52 items found
Keywords: "Columbia County" (All words), Collection ID is exactly "40"
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Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884

Date
1884
Description
Circular advertisement with city grid map for C. H. & S. B. Wright Real Estate Agents selling lots in DeLand, Florida, 1884.
Collection
Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

Date
1939 (circa)
Description
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.
Collection
"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908

"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908

Date
1908 (circa)
Description
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.
Collection
Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

Date
1964-07-27
Description
Reports of a Johns Committee investigator who attended a Ku Klux Klan rally and Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting in 1964.
Collection
Florida State Agricultural College Closing Exercises and Commencement Program, 1892

Florida State Agricultural College Closing Exercises and Commencement Program, 1892

Date
1892
Description
A program announcing the closing exercises and commencement at Florida State Agricultural College. The program lists the events happening each day from June 12-15, 1892.
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.
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License plate contest entry with slogan "U-MEET SOME ONE FROM SOME WHERE"

License plate contest entry with slogan "U-MEET SOME ONE FROM SOME WHERE"

Date
1985
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Harry Gates of Lake City,Fl, featuring the slogan "U-MEET SOME ONE FROM SOME WHERE."
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
In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

Date
1892
Description
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.
Collection
Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960

Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5921-w948_01Revised Descriptive Circular of DeLand, Florida, 1884textAdvertising--Real estate business/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_917.5921-w948_01.jpg
m95-2_b001_f04_01Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939textAfrican American women
African American civic leaders
African American universities and colleges
African Americans -- Biography
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s664_b015_f06_01"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908textAfrican Americans -- Education -- Florida
African Americans -- Study and teaching
Christian education
African Americans -- Religion
Chautauquas
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s1486_b001_f06_12Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964textAfrican Americans--Civil rights
Hate groups
Secret societies
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n2015-3_b002_f13_01Florida State Agricultural College Closing Exercises and Commencement Program, 1892textAgricultural colleges--Florida--Lake City
Commencement ceremonies--Florida--Lake City
Graduation ceremonies
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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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s1046_b005_f02_04License plate contest entry with slogan "U-MEET SOME ONE FROM SOME WHERE"imageAutomobile license plates
Children's art
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sle_transportation_03Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919textAutomobile travel
United States--Dixie Highway
Road maps
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flc_917.59947-g465In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892textChipola Lakes (Fla.) -- Description and travel
Lakes--Florida--Gulf County--Dead Lakes
Tourism
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n2015-1_b001_f09_69Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960textCivil disobedience
Civil rights--Economic aspects
Meetings
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