|n2015-1_b003_f16_10||CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960||text||Race relations|
Civil rights--Social aspects
CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960
- CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while she was in jail with seven others for holding a sit-in at Woolworth's. She includes the names of the other jailed students and describes her experience in jail.
|m84-16_01||Letter from Edward Everett to Richard Keith Call, 1860||text||Civil war||/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/m84-16_01.jpg
Letter from Edward Everett to Richard Keith Call, 1860
- Letter from Edward Everett, a noted northern orator who had unsuccessfully run as vice-president on the Constitutional Union ticket in the election of 1860, to General Richard Keith Call thanking Call for the pamphlet and suggesting that the U.S. Congress, in an effort to prevent the Civil War, might provide Lieutenant General Winfield Scott with dictatorial powers for six months. The pamphlet Call sent was titled "An Address to the People of Florida from General R.K. Call" in which he labeled secession 'high treason against our constitutional government.'
|n2000-4_b001_f02_07||Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862||text||American Civil War--letters and diaries|
American Civil War--United States--Collected Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades.
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil War, 1861-1865
Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862
- A series of letters from Louis James M. Boyd to his wife, Martha Jane "Jannie" Boyd. The letters are dated November 29, 1862, December 8, 1862, and December 9, 1862, from the USS Albatross at St. Andrews Bay. Boyd describes the destruction of the rebel salt pans along the Florida coast, his fellow soliders and personal matters, such as the joy he feels about the birth of his son while he is away.
|m95-2_b001_f06_01||National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946||text||African American women|
National Council of Negro Women -- History
African American women -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
African American women -- Social conditions
National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946
- This brochure describes the mission and history of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). There are photographs of some of the members of the NCNW, a list of affiliated organizations and a list of the metropolitan councils of the NCNW by region.
|s923_b085_f02_01||News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968||text||Vietnam War, 1961-1975|
Civil rights movements
News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968
- News release describing how Floridians and other Americans responded to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and information about King's funeral and who was attending. There is also other Florida news about Governor Claude Kirk being sued by J. A. Maloney; Floridians fighting in the Vietnam War; a car accident along the Tamiami Trail; an arrest at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami; the murder of William Guffey of St. Louis; and Boca Raton police sergeant Robert Lynch being charged with embezzling money.
|sle_marion_01||Ocklawaha River and Silver Springs, Florida, 1900||text||Tourist trade|
Fountain of youth (Legendary place)
Ocklawaha River and Silver Springs, Florida, 1900
- A pamphlet about the Ocklawaha and Silver Springs steamboat line. Inside of the pamphlet is a description of Palatka, Silver Springs, the Ocklawaha River and the Ocklawaha steamboats.
|flc_387.1-j147_01||Port of Jacksonville, 1930||text||Ports--Jacksonville (Fla.)|
Port of Jacksonville, 1930
- A booklet issued by the Jacksonville Port Bureau and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce describing the facilities and amenities available to potential businesses. Includes sections about the Port of Jacksonville; the commerce and harbor of Jacksonville; weather in the city; port administration; port customs and regulations; port facilities; port services and charges; information about loading and discharging vessels; fuel and supplies; steamship agents and brokers; and the railroads at the port.
|flc_613.122-s967_01||Suwannee Springs Water: The Healing Springs, 1905||text||Tourism|
Suwannee Springs (Fla.)--Description and travel
Endorsements in advertising-- Florida--Suwannee Springs
Health resorts--Florida--Suwannee Springs
Suwannee Springs Water: The Healing Springs, 1905
- A leaflet advertising the health resort at Suwannee Springs. The brochure lists various ailments said to be cured by the mineral springs, including rheumatism, gout, malaria, jaundice, female troubles, eczema and other afflictions. There are also testimonials from patrons and an analysis of the water at the springs.