9 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Savannah (Ga.)"
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Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Date
1905
Description
A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
Collection
Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

Date
1939 (circa)
Description
An interview between Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson and Mary McLeod Bethune discussing Bethune's childhood, her family, her education, her travels, meeting her husband and her experience starting Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in Daytona Beach. Page 16 of the document is missing.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

Date
1960-12-08
Description
Memo from CORE outlining locations of recent demonstrations against lunch counter segregation across the South.
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
North or South Sea Level Route Between Washington and Florida, ca. 1932

North or South Sea Level Route Between Washington and Florida, ca. 1932

Date
1932 (circa)
Description
Strip maps giving directions to motorists who are traveling north or south along the Sea Level Route that went between Washington, D.C. and Jacksonville, Florida.
Collection
Port of Jacksonville, 1930

Port of Jacksonville, 1930

Date
1905-04-13
Description
A booklet issued by the Jacksonville Port Bureau and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce describing the facilities and amenities available to potential businesses. Includes sections about the Port of Jacksonville; the commerce and harbor of Jacksonville; weather in the city; port administration; port customs and regulations; port facilities; port services and charges; information about loading and discharging vessels; fuel and supplies; steamship agents and brokers; and the railroads at the port.
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
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
Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1918-1922

Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1918-1922

Date
1918 (circa)
Description
A record of coffins by a coffin shop in Monticello, Florida. The report contains the name of the deceased; their place of birth (or death -- on some pages the word "birth" is crossed out and "death" is penciled in); their sex and race; their date of death; and in which county they died. 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 in Florida and Thomas County in Georgia.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5-q3_01Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905textRailroad trains
Railroad travel
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
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m95-2_b001_f04_01Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939textAfrican American women
African American civic leaders
African American universities and colleges
African Americans -- Biography
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n2015-1_b001_f11_40Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960textSolidarity
Civil rights movements--Public opinion
African Americans--Civil rights--Philosophy
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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_transportation_08North or South Sea Level Route Between Washington and Florida, ca. 1932textTravel
Automobile travel
Automobile driving
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/sle_transportation_08.jpg
flc_387.1-j147_01Port of Jacksonville, 1930textPorts--Jacksonville (Fla.)
Docks--Florida--Jacksonville
Harbors--Florida--Jacksonville
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_387.1-j147_01.jpg
m76-139_b001_01Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/m76-139_b001_01.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_613.122-s967_01.jpg
m91-5_b013_f12_01Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1918-1922textCoffins
Registers of births, etc.
Death
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
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