Letter appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for State Troops on St. Vincent Island - July 12, 1861

305306
Date
1861-07-12
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Letter written by John D. Askins (Adkins? Arkins?) appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for the troops stationed on St. Vincent Island as of July 12, 1861. The letter also grants Dr. Burke permission to purchase medicines in the local drug stores as needed for the post.
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text

Map of Proposed State Forest Park on St. Vincent Island and Lagoon Beach, 1935

305307
Date
1935-04-24
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Description
Map of proposed State Forest Park area on Saint Vincent Island in Franklin County and Lagoon Beach in Gulf County. The map was drawn as part of a 1935 survey conducted by the Florida division of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration in cooperation with the Florida Forest Service. The draftsman...
Type
text

Prospectus of St. Vincent's Island Club

297308
Date
1892
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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

Land Grant from the Upper Creeks, Lower Creeks and Seminoles to Thomas Brown, 1783

339316
Date
1783-03-01
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On March 1, 1783, several "Kings and Warriors" representing Upper Creek, Lower Creek and Seminole towns affixed their names and family marks to a document granting British Indian Agent Thomas Brown substantial territory west of St. Augustine, Florida. The Indian delegation honored their "father and ...
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text

St. Francis Inn brochure

297410
Date
1980
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Brochure promoting the history and accommodations of the St. Francis Inn.
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text

Flier from the Sweetbay Swamp Committee of Tallahassee

297303
Date
1970
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Description
Invites citizens of Tallahassee to contribute to a campaign to preserve a seven-acre parcel of land known as Sweetbay Swamp. In May 1970, the City Commission voted to establish Sweetbay Swamp as a sanctuary provided that half of the funds could be raised by the public and half could be obtained thro...
Type
text

The Sau-Ah-Brah Bureau of Oriental Entertainment at the Florida Chautauqua

212385
Date
1885
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Description
This is a two part advertisement for the Florida Chautauqua at DeFuniak Springs (Feb. 12-14, 1885 at 8 p.m.). The first sheet (Side A) is the announcement of the entire change of program for the 3 nights. Sides B and C have a more complete description of the new kind of entertainment to be presented...
Type
text

Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor, 1983 - program

297446
Date
1983-01-04
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Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson of Florida, January 4, 1983 in Tallahassee, Florida
Type
text

Program for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration, 1997

327703
Date
1997-01-19
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Description
The program includes a biographical sketch of Martin Luther King; information about Mothers in Crisis, Inc.; the biography of Bishop Adam J. Robinson, Jr.; the order of the day's events; and the genesis of the Tallahassee chapter of the SCLC.
Type
text

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