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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Quincy "
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Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Date
1895
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in various cities around the Eastern United States. Printed on page 10 of Helen K. Ingram, Tourists' and Settlers' Guide to Florida (Jacksonville: Da Costa Printing & Publishing House, 1895).
Collection
Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

Date
1964-11-20
Description
Florida Free Press newsletter, number 17, published by the North Florida Citizenship Education Project. This newsletter features stories about Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) activities in North Florida, voter registration drives and other news.
Collection
Hav-A-Good Cigar Label

Hav-A-Good Cigar Label

Date
1955 (circa)
Description
Hav-A-Good cigar label from Havana Florida Cigar Company of Quincy, Florida.
Collection
Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

Date
1970
Description
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.
Collection
Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966

Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966

Date
1966-02-27
Description
Larnel B. Golden writes to Governor Haydon Burns about low morale in his unit, which was stationed in the An Khe district, Vietnam. Golden explains that he understands the importance the government places on the mission in Vietnam, but he says the food is inadequate, the hours are greuling, and military authorities have referred to the men as "a bunch of stupid imbeciles."
Collection
Masonic Charter for Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, 1887

Masonic Charter for Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, 1887

Date
1887-12-15
Description
A duplicate of the charter for the Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, Florida. John G. Riley was appointed master of the lodge.
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
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
Quincy Centennial Brochure

Quincy Centennial Brochure

Date
1924
Description
Brochure celebrating the centennial of Quincy Florida, the shade-grown tobacco capital.
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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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n2015-1_b003_f17_74Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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sle_cigar-industry_014Hav-A-Good Cigar Labelstill imageAdvertising--Brand name products
Commercial art
Industry, Cigarmaking--Florida
Cigar industry--Florida
Cigar bands and labels
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slc_1970-chiles_01Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970textPolitical campaigns
Elections
Statesmen--United States
Agriculture and state
School integration--Florida
Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975
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s131_b042_f02_x01Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966textVietnam War, 1961-1975
Morale
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n2016-2_b002_01Masonic Charter for Silver Star Lodge, No. 61 of Quincy, 1887textFreemasonry
Fraternal organizations--Florida--Gadsden County--Quincy
Charters
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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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n2017-93_b001_f01_01Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865textLoyalty oaths
Allegiance
Citizenship
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sle_gadsden_01Quincy Centennial BrochureimageTobacco farms--Florida--Quincy
Quincy (Fla)--Buildings, structures, etc
Centennial celebrations, etc
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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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