284 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Format contains "Letters (correspondence)"
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Anonymous Note Urging Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian to Not "Sell Out" Over the Teachers' Strike, 1968

Anonymous Note Urging Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian to Not "Sell Out" Over the Teachers' Strike, 1968

Date
1968-02-24
Description
Anonymous note urging Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian not to "Sell Out" over the teachers' strike.
Collection
Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner's Welcome Message to a Delegation of Chinese Representatives - May 31, 1979

Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner's Welcome Message to a Delegation of Chinese Representatives - May 31, 1979

Date
1979-05-31
Description
Message from Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner welcoming members of a delegation from China to Florida. Commissioner Conner hosted the delegation for a six-day tour only weeks after relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China were officially normalized. The text is written in English on one side, with a translation in Chinese on the reverse. Commissioner Conner signed both versions of the message.
Collection
Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942

Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942

Date
1942-08-15
Description
Copy of a letter from one of Florida's two U.S. Senators, Charles O. Andrews, to John P. Ingle, secretary of the Associated Industries of Florida, headquartered in Jacksonville. The copy was sent to Governor Spessard Holland as a courtesy. Andrews acknowledges receipt of a bulletin published by the Associated Industries of Florida in which the organization commends Governor Holland for agreeing with the governor of Alabama in his stance against President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802. This order aimed to prevent racial discrimination in the nation's defense industries during World War II. Andrews expresses his concern that actions such as this will lead to the amalgamation of the races and "social equality," which he deems not in the nation's best interest.
Collection
Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

Date
1846-06-15
Description
A copy of a letter to Governor William Moseley from Sam S. Sibley in which Sibley advises the governor about the defenses needed throughout the state to protect against a potential attack from Mexico during the Mexican War. Sibley outlines the number of men needed for adequate defense and the amount of weapons the governor needs to request from the U.S. government in order to protect the state during an attack.
Collection
Correspondence Between Carita Doggett Corse and W. T. Cash, 1937

Correspondence Between Carita Doggett Corse and W. T. Cash, 1937

Date
1937-05
Description
Letter from Carita Doggett Corse, state director of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP), to W. T. Cash, state librarian, requesting a copy of a map of Fernandina for a city guide the FWP is producing. Cash replies acknowledging her request and stating that he is working on a chapter about medical history for her. He also asks that she call Duval County officials and ask them to support a bill for a new state library building.
Collection
Correspondence Between Carita Doggett Corse and W. T. Cash, 1938

Correspondence Between Carita Doggett Corse and W. T. Cash, 1938

Date
1938-04
Description
Letter from Carita Doggett Corse, state director of the Federal Writers' Project, to W. T. Cash, state librarian, requesting books through the state library's interlibrary loan program. Cash replies that the library is attempting to get the requested books.
Collection
Correspondence Between Charles L. Collins and Mr. Simmons, 1908

Correspondence Between Charles L. Collins and Mr. Simmons, 1908

Date
1908-10
Description
Letter from Charles L. Collins, state superintendent of the Florida Anti-Saloon League, to Mr. Simmons, private secretary to Florida Governor Napoleon Broward, requesting the names of prominent citizens in Chipley who could support the league. Mr. Simmons replies with the list of names.
Collection
Correspondence Between Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen and Governor David Sholtz, 1933

Correspondence Between Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen and Governor David Sholtz, 1933

Date
1933-02-14
Description
Correspondence between Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen and Florida Governor David Sholtz regarding Everglades National Park. Owen writes that the Everglades Park bill passed the Public Lands Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives with the help of Congressman Scott Leavitt of Montana. Owen asks the governor to send Leavitt a message of thanks. Governor Sholtz replies that he will write the letter to Leavitt and thanks Owen for all the work she has done.
Collection
Correspondence between Debbie Fanley and Governor Reubin Askew, 1972

Correspondence between Debbie Fanley and Governor Reubin Askew, 1972

Date
1972
Description
Correspondence between Debbie Fanley, a 15-year-old student, and Governor Reubin Askew regarding student busing. Fanley is against busing to desegregate schools in Florida.
Collection
Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956

Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956

Date
1956-09-28
Description
The first item is a telegram from C. K. Steele to Governor LeRoy Collins regarding the Tallahassee Bus Boycott which lasted from May 26, 1956, until the following year. The telegram was informing the governor that black citizens "are being subjected to various types of prosecutions by the city" as a result of the bus boycott, and Steele asks Governor Collins to intervene. The second item is a reply from the governor on the same day.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s303_b010_f17_83Anonymous Note Urging Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian to Not "Sell Out" Over the Teachers' Strike, 1968textStrikes and lockouts--Teachers
Education--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Education and state--Public opinion
Teachers--Salaries, pensions, etc.
Collective bargaining
Constituent power
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s1850_b006_f19_x02Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner's Welcome Message to a Delegation of Chinese Representatives - May 31, 1979textTrade missions
Non-state actors (International relations)
Visitors, Foreign
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s406_b066_f01_03Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942textSegregation
Race relations
Racism
Sectionalism (United States)--Public opinion
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s2153_b004_f07_01Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846 textFlorida -- Militia
Mexican War, 1846-1848
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s1505_b003_f02_x01Correspondence Between Carita Doggett Corse and W. T. Cash, 1937textLibrarians
State libraries
Public officers
New Deal, 1933-1939
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
Historians
Authors
History -- Sources
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1505_b003_f02_x01.jpg
s1505_b003_f02_x02Correspondence Between Carita Doggett Corse and W. T. Cash, 1938textLibrarians
State libraries
Public officers
New Deal, 1933-1939
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
Historians
Authors
History -- Sources
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1505_b003_f02_x02.jpg
s664_b015_f07_x11Correspondence Between Charles L. Collins and Mr. Simmons, 1908textProhibition -- Florida
Liquor laws
Alcohol -- Law and legislation
Temperance
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s664_b015_f07_x11.jpg
s278_b040_f05_x02Correspondence Between Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen and Governor David Sholtz, 1933textWomen legislators--United States
Parks -- Florida -- Everglades
National parks and reserves -- Florida -- Everglades
Protected areas -- Florida -- Everglades
Legislation
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s278_b040_f05_x02.jpg
s70_b004_f01_x01Correspondence between Debbie Fanley and Governor Reubin Askew, 1972textBusing for school integration
School children--Transportation
School integration
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s70_b004_f01_x01.jpg
s776_b033_f03_x01Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956textDiscrimination in public accommodations
Civil rights movements
Boycotts--Florida--Tallahassee
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