Map of Perry, Florida, 1870

335246
Date
1870-04
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Description
Plat of Perry, Florida, hand-drawn by James Hamilton Wentworth at the direction of the Taylor County Board of Commissioners in April 1870. The map shows lot and block numbers, street names, and the names of the owners of many of the lots. Additional information about the dimensions of the lots is pr...
Type
image

Map of the Dixie Highway System, 1919

318848
Date
1919
Collection
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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

Florida Turnpike and Interstate System Brochure, 1966

339690
Date
1966
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Description
Brochure with detailed map of the Florida Turnpike system, along with other major state and federal highways. Mileage charts and useful information about the Florida Turnpike's facilities are included.
Type
text

Groveland U.S.A. Booklet, 1949

341204
Date
1949-10
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Selected Documents
Description
A booklet describing the events of the Groveland case and asking people to donate money to help pay for the legal defense of the accused men.
Type
text

Governor Perry's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1886

331404
Date
1886-11-08
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Thursday, November 25, 1886, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Governor Perry's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1887

331405
Date
1887-11-07
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Thursday, November 24, 1887, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Governor Perry's Arbor Day Proclamation, 1887

331406
Date
1887-01-01
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Wednesday, February 9, 1887, as Arbor Day.
Type
text

Governor Perry's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1888

331407
Date
1888-11-16
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Thursday, November 29, 1888, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Governor Perry's Arbor Day Proclamation, 1888

331408
Date
1888-01-17
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Wednesday, February 8, 1888, as Arbor Day.
Type
text

Governor Perry's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1885

331403
Date
1885-11-11
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Thursday, November 26, 1885, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Letter of Resignation from Alden N. Sibley to Governor Edward A. Perry, 1887

332708
Date
1887-06-10
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Description
Letter written by Alden N. Sibley of Astatula, Florida, to Governor Edward A. Perry, resigning his position as a notary public in Sumter County. The portion of Sumter County where Sibley lived had recently become Lake County. Sibley requests to be appointed as a notary at large. Governor Perry indic...
Type
text

Flier advertising the "Fuel Funny Car Match Race" at the Tallahassee Raceway

297338
Date
1970
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Description
A flier advertising races at the Tallahassee Raceway on Saturday nights. Driver Mel Perry is featured with his car, "Super Huggar," as are the Hill Brothers with their car, "Rapid Transit."
Type
text

Governor Fleming's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1890

331412
Date
1890-11-17
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming establishing Thursday, November 27, 1890, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Governor Fleming's Arbor Day Proclamation, 1890

331413
Date
1889-12-21
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming establishing Friday, January 17, 1890, as Arbor Day.
Type
text

Governor Fleming's Arbor Day Proclamation, 1891

331414
Date
1890-12-12
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming establishing Thursday, January 8, 1891, as Arbor Day.
Type
text

Governor Fleming's Columbus Day Proclamation, 1892

331415
Date
1892-09-24
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming establishing Friday, October 21, 1892, as Columbus Day.
Type
text

Governor Fleming's Arbor Day Proclamation, 1892

331416
Date
1891-12-22
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming establishing Wednesday, January 13, 1892, as Arbor Day.
Type
text

Governor Perry's Arbor Day Proclamation, 1886

332542
Date
1886-01-02
Collection
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Wednesday, February 10, 1886, as Arbor Day. This was Florida's first Arbor Day.
Type
text

Letter from James Paine, A. Oswald Lang and Francis A. Ivey to Governor Madison Starke Perry, 1861

336078
Date
1861
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Description
A report from Confederate sympathizers who dismantled the lights at the Jupiter Inlet and Cape Florida lighthouses sent to Florida Governor Madison Starke Perry. The letter from James Paine, A. Oswald Lang and Francis A. Ivey explains that they chose to destroy the lights because they needed to be p...
Type
text

Presentation of Confederate Battleflag to Family of Colonel George T. Ward, 1862

336064
Date
1862-06-23
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Description
Letter from Florida Governor John Milton to the children of Colonel George Taliaferro Ward presenting them with a battleflag carried by the Second Florida Infantry Regiment. Ward was shot dead on May 5, 1862, at the battle of Williamsburg.
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
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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

Petition of Leon County Citizens to Remove All Free People of Color from the State, 1850

345396
Date
1850
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Petition signed by numerous citizens of Leon County asking the Legislature to take action to remove all free people of color from the state. The petitioners claim their presence in the state endangers the institution of slavery, as well as both the life and property of the white population.
Type
text

See Silver Springs Brochure, ca. 1934

341237
Date
1934
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure advertising Silver Springs in Marion County and all the attractions available to visitors. The brochure includes a map of Florida and directions for how to reach the springs; information about the plants and animals found at the springs; the legend of the bridal chamber; a description of ...
Type
text

Resettlement Re-Cap from the Cuban Refugee Center, December 1965

341201
Date
1965-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A report from the Cuban Refugee Center in Miami for distribution to government agencies involved in the Cuban Refugee Assistance Program (CRA). The publication consists of human interest stories about the progress of resettlement efforts for Cuban refugees and highlights efforts at the local, state ...
Type
text

Millard Caldwell Inauguration Program

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

Official Souvenir Program of the American Legion Annual State Reunion, 1921

341143
Date
1921
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The official souvenir program for the annual reunion and third annual convention of the Florida American Legion. The program contains numerous advertisements from businesses around Florida; a list of state officers of the American Legion Department of Florida; information about the American Legion w...
Type
text

Proposal to Develop a Multiple Barrel Machine Gun, 1861

333878
Date
1861-12-13
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A letter from Dr. E. B. Ridley to Florida Governor John Milton proposing the building of a battery of multiple-barreled guns that would be able to fire 122,880 1/2 oz. projectiles. No reply survives to this fascinating proposal, but until the end of the war, single shot, muzzle loading shoulder arms...
Type
text

Wakulla County: Historical, Progressive, Friendly, Beautiful

324384
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet with timeline of Wakulla County's development, pertinent information, and Wakulla Springs information
Type
text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
Type
text

Official Souvenir Program of the Fourth Annual State Convention of American Legion, 1922

341145
Date
1922
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The souvenir program for the annual reunion of ex-servicemen and fourth annual convention of the American Legion. The program contains numerous advertisements from businesses around Florida; a list of state officers of the American Legion Department of Florida; information about the American Legion ...
Type
text

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