Florida Bankers Association Bulletin No. 6 Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 10, 1939

329723
Date
1939-11-10
Collection
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Description
The bulletin states that banks of Florida will observe both November 23 and November 30 as Thanksgiving holidays so that there is uniformity across the state.
Type
text

Letter from Alice Colvin Wright to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 17, 1939

329725
Date
1939-11-17
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Description
Alice Colvin Wright, president of the New York City Association of English Teachers, requests that the governor urge local school boards in Florida to let teachers attend the annual convention in New York over the Thanksgiving holiday break. Since Florida did not change the date of Thanksgiving to m...
Type
text

Company F 210th Infantry Training Battalion Christmas Menu, Camp Blanding, 1943

330031
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
In addition to the menu, the names of servicemen are listed.
Type
text

Letter from J.A. Waterman to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 26, 1939

329607
Date
1939-09-26
Collection
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Description
J.A. Waterman, president of Maas Brothers, requesting that the governor select an earlier date for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Letter from Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939

329727
Date
1939-10-16
Collection
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Description
Edward Carroll, chairman of the Retail Merchants' Division of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, urging the governor to reconsider the date selected for Thanksgiving. Miami and the surrounding area would not observe the holiday on the date proclaimed by the governor.
Type
text

Letter from M.C. Small to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 14, 1939

329730
Date
1939-09-14
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Description
M.C. Small, managing editor of Turkey World magazine, requests that the governor reply with information about when Thanksgiving will be held in Florida and the governor's opinion about the future observance of the holiday.
Type
text

Letter from S.R. Troydon to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, January 2, 1940

329734
Date
1940-01-02
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Description
Letter from S.R. Troydon, athletic director at Landon Junior-Senior High School, asking the governor to confirm the date of the Thanksgiving holiday in 1940.
Type
text

Letter from Harriet Pratt Bodifield to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 23, 1939

329724
Date
1939-11-23
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Description
Harriet Pratt Bodifield of Cocoa, Florida, thanks the governor for keeping with tradition and not changing the date of Thanksgiving to accommodate holiday shopping.
Type
text

Letter from James M. Phillips to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 10, 1939

329726
Date
1939-10-10
Collection
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Description
James M. Phillips of Phillips Hardware Company expressing support for the governor's proclamation that Thanksgiving be November 30, 1939, rather than November 23, 1939.
Type
text

Letter from P.M. Birmingham to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 26, 1939

329728
Date
1939-10-26
Collection
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Description
P.M. Birmingham, secretary of the Sarasota Retail Merchants Association, relays to the governor that the association will be celebrating Thanksgiving on November 23, as proclaimed by President Roosevelt.
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text

A Poem Titled "Pouf on Tradition," ca. 1939

329731
Date
1939
Collection
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Description
A poem sent to Governor Fred P. Cone criticizing changing the date of Thanksgiving.
Type
text

Letter from Kenneth Heale to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, August 8, 1940

329733
Date
1940-08-08
Collection
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Description
A letter from Kenneth Heale, associate editor of Hardware Age, asking the governor on which date Thanksgiving would be celebrated.
Type
text

Governor Gilchrist's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1909

329735
Date
1909-11-17
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Description
Proclamation made by Governor Albert W. Gilchrist establishing Thursday, November 25, 1909, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Letter from Attorney General George Cooper Gibbs to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 6, 1939

329729
Date
1939-10-06
Collection
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Description
Attorney General George Couper Gibbs advising the governor as to which day of the year Thanksgiving should fall on. The attorney general states that the day proclaimed by the president is the legal holiday.
Type
text

Correspondence Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, 1939

329732
Date
1939
Collection
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Description
Letters between Russell M. Searle, E.J. Barklow, President Franklin Roosevelt, S. Hillson, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Florida Governor Fred P. Cone regarding the Thanksgiving proclamation made by President Roosevelt moving the date of the holiday up one week.
Type
text

Elk's Flag Day Ceremonial Program, June 14, 1942

329169
Date
1942-06-24
Collection
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Description
This program contains a list of local organizations participating in the ceremonial and a list the day's events.
Type
text

Flier advertising Holiday Mart event at Calvary Methodist Church in Tallahassee, 1969

297326
Date
1969
Collection
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Description
Flier advertising "Holiday Mart," an event sponsored by Calvary Methodist Church in Tallahassee on November 8, 1969. The event featured a turkey dinner, hay rides, handicrafts, a bargain center, snacks, and various projects.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Dunes Resort Motel, Miami Beach

212589
Date
1961
Collection
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Type
text

"The Corner House" brochure

297409
Date
1970
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Description
Brochure promoting the history and accommodations of Key West's "Corner House."
Type
text

Recipe card for Shrimp Christmas Tree and Cocktail Sauce

298135
Date
1966
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Description
Recipe card from the Florida Department of Natural Resources for a Shrimp Christmas Tree and Cocktail Sauce. The card was distributed as a way of encouraging citizens to use Florida seafood products in their holiday meal planning.
Type
text

"Decemberfest '85" program

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

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
Collection
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Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

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

327703
Date
1997-01-19
Collection
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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

WFSU Florida State University Broadcasting Program Television Schedule, September 1966

326653
Date
1966-09
Collection
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Description
"Profiles," September 1966 television and radio program schedule for Florida State University Broadcasting, promoting "Miss Nancy's Store" on the back cover.
Type
image

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

297446
Date
1983-01-04
Collection
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

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