1934 County and State Tax Rate for Dade County, Florida

331435
Date
1934
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This pamphlet explains "how your county and state tax dollar is divided."
Type
text

Governor Fleming's Extra Session of the Legislature Proclamation, 1889

331409
Date
1889-01-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation made by Governor Francis P. Fleming convening an extra session of the Florida Legislature for the purpose of establishing a State Board of Health and County Boards of Health in the state's counties. The extra session was to take place on Tuesday, February 5, 1889, at noon in Tallahassee...
Type
text

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

339322
Date
1969-05-22
Collection
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...
Type
text

Letter from Governor Richard Keith Call Appointing Daniel G. Smith Justice of the Peace in Gadsden County, March 3, 1842

331426
Date
1842-03-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Daniel G. Smith was appointed Justice of the Peace in Gadsden County for two years.
Type
text

Proclamation by Samuel T. Day Declaring Himself Acting Governor, 1872

333344
Date
1872-02-10
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation by Lieutenant Governor Samuel T. Day declaring himself acting governor after impeachment charges were brought against Governor Harrison Reed.
Type
text

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

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

Flier explaining an upcoming special election on reapportionment, compiled by the League of Women Voters of Florida, 1959

212303
Date
1959
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Citizens: every vote counts. Make yours an informed vote. The proposal: Amend Article VII of the Florida Constitution, providing a new formula for apportioning seats in the Legislature and providing for future reapportionment ... The success of democratic government depends on those who care. Vote N...
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

Meet LeRoy Collins, 1954

331445
Date
1954
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Campaign literature for the election of LeRoy Collins as governor of Florida. This booklet contains a foreward by Florida Senator Collins; his biography; comments made by newspapermen about Collins; a description of Collins as "a successful citizen;" major legislation sponsored by Collins; how Colli...
Type
text

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

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

Postcard to Senator Bruce Smathers Regarding Equal Rights Amendment, 1972

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

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

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...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Report 'Homosexuality and Citizenship in Florida,' ca. 1964

326759
Date
1964
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An advertisement for the report "Homosexuality and Citizenship in Florida" (The Purple Pamphlet) that was completed by the Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, also know as the Johns Committee.
Type
text

Letter from Chief Justice Edwin M. Randall to Governor Harrison Reed, 1872

333342
Date
1872-05-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Chief Justice Edwin M. Randall to Governor Harrison Reed informing him that the Florida Senate had acquitted him of the impeachable charges pending against him.
Type
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.
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

Letter from Edward Shaw, Sr. to Governor Bob Graham, November 24, 1979

325533
Date
1979-11-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Handwritten letter praising the governor for his stance on the death penalty but scolding the governor for supporting the Equal Rights Amendment.
Type
text

Letter from Chief Justice Edwin M. Randall to Lieutenant Governor Samuel T. Day, 1872

333341
Date
1872-05-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Chief Justice Edwin M. Randall to Lieutenant Governor Samuel T. Day informing him that the Florida Senate had acquitted Governor Harrison Reed of the impeachable charges pending against him.
Type
text

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

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

Proclamation by Governor Harrison Reed to the People of Florida, November 6, 1871

333338
Date
1871-11-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation to the people of Florida by Governor Harrison Reed imploring them to abstain from lawless behavior, specifically a widespread pattern of tax evasion aimed at undermining the government.
Type
text

Program for the Groundbreaking of the R.A. Gray Building In Tallahassee, 1973

331432
Date
1973-11-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Act Establishing Florida Statehood, 1845

336076
Date
1845-03-05
Collection
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."
Type
text

Letter from Kelly Smith to Governor Bob Graham, February 14, 1982

325536
Date
1982-02-14
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter asking the governor to speak often of the Equal Rights Amendment to persuade the Florida Senate to ratify the amendment.
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

Dedication of State Capitol

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

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