13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Suwannee County "
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Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

Date
1895
Description
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).
Collection
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 Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918

Letter from Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918

Date
1918-11-12
Description
Letter from Frank Drew to his son George Frank Drew describing his relief that the war is over, the government in Germany and news about the family.
Collection
Letter of Resignation from Adam Young to Governor Marcellus Stearns, 1876

Letter of Resignation from Adam Young to Governor Marcellus Stearns, 1876

Date
1876-06-09
Description
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.
Collection
Luraville Phosphate Company Stock Certificate, ca. 1890s

Luraville Phosphate Company Stock Certificate, ca. 1890s

Date
1890 (circa)
Description
A blank Luraville Phosphate Company stock certificate for $100.
Collection
Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

Date
1919 (circa)
Description
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.
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
Program for Governor Cary Hardee's Inauguration, 1922

Program for Governor Cary Hardee's Inauguration, 1922

Date
1921-01-04
Description
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.
Collection
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.59-i54_01Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895textRailroads
Advertisement
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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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flc_917.59-n532Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892textFlorida -- Description and travel
Resorts -- Florida -- Guidebooks
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m82-8_b012_f01_03Letter from Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918textWorld War, 1914-1918
World War I
WWI
Soldiers
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s1326_b001_f15_x02Letter of Resignation from Adam Young to Governor Marcellus Stearns, 1876textResignation
Public officers
Tax collection
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1326_b001_f15_x02.jpg
n2017-49_b001_f03_12Luraville Phosphate Company Stock Certificate, ca. 1890stextPhosphate industry
Geology--Florida
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sle_transportation_03Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919textAutomobile travel
United States--Dixie Highway
Road maps
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/sle_transportation_03.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1725_b001_f01_01.jpg
s613_b005_f10_02Program for Governor Cary Hardee's Inauguration, 1922textPolitical customs and rites
Governors -- Florida -- Leon County -- Tallahassee
Manners and customs
Balls (Parties)
Inaugurations
Governors -- Inauguration
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885textLumber trade
Licenses
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s1814_v001.jpg
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