Proclamation by William Marvin, Provisional Governor of the State of Florida, 1865

327674
Date
1865-08-23
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Selected Documents
Description
A ten point proclamation from Provisional Governor of Florida William Marvin declaring what needs to be done so that Florida may be readmitted to the Union. Marvin outlines the election of delegates who will be tasked with creating a new state constitution; who may vote in the election of delegates;...
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text

Ratification of the 19th Amendment by the Florida Legislature, 1969

339322
Date
1969-05-22
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Selected Documents
Description
Senate concurrent resolution number 1172 ratifying the 19th Amendment. Florida was not one of the states that ratified the 19th Amendment during 1919-1920. In fact, neither house of the Florida Legislature had even voted on the measure. Though the Legislature would pass a law in 1921 that provided t...
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text

Civic Information Series No. 3: The Constitution of Florida, 1950

331488
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A description of Florida's constitution written by Manning J. Dauer, head professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida. The author also makes suggestions for improving the state's constiution.
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text

Act Establishing Florida Statehood, 1845

336076
Date
1845-03-05
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Selected Documents
Description
The Act establishing statehood for Iowa and Florida was approved on March 3, 1845, by the second session of the 28th Congress. At the end of this document is indicated "March 5th, 1845. A true copy from the roll in this department."
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text

"Facts About the Community Relations Service" Brochure, August 1964

331504
Date
1964-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure outlining the responsibilities and mission of the Community Relations Service (CRS).
Type
text

Postcard from Mrs. S. A. Thomas to Senator Bruce Smathers, 1974

339310
Date
1974-03-19
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Selected Documents
Description
Postcard from Mrs. S. A. Thomas to Florida Senator Bruce Smathers stating her opinion against the Equal Rights Amendment.
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text

Postcard to Senator Bruce Smathers Regarding Equal Rights Amendment, 1972

339311
Date
1972-11-27
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Selected Documents
Description
Postcard to Florida Senator Bruce Smathers opposing the Equal Rights Amendment.
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text

Oath of Allegiance for Rebecca Lamar Hickey, 1943

297597
Date
9/13/1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Oath of allegiance for Rebecca Lamar Hickey of Apalachicola in Franklin County. Mrs. Hickey had assumed the office of Chairman of the Division of Recreation in the Franklin County Defense Council, a local subsidiary of the State Defense Council.
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text

Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Special Appointment by Governor Doyle E. Carlton as Florida Secretary of State, 1930

327681
Date
1930-04-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Certificate confirming R.A. Gray's special appointment by Governor Doyle E. Carlton as Florida Secretary of State, 1930
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text

Interposition Resolution in Response to Brown v. Board of Education, 1957

333857
Date
1957-05-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The Florida State Legislature passed this resolution in opposition to the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas case that ended legal segregation in public education. Racial segregation was originally found to be constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Cour...
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text

Senate Memorial No. 1452 Presented to Roxcy Bolton by Senator Edmond J. Gong, 1970

331454
Date
1970-06-22
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Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Senator Edmond J. Gong to Roxcy Bolton presenting a copy of Senate Memorial No. 1452.
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text

Letter from O.R. Havelka to Governor Bob Graham, March 1, 1980

325532
Date
1980-03-01
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Selected Documents
Description
Letter requesting that the governor oppose the Equal Rights Amendment.
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text

Letter from Secretary of State James Monroe to General George Mathews, 1812

339344
Date
1812-04-04
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Selected Documents
Description
A private letter from United States Secretary of State James Monroe to General George Mathews regarding Mathews' exploits on Amelia Island in East Florida. Monroe sent the letter to Mathews on the same day he sent an official letter renouncing Mathews' forceful seizure of the island and surrounding ...
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text

Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fuscaldo to Senator Bruce Smathers, 1974

339308
Date
1974-03-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fuscaldo to Florida Senator Bruce Smathers stating that they are opposed to the Equal Rights Amendment.
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text

Letter from Richard H. Samples, Jr. to Governor Bob Graham, April 2, 1980

325530
Date
1980-04-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter telling Governor Graham that his support for the ERA is only "lukewarm" and needs to be more vigorous.
Type
text

Letter from Helen E. Springer to Governor Bob Graham, February 16, 1982

325537
Date
1982-02-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter requesting the governor consider her opposition to the ERA.
Type
text

Letter from Wilson Conner to United States Secretary of State James Monroe, 1814

339349
Date
1814-03-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from East Florida Minister Plenipotentiary Wilson Conner to U.S. Secretary of State James Monroe explaining his delay in carrying out his mission to Washington. Conner was selected to deliver the Republic of East Florida's offer to cede its territory to the United States and assist the U.S. m...
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text

Resolution Ceding the District of Elotchaway in the Republic of East Florida to the United States, 1814

339346
Date
1814-01-25
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Selected Documents
Description
A resolution written by Francis Sanchez, president pro tempore of the Legislative Council of the Elotchaway District, appointing Wilson Connor as minister plenipotentiary and resolving that he should go to Washington to extend the District's offer to cede to the United States.
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text

Petition to the United States Congress Signed by 105 Citizens of the District of Elotchaway, 1814

339347
Date
1814-01-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A petition signed by 105 citizens of the District of Elotchaway in the Republic of East Florida offering to cede their territory to the United States and provide military services to aid the U.S. in the War of 1812.
Type
text

The Church, Religion, and the Equal Rights Amendment

325543
Date
1973
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A leaflet describing what the Equal Rights Amendment is, who supports it, and the basis for religious support of the amendment.
Type
text

Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1932

327682
Date
1932-11-30
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Valentine from Anita Andres to Governor Bob Graham

325535
Date
1982-02-14
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Valentine poem urging the governor to support to the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Handbill explaining the legality of Democratic loyalty oath, 1920

318838
Date
1920
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This handbill was produced by the Florida Women's Christian Temperance Union, headquartered at Jacksonville. It notes that voters were being asked to affirm an oath of loyalty to the Democratic Party before they could be registered to vote, and goes on to explain that this requirement had been struc...
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text

Letter from Louis and Jeanie Putney of the Citizens Against Women's Draft, ca. 1974

339309
Date
1974
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Louis and Jeanie Putney, co-chairmen of Citizens Against Women's Draft of Tampa, Florida, stating that they do not support the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Letter from Buckner Harris to the Legislative Council of the Republic of East Florida, 1814

339348
Date
1814
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Buckner Harris, director of the Republic of East Florida, calls on the Legislative Council of the Republic of East Florida to appoint a minister plenipotentiary to visit Washington and offer both the cession of the Republic to the United States and the services of men as soldiers against enemies of ...
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text

Judgment from the U.S. Supreme Court Regarding Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963

339321
Date
1963-04-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Judgment issued by the U.S. Supreme Court reversing the decision of the Florida Supreme Court in the case of Gideon v. Wainwright.
Type
text

Letter from Stefanie A. Argudo to Governor Bob Graham, January 25, 1980

325531
Date
1980-01-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter stating that the governor needs to push for the passage of the ERA.
Type
text

Postcard from M.E. Rios Martin to Governor Bob Graham, February 14, 1982

325538
Date
1982-02-14
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Postcard urging the governor to provide leadership to help pass the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Letter from Luann Bennett to Senator Bruce Smathers Regarding Equal Rights Amendment, 1974

333822
Date
1974-02-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Luann Bennett asking Florida State Senator Bruce Smathers to vote for, speak about and encourage support for the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

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