Broadside announcing the upcoming Republican Convention for Duval County, 1920

212274
Date
1920
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A Republican County Convention will be held in the City of Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida at the Odd Fellows Hall, corner of State and Cedar Streets on the 26th day of January, A.D., 1920 at 11 o'clock, A.M. for the purpose of electing (16) delegates to the 4th Congressional Convention at Palat...
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Flier inviting the public to greet President Richard Nixon at Tallahassee Municipal Airport, 1970

212277
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier inviting the public to come to the Tallahassee Municipal Airport and greet President Richard Nixon at the main terminal. Nixon would be arriving October 28, 1970.
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Flier explaining an upcoming special election on reapportionment, compiled by the League of Women Voters of Florida, 1959

212303
Date
1959
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Selected Documents
Description
Citizens: every vote counts. Make yours an informed vote. The proposal: Amend Article VII of the Florida Constitution, providing a new formula for apportioning seats in the Legislature and providing for future reapportionment ... The success of democratic government depends on those who care. Vote N...
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Flier describing the Urban Renewal Act on the ballot for February 23, 1960 in Tallahassee

212304
Date
1960
Collection
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Description
A description of the Urban Renewal Act, which Tallahassee voters would be asked to approve at the upcoming election on February 23, 1960. The flier was printed and distributed by the League of Women Voters of Tallahassee, Florida.
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Leon County School Bond Election, 1963

212308
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier describing the ramifications of a new bond issue for the Leon County School District, which was subject to a referendum on November 5, 1963. The League of Women Voters of Tallahassee laid out an explanation of the need for the bonds and the cost of the bonds to the taxpayers. Pros and cons are...
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Flier reminding voters to register before the upcoming Leon County school bond election, 1963

212309
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier reminding voters to register in time for the upcoming Leon County school bond election in 1963. A special registration session was being held at the Leon County Courthouse in Room 101 between August 26 and October 5, 1963.
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text

Vote Wet All the Way (circa 1967)

212316
Date
1967
Collection
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Description
Flier encouraging electors to vote in favor of allowing the sale of liquor by package or by the drink.
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text

Announcement of a slave auction in Jacksonville, 1856

212335
Date
1856-02-08
Collection
Selected Documents
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text

Public notice for a slave sale on June 29, 1842 near Tallahassee

212336
Date
1842
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Announcement with the date and time of a slave sale near Tallahassee by Charles S. Sibley, a Commissioner in Chancery appointed by the Superior Court of the Middle District of Florida. The sale was to take place on a plantation known as the Fauntleroy Place. The slaves are identified by name in the ...
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Broadside advertising "6 Man Wrassel Royal"

212352
Date
1962
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster advertising a wrestling match to be held at Centennial Field in Tallahassee. The fight featured Bad Boy and Billy Boy Hines, Rocky Smith, Mario Moreno, Bruce Austin, and the Big Bat.
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Salvation - Divine Healing Tent Revival

212368
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for a tent revival: Begins June 24 - July 4, 7:45 nightly except Sunday; Location: Junction 319 & 98, Medart Florida (Wakulla County). Evangelist: Rev. Jimmie Dobbs of Jacksonville, Florida.
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Broadside advertising a Florida Normal College at White Springs

212378
Date
1890
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Selected Documents
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text

Scenes in the Orient at the Florida Chautauqua

212380
Date
1885
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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...
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Notice from B.F. Whitner of Tallahassee about a fund for the education of poor and indigent children

212397
Date
1848
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Notice published by B.F. Whitner, Master in Chancery in Leon County, regarding a fund having been set up to provide for the education of poor and indigent children in Tallahassee. Whitner was authorized to make loans from the fund, and the interest was what would pay for the education. Whitner wante...
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text

Nophsinger & Co. Land lottery advertisement

212411
Date
1857
Collection
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text

Broadside advertising town lots for sale in Fernandina by the Florida Railroad Company

212435
Date
1867-07-17
Collection
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text

Pensacola Lumber Company bankruptcy auction notice

212440
Date
1875
Collection
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text

Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

212477
Date
1855
Collection
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Description
Flier announcing a change of proprietorship for the stagecoach line between Pilatka (Palatka) and Tampa, dated July 1855. The line passed through Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard, Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Fort Taylor en route. At Palatka, the line connected with steamships he...
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Advertisement for book binding services by the Floridian and Journal in Tallahassee

212478
Date
1881
Collection
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Description
... required by lawyers, merchants, bankers, railroad and steamboat companies, state and county officials, or private individuals, done equal workmanship and finish, and as cheap as anywhere.''
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Broadside announcing the second annual convention of the Interstate Sugar Cane Growers' Association, 1904

212510
Date
1904
Collection
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Description
Announcement of and information about the upcoming second annual convention of the Interstate Sugar Cane Growers Association in Jacksonville, Fla., May 4th, 5th, and 6th, 1904.
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text

Proposed amendments to Florida's Constitution for the special election of 1963

297317
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier describing the proposed amendments to Florida's state constitution up for referendum at a special election to be held November 5, 1963. The proposed amendments included one allowing a new bond issue for capital outlay for institutions of higher learning, one allowing a new bond issue for out...
Type
text

Card advertising a television program called The Cuban Confusion, circa 1960s

297500
Date
1961-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Card advertising a television program entitled "The Cuban Confusion" about the Cuban refugee situation in Miami. The program addressed the effect of the Cuban in-migration on Miami and the question of what should be done in the future. The program was scheduled for January 11, [1961] at 10:30pm on W...
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text

Broadside advertising a moonlight excursion on the Steamer Martha, 1886

297569
Date
1886-08-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Broadside advertising a moonlight excursion to St. Marys, Georgia on the steamer Martha, scheduled for August 17, 1886. The excursion was scheduled to leave the Centre Street Dock in Fernandina at 7:30pm and return at 2:30am the following morning. The entire trip cost fifty cents and included entert...
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Tom Gaskins Cypress Kneeland - brochure, 1950s

324356
Date
1955
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for Tom Gaskins's Cypress Kneeland (later Cypress Knee Museum) in Palmdale, Florida.
Type
text

Broadside encouraging support for the All-American Sugar League and sugar production in Florida

212502
Date
1918
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The War is over. The American sugar shortage will continue unless the allies use German sugar or a large American cane-sugar industry is established ... Give America and its allies low-priced sugar.
Type
text

Telegraphic Dispatch from Jefferson Davis to Florida Governor John Milton Regarding Robert E. Lee, 1861

333877
Date
1861-11-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Notice from Jefferson Davis to Florida Governor John Milton regarding Robert E. Lee's assignment to take command of Confederate forces on the coast of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida during the Civil War.
Type
text

Duval Brothers Holiday Discount Coupon

336095
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Notice of discounted rates at the Duval Bros. store if the patron brings in their ticket from the Carrabelle, Tallahassee and Georgia Railroad.
Type
text

New Bridge Hope Primitive Baptist Church Rally Ticket, 1926

336099
Date
1926-07-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A grand rally ticket for the New Bridge Hope Primitive Baptist Church in Shadeville, Florida. The ticket requests "both white and colored" to help the church.
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text

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