Certificate of Inspection for a School Bus Owned by G.N. Methins of Jefferson County, 1934

340070
Date
1934-09-21
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Certificate pronouncing a Chevrolet truck owned by G.N. Methins and equipped as a school bus to be in good mechanical condition.
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Flier advertising the Jefferson County Historical Association's Tour of Homes, 1968

297336
Date
1968
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Description
Flier advertising the upcoming Tour of Homes of Jefferson County and Monticello, Florida - sponsored by the Jefferson County Historical Association. The event was held April 5,6, and 7, 1968, and featured plantation homes, the Methodist Church, antebellum and other town homes, a display of furniture...
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text

Flier for the Monticello and Jefferson County Tour of Homes, 1967

297325
Date
1967
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Description
Flier advertising the Monticello-Jefferson County Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Jefferson County Historical Association. The event was scheduled for April 22-23, 1967. The tour chairman was Mrs. F.W. Connolly. Tickets were $2.50 apiece.
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text

Certificate of Physical Fitness for Jefferson County Bus Driver Pearl Walker Williams, 1948

340069
Date
1948-08-26
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Certificate of physical fitness pronouncing Mrs. Pearl Walker Williams physically sound and capable of operating a school bus during the 1948-1949 school year.
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Advertisement for land in central Jefferson County offered by Abe Simmon of Monticello

212447
Date
1918
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Description
...located 12 miles south of Monticello, county seat of Jefferson County... Railroad transportation within one and one-half mile of southern boundary...About 1,500 acres ready for cultivation...Valuable lime deposit on property...The soil is especially fertile and particularly adapted to raising of ...
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text

List of individuals subject to road duty - Jefferson County, circa 1890s

320057
Date
1890
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Description
List of persons who were subject to work on the public road between the Bryant Bridge over the Aucilla River and Waukeenah in Jefferson County. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, counties relied on the labor of their own citizens to maintain public roadways. This system became untenable after mor...
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text

Letter of Resignation from C. P. Murdock to Governor William Bloxham, 1881

332706
Date
1881-01-31
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Description
Letter written by Charles P. Murdock, a Methodist minister living near the Aucilla community (then called Williamsburg) in Jefferson County, to Governor William D. Bloxham, resigning his commission as a justice of the peace. Murdock asks to instead be commissioned as a notary public. On the reverse,...
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Confederate Impressment Certificate for C. T. Taylor, 1864

339297
Date
1864-11-30
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Description
A certificate notifying Governor John Milton that C. T. Taylor was empowered to conduct impressment in Jefferson County, Florida.
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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

Map of the Florida Central Railroad, 1911

326741
Date
1911
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Type
image

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.
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text

Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

331514
Date
1964-11-20
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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

Record of Permits to Cut Timber on State Lands, 1879-1885

338010
Date
1879
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Description
Ledger containing a record of permits issued to private individuals to cut timber on state lands in Florida. For each numbered permit, the ledger lists the name of the permit holder, his county of residence, the kind of timber to be cut, where it could be cut from, and where it was to be delivered a...
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text

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

332911
Date
1970
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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...
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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...
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text

Jefferson County: Where It Is, and What Can Be Done Here

212461
Date
1887
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Description
Jefferson County is the Banner County of the State. More of its chief crop, cotton, is produced that in any county in the State. Its resources are unlimited, its climate unsurpassed, its soil equals any in any civilized country. ... Any further information about the county, etc., will be cheerfully...
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text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
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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

Diary Entry of Daniel H. Wiggins, 1838

333852
Date
1838-11-05
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Description
An entry from Daniel H. Wiggins' diary dated November 5, 1838, with comments on farming, soil conditions, economic opportunities in the Florida territory and his fear of the Seminoles. He also discusses the visit of a group of soldiers to Thomas Randall's plantation south of Monticello, Florida.
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text

Flier advertising the grand opening of Bill Peacock Chevrolet in Monticello

297320
Date
1966
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Description
Flier advertising the grand opening of Bill Peacock Chevrolet in Monticello, Florida. The dealership was located two blocks west of the courthouse on U.S. 90. The event was held December 1-3, 1966.
Type
text

Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

339323
Date
1865
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Description
Oaths of allegiance entered in Leon County between May 31 and June 17, 1865. The signees, although primarily from Northern Florida, represented several Florida counties and a few different states. These rosters include information otherwise available in census or service records, such as date, name,...
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text

Playbill for "Testimonial" given to A.M. Taylor, at the Jefferson Theatre in St. Augustine

212389
Date
1910
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Description
Program includes on Tuesday evening, March 29, 1910: Harmony male quartette; Aux Italiens; Black face musical sketch; Mr. W. L. Larnerd; German character sketch; Dramatic and humorous recitals; Johnny and Emma Ray; and Shaw and his Orchestra. Reverse side: portrait of Mr. A. M. Taylor, manager of Je...
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text

Advertising for fishing and sightseeing tours aboard the Captain Alex near Dry Tortugas

297333
Date
1965
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Description
Small flier advertising fishing and sightseeing trips to Fort Jefferson and the Dry Tortugas aboard the Captain Alex. The boat left from Tony's Fish Market in Key West.
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text

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

331524
Date
1960-12-08
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Description
CORE memo reporting the cities in the United States where new lunch counters have opened since February 1, 1960. A total of 126 lunch counters opened.
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text

Program for Mabel Paige and cast in "Billy" at the Munro Opera House in Tallahassee

297302
Date
1890
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Description
Program for a performance of Mabel Paige's "Billy" at the Munro Opera House in Tallahassee. The Munro Opera House was located at the corner of Jefferson and Adams streets. It was opened in 1874 in the upper floor of Gallie's Hall. In the 1980s, the Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority restored...
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text

Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for June 12-17, 1961

340626
Date
1961-06
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Description
Page 249 from Volume 15 (Volume T) of the "Register of Prisoners Confined in the County Jail of Leon County, Florida." The complete volume is available at the State Archives of Florida. Included on this page are twelve individuals who were arrested when members of the Interfaith Freedom Riders and t...
Type
text

CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

331509
Date
1960-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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...
Type
text

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

297396
Date
1942
Collection
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Description
Flier advising service men to use prophylactics to prevent venereal disease; includes a list of army medical stations that provide them.
Type
text

"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1865

339293
Date
1865
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Description
Sylvanus M. Hankins' recollections of his experiences as an enlisted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War in Florida. Hankins was a private in Company D of the 1st Florida Reserve Regiment for the Confederacy which was one of the units that fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge in Marc...
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text

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