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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Santa Rosa County "
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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 the Milton Temperance League to Governor Napoleon Broward, 1908

Letter from the Milton Temperance League to Governor Napoleon Broward, 1908

Date
1908-01-16
Description
Letter from the women of the Milton Temperance League to Florida Governor Napoleon Broward asking how they can help uphold the alcohol prohibition law.
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Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869

Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869

Date
1869-06-25
Description
Proclamation by Florida Governor Harrison Reed ordering a special election to be held in the counties of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Franklin to decide whether certain portions of West Florida (the Panhandle) should be annexed by Alabama.
Collection
Promotional Flier for Galt City

Promotional Flier for Galt City

Date
1885 (circa)
Description
... Galt City is one of the most delightful places on the line of the P. & A. R. R. for residence, or for those desiring to go into fruit growing & truck farming. ... Special terms made to colonies and permanent settlers. For further information address, W. G. Chipley ... or A. W. Stewart ... Pensacola, Florida.''
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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.
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Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868

Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868

Date
1868-12-30
Description
Joint Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama authorizing Governor William Hugh Smith to negotiate with the state government of Florida for the annexation of West Florida to Alabama - more specifically that part of Florida lying west of the Choctawhatchee River. This would include the territory in present-day Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties. Commissioners from the two states did actually meet in 1869 to discuss the transfer, and a referendum was held to determine the interest of the people, but the transaction never took place. The document features a gold seal and certification from Alabama's Secretary of State, Charles A. Miller.
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Telegram from Joe Wilson to George L. Burr Jr., 1942

Telegram from Joe Wilson to George L. Burr Jr., 1942

Date
1942-06-17
Description
A telegram from Joe Wilson to George L. Burr, executive director of the State Defense Council in Tallahassee, updating Burr about the amount of scrap rubber received in Milton, Florida, for the war effort.
Collection
Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from FSU Teacher Fellowship Program Expressing Support for FEA During Teachers' Strike, 1968

Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from FSU Teacher Fellowship Program Expressing Support for FEA During Teachers' Strike, 1968

Date
1968-02-17
Description
Public school teachers in FSU teacher fellowship program expressing solidarity with FEA.
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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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s664_b015_f07_x10Letter from the Milton Temperance League to Governor Napoleon Broward, 1908textProhibition -- Florida
Liquor laws
Alcohol -- Law and legislation
Temperance
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s577_b004_f04_03Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869textReferendum
Local elections
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flc_br0002Promotional Flier for Galt CitytextAgriculture
Cities and towns--History
Land settlement
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885textLumber trade
Licenses
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s887_b014_f02_03Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868textTerritorial expansion
Interstate agreements
Annexation
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s419_b044_f13_01Telegram from Joe Wilson to George L. Burr Jr., 1942textWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
WWII
Civil defense--Florida
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s303_b010_f18_45Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from FSU Teacher Fellowship Program Expressing Support for FEA During Teachers' Strike, 1968textStrikes and lockouts--Teachers
Education--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Universities and colleges--Faculty--Attitudes
Teachers--Attitudes
Teachers--Salaries, pensions, etc.
Collective bargaining
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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