|flc_917.59-i54_01||Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895||text||Railroads|
Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895
- 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).
|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.
|flc_917.59-n532||Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892||text||Florida -- Description and travel|
Resorts -- Florida -- Guidebooks
|m82-8_b012_f01_03||Letter from Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918||text||World War, 1914-1918|
World War I
|s1326_b001_f15_x02||Letter of Resignation from Adam Young to Governor Marcellus Stearns, 1876||text||Resignation|
Letter of Resignation from Adam Young to Governor Marcellus Stearns, 1876
- Letter written by Adam Young, collector of revenue for Suwannee County, to Governor Marcellus L. Stearns, resigning his position. Stearns indicates his acceptance of Young's resignation on the reverse, adding the stipulation that it would take effect when his successor qualified for the office.
|n2017-49_b001_f03_12||Luraville Phosphate Company Stock Certificate, ca. 1890s||text||Phosphate industry|
|sle_transportation_03||Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919||text||Automobile travel|
United States--Dixie Highway
Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919
- 1919 (circa)
- Map of the Dixie Highway system, drawn by Rudolph J. Shutting of Chattanooga. The map shows the route traversing the U.S. from Michigan and Chicago south to Miami, including alternate or auxiliary routes along the way. The Dixie Highway was first proposed in 1915 by Carl Graham Fisher.
|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.
|s613_b005_f10_02||Program for Governor Cary Hardee's Inauguration, 1922||text||Political customs and rites|
Governors -- Florida -- Leon County -- Tallahassee
Manners and customs
Governors -- Inauguration
Program for Governor Cary Hardee's Inauguration, 1922
- Program for the inauguration of Florida Governor Cary Hardee. The program includes the route of the parade, events throughout the day and the names of people who served on inauguration committees.
|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.