8 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Depressions--1929--United States"
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City of Tallahassee Commission-Manager Form of Government 15th Annual Report, 1935

City of Tallahassee Commission-Manager Form of Government 15th Annual Report, 1935

Date
1935
Description
The report, published every five years, outlines the activities of different departments in Tallahassee's government from 1930 to 1935 with a letter from the city manager; a report from the city auditor; the city government's financial records; an audit of the city's accounts; comments and recommendations in general; and a number of photographs of Tallahassee. City officials are also listed. This report includes details about the city's finances during the early years of the Great Depression.
Collection
Letter from a Tampa Citizen to Governor Doyle Carlton Relating to African Americans Working on Public Roads, 1931

Letter from a Tampa Citizen to Governor Doyle Carlton Relating to African Americans Working on Public Roads, 1931

Date
1931-01-08
Description
Letter from a citizen of Tampa representing a "taxpayers' committee" to Governor Doyle Carlton protesting the use of African American labor on U.S. Highway 17 between Tampa and Plant City. The writer says these workers pay no taxes and have no family to support, while white men in the area are out of work. The writer says if the governor does not act that the so-called "taxpayers' committee" will remove the workers themselves.
Collection
Letter from Mrs. Donald O. (Harriet) Drown to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Tax Payments during the Great Depression, 1932

Letter from Mrs. Donald O. (Harriet) Drown to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Tax Payments during the Great Depression, 1932

Date
1932-02-22
Description
Mrs. Harriet Drown writes to Governor Doyle Carlton, complaining that the county tax collector would not accept partial payments of taxes. She notes the difficulties all families are facing as a result of the ongoing economic depression, compounded in her case by her husband's infirmity, and asks whether this should be the county's policy.
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Letter from Orval L. Shobe asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Pass a Law Requiring Banks to Guarantee Deposits, 1929

Letter from Orval L. Shobe asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Pass a Law Requiring Banks to Guarantee Deposits, 1929

Date
1929-08-05
Description
Orval L. Shobe, a printer in Orlando, writes to Governor Doyle Carlton, asking him to call a special session of the Legislature to pass a new law requiring banks to guarantee their deposits. Shobe notes that this sort of law had been passed in Kansas and Oklahoma. Shobe is moved to write at this time because of the unfolding banking crisis that was occurring in Florida and elsewhere around the nation. Banks in Orlando were shutting down.
Collection
Letter from S.B. Vining of Plant City to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Bank Failures, 1929

Letter from S.B. Vining of Plant City to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Bank Failures, 1929

Date
1929-10-31
Description
Sumter Bishop Vining of Plant City in Hillsborough County writes to Governor Doyle Carlton complaining about the lack of a requirement for banks to be insured against failures, noting that failed banks cost hand-working Floridians their hard-earned savings. Vining likens this to "highway robbery."
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Letter to Governor Doyle Carlton Complianing About High Salaries for Public Officials, 1931

Letter to Governor Doyle Carlton Complianing About High Salaries for Public Officials, 1931

Date
1931-06-25
Description
Letter from an Orlando resident complaining that legislators and the governor himself were elected on a platform of economy in state government, yet to the writer it seemed government officials were still receiving remarkably high salaries. The letter is unsigned.
Collection
Resolution by the Board of County Commissioners of Glades County Asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Call a Special Session of the Legislature to Address School Funding Shortfalls During the Great Depression, 1930

Resolution by the Board of County Commissioners of Glades County Asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Call a Special Session of the Legislature to Address School Funding Shortfalls During the Great Depression, 1930

Date
1930-04-07
Description
Resolution by the Board of County Commissioners of Glades County calling on Governor Doyle Carlton to call a special session of the Legislature to address the fact that poorer Florida counties were unable to keep their public schools open because of a lack of tax revenue coming in during the Great Depression.
Collection
Telegram to Governor Doyle Carlton from Hillsborough County Superintendent of Schools W.D.F. Snipes Regarding School Funding Shortfall, ca. 1932

Telegram to Governor Doyle Carlton from Hillsborough County Superintendent of Schools W.D.F. Snipes Regarding School Funding Shortfall, ca. 1932

Date
1932 (circa)
Description
Telegram from Hillsborough County Superintendent of Schools W.D.F. Snipes to Governor Doyle Carlton, warning that the county would be unable to keep the public schools open without state assistance. Conditions were "desperate."
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m85-2_b001_x01City of Tallahassee Commission-Manager Form of Government 15th Annual Report, 1935TextFinance, Public
Expenditures, Public
Depressions--1929--United States
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s204_b039_f05_x01Letter from a Tampa Citizen to Governor Doyle Carlton Relating to African Americans Working on Public Roads, 1931TextRoad construction
Depressions--1929--United States
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s204_b023_f05_x02Letter from Mrs. Donald O. (Harriet) Drown to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Tax Payments during the Great Depression, 1932TextTaxation
Depressions--1929--United States
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s204_b016_f09_x01Letter from Orval L. Shobe asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Pass a Law Requiring Banks to Guarantee Deposits, 1929TextDepressions--1929--United States
Bank failures
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s204_b016_f09_x02Letter from S.B. Vining of Plant City to Governor Doyle Carlton Regarding Bank Failures, 1929TextDepressions--1929--United States
Bank failures
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s204_b065_f02_x01Letter to Governor Doyle Carlton Complianing About High Salaries for Public Officials, 1931TextDepressions--1929--United States/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s204_b065_f02_x01.jpg
s204_b034_f07_x02Resolution by the Board of County Commissioners of Glades County Asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Call a Special Session of the Legislature to Address School Funding Shortfalls During the Great Depression, 1930TextTaxation
Depressions--1929--United States
Education--finance
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s204_b039_f04_x01Telegram to Governor Doyle Carlton from Hillsborough County Superintendent of Schools W.D.F. Snipes Regarding School Funding Shortfall, ca. 1932TextTaxation
Depressions--1929--United States
Education--finance
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