921)

Automobile race at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds (1922)

Automobile race at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds (1922)

Adams Street (June 5, 1923)

Adams Street (June 5, 1923)

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Jacksonville in the 1920s (Part One)

Enjoy a few of our favorite photographs of Jacksonville Beach in the Roaring ‘20s.

Two miles south of Jacksonville Beach (August 19, 1927)

Two miles south of Jacksonville Beach (August 19, 1927)

Tourists at Jacksonville Beach (January 20, 1929)

Tourists at Jacksonville Beach (January 20, 1929)

Jacksonville Beach (ca. 1923)

Jacksonville Beach (ca. 1923)

Tourists walking along the jetty (1929)

Tourists walking along the jetty (1929)

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Thomas Sidney Jesup and the Second Seminole War (Part Three)

General Thomas Sidney Jesup commanded military operations against the Seminoles in Florida during the early stages of the conflict now known as the Second Seminole War (1835-1842). The Second Seminole War was the longest and costliest American Indian War in American history.

Jesup’s field diary, available on Florida Memory, contains his perspective on the war from October 1, 1836, to May 30, 1837. This series of blog posts places significant entries from the Jesup diary in the context of the Seminole Wars and the history of Anglo-American Indian-African relations in the American South. Below is the third post in the series.

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