|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_917.5-q3_01||Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905||text||Railroad trains|
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905
- A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
|n2015-1_b001_f14_03||News from the Southern Conference Education Fund, October 27, 1960||text||Civil rights demonstrations|
News from the Southern Conference Education Fund, October 27, 1960
- News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund in Louisville, Kentucky, updating the status of Richard Frank Parker, a white student imprisoned in Jacksonville during a sit-in demonstration. He received a lot of attention nationwide because his jaw was broken "when he was hit by a segregationist," and this attention led to his early release from jail.