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

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

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

318835
Date
1944
Collection
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...
Type
text

Promotional Flier for Galt City

212410
Date
1885
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
Type
text

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

329116
Date
1968-02-28
Collection
Selected Documents
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!"
Type
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...
Type
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.
Type
text

Pensacola Lumber Company bankruptcy auction notice

212440
Date
1875
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
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."
Type
image

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.
Type
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.
Type
text

Quarantine Notice poster

297383
Date
1897-11-29
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
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.
Type
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."
Type
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...
Type
text

WFSU-TV booklet about "Miss Nancy's Store"

326652
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
WFSU-TV promotional booklet about "Miss Nancy's Store," a television series for young children. Describes details about the show and includes program budget and justification of funding support for continuation of the program.
Type
image

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
Collection
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

Broadsides advertising meetings of the Annual Religious Conference of Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, 1940-41

212370
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A notice of the times and places the Congress will meet (1st through 9th). Florida meetings (4th through 9th) are scheduled for Marianna, Perry, Jacksonville, St. Petersburg, Ft. Pierce and Miami. Meetings will be held beginning November 1940 through January 1941.
Type
text

Flier for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, 1937

297307
Date
1937
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier describing rules and procedures for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, held under the auspices of Rollins College. The contest was founded in 1920 by Irving Bacheller to "stimulate greater interest among the high school students of Florida in the study of Florida history." The...
Type
text

Florida Press Association Thirty-First Annual Session Programme

297355
Date
1910-04-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program outlining the Thirty-First Annual Session of the Florida Press Association.
Type
text

Dedication of State Capitol

297431
Date
1978-03-31
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the dedication of the new state capitol.
Type
text

National Guard Program for Governor Haydon Burns, Jan. 5, 1965

297444
Date
1965-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of the Inauguration of Governor Haydon Burns, held January 5, 1965 in Tallahassee, Florida
Type
text

Program, Florida War Recreation Conference - Jacksonville, 1942

318834
Date
1942-10-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Florida War Recreation Conference, held October 22-24, 1942 at the Hotel George Washington in Jacksonville, Florida. Delegates from the various local defense councils in Florida attended, as well as members of community organizations performing related work. Wartime recreation was co...
Type
text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

297430
Date
1971-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1971 inauguration of Reubin Askew
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

Millard Caldwell Inauguration Program

297426
Date
1945-01-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the inauguration of Millard Caldwell.
Type
text

Flier advertising a community forum on abortion

212317
Date
1989
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising a community forum on abortion, held by the Tallahassee chapter of the National Organization for Women. The event was held July 18, [1989] at the R.A. Gray Building auditorium. The flier also advertises a "picket for choice" in front of the Governor's Mansion and in front of the old...
Type
text

Askew Inaugural Detail

297429
Date
1975-01-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for Florida Highway Patrol detail for the 1975 Askew inauguration.
Type
text

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