|slc_1970-chiles_01||Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970||text||Political campaigns|
Agriculture and state
Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975
Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970
- Series of newsletters published by Lawton Chiles' 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate during Chiles' walk across Florida. The reports describe the route Chiles took, as well as the people he met and the topics they discussed. Other politicians, representing local and state governments, joined Chiles at various points, including state senators Dempsey Barron and Wilbur Boyd, and State Superintendent of Instruction Thomas D. Bailey. Chiles walked all the way from Century in Escambia County to Key Largo, stopping in Tallahassee for the legislative session. Chiles was a state senator representing the Lakeland region at this time.
|n2017-93_b001_f01_01||Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865||text||Loyalty oaths|
Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865
- 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.
|m76-139_b001_01||Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865||text||United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865|
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865
- 1861 (circa)
- 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.