Draft of Interview Questions for Mary McLeod Bethune, ca. 1939

333800
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This document appears to be a list of questions from Daniel Williams sent to Mary McLeod Bethune as part of an ongoing discussion regarding the planned biography. Williams mentions that he will enclose a chapter of the book. The book was never published.
Type
text

Ticket for Inaugural Ceremonies of Governor Haydon Burns

297442
Date
1965-01-05
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Selected Documents
Description
Ticket to Inauguration ceremony of Governor Haydon Burns belonging to Col. Ralph Davis.
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text

Excerpt from an Early Draft of Mary McLeod Bethune Biography, ca. 1939

333805
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Excerpt from an early draft of a biography about Mary McLeod Bethune that Daniel Williams wrote but never published. The text outlines an experience Bethune had as a child when a white girl named Ellen took a book from Bethune's hands and accused Bethune of being unable to read. Bethune was upset ab...
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text

Letter from A. P. Postell Regarding United Band of America Convention in Tallahassee, 1925

336105
Date
1925-09-10
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Description
A letter from A. P. Postell, general superintendent of the United Band of America, regarding the Union convention in Tallahassee from October 14-16, 1925. The letter also includes a program of events at the convention.
Type
text

Invitation to Askew Inauguration

297428
Date
1975-01-07
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Description
Invitation to the 1975 inauguration of Reubin Askew.
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text

Program for the Florida Education Association Desegregation Workshop, 1967

329159
Date
1967-07-31
Collection
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Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the FEA workshop on school desegregation
Type
text

WWI Service Roster for the 1st Infantry (Florida), Co. M, 1917

11929
Date
1917
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This poster contains a roster of the officers, enlisted members, and field grade officers of United States Army, 1st Infantry (Florida), Company M. The poster is decorated with a picture of President Woodrow Wilson, the flags of the United States and the Allied Powers, and depictions of the various ...
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text

Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

333794
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An interview between Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson and Mary McLeod Bethune discussing Bethune's childhood, her family, her education, her travels, meeting her husband and her experience starting Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in Daytona Beach. Page 16 of the document ...
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text

Broadside advertising a moonlight excursion on the Steamer Martha, 1886

297569
Date
1886-08-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Broadside advertising a moonlight excursion to St. Marys, Georgia on the steamer Martha, scheduled for August 17, 1886. The excursion was scheduled to leave the Centre Street Dock in Fernandina at 7:30pm and return at 2:30am the following morning. The entire trip cost fifty cents and included entert...
Type
text

Ministers' and Deacons' Union of Wakulla County Program, 1928

336100
Date
1928
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Ministers' and Deacons' Union of Wakulla County meeting at New Mount Zion Baptist Church in Moody, Florida.
Type
text

Circular letters to bondholders of the Florida Railroad Company, 1884

212437
Date
2/25/1884
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Excerpt from Recollections of General William Miller Regarding the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1898

339295
Date
1898-07-04
Collection
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Description
An excerpt from the recollections of General William Miller regarding his experiences as a military commander during the Battle of Natural Bridge during the American Civil War in Florida.
Type
text

Letter from Glenn Terrell to George White, September 24, 1945

329086
Date
1945-09-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Florida Supreme Court Justice Glenn Terrell to Tallahassee City Clerk George White in which he objects to removing the trees from Calhoun Street.
Type
text

Letter, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943

299299
Date
1943-06-01
Collection
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Description
This letter was written by J.M. Williams, State Supervisor of the Food Distribution Administration headquartered in Jacksonville, to C.D. Newburn, Chairman of the Hernando County Food Advisory Committee. The purpose was to encourage Newburn to step up local efforts to curtail the black market in mea...
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text

Notice of Meeting with United Band of America General Superintendent, 1925

336108
Date
1925
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Circular letter with meeting time for United Band of America band number 30 of Tallahassee. The meeting was held with General Superintendent A. P. Postell and others, and participants discussed members, policies, finances and related information.
Type
text

Tin Can Tourists of the World's 38th annual convention, 1961- program

324373
Date
1961-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of the 38th annual convention by the Tin Can Tourist of the World
Type
text

Askew Inaugural Detail

297429
Date
1975-01-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for Florida Highway Patrol detail for the 1975 Askew inauguration.
Type
text

Tin Can Tourists of the World's 51st annual convention, 1974- program

324374
Date
1974-03-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program of the 51st annual convention by the Tin Can Tourist of the World
Type
text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

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

Edward Waters College, 1950-51 school bulletin

329097
Date
1950
Collection
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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

Slave Bill of Sale Between George E. Dennis and William Perkins, 1853

339326
Date
1853-09-24
Collection
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Description
Receipt for sale of an enslaved woman named Sally, and her five children, Soloman, Catherine, Julia, Andersen and Adeline. William Perkins purchased the enslaved people from George E. Dennis for the amount of $4250.
Type
text

Diary of Elizabeth L. Taylor, ca. 1860s

329095
Date
1860
Collection
Selected Documents
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

The Benson Reflector - Benson Springs, Florida - February 1932

338015
Date
1932-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Inaugural number of the Benson Reflector, a newsletter published by the senior students of the Benson Springs Junior High School near what is now Enterprise in Volusia County. The newsletter includes material on both faculty and students, as well as jokes. Many students are identified throughout the...
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

Program of the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of the State of Florida, January 3, 1961

297451
Date
1961-01-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Farris Bryant as Governor of The State of Florida and the Members of the Cabinet. January 3, 1961
Type
text

Circular letter to Florida Railroad Company bondholders, 1868

212430
Date
8/29/1868
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Indenture of John D. Gray, 1841

339350
Date
1841-03-25
Collection
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Description
An indenture between John D. Gray and his brother William Gray setting the terms of their agreement and the repayment schedule. John used his ownership of certain property, real and personal, to secure the use of William's cash and the use of some of William's slave labor. The real property was cont...
Type
text

Reports of Meetings of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, July-September 1956

339576
Date
1956
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Minutes of a series of 10 meetings held at various African American churches by the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee to administrate a boycott of the city's segregated bus service. The minutes appear to have been collected by an informant who was giving the information to Tallahassee city official...
Type
text

Business Directory of the Orlando Negro Chamber of Commerce, 1960

329107
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This directory lists information about the Orlando Negro Chamber of Commerce including a brief history; chamber objectives; and information about local businesses, clubs and institutions. Includes numerous pictures and comment from city and state officials about the role of black commerce in 1960s O...
Type
text

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

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

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