364 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND topic contains "Politics And Government"
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Jefferson-Jackson Victory Dinner Program, 1949

Jefferson-Jackson Victory Dinner Program, 1949

Date
1949-04-30
Description
A program and menu for the Jefferson-Jackson Victory Dinner at the George Washington Hotel celebrating the election of President Harry Truman. The back of the program has quotes from speeches made by President Truman to Congress on January 5, 1949, and from the president's inaugural address on January 20, 1949.
Collection
The Spirit of Americanism Pamphlet, ca.1935

The Spirit of Americanism Pamphlet, ca.1935

Date
1935 (circa)
Description
Pamphlet for address delivered by William H. Ellis to the Jacksonville Civitan Club on Confederate Memorial Day, 1935.
Collection
Standard Road Signs diagram

Standard Road Signs diagram

Date
1926 (circa)
Description
Diagram of the designs for Florida's standardized road signs, dating to about 1926. These signs were based on a series of standarized designs approved in November 1925 by the American Association of State Highway Officials at a meeting in Detroit. The diamond design for marking Florida's state highways remained in use until the system was overhauled in 1945. The other sign shapes have remained generally the same since 1926. This diagram was included as an illustration on page 94 of Baynard Kendrick, "Florida Trails to Turnpikes, 1914-1964" (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1964).
Collection
Treaty Between the United States of America and the Creek and Seminole Tribes of Indians, 1845

Treaty Between the United States of America and the Creek and Seminole Tribes of Indians, 1845

Date
1845-03-06
Description
A treaty signed between the United States and the Creek and Seminole tribes regarding land use.
Collection
Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826

Date
1826-02-06
Description
A collection of correspondence between government officials in Florida and Washington, D.C. regarding the settlement of Native Americans in the territory of Florida and other matters, including the Treaty of Moultrie Creek (1823). The correspondence dates from April 7, 1823 to December 26, 1825.
Collection
Circular Letter of D. Levy to the People of Florida, Relative to the Admission of Florida into the Union, ca. 1844

Circular Letter of D. Levy to the People of Florida, Relative to the Admission of Florida into the Union, ca. 1844

Date
1844 (circa)
Description
A circular letter written by David Yulee, who was serving as a delegate from the Territory of Florida to the U.S. House of Representatives. Yulee was asking Floridians to determine whether they wanted to join the Union or not.
Collection
Message from the President of the United States, Communicating the Correspondence Which Has Lately Taken Place Between the Secretary of State and General Vives, the Spanish Minister, in Relation to the Treaty for the Cession of the Floridas, 1820

Message from the President of the United States, Communicating the Correspondence Which Has Lately Taken Place Between the Secretary of State and General Vives, the Spanish Minister, in Relation to the Treaty for the Cession of the Floridas, 1820

Date
1820-05-09
Description
A collection of correspondence between United States and Spanish officials regarding the Adams-OnĂ­s Treaty, which had been signed February 22, 1819. The papers, which date from 1819-1820, pertain to the ratification of the treaty by Spain.
Collection
Speech of the Honorable Mr. Storrs, in the House of Representatives, on the Seminole War, 1819

Speech of the Honorable Mr. Storrs, in the House of Representatives, on the Seminole War, 1819

Date
1819-01-23
Description
A speech given by Representative Henry Randolph Storrs from New York regarding the Seminole War. Storrs disapproves of General Andrew Jackson's actions regarding Alexander Arbuthnot and Robert Ambrister and other activities during the First Seminole War.
Collection
Valid Reasons Against Capital Removal Booklet, 1900

Valid Reasons Against Capital Removal Booklet, 1900

Date
1900
Description
A booklet explaining the reasons why the capital of Florida should not be relocated to another city.
Collection
Move the State Capital to Jacksonville Pamphlet, 1900

Move the State Capital to Jacksonville Pamphlet, 1900

Date
1900
Description
A pamphlet explaining why the capital of Florida should be moved from Tallahassee to Jacksonville. The back has a map showing how "All roads lead to Jacksonville."
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_329.3-j45_01Jefferson-Jackson Victory Dinner Program, 1949textDinners and dining
Political candidates
Presidential elections--1948
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flc_342.73-a512_01The Spirit of Americanism Pamphlet, ca.1935textUnited States -- Politics and government
National characteristics, American
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flc_388.1-k336_01Standard Road Signs diagramtextRoads--Florida--History
Signs and signboards
Highways
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_388.1-k336_01.jpg
flc_970.1-u58-1845Treaty Between the United States of America and the Creek and Seminole Tribes of Indians, 1845textCreek Indians
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Native American
Seminole Indians -- Treaties
Creek Indians -- Treaties
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flc_970.1-u58t-1826-no74Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th Ultimo, in Relation to the Instructions Given to the Commissioners for Negotiating with the Florida Indians, &c. &c., 1826textSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indians of North America -- Florida
Seminole Indians -- Treaties
Cherokee Indians
Choctaw Indians
Creek Indians
Mikasuki Indians
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flc_973.5-y951_01Circular Letter of D. Levy to the People of Florida, Relative to the Admission of Florida into the Union, ca. 1844textStatehood (American politics)/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_973.5-y951_01.jpg
flc_973.54-u58-1820-no131Message from the President of the United States, Communicating the Correspondence Which Has Lately Taken Place Between the Secretary of State and General Vives, the Spanish Minister, in Relation to the Treaty for the Cession of the Floridas, 1820textUnited States -- Foreign relations -- Spain
Spain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1819 Feb. 22
Spain -- Foreign relations -- United States
Diplomatic relations
Florida -- History -- Cession to the United States, 1819
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flc_973.541-s886_01Speech of the Honorable Mr. Storrs, in the House of Representatives, on the Seminole War, 1819textSeminole War, 1st, 1817-1818
Seminole Indians
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875
New Orleans, Battle of (Louisiana : 1815)
Indians of North America -- Florida
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flc_975.9061-c244_01Valid Reasons Against Capital Removal Booklet, 1900textCapitals (Cities)
Capitols
City planning
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_975.9061-c244_01.jpg
flc_975.9061-l811_01Move the State Capital to Jacksonville Pamphlet, 1900textCapitals (Cities)
Capitols
City planning
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