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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Madison "
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Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1928-1932

Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1928-1932

Date
1928 (circa)
Description
A record of coffins sold by Kate Simmons' coffin shop in Monticello, Florida. The report contains the name of the deceased; their place of death; their sex, race, marital status and age; their date of death; and their cause of death. There is also the name and city of residence of the person who purchased the coffin for the deceased. Most of the deaths occurred in Jefferson County, Florida, with a few from Leon and Gadsden counties in Florida and Thomas County in Georgia. The year 1932 is incomplete and only includes a report from September 30-December 26.
Collection
Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1924-1926

Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1924-1926

Date
1924 (circa)
Description
A record of coffins sold by Kate Simmons' coffin shop in Monticello, Florida. The report contains the name of the deceased; their place of death; their sex, race, marital status and age; their date of death; and their cause of death. There is also the name and city of residence of the person who purchased the coffin for the deceased. Most of the deaths occurred in Jefferson County, Florida, with a few from Leon County, Florida.
Collection
Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

Date
1845
Description
This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbers of votes in each county, according to the estimate of the members of the present legislature, 1845.
Collection
Telegram from Governor Spessard Holland to Mr. and Mrs. Colin P. Kelly Jr., 1941

Telegram from Governor Spessard Holland to Mr. and Mrs. Colin P. Kelly Jr., 1941

Date
1941-12-12
Description
Telegram from Florida Governor Spessard Holland to Mr. and Mrs. Colin P. Kelly Sr. expressing sympathy following the death of their son, Colin P. Kelly Jr. during World War II.
Collection
Suwannee Springs Water: The Healing Springs, 1905

Suwannee Springs Water: The Healing Springs, 1905

Date
1905-03-19
Description
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.
Collection
Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

Date
1879 (circa)
Description
Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered after cutting. This ledger documents an important source of income for Floridians in the late 19th century. Many of the permit holders were farmers who cut timber for additional cash.
Collection
Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

Date
1865
Description
Oaths of allegiance entered in Leon County between May 31 and June 17, 1865. The signees, although primarily from Northern Florida, represented several Florida counties and a few different states. These rosters include information otherwise available in census or service records, such as date, name, residence and occupation. Of particular interest are pages 5 and 6, which also include columns for complexion, hair and eye color, and height.
Collection
National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

Date
1946
Description
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.
Collection
"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900

"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900

Date
1900 (circa)
Description
Sylvanus M. Hankins' recollections of his experiences as an enlisted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War in Florida. Hankins was a private in Company D of the 1st Florida Reserve Regiment for the Confederacy which was one of the units that fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge in March 1865. Hankins begins by discussing Florida's secession in 1861, when Hankins was 14 years old. He recalls how Floridians intially reacted to the threat of war; the raising of military units; the death of his cousin resulting from combat wounds and imprisonment; the imprisonment of women and children and the burning of their homes if their husbands, fathers or brothers were suspected of deserting; the shooting of deserters; the wartime treatment of African-Americans; Hankins' enlistment at age 16; escorting prisoners to Andersonville; the Battle of Natural Bridge; and other wartime events. The date of these recollections is unknown.
Collection
McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

Date
1933-01
Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m91-5_b013_f12_02Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1928-1932TextCoffins
Registers of births, etc.
Death
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
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m91-5_b013_f10_01Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1924-1926TextCoffins
Registers of births, etc.
Death
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
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s2153_b001_f05_01Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845TextElections/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s2153_b001_f05_01.jpg
s406_b063_f09_x01Telegram from Governor Spessard Holland to Mr. and Mrs. Colin P. Kelly Jr., 1941TextWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
World War, 1939-1945--Casualties
Heroes
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flc_613.122-s967_01Suwannee Springs Water: The Healing Springs, 1905TextTourism
Attractions
Health resorts
Mineral waters
Suwannee Springs (Fla.)--Description and travel
Endorsements in advertising-- Florida--Suwannee Springs
Springs--Florida--Suwannee Springs
Health resorts--Florida--Suwannee Springs
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885TextLumber trade
Licenses
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n2017-93_b001_f01_01Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865TextLoyalty oaths
Allegiance
Citizenship
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m95-2_b001_f06_01National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946TextAfrican American women
National Council of Negro Women -- History
African American women -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
African American women -- Social conditions
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s1725_b001_f01_01"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900TextAmerican Civil War--letters and diaries
American Civil War--United States--Collected correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
Civil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
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sle_real-estate_01McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933TextHotels -- Florida -- Guidebooks
Hotels
Tourism
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