The Olio, Volume XVIII, Number 6, May 1896

331501
Date
1896
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Description
This volume of the Duval High School newspaper "The Olio" includes local adverstisements; a description of the commencement ceremony held on May 28, 1896; a history of "The Olio"; and other articles written by students.
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text

Advertisement for Land in Atlantic Beach, ca. 1920

331429
Date
1920
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Description
Buckman Real Estate advertising lots owned by the Florida East Coast Railway Company in Atlantic Beach. There were lots for sale on the boulevard and the ocean front.
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text

Norman Studios Promotional Materials for Silent Film 'Black Gold'

326738
Date
1928
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Description
Promotional materials for the Norman Studios film 'Black Gold' released in 1928. The advertisements were intended to convince colored theater operators to screen the film in their city. The press sheet includes replica window cards, newspaper articles to be used for promotional purposes, and informa...
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image

Citizenship Certificate for JFC Griggs and Wife January 18, 1892

297479
Date
1892-01-18
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State of Florida, County of Duval Citizenship Certificate for JFC Griggs and his wife. January 18, 1892
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text

Petition to Governor Moseley to Organize a Militia to Fight in the Mexican War, 1846

331495
Date
1846-10-03
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Description
A list of citizens in Duval County who petitioned Governor William Moseley to grant a charter for their intended rifle company to fight in the Mexican War.
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text

Territorial Census Returns, 1838 and 1840; Election Returns, 1838-1845

333792
Date
1845
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This document includes the territorial census for 1838 and 1840. There are also election returns for the election of members of the convention and council, October 1838; elections for delegates in 1839, 1841 and 1843; elections for members of council, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 and 1844; and numbe...
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text

Bank of St. Johns, Five Dollars, 1860

326717
Date
1860-01-02
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Description
Five dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1860.
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image

Bank of St. Johns, Ten Dollars, 1859

326718
Date
1859-05-02
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Description
Ten dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1859.
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image

Bank of St. Johns, Twenty Dollars, 1859

326719
Date
1859-05-02
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Description
Twenty dollar Bank of St. Johns note issued in 1859.
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image

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

331447
Date
1933-01
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Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Type
text

Announcement of a slave auction in Jacksonville, 1856

212335
Date
1856-02-08
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text

Advertisement for Osky's in Jacksonville

212404
Date
1950
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text

Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell Congratulating his Decision to Expel John Boardman, 1957

325052
Date
1957-01-28
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Description
Letter from Dean Boggs of the Duval County Federation for Constitutional Government addressed to FSU President Doak Campbell praising the president's decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, 1887

298148
Date
1887
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Description
Advertisement for the Florida Railway and Navigation Company, a large network of rail lines operating in Florida in the late 19th century. The ad lists the various destinations a passenger could reach on this line, and describes some of the amenities available on the trains. The ad also lists some o...
Type
text

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
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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.
Type
text

Plant City, Florida - That "Right-Size" Community Brochure, ca. 1960

331659
Date
1960
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Description
A brochure for Plant City, Florida, highlighting all this city has to offer, including markets, workers, recreation, living conditions, transportation, citrus, phosphate, farm produce and cattle.
Type
text

Stop and Wash Your Hands - placard

297360
Date
1930
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Description
Placard telling people to wash their hands with soap.
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text

Mosquitoes Must Go Poster

329162
Date
1923
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Description
This poster describes ways in which to prevent and control mosquito populations.
Type
image

Advertisement for the Everett Hotel in Jacksonville, 1885

298126
Date
1885
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Description
Print advertisement for Everett's Hotel in Jacksonville. J.M. Lee was the proprietor. Contemporary maps indicate the hotel was located on the northeast corner of Julia and Bay streets. The advertisement was printed on page 47 of Henry Lee, The Tourist's Guide of Florida (New York: Leve & Alden, 1885...
Type
text

The Cross Florida Barge Canal Key to Florida's Integrated Inland Waterways System Pamphlet, 1962

331450
Date
1962
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Description
This pamphlet includes a description of what the Cross Florida Barge Canal will do for the state and a list of those who authorized, sponsored and endorsed the canal.
Type
text

Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Co. to Hubbard L. Hart, 1887

333826
Date
1887-11-14
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Description
Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Company of Baltimore, Maryland, to Colonel Hubbard L. Hart requesting Hart provide steamboat rates for an excursion party of 5 to 15 who would travel from Palatka, Florida, along the Ocklawaha River to Silver Springs and return. Hart operated a steamship line alo...
Type
text

Political cartoon relating to the Jacksonville annexation issue, titled "The Problem Child"

212315
Date
1961
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Description
A cartoon depicting annexation of Jacksonville as a large baby smiling and looking at parents, wearing a bonnet on which is written: ''Jax annexation issue.'' Mother and father look up at the huge baby and mother is saying, ''What are we going to do about him, John?''
Type
text

Reprints of advertisements placed by the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, 1959

297299
Date
1959
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Description
Reprints of advertisements placed by the jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce during the third quarter of 1959. These advertisements were placed in nationally circulated business publications. The ads generally emphasize Jacksonville's growing role as a trade and distribution center.
Type
text

"Before Leaving" hand washing placard

297398
Date
1945
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Description
Placard urging people to wash their hands with soap and water to prevent the spread of germs.
Type
text

Telegram from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Doyle Carlton Protesting the Use of Black Female Convicts for Carrying and Installing Heavy Posts in Jacksonville, 1932

334170
Date
1932-03-13
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Description
Telegram from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Doyle Carlton protesting the use of black female convicts for installing posts in the streets of Jacksonville.
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text

Claude L'Engle Hardware Receipt, 1896

333843
Date
1896-06-14
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Description
Receipt from Claude L'Engle Hardware. Note "Masonic Temple" printed on the receipt.
Type
text

Letter from H. C. Bailey to Governor Francis P. Fleming, November 5, 1889

329088
Date
1889-11-05
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Description
Rev. Bailey informs the governor that his life has been threatened after testifying about irregularities in elections being held in Tallahassee. He requests that the governor guarantee his protection.
Type
text

Florida Fruit Exchange Stock Certificate, 1887

333809
Date
1887-12-01
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Description
A one share (valued at $10) Florida Fruit Exchange stock certificate owned by John L. Inglis.
Type
text

Advertisement for a Jewish Boarding House, Jacksonville, 1878

297572
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisment for Mrs. R.J. Slager's "first-class" Jewish Boarding House at the corner of Adams and Pine streets in Jacksonville. Printed on page 83 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
Type
text

Hookworm Disease Map, Florida

297357
Date
1945
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Population map showing intensity and distribution of hookworm disease among Florida's rula white population.
Type
text

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