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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Thomasville (Ga.)"
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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, 1924-1926

Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1924-1926

Date
1924 (circa)
Description
A record of coffins sold by Kate Simmons' coffin shop in Monticello, Florida. The report contains the name of the deceased; their place of death; their sex, race, marital status and age; their date of death; and their cause of death. 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, Florida.
Collection
Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1926-1928

Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1926-1928

Date
1926 (circa)
Description
A record of coffins sold by Kate Simmons' coffin shop in Monticello, Florida. The report contains the name of the deceased; their place of death; their sex, race, marital status and age; their date of death; and their cause of death. 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 and Gadsden counties in Florida and Thomas County in Georgia.
Collection
Investor's Guide to the Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Georgia Railroad Company, ca. 1892

Investor's Guide to the Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Georgia Railroad Company, ca. 1892

Date
1892 (circa)
Description
Booklet promoting the Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Gulf Railroad Company to potential investors. Information includes a list of the principal officers of the corporation and a description of the company's land holdings, its activities in developing the land, the status of Carrabelle and Apalachicola as ports, and other data suggesting the health of the company as a potential investment. The booklet concludes with a map of the railroad, showing communities, railway stops, and other important locations in its vicinity.
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
"The Race Question" by Dr. S.J. Cobb, ca. 1908

"The Race Question" by Dr. S.J. Cobb, ca. 1908

Date
1908 (circa)
Description
Booklet written by Dr. S.J. Cobb describing his opinion on the inferiority of African-American people and the need to separate people by race in the United States.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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
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m91-5_b013_f10_01Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1924-1926TextCoffins
Registers of births, etc.
Death
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
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m91-5_b013_f11_01Undertakers and Coffin Dealers Record of Coffin Sales, 1926-1928TextCoffins
Registers of births, etc.
Death
African Americans--Florida--Jefferson County--Monticello
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n2002-5_b002_f28_01Investor's Guide to the Carrabelle, Tallahassee & Georgia Railroad Company, ca. 1892TextReal estate investment
Railroad companies
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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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s664_b015_f06_02"The Race Question" by Dr. S.J. Cobb, ca. 1908TextCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
Race relations
Racism
White supremacy movements
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