"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...
Type
text

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

Permit Allowing John Bennett of Lafayette County to Cut Cedar Logs in the Vicinity of the Esteenhatchie [Steinhatchee] River - July 10, 1879

338011
Date
1879-07-10
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Permit granted by the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund and the Board of Education to John Bennett of Lafayette County, giving him permission to cut cedar timber on state-owned lands in Precoshiu Swamp and the vicinity of the Esteenhatchie [Steinhatchee] River, and ship them to Ceda...
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...
Type
text

Diary of Elizabeth L. Taylor, ca. 1860s

329095
Date
1860
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Description
This journal includes the names, ages, and birth and death dates of her children and the enslaved people owned by the Taylor family. She also created a timeline of the movement of her family from North Carolina to Leon County, Florida, and then around North Florida to various plantations.
Type
text

Confederate Impressment Certificate for C. T. Taylor, 1864

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

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

212389
Date
1910
Collection
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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...
Type
text

Program for Celebration of Rev. Bernyce Clausell's One Year Anniversary as Minister of Calvary Baptist Church in Tallahassee, 1979

329079
Date
1979-11-18
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the celebration of Rev. Bernyce Clausell's one year anniversary as minister of Calvary Baptist Church in Tallahassee.
Type
text

Program for Revered Bernyce Clausell Appreciation Night in Tallahassee, 1980

329074
Date
1980-12-13
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for Rev. Bernyce Clausell Appreciation Night presented by the Tallahassee Christian Women Association.
Type
text

Edward Waters College, 1950-51 school bulletin

329097
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Bulletin of Edward Waters College in Jacksonville. Includes information about the school's mission, curriculum, facilities, faculty and extra curriculars. Photographs of life on the campus are also included.
Type
text

Program for Promotional Exercises Pineview Elementary School in Tallahassee, 1969

329084
Date
1969-06-05
Collection
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Description
This program lists the schedule of events for graduation exercises at Pineview Elementary in Tallahassee. Includes class roster on back of program.
Type
text

Program for the 9th Annual City Wide Sisterhood and Brotherhood Day at Calvary Baptist Church in Tallahassee

327700
Date
1982-09-19
Collection
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Description
The program lists the schedule for the day and includes the hymn "Rise Up, O People of God." A pledge written by Bernyce Clausell titled "Sisterhood and Brotherhood Pledge" also appears.
Type
text

Broadside from Hubbard L. Hart announcing his acquisition of the stagecoach line from Pilatka [Palatka] to Tampa

212477
Date
1855
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Description
Flier announcing a change of proprietorship for the stagecoach line between Pilatka (Palatka) and Tampa, dated July 1855. The line passed through Orange Spring, Orange Lake, Ocala, Camp Izard, Augusta, Melendez, Pierceville, and Fort Taylor en route. At Palatka, the line connected with steamships he...
Type
text

Petition to Change the Name of Mosquito County to Harrison County and to Alter Its Boundaries, 1844

338009
Date
1844-03-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Petition by the citizens of Mosquito County to change the county's name to Harrison. The petitioners called the name Mosquito "unpleasant." While the petition itself does not explain the idea behind the name "Harrison," it likely was meant to honor the late President William Henry Harrison, who died...
Type
text

Program for the Installation Services of Rev. Bernyce Clausell as the First Woman Minister of a Baptist Church in Northern Florida, 1978

329078
Date
1978-11-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the ceremony installing Rev. Bernyce Clausell as minister of Calvary Baptist Church in Tallahassee.
Type
text

Program for the 5th Annual City Wide Sisterhood and Brotherhood Day at Calvary Baptist Church in Tallahassee

327701
Date
1978-09-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The program lists the schedule for the day and includes the hymn "Rise Up, O People of God." A pledge written by Bernyce Clausell titled "Sisterhood and Brotherhood Pledge" also appears.
Type
text

"Decemberfest '85" program

297404
Date
1985-12-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for 1985 Decemberfest holiday festival in Cedar Key.
Type
text

Tarpon Springs Centennial Celebration, 1987 - program

297423
Date
1987-02-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for Tarpon Springs Centennial Celebration.
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

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

Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union Program

297432
Date
1903-04-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of events for the Twentieth annual meeting of the Florida Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Type
text

An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to St. Augustine, Florida, 1907

339354
Date
1907-06-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An act (1907, ch 5715) of the Florida Legislature calling on the governor to appoint a five person commission to locate Ponce de Leon's remains in Puerto Rico and to report on the feasibility of removing them to St. Augustine.
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

331447
Date
1933-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Type
text

Facts About the Singing Tower and Sanctuary, Lake Wales, 1936

299288
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet describing the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida, as well as the town of Lake Wales and its environs in Polk County. A population table is included.
Type
text

"Cedar Key Guide" brochure

297403
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure promoting the history, recreation, business, and culture of Cedar Key.
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

Attention, Citizens of St. Augustine' - Warning to Citizens about Confidence Men, 1922

326736
Date
1922-12-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A proclamation issued by the Post-Office Inspector in Jacksonville warning citizens of St. Augustine about the dangers of confidence men in their city. Approximately 150 names of suspected confidence men are listed and information on their whereabouts and activities is requested.
Type
text

Program of Recitals at the Singing Tower, 1936-37

299289
Date
1936
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program describing upcoming carillon recitals at the Bok Singing Tower in Lake Wales, Florida. Anton Brees was the carilloneur. The program lists the tunes to be played, along with their creators. A map is included on the back page. The program was published by the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce.
Type
text

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