|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.
|s664_b015_f07_x10||Letter from the Milton Temperance League to Governor Napoleon Broward, 1908||text||Prohibition -- Florida|
Alcohol -- Law and legislation
|s577_b004_f04_03||Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869||text||Referendum|
|flc_br0002||Promotional Flier for Galt City||text||Agriculture|
Cities and towns--History
Promotional Flier for Galt City
- 1885 (circa)
- ... 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.''
|s1814_v001_01||Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885||text||Lumber trade|
Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885
- 1879 (circa)
- 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.
|s887_b014_f02_03||Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868||text||Territorial expansion|
Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868
- 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.
|s419_b044_f13_01||Telegram from Joe Wilson to George L. Burr Jr., 1942||text||World War, 1939-1945|
World War II
Telegram from Joe Wilson to George L. Burr Jr., 1942
- 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.
|s303_b010_f18_45||Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from FSU Teacher Fellowship Program Expressing Support for FEA During Teachers' Strike, 1968||text||Strikes and lockouts--Teachers|
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Universities and colleges--Faculty--Attitudes
Teachers--Salaries, pensions, etc.
|s2153_b001_f05_01||Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845||text||Elections||/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s2153_b001_f05_01.jpg
Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845
- 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.