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...
Type
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

Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865

341184
Date
1861
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Description
A typescript copy of a diary kept by Robert Watson of Key West from September 1861 through March 1865. Watson describes the movements of the 7th Florida Infantry Regiment from Key West around Florida and then to Tennessee. The diary includes descriptions of weather, news, meals, illnesses and deaths...
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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

Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946

340633
Date
1946
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Selected Documents
Description
A letter from Bethune-Cookman College Professor Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to author Daniel M. Williams describing the experience of her son Lovell, who was accepted to the DeVeaux School in Niagara Falls, New York. When Lovell arrived, he was denied admittance due to his race, so he came back to Flo...
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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 ...
Type
text

Broadside advertising a moonlight excursion on the Steamer Martha, 1886

297569
Date
1886-08-17
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Selected Documents
Description
A broadside advertising a moonlight excursion to St. Marys, Georgia, on the steamer "Martha." The excursion was scheduled to leave the Centre Street Dock in Fernandina on August 17, 1886. The entire trip cost 50 cents and included entertainment.
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
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Selected Documents
Type
text

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

339295
Date
1898-07-04
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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.
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text

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

329086
Date
1945-09-24
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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
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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
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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

Wanted Criminal Announcements Ledger, 1891-1906

343015
Date
1891
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Bound ledger volume containing criminal wanted announcements and correspondence sent to the Leon County Sheriff between 1891 and 1906. Some of the announcements contain sketches or photographs of the subject. The bulk of the announcements are from Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
Type
text

Program for the 38th Annual Convention of the Tin Can Tourists of the World, 1961

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

Askew Inaugural Detail

297429
Date
1975-01-07
Collection
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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
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Description
Program of the 51st annual convention by the Tin Can Tourist of the World
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text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
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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
Selected Documents
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
Selected Documents
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

Pensacola & Georgia Railroad Company Stock Certificate for Five Shares, 1860

341136
Date
1860-05-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A Pensacola & Georgia Railroad Company stock certificate for five shares of 100 dollars each, dated May 17, 1860. The certificate was issued to William Perkins.
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale Between Wilson Harrison and William Perkins, 1846

339330
Date
1846-04-20
Collection
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Description
Receipt for sale of an enslaved boy named Meek. William Perkins purchased the enslaved boy from Wilson Harrison for the amount of $600.
Type
text

Reminiscences of the War Between the States by a Boy in the Far South at Home and in the Ranks of the Confederate Militia by Joshua Hoyet Frier, 1859-1865

341152
Date
1859
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A photocopy of a transcribed journal of reminiscences written by Joshua Hoyet Frier from 1895 to 1903. Frier describes the period immediately before and during the American Civil War. The journal documents his service in the First Florida Reserves from 1864 to 1865. He discusses the prewar debate ov...
Type
text

Letter from William M. McIntosh Jr. to Ida Gray Perkins, ca. 1890

345501
Date
1890
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A love letter from William M. McIntosh Jr. to Ida Gray Perkins of Tallahassee, Florida.
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

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