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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Thanksgiving Day"
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Letter from J.A. Waterman to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 26, 1939

Letter from J.A. Waterman to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 26, 1939

Date
1939-09-26
Description
J.A. Waterman, president of Maas Brothers, requesting that the governor select an earlier date for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Collection
Florida Bankers Association Bulletin No. 6 Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 10, 1939

Florida Bankers Association Bulletin No. 6 Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 10, 1939

Date
1939-11-10
Description
The bulletin states that banks of Florida will observe both November 23 and November 30 as Thanksgiving holidays so that there is uniformity across the state.
Collection
Letter from Harriet Pratt Bodifield to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 23, 1939

Letter from Harriet Pratt Bodifield to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 23, 1939

Date
1939-11-23
Description
Harriet Pratt Bodifield of Cocoa, Florida, thanks the governor for keeping with tradition and not changing the date of Thanksgiving to accommodate holiday shopping.
Collection
Letter from Alice Colvin Wright to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 17, 1939

Letter from Alice Colvin Wright to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 17, 1939

Date
1939-11-17
Description
Alice Colvin Wright, president of the New York City Association of English Teachers, requests that the governor urge local school boards in Florida to let teachers attend the annual convention in New York over the Thanksgiving holiday break. Since Florida did not change the date of Thanksgiving to match the national calendar, New York and Florida had different official Thanksgiving holidays.
Collection
Letter from James M. Phillips to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 10, 1939

Letter from James M. Phillips to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 10, 1939

Date
1939-10-10
Description
James M. Phillips of Phillips Hardware Company expressing support for the governor's proclamation that Thanksgiving be November 30, 1939, rather than November 23, 1939.
Collection
Letter from Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939

Letter from Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939

Date
1939-10-16
Description
Edward Carroll, chairman of the Retail Merchants' Division of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, urging the governor to reconsider the date selected for Thanksgiving. Miami and the surrounding area would not observe the holiday on the date proclaimed by the governor.
Collection
Letter from P.M. Birmingham to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 26, 1939

Letter from P.M. Birmingham to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 26, 1939

Date
1939-10-26
Description
P.M. Birmingham, secretary of the Sarasota Retail Merchants Association, relays to the governor that the association will be celebrating Thanksgiving on November 23, as proclaimed by President Roosevelt.
Collection
Letter from Attorney General George Cooper Gibbs to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 6, 1939

Letter from Attorney General George Cooper Gibbs to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 6, 1939

Date
1939-10-06
Description
Attorney General George Couper Gibbs advising the governor as to which day of the year Thanksgiving should fall on. The attorney general states that the day proclaimed by the president is the legal holiday.
Collection
Letter from M.C. Small to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 14, 1939

Letter from M.C. Small to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 14, 1939

Date
1939-09-14
Description
M.C. Small, managing editor of Turkey World magazine, requests that the governor reply with information about when Thanksgiving will be held in Florida and the governor's opinion about the future observance of the holiday.
Collection
A Poem Titled "Pouf on Tradition," ca. 1939

A Poem Titled "Pouf on Tradition," ca. 1939

Date
1939 (circa)
Description
A poem sent to Governor Fred P. Cone criticizing changing the date of Thanksgiving.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s368_b091_f05_x01Letter from J.A. Waterman to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 26, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
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s368_b091_f05_x02Florida Bankers Association Bulletin No. 6 Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 10, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x02.jpg
s368_b091_f05_x03Letter from Harriet Pratt Bodifield to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 23, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x03.jpg
s368_b091_f05_x04Letter from Alice Colvin Wright to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 17, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x04.jpg
s368_b091_f05_x05Letter from James M. Phillips to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 10, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x05.jpg
s368_b091_f05_x06Letter from Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x06.jpg
s368_b091_f05_x07Letter from P.M. Birmingham to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 26, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x07.jpg
s368_b091_f05_x08Letter from Attorney General George Cooper Gibbs to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 6, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x08.jpg
s368_b091_f05_x09Letter from M.C. Small to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 14, 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x09.jpg
s368_b091_f05_x10A Poem Titled "Pouf on Tradition," ca. 1939TextThanksgiving Day
Holidays
Celebrations
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s368_b091_f05_x10.jpg