25 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "World War I"
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Advertisement for Northam Warren Sniff Kits, ca. 1942

Advertisement for Northam Warren Sniff Kits, ca. 1942

Date
1942 (circa)
Description
An advertisement for "The Sniff Kit" created and manufactured by the Northam Warren Corporation. The Sniff Kit, a civil defense preparatory kit, was designed to provide civil defense workers with an easy and safe method of identifying the five principal gases used in chemical warfare. Available in three styles, the kit contains five simulated gases: mustard, phosgene, chloropicrin, lewisite and tear gas.
Collection
Armistice and Liberty Day Proclamation, 1919

Armistice and Liberty Day Proclamation, 1919

Date
1919-11-05
Description
Proclamation signed by Florida Governor Sidney J. Catts designating November 11, 1919, as Armistice and Liberty Day.
Collection
Blackout Order Issued by Governor Spessard Holland during World War II

Blackout Order Issued by Governor Spessard Holland during World War II

Date
1941 (circa)
Description
Official blackout order outlining the steps that must be followed along Florida's coastline during World War II. The order was issued by Governor Spessard Holland and the commanding officer of Key West and distributed by the Civilian Defense Council of Palm Beach.
Collection
Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918

Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918

Date
1918-08-26
Description
Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918
Collection
Certificate Discharging R.A. Gray from the U.S. Army, 1919

Certificate Discharging R.A. Gray from the U.S. Army, 1919

Date
1919-01-30
Description
Certificate discharging Captain R.A. Gray from U.S. Army.
Collection
Correspondence Between Governor Millard Caldwell and President Harry Truman Regarding Japanese Surrender, 1945

Correspondence Between Governor Millard Caldwell and President Harry Truman Regarding Japanese Surrender, 1945

Date
1945-08
Description
The first document is telegram from Florida Governor Millard F. Caldwell to President Harry Truman informing the president of public opposition to the terms of Japanese surrender and advocating a resumption of the fighting against Japan until the Japanese accepted surrender unconditionally. On August 14, President Truman, in the midst of waiting for the Japanese announcement of surrender, took the time to reply to Governor Caldwell's telegram. Truman told the governor that by the time Caldwell was reading his reply the Japanese would have agreed to surrender.
Collection
Four Freedoms Memorial to Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr. Program, 1944

Four Freedoms Memorial to Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr. Program, 1944

Date
1944-06-14
Description
Program for the dedication ceremonies of the Four Freedoms Memorial to Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr. in Madison, Florida.
Collection
Letter from Brown Rainwater to Guy Allen, 1942

Letter from Brown Rainwater to Guy Allen, 1942

Date
1942-04-29
Description
A letter from Brown Rainwater of the Escambia County Defense Council to Guy Allen of the Hillsboro Hotel regarding civil defense in Pensacola during World War II. Rainwater mentions that Escambia County has 28 women drivers who are trained in first aid and 12 motorcycle messengers as part the county's disaster preparedness.
Collection
Letter from Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918

Letter from Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918

Date
1918-11-12
Description
Letter from Frank Drew to his son George Frank Drew describing his relief that the war is over, the government in Germany and news about the family.
Collection
Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Mark Lance to Major General Albert Blanding, 1944

Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Mark Lance to Major General Albert Blanding, 1944

Date
1944-11-20
Description
Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Mark Lance, who was serving in the southwest Pacific, to Major General Albert Blanding regarding the possibility of Florida Guardsmen receiving extra retirement credits for active service during World War II. Lance also briefly describes military operations against the Japanese.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s419_b021_f02_x01Advertisement for Northam Warren Sniff Kits, ca. 1942textChemical agents (Munitions)
Chemical warfare
Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- War use
World War, 1939-1945 -- Chemical warfare
Civil defense -- United States
World War II
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s13_v007_115Armistice and Liberty Day Proclamation, 1919textArmistice Day
World War, 1914-1918
World War I
WWI
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s419_b025_f06_01Blackout Order Issued by Governor Spessard Holland during World War IItextWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
WWII
Civil defense
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m75-85_b005_f01_02Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918textWorld War, 1914-1918
World War I
Armed Forces--Officers
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m75-85_b005_f01_03Certificate Discharging R.A. Gray from the U.S. Army, 1919textWorld War, 1914-1918
World War I
Armed Forces--Officers
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s576_b074_f08_x01Correspondence Between Governor Millard Caldwell and President Harry Truman Regarding Japanese Surrender, 1945textWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
WWII
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s406_b063_f08_x01Four Freedoms Memorial to Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr. Program, 1944textFour Freedoms Monument (Madison, Fla.)
Soldiers' monuments--Florida--Madison
War memorials--Florida--Madison
World War, 1939-1945--Monuments
World War, 1939-1945
World War II
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s1316_b001_f17_x01Letter from Brown Rainwater to Guy Allen, 1942textWWII
World War II
World War, 1939-1945
Civil defense
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m82-8_b012_f01_03Letter from Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918textWorld War, 1914-1918
World War I
WWI
Soldiers
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m87-46_b001_f03_x01Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Mark Lance to Major General Albert Blanding, 1944textWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
WWII
Retirement
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