Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862

339296
Date
1862
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A series of letters from Louis James M. Boyd to his wife, Martha Jane "Jannie" Boyd. The letters are dated November 29, 1862, December 8, 1862, and December 9, 1862, from the USS Albatross at St. Andrews Bay. Boyd describes the destruction of the rebel salt pans along the Florida coast, his fellow s...
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Letter from Edward Everett to Richard Keith Call, 1860

336075
Date
1860-12-31
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Letter from Edward Everett, a noted northern orator who had unsuccessfully run as vice-president on the Constitutional Union ticket in the election of 1860, to General Richard Keith Call thanking Call for the pamphlet and suggesting that the U.S. Congress, in an effort to prevent the Civil War, migh...
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News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

332196
Date
1968-04-09
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News release describing how Floridians and other Americans responded to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and information about King's funeral and who was attending. There is also other Florida news about Governor Claude Kirk being sued by J. A. Maloney; Floridians fighting in the Vietnam ...
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CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

331509
Date
1960-04
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CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while s...
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National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

333795
Date
1946
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Description
This brochure describes the mission and history of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). There are photographs of some of the members of the NCNW, a list of affiliated organizations and a list of the metropolitan councils of the NCNW by region.
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text

A Brief View of American Chattelized Humanity, and Its Supports, Pamphlet, 1847

326638
Date
1847
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Pamphlet by abolishionist Johnathan Walker known as the Man with the Branded Hand after he was tried as a slave stealer.
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text

United States War Ration Book Jacket

297484
Date
1942-01-01
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Description
United States War Ration Book Jacket
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text

Seeing Jacksonville - Busch Auto Tours - pamphlet, 1913

318846
Date
1913
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Description
Pamphlet advertising sightseeing trips in the Jacksonville area and Havana, Cuba by Busch's Auto Tours. Busch's Auto Tours was established in 1903. The pamphlet includes an insert with a small street map of Jacksonville. A list of the major stops on each of the tours is included.
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text

Pamphlet - A Winter in Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888

297561
Date
1888
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Description
Pamphlet advertising Fort George Island, located in Duval County near the mouth of the St. Johns River. The pamphlet was published by the Fort George Island Company, and includes a map of proposed developments, engravings of the island, climate information, and testimonials from visitors.
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text

Wake Up America: Will This Happen Here?

326750
Date
1950
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Description
Flier describing the threat of communism to the United States including a list of "organizations serving the Community cause." Readers are encouraged to act quickly to fight communism.
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text

Pamphlet advertising Jacksonville and the Florida Union

212421
Date
1867-07-01
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Description
Advertisement describing the services of the Florida Land Agency, including a list of lands available for sale.
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text

Lake Wales in Florida's Scenic Highlands Invites You, ca. 1950

336137
Date
1950
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Description
Brochure advertising Lake Wales and Polk County to potential visitors. Featured photographs include tourist attractions such as the Black Hills Passion Play, Spook Hill, Cypress Gardens and the Bok Singing Tower. The brochure includes a chart showing the distance between Lake Wales and major cities ...
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Program for 4th Florida State Conference of Social Work

297389
Date
1950
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Description
Program outlining Florida Fourth State Conference of Social Work schedule.
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text

Program for the 19th Annual Inter-Civic Council of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1987

327702
Date
1987-01-16
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Description
The program lists the schedule for the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration. Note the litany on the back cover.
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text

Trip up the Ocklawaha on the Hart Liner "Okeehumkee" pamphlet

297412
Date
1890
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Description
Promotional pamphlet for Okeehumkee Steamer trip.
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text

Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892

326740
Date
1892
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text

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
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Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
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text

Official Program - Ormond-Daytona Beach Races, 1904

299301
Date
1904
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Description
Extensive program for the second annual Ormond-Daytona Beach Races, administrated by the Florida East Coast Automobile Association. The program contains extensive information on early beach racing on Florida's Atlantic coast, including lists of the contestants in the 1903 and 1904 races, along with ...
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text

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