5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Prohibition--Florida"
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Affidavit by John Black Regarding Constable Frank A. Howard, 1930

Affidavit by John Black Regarding Constable Frank A. Howard, 1930

Date
1930-08-28
Description
Affidavit by John Black attesting that Constable Frank A. Howard purchased alcohol illegally at the White Swan Pool Room in Port Tampa, and further declined to arrest anyone else who was doing so, despite the current law prohibiting the sale of alcohol.
Collection
Letter from Citizens of Gilchrist County to Governor Doyle Carlton Asking for Help with Prohibition Enforcement, 1929

Letter from Citizens of Gilchrist County to Governor Doyle Carlton Asking for Help with Prohibition Enforcement, 1929

Date
1929-04-05
Description
Letter from citizens of Gilchrist County asking Governor Doyle Carlton to send revenue officers down to the area between Bell and the "Townsend settlement" to apprehend locals who were operating illicit whiskey stills. The letter accuses several specific individuals. The letter warns the governor not to consult with Gilchrist County officials because some of them also have stills.
Collection
Letter from Jessie Wauchope to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Speakeasies and Gambling in Tampa

Letter from Jessie Wauchope to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Speakeasies and Gambling in Tampa

Date
1932-03-23
Description
Letter from Miss Jessie Wauchope to Governor Doyle Carlton asking him to address the prevalence of gambling and speakeasies in Tampa.
Collection
Letter from Mrs. B.H. Smith Asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Send Help to Combat Moonshining Near Palmdale, 1931

Letter from Mrs. B.H. Smith Asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Send Help to Combat Moonshining Near Palmdale, 1931

Date
1931-07-19
Description
Letter from Mrs. B.H. Smith of Palmdale in Glades County, asking Governor Doyle Carlton for help stopping moonshining in the area. According to Mrs. Smith, several moonshiners were operating in the area and selling illicit whiskey to local men, causing them to neglect their families. Mrs. Smith notes that the local sheriff is of no help because he is connected with some of the moonshiners. The letter was "written by a friend" and was probably dictated by Martha Smith, wife of Henry B. Smith of Palmdale.
Collection
Register of Delegates from Florida Considering the Proposed Twenty-First Amendment, 1933

Register of Delegates from Florida Considering the Proposed Twenty-First Amendment, 1933

Date
1933-11-14
Description
A register of delegates from Florida who were to consider the proposed Twenty-First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s204_b039_f08_x01Affidavit by John Black Regarding Constable Frank A. Howard, 1930textProhibition--Florida/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s204_b039_f08_x01.jpg
s204_b034_f04_x01Letter from Citizens of Gilchrist County to Governor Doyle Carlton Asking for Help with Prohibition Enforcement, 1929textProhibition--Florida
Distilling, Illicit
Stills (Distilleries)
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s204_b039_f04_x02Letter from Jessie Wauchope to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Speakeasies and Gambling in TampatextProhibition--Florida
Gambling
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s204_b034_f07_x01Letter from Mrs. B.H. Smith Asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Send Help to Combat Moonshining Near Palmdale, 1931textProhibition--Florida
Distilling, Illicit
Stills (Distilleries)
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s643_b001_01Register of Delegates from Florida Considering the Proposed Twenty-First Amendment, 1933textConstitutional conventions
Prohibition--Florida
Alcohol--Law and legislation
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