CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

331509
Date
1960-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while s...
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text

Slave Bill of Sale, 1842

318852
Date
1842
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Selected Documents
Description
Slave bill of sale resulting from a foreclosure on the mortgage of William Maner of Gadsden County, Florida. Maner had mortgaged three slaves, Joannah, Jeff, and Sarah to the Union Bank. The mortgage was record by the Gadsden County Clerk of Court. Edward C. Cabell and Charles H. Dupont were appoint...
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text

Rules of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida

212302
Date
1822
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A list of 38 rules of order that the Legislative Council agreed upon in conducting the affairs of The Territory of Florida.
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text

Notice to militia personnel seeking reimbursement for service in 1849

212532
Date
1851
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
General order. Executive Department, Florida, to Col. R.A. Shine, Quarter Master General of Florida. ... The Congress of the United States at its last session made appropriation to reimburse the services of local Florida troops called into service during the year 1849 ... Notify the companies of Vol...
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text

Governor Charlie Crist's Clemency Board Notes on the Restoration of Felon Civil Rights, 2007

333851
Date
2007-04-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
These notes (two pages) were created by Governor Charlie Crist during the April 5, 2007, meeting of the Executive Clemency Board. They reveal the governor's thoughts and arguments regarding the change in the Board's rules.
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text

Flier encouraging Marion County electors to vote to expand the county's library system

297304
Date
1962
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier calling on Marion County electors to vote "yes" on a referendum to be held November 5, 1962 asking if the voters desired for the county to expand its public library system. The flier gives background information on why this change was needed.
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text

Poster advertising the 1987-88 calendar of events at Daytona Beach Community College's Gallery of Fine Arts

297329
Date
1987
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A poster describing events at Daytona Beach Community College's Gallery of Fine Arts in 1987 and 1988. Events included exhibitions, master workshops, and lectures from prominent artists and educators.
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text

"How Florida Slept," a report on the development of the Florida statewide teacher's strike, 1968

329092
Date
1968
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This report provides a detailed timeline of the political factors that drove the Florida Education Association to organize a statewide teacher strike in 1968, as well as a timeline of the actual strike and its aftermath.
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text

An open letter to Lackland M. Stone of Jackson County

212268
Date
1829
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Anonymously published letter to Lackland M. Stone when he was Jackson County's representative in the Legislative Council. The writer was against moving the Seat of Justice from Webbville to Marianna claiming it would cause the downfall of Webbville and the prosperity of Marianna.
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text

First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

336066
Date
1822
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This first act of Florida's Territorial Legislature in 1822 divided the territory into four counties and established local courts.
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text

Florida Water Conservation League leaflet on the Proposed Ship Canal, 1941

297496
Date
1941-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This leaflet was published around 1941 by the Florida Water Conservation League of Bradenton. The leaflet explains how salt water can intrude into Florida's underground aquifer, especially if the structure was disturbed by the proposed canal.
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text

Democratic Platforms of Florida, booklet, 1900

324362
Date
1900
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet outlining the political platforms of the Florida Democratic Convention as determined in 1892 and 1900.
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text

Memorial of the Union Bank of Florida requesting an amendment of the bank's charter, 1844

212420
Date
1844
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Selected Documents
Description
Memorial by a committee appointed by the directors of the Union bank of Florida explaining their opposition to an act suspending the bank's operations. The memorial includes a request that the Legislative Council reverse their decision to close the bank, and instead adopt an amendment to its charter...
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Florida Voter ERA pamphlet

325545
Date
1977
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A July-August 1977 pamphlet explaining the purpose of the Equal Rights Amendment; a message from lobbyist Mary Anne Sherman; the state program 1977-1979; and highlights from the 1977 convention. Members listed include Fran Boudolf, Ruth Ann Bramson, Arnetta Brown, Roxanna Dear, Deannie Picciotti, Ju...
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text

St. Francis Inn brochure

297410
Date
1980
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure promoting the history and accommodations of the St. Francis Inn.
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text

Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

331519
Date
1960-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A booklet published by the Congress of Racial Equality with an introduction by Lillian Smith. It consists of six stories written by young people involved with sit-ins and other non-violent demonstrations across the United States. Patricia Stephens Due, a Tallahassee civil rights activist who was jai...
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text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
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text

Candidates questionnaire for justices of the Florida Supreme Court, 1972

297341
Date
1972
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The League of Women Voters of Florida conducted a questionnaire of all candidates for Justice of the Florida Supreme Court ahead of the primary election held September 12, 1972. The questionnaire asked the candidates to provide biographical information and provide their views on several topics. The ...
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text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

297430
Date
1971-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1971 inauguration of Reubin Askew
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text

Rules and Regulations of the Board Of Health of the County of Franklin and City and Port of Apalachicola, Florida.

212296
Date
1891
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
List of rules and regulations adopted by the Board of Health of Franklin County and the City of Apalachicola.
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text

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
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text

Memorandum and from FEA Executive Secretary Phil Constans to all School Principals Outlining the Role of Principals in Organizing Resignations, 1967

329103
Date
1967-10-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This memo outlines the role of principals in organizing teacher and administrator resignations. Includes copy of telephone message and notice to be posted at closed schools.
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text

Correspondence Between Helen Y. Spera and Governor Reubin Askew Regarding Equal Rights Amendment, 1976

339307
Date
1976
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter dated May 18, 1976, from Helen Y. Spera to Governor Reubin Askew urging the "members of our State Government" to support the Equal Rights Amendment. There is also a reply dated June 3, 1976, from Nancy Kelley Wittenberg, administrative assistant for Governor Askew, thanking Spera for her lett...
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text

Reprint of an Ocala Banner editorial opposing removal of the State Capitol from Tallahassee, 1900

212269
Date
1900
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A reprint of letter to the Editor of the Ocala Banner from E. L. Chaney favoring the State Capital to remain in Tallahassee rather than moving it to Ocala, Florida.
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text

You Can't Fool Mother Nature - Stop the ERA

325540
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A conservative caucus voter's guide to the Florida senate.
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text

Open letter from G.W. Hutchins of Tallahassee denouncing Robert B. Ker

212343
Date
1838-10-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
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.
Type
text

Stop the ERA pamphlet

325539
Date
1975
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Describes the ERA, what it will not do, and the hazards of passing the amendment.
Type
text

League of Women Voters of Florida Pro-ERA pamphlet

325541
Date
1973
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Volume XXII December 1973 No. 8 pamphlet published monthly by the League of Women Voters of Florida. Members listed include Mary Anne Sherman, Polly Doughty, Grace Hodgson, Sherry Newman, Susan Predaho, and Elise Webb.
Type
text

Wake Up America: Will This Happen Here?

326750
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier describing the threat of communism to the United States including a list of "organizations serving the Community cause." Readers are encouraged to act quickly to fight communism.
Type
text

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