|flc_917.5921-w948_01||Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884||text||Advertising--Real estate business||/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_917.5921-w948_01.jpg
|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.
|s664_b015_f06_01||"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908||text||African Americans -- Education -- Florida|
African Americans -- Study and teaching
African Americans -- Religion
"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908
- 1908 (circa)
- Booklet written by James E. Shepard describing the need to establish a Bible school for African American students, a plan to establish the school, proposed locations of the school in South Carolina or North Carolina, and the buildings needed for the school. Includes letters of recommendation from different public figures, including Charles W. Fairbanks, vice president of the United States, and John C. Kilgo, president of Trinity College in Durham, North Carolina. Also includes a letter from Shepard to Florida Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward requesting the governor read the booklet.
|s1486_b001_f06_12||Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964||text||African Americans--Civil rights|
|n2015-3_b002_f13_01||Florida State Agricultural College Closing Exercises and Commencement Program, 1892||text||Agricultural colleges--Florida--Lake City|
Commencement ceremonies--Florida--Lake City
|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.
|s1046_b005_f02_04||License plate contest entry with slogan "U-MEET SOME ONE FROM SOME WHERE"||image||Automobile license plates|
|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.
|flc_917.59947-g465||In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892||text||Chipola Lakes (Fla.) -- Description and travel|
Lakes--Florida--Gulf County--Dead Lakes
In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892
- Pamphlet promoting Dead Lakes as a tourist attraction. Tourists could ride a steamer along the Chattahoochee River and stop at various towns along the way. The final destination was a two-week stay at the Lake View Hotel in Iola, Florida.
|n2015-1_b001_f09_69||Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960||text||Civil disobedience|
Civil rights--Economic aspects
Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960
- 1960 (circa)
- Minutes from a Tallahassee action group discussing what happened in December, including the resignation of George Brown as chairman of the group. Reverend J. S. Johnson automatically assumed chairmanship.