|flc_917.5-q3_01||Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905||text||Railroad trains|
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905
- 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.
|m95-2_b001_f04_01||Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939||text||African American women|
African American civic leaders
African American universities and colleges
African Americans -- Biography
Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939
- 1939 (circa)
- 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.
|n2015-1_b001_f11_40||Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960||text||Solidarity|
Civil rights movements--Public opinion
African Americans--Civil rights--Philosophy
|s1725_b001_f01_01||"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900||text||American 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, 1861-1865
"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900
- 1900 (circa)
- 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.
|sle_transportation_08||North or South Sea Level Route Between Washington and Florida, ca. 1932||text||Travel|
|flc_387.1-j147_01||Port of Jacksonville, 1930||text||Ports--Jacksonville (Fla.)|
Port of Jacksonville, 1930
- 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.
|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.
|flc_613.122-s967_01||Suwannee Springs Water: The Healing Springs, 1905||text||Tourism|
Suwannee Springs (Fla.)--Description and travel
Endorsements in advertising-- Florida--Suwannee Springs
Health resorts--Florida--Suwannee Springs
Suwannee Springs Water: The Healing Springs, 1905
- 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.
|m91-5_b013_f12_01||Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1918-1922||text||Coffins|
Registers of births, etc.
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1918-1922
- 1918 (circa)
- 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.