167 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Jacksonville "
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Telegram from Phil May to General Albert H. Blanding, 1942

Telegram from Phil May to General Albert H. Blanding, 1942

Date
1942-04-12
Description
A telegram from Phil May to General Albert H. Blanding regarding the lights at an amusement park at Jacksonville Beach. May is suggesting the lights at the park aided the enemy submarine in destroying two American ships off the coast of Jacksonville. There was actually only one American ship destroyed that day, the SS Gulfamerica.
Collection
Resolution of the Woman's Club of Jacksonville Regarding National Defense, May 22, 1940

Resolution of the Woman's Club of Jacksonville Regarding National Defense, May 22, 1940

Date
1940-05-22
Description
Resolution adopted by the Woman's Club of Jacksonville on May 22, 1940 regarding national defense. The resolution calls for any saboteurs or disloyal individuals to be imprisoned, and for the public to be fully awakened to the danger posed by the global situation. The members also pledge to remain alert and maintain an "active neutrality."
Collection
Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Date
1931
Description
Two articles about Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage. The first article lists the students attending the 1931 trip, and the second article is about the reunion of participants from the first Patriotic Pilgrimage in 1930.
Collection
News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

Date
1968-04-09
Description
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.
Collection
Official Souvenir Program of the American Legion Annual State Reunion, 1921

Official Souvenir Program of the American Legion Annual State Reunion, 1921

Date
1921
Description
The official souvenir program for the annual reunion and third annual convention of the Florida American Legion. The program contains numerous advertisements from businesses around Florida; a list of state officers of the American Legion Department of Florida; information about the American Legion with histories of Florida posts; a program of events; and a history and map of Orlando. The back of the book contains an index of all the businesses advertised.
Collection
Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922

Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922

Date
1922-03
Description
The souvenir program for the annual reunion of ex-servicemen and fourth annual convention of the American Legion. The program contains numerous advertisements from businesses around Florida; a list of state officers of the American Legion Department of Florida; information about the American Legion with histories of Florida posts; a program of events; and a map of West Palm Beach.
Collection
Reminiscences of the War Between the States by a Boy in the Far South at Home and in the Ranks of the Confederate Militia by Joshua Hoyet Frier, 1859-1865

Reminiscences of the War Between the States by a Boy in the Far South at Home and in the Ranks of the Confederate Militia by Joshua Hoyet Frier, 1859-1865

Date
1895 (circa)
Description
A photocopy of a transcribed journal of reminiscences written by Joshua Hoyet Frier from 1895 to 1903. Frier describes the period immediately before and during the American Civil War. The journal documents his service in the First Florida Reserves from 1864 to 1865. He discusses the prewar debate over secession; the early enthusiasm of some volunteers and the reluctance of others; the shortages of food, salt and other materials as the war progressed; a slave hunt; Frier's acquaintance with Lewis Thornton Powell (Lewis Payne) of Hamilton County, who later gained notoriety as one of the John Wilkes Booth conspirators; his participation in an expedition to capture deserters; his work taking up rails; a duel fought between two officers; and his relationship with the other men in his unit. Frier's narrative includes a vivid description of the Battle of Natural Bridge in March 1865, in which his unit participated. He also describes the execution of two Confederate deserters captured in Union uniforms. His narrative closes shortly before the Confederate surrender in May 1865. The journal was transcribed by the donor, J.W. Hart, and there is an introduction by J. Hoyet Frier III.
Collection
Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865

Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865

Date
1861 (circa)
Description
A typescript copy of a diary kept by Robert Watson of Key West from September 1861 through March 1865. Watson describes the movements of the 7th Florida Infantry Regiment from Key West around Florida and then to Tennessee. The diary includes descriptions of weather, news, meals, illnesses and deaths.
Collection
The Spirit of Americanism Pamphlet, ca.1935

The Spirit of Americanism Pamphlet, ca.1935

Date
1935 (circa)
Description
Pamphlet for address delivered by William H. Ellis to the Jacksonville Civitan Club on Confederate Memorial Day, 1935.
Collection
North or South Sea Level Route Between Washington and Florida, ca. 1932

North or South Sea Level Route Between Washington and Florida, ca. 1932

Date
1932 (circa)
Description
Strip maps giving directions to motorists who are traveling north or south along the Sea Level Route that went between Washington, D.C. and Jacksonville, Florida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s419_b001_f02_x01Telegram from Phil May to General Albert H. Blanding, 1942textWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
WWII
Civil defense--Florida--Duval County--Jacksonville
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s368_b097_f02_x04Resolution of the Woman's Club of Jacksonville Regarding National Defense, May 22, 1940textWorld War (1939-1945)
Nonprofit organizations--Political activity
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n2004-1_b001_f09_01Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931textWomen legislators--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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s923_b085_f02_01News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968textVietnam War, 1961-1975
Florida--Race relations
Civil rights movements
Riots--Florida--Tallahassee
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m87-46_b001_f01_x01Official Souvenir Program of the American Legion Annual State Reunion, 1921textVeterans
Congresses and conventions--Florida--Orange County--Orlando
Veterans' organizations
Veterans--United States
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m87-46_b001_f01_x03Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922textVeterans
Congresses and conventions--Florida--Palm Beach County--Palm Beach
Veterans' organizations
Veterans--United States
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m76-134_b001_f02_01Reminiscences of the War Between the States by a Boy in the Far South at Home and in the Ranks of the Confederate Militia by Joshua Hoyet Frier, 1859-1865textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
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m76-139_b001_01Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
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flc_342.73-a512_01The Spirit of Americanism Pamphlet, ca.1935textUnited States -- Politics and government
National characteristics, American
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sle_transportation_08North or South Sea Level Route Between Washington and Florida, ca. 1932textTravel
Automobile travel
Automobile driving
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