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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Florida"
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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
What Uncle Sam Asks of You: General Orders for the Home Front, ca. 1942

What Uncle Sam Asks of You: General Orders for the Home Front, ca. 1942

Date
1942 (circa)
Description
Bulletin issued by the Office of War Information with cooperation from the State Defense Council of Florida regarding rationing of gas and foodstuffs during World War II.
Collection
War Savings Stamp Poster, c.1918

War Savings Stamp Poster, c.1918

Date
1918 (circa)
Description
WWI poster encouraging purchase of War Savings Stamps
Collection
Prenatal Care Health Poster, 1940s

Prenatal Care Health Poster, 1940s

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
A World War II poster promoting prenatal care to mothers. This poster was created by the Florida State Board of Health and designed by artists employed by the Works Progress Administration.
Collection
Statement by Congressman Pat Cannon Regarding National Defense, August 26, 1940

Statement by Congressman Pat Cannon Regarding National Defense, August 26, 1940

Date
1940-08-26
Description
Statement by Congressman Pat Cannon of Florida's Fourth Congressional District, outlining his position on nation defense and neutrality. Cannon advocates for full national preparedness, including conscription.
Collection
Telegram from Governor Fred P. Cone to President Franklin D. Roosevelt Regarding the Destroyers for Bases Agreement, 1940

Telegram from Governor Fred P. Cone to President Franklin D. Roosevelt Regarding the Destroyers for Bases Agreement, 1940

Date
1940-09-04
Description
Telegram sent by Governor Fred P. Cone to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, congratulating him on having concluded the destroyers for bases deal with Great Britain. Cone says anything that can be done to help the British fend off Nazi aggression will help protect the United States and democracy in general.
Collection
Ratification of the 19th Amendment by the Florida Legislature, 1969

Ratification of the 19th Amendment by the Florida Legislature, 1969

Date
1969-05-22
Description
Senate concurrent resolution number 1172 ratifying the 19th Amendment. Florida was not one of the states that ratified the 19th Amendment during 1919-1920. In fact, neither house of the Florida Legislature had even voted on the measure. Though the Legislature would pass a law in 1921 that provided the vote to all residents, it was not until 1969 that it symbolically ratified the 19th Amendment. The resolution passed Florida's Senate and House of Representatives on May 13 and was approved on May 22.
Collection
Ruth Bryan Owen Patriotic Pilgrimage Name Tag, 1931

Ruth Bryan Owen Patriotic Pilgrimage Name Tag, 1931

Date
1931
Description
Name tag used by student participants during Ruth Bryan Owen's second Patriotic Pilgrimage.
Collection
Florida Parades for the ERA Pamphlet, 1975

Florida Parades for the ERA Pamphlet, 1975

Date
1975-04-14
Description
Pamphlet advertising a parade for the ERA on April 14, 1975, in Tallahassee. The pamphlet is signed by Betty Friedan.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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s419_b041_f13_07What Uncle Sam Asks of You: General Orders for the Home Front, ca. 1942textWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
WWII
Consumer rationing
War--Economic aspects
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m75-85_b005_f01_11R.A. Gray's Certificate of Honorary Membership of the 124th Infantry, Florida National Guard, 1939textWorld War, 1914-1918
World War I
Armed Forces--Reserves
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m94-1_b095_f01_01War Savings Stamp Poster, c.1918textWorld War, 1914-1918
savings stamps
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s908_b002_f06_01Prenatal Care Health Poster, 1940stextWorld War II
WWII
World War, 1939-1945
Health promotion
Preventive health services
Public health
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s368_b097_f01_x03Statement by Congressman Pat Cannon Regarding National Defense, August 26, 1940textWorld War (1939-1945)
Draft
Military readiness
Neutrality
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s368_b097_f01_x02Telegram from Governor Fred P. Cone to President Franklin D. Roosevelt Regarding the Destroyers for Bases Agreement, 1940textWorld War (1939-1945)
Contracts
Neutrality
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s222_v407_1172Ratification of the 19th Amendment by the Florida Legislature, 1969textWomen--Suffrage
Political rights
Voting
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n2004-1_b001_f09_02Ruth Bryan Owen Patriotic Pilgrimage Name Tag, 1931textWomen legislators--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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m94-1_b002_f13_01Florida Parades for the ERA Pamphlet, 1975textWomen -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
Women's rights -- United States -- History
Equal rights amendments -- United States
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