Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Program - May 9, 1950

335028
Date
1950-05-09
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Selected Documents
Description
Program for a concert of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra at the Pensacola High School Auditorium on Tuesday, May 9, 1950. Napoleon C. Dufresne was the conductor. The program includes a brief history of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, a list of the musical selections to be played and a list of the...
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text

Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Program - August 27, 1950

335029
Date
1950-08-27
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Description
Program for a concert of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce. The program lists the musical selections played and the members of the orchestra. The location of the concert is not given.
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text

Pensacola and Georgia Railroad Company $500 Bond Certificate, 1860

331469
Date
1860-04-01
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Selected Documents
Description
Bond certificate for $500 from the Pensacola and Georgia Railroad Company, dated April 1, 1860. Signatures are crossed out.
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text

Petition of Sundry Citizens of Pensacola Regarding Road from Pensacola to Cahawba, 1822

333791
Date
1822-08-12
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Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Pensacola residents to the Florida Legislative Council regarding a road being built between Pensacola and Cahaba, Alabama, which was the state capital of Alabama at the time. The writers request that residents from "the extreme end of this contemplated road" be added to the commission bu...
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text

Broadside advertising the opening of the Continental Hotel in Pensacola, 1875

212534
Date
1875
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Description
It is with pleasure that we announce to the traveling public that Pensacola now boasts of her long needed First Class Hotel''
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text

Grand Lodge of Florida 35th Annual Session, 1890

333841
Date
1890
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Selected Documents
Description
A program for the 35th annual session of the Grand Florida Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) which included Pensacola Lodge, No. 4; Mechanics Lodge, No. 8; and Joppa Lodge, No. 6. The events were held from March 18-20, 1890, in Pensacola.
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text

Program for Naval Aviation Officer Candidate School Commissioning Exercise - Pensacola, 1968

336088
Date
1968-03-22
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Description
Program for the commissioning exercise for the Naval Aviation Officer Candidate School held at Naval Air Station Pensacola on March 22, 1968. The program included an address and presentation of diplomas, and the candidates took their oath of office. "A Navy Flyer's Creed" is included on the back of ...
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text

Guide to Pensacola, Florida: The Annapolis of the Air - booklet, ca. 1944

318835
Date
1944
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Selected Documents
Description
Booklet developed by the Pensacola Municipal Advertising Board to promote Pensacola to visitors and potential residents. The booklet contains information on Pensacola's history, local attractions, public utilities, recreational opportunities, military establishments, major industries, city bus route...
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text

Promotional Flier for Galt City

212410
Date
1885
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Description
... Galt City is one of the most delightful places on the line of the P. & A. R. R. for residence, or for those desiring to go into fruit growing & truck farming. ... Special terms made to colonies and permanent settlers. For further information address, W. G. Chipley ... or A. W. Stewart ... Pensac...
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text

Letter from Pensacola Student Sherry Niehaus to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Expressing Disdain Over School Closures, 1968

329116
Date
1968-02-28
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Description
Niehaus voices solidarity with FEA-led strike and describes conditions at schools without certified teachers. "We need legislation that will do the job permanently and we need it NOW!"
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text

Pensacola Bubonic Plague Eradication Map, 1920-21

332517
Date
1921-06-30
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Selected Documents
Description
Map showing the locations of both humans and rodents found to be infected with the bubonic plague during a 1920-21 outbreak. The Florida State Board of Health and the U.S. Public Health Service collaborated on a massive effort to contain the spread of the outbreak and to eliminate its source, rats a...
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text

Dedication of the Herbert L. Bryans Building, Pensacola, 1965 - program

297501
Date
1965-08-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the dedication of the Pensacola Regional Laboratory of the State Board of Health to the memory of Herbert Lee Bryans, M.D. The laboratory would be housed in the Herbert L. Bryans Building. Bryans was a longtime resident of Pensacola, a physician, and a member of the State Board of Health...
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text

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

326638
Date
1847
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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

Pensacola Lumber Company bankruptcy auction notice

212440
Date
1875
Collection
Selected Documents
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text

License plate contest entry featuring smiling sun and slogan "The Happy Place"

327592
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Pat Bridges of Pensacola. Features smiling sun with slogan "The Happy Place." Accompanying note included, "my family and I have lived in many different places...and Florida is my favorite of all."
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image

Claude L'Engle Hardware Receipt, 1896

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

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

331450
Date
1962
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
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text

Advertisement for Pfeiffer's Bread, incorporating an article by B.F. Arthur, M.D.

212483
Date
1890
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising Pfeiffer's Bread, produced in Pensacola by John F. Pfeiffer. The flier incorporates an article written by B.F. Arthur, a medical doctor, endorsing the bread as particularly healthful.
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text

Lumber classification guidelines adopted by the Pensacola Timber & Lumber Exchange, 1873

212482
Date
1873
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Types of lumber classified , on Thursday, May 22nd, 1873 : Sawn timber; Deals; Prime; Merchantable or stowage deals; Scantling; Plank; Flooring; Edge boards.
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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...
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text

Letter from John J. Blair to Judge Leo Luke Fabisinski regarding Virgil Hawkins Case - June 12, 1956

333645
Date
1956-06-12
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Selected Documents
Description
Letter from John J. Blair, a member of Governor LeRoy Collins' Advisory Committee on Race Relations, to Judge Leo Luke Fabisinski, another member of the committee. The letter provides a timeline of events in the case of Virgil Hawkins, an African American man seeking admission to the law school at t...
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text

Quarantine Notice poster

297383
Date
1897-11-29
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Description
Poster underlining all the regulations of both maritime and interstate quarantines issued by the State Board of Health in order to prevent the spread of yellow fever.
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text

New Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

332196
Date
1968-04-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
New 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 W...
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text

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

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

A Confederate Soldier Hanged as a Spy, pamphlet

326637
Date
1906
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Full title reads: "A Confederate Solider Hanged as a Spy at Barrancas, Florida, During the Civil War Had Narrow Escape. Was Saved by a Yankee Sergeant Who Throught They Had Wrong Man. Rev. J. T. Mann, of Fitzgerald, Ga., who is not in Pensacola, Reslates Story of his experience."
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text

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

333337
Date
1869-06-25
Collection
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.
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text

Flier advertising Holiday Mart event at Calvary Methodist Church in Tallahassee, 1969

297326
Date
1969
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising "Holiday Mart," an event sponsored by Calvary Methodist Church in Tallahassee on November 8, 1969. The event featured a turkey dinner, hay rides, handicrafts, a bargain center, snacks, and various projects.
Type
text

Souvenir Folder for Dedication of Gorrie Bridge November 11, 1935

297478
Date
1935-11-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Souvenir Folder Dedication to the Gorrie Bridge Opening November 11, 1935. A scrapbook of Florida photo of attractions from Pensacola to Tallahassee.
Type
text

Letter from NAACP to Governor Sholtz on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna, 1934

324344
Date
1934-11-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
Type
text

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

298139
Date
1883
Collection
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...
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text

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