11 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Walton County "
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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
The Sau-Ah-Brah Bureau of Oriental Entertainment at the Florida Chautauqua

The Sau-Ah-Brah Bureau of Oriental Entertainment at the Florida Chautauqua

Date
1885
Description
This is a two part advertisement for the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs (Feb. 12-14, 1885 at 8 p.m.). The first sheet (Side A) is the announcement of the entire change of program for the 3 nights. Sides B and C have a more complete description of the new kind of entertainment to be presented, known as the Sauahbrah Oriental Entertainments.
Collection
Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

Date
1845
Description
This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbers of votes in each county, according to the estimate of the members of the present legislature, 1845.
Collection
Scenes in the Orient at the Florida Chautauqua

Scenes in the Orient at the Florida Chautauqua

Date
1885
Description
This is a two part advertisement for the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs (Feb. 12-14, 1885 at 8 p.m.). The first sheet (Side A) is the announcement of the entire change of program for the 3 nights. Sides B and C have a more complete description of the new kind of entertainment to be presented, known as the Sauahbrah Oriental Entertainments.
Collection
Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868

Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868

Date
1868-12-30
Description
Joint Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama authorizing Governor William Hugh Smith to negotiate with the state government of Florida for the annexation of West Florida to Alabama - more specifically that part of Florida lying west of the Choctawhatchee River. This would include the territory in present-day Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties. Commissioners from the two states did actually meet in 1869 to discuss the transfer, and a referendum was held to determine the interest of the people, but the transaction never took place. The document features a gold seal and certification from Alabama's Secretary of State, Charles A. Miller.
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
Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869

Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869

Date
1869-06-25
Description
Proclamation by Florida Governor Harrison Reed ordering a special election to be held in the counties of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Franklin to decide whether certain portions of West Florida (the Panhandle) should be annexed by Alabama.
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.
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"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Flier advising service men to use prophylactics to prevent venereal disease; includes a list of army medical stations that provide them.
Collection
First Annual Session of the Florida Chautauqua program, 1885

First Annual Session of the Florida Chautauqua program, 1885

Date
1885
Description
Program of the first annual session of the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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flc_br0135bThe Sau-Ah-Brah Bureau of Oriental Entertainment at the Florida ChautauquatextLectures and lecturing
Performing arts
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s2153_b001_f05_01Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845textElections/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s2153_b001_f05_01.jpg
flc_br0135aScenes in the Orient at the Florida ChautauquatextLectures and lecturing
Performing arts
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s887_b014_f02_03Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868textTerritorial expansion
Interstate agreements
Annexation
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s1814_v001_01Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885textLumber trade
Licenses
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s577_b004_f04_03Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869textReferendum
Local elections
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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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s908_b001_f24_01"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" fliertext/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s908_b001_f24_01.jpg
flc_374.9-f636-1885First Annual Session of the Florida Chautauqua program, 1885textChautauquas -- Florida -- History
Adult education
Sunday schools
Christian education
Religious education
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