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

329321
Date
1892
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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.
Type
text

Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

331494
Date
1846-06-15
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Selected Documents
Description
A copy of a letter to Governor William Moseley from Sam S. Sibley in which Sibley advises the governor about the defenses needed throughout the state to protect against a potential attack from Mexico during the Mexican War. Sibley outlines the number of men needed for adequate defense and the amount...
Type
text

Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

331514
Date
1964-11-20
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Selected Documents
Description
Florida Free Press newsletter, number 17, published by the North Florida Citizenship Education Project. This newsletter features stories about Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) activities in North Florida, voter registration drives and other news.
Type
text

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

332911
Date
1970
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Selected Documents
Description
Series of newsletters published by Lawton Chiles' 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate during Chiles' walk across Florida. The reports describe the route Chiles took, as well as the people he met and the topics they discussed. Other politicians, representing local and state governments, joined Chiles at va...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
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Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in vario...
Type
text

Proclamation Ordering a Special Election to Decide Whether Portions of West Florida Should Be Annexed by Alabama, 1869

333337
Date
1869-06-25
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Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation by Florida Governor Harrison Reed ordering a special election to be held in the counties of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Franklin to decide whether certain portions of West Florida (the Panhandle) should be annexed by Alabama.
Type
text

Territorial Governor William Pope Duval's Message to Legislative Council, 1822

333814
Date
1822
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Selected Documents
Description
A message from Territorial Governor William Pope Duval to the Legislative Council describing what he hopes they will accomplish.
Type
text

Program for 1951 Harbor Day celebration in Apalachicola

297309
Date
1951
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Selected Documents
Description
A flier and program of events inviting the public to attend the 4th annual Harbor Day celebration in Apalachicola. The celebration was sponsored by the City Commission, the Harbor Advisory Board, and the local Chamber of Commerce. Events included the dedication of the John Gorrie Bridge, a free seaf...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," 1883

298139
Date
1883
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Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway's "Waycross Short Line," which connected a number of railroads coming from the north and west with Jacksonville. The ad also mentions connections with the South Florida Railroad. Printed on an unnumbered page following page 6 of Charles Henry...
Type
text

Prospectus of St. Vincent's Island Club

297308
Date
1892
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A prospectus from William A. White & Sons of New York for a club on St. Vincent Island off the coast of Franklin County. The company envisioned a small hotel, cottages, a small orange grove, and steamboat transportation to and from the island. At the end of 20 years, the property on the island would...
Type
text

Leon County Mental Health Association 1969 Membership Campaign - brochure

297487
Date
1969-06-01
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Selected Documents
Description
Brochure encouraging citizens to support the Leon County Mental Health Association, an organization established in 1955 to prevent mental illness and promote good mental health. The brochure features a call to action from Secretary of State Tom Adams and information about the organization's budget f...
Type
text

Poem "Our Beautiful Historic Florida" by R.R. Riley, principal of Zephyrhills High School

212377
Date
1923
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poem about Florida written to honor National Education Week (1923).
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text

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