Florida During the Spanish-American War

327459
Collection
Research Tools
Description
<p>In 1898, national attention focused on Florida as the Spanish-American War began. Florida was only 90 miles from the island of Cuba and was home to a large Cuban immigrant population. The port city of Tampa served as the primary staging area for United States troops bound for the war in Cuba.<str...
Type
dataset

Florida and the Spanish-American War of 1898

245956
Collection
Classroom
Description
This learning unit illustrates how Florida, the closest state to the Caribbean, became the setting for much of the action in Cuba's fight for independence from Spain.

Battleship "Maine" Monument - Key West, Florida

74806
Date
1957
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C025994

Spanish American war parade of 30,000 men - Jacksonville, Florida

28836
Date
1899?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC05474

Spanish American War window display.

318505
Date
1942
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PHF632

Engraving from a sketch of Fort Barrancas.

298384
Date
1861
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG01949

Spanish-American war soldiers on horseback

26148
Date
1898
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC02356

Officer Fitzhugh Lee on horseback during the Spanish-American war

26150
Date
1898
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC02358

Spanish-American war soldiers on a Tampa street with their horses

30637
Date
1898
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC07549

9th United States Cavalry training horses for Spanish-American war

41280
Date
ca 1898
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC20112

Old fashioned war ship "Lancaster".

255537
Date
ca 1898
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
KW027

Old Fort San Carlos, Pensacola, Fla.

334106
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC15512

Off for the war.

298712
Date
1898
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02013

M.A. Wilson - Bartow, Florida

137801
Date
1899
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N028081

Letter from Governor William Bloxham to Charles Ainge, 1898

336092
Date
1898-05-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Reply from Florida Governor William Bloxham to detective Charles Ainge of Atlantic City, New Jersey, stating that he does not have funds to pay someone to hunt for Spanish spies in the state during the Spanish-American War.
Type
text

Historic Fort San Carlos de Barrancas and Fort Barrancas

24986
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC01037

Fort Barrancas post hospital - Pensacola, Florida

28566
Date
1902
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC05167

Fort Barrancas - Pensacola, Florida

28568
Date
1902
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC05169

The counterscarp gallery of Fort Barrancas - Pensacola, Florida

64946
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C002307B

Sign and counterscarp gallery of Fort Barrancas - Pensacola, Florida

64947
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C002308A

Close-up view of part of Fort Barrancas

68708
Date
1948
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C010588

View of part of Fort Barrancas

69962
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C013653

Fort Barrancas - Pensacola, Florida

140326
Date
ca 1906
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N030767

Blowing up of Fort Barrancas in 1814 - Pensacola, Florida

140327
Date
18--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N030768

Soldiers at Fort Barrancas - Pensacola, Florida

140328
Date
ca 1870
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N030769

Commandants residence at Fort Barrancas - Pensacola, Florida

140330
Date
ca 1911
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N030771

Barracks at Fort Barrancas - Pensacola, Florida

140331
Date
ca 1920
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N030772

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