Governor Fred Cone with unidentified person in his office - Tallahassee, Florida

136851
Date
1938 or 1939
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N027076

Signs for Fred Cone for Governor displayed on Harry G. Remer's car - Largo, Florida

146472
Date
1936
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N038192

Wedding portrait of Mrs. Fred Cone Sikes

10298
Date
193-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR11892

Florida's 27th Governor Fred P. Cone and his cabinet members in Tallahassee.

326137
Date
ca 1938
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RAG076

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

329728
Date
1939-10-26
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

Mrs. H.B. Murdock & sun standing beside Fred Cone's campaigning truck - Leesburg, Florida

146473
Date
1936
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N038193

Top junior scrappers visiting with former governor Fred P. Cone in Lake City.

298346
Date
1942
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG01897

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

329724
Date
1939-11-23
Collection
Selected Documents
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 J.A. Waterman to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 26, 1939

329607
Date
1939-09-26
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
J.A. Waterman, president of Maas Brothers, requesting that the governor select an earlier date for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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
Collection
Selected Documents
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
Collection
Selected Documents
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 Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939

329727
Date
1939-10-16
Collection
Selected Documents
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 Kenneth Heale to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, August 8, 1940

329733
Date
1940-08-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A letter from Kenneth Heale, associate editor of Hardware Age, asking the governor on which date Thanksgiving would be celebrated.
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
Selected Documents
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 Attorney General George Cooper Gibbs to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 6, 1939

329729
Date
1939-10-06
Collection
Selected Documents
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

What Day is Thanksgiving?

332822
Date
2017-11-22
Collection
Blog Posts
Type
text

First annual Live Oak Trail - Tallahassee, Florida

150431
Date
1940
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N042345

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

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

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

329723
Date
1939-11-10
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Correspondence Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, 1939

329732
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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

Constitution of 1868

189095
Date
1868
Collection
Florida's Early Constitutions
Description
Congress passed a series of laws known as the Reconstruction Acts in 1867. These laws required the former Confederate states to dissolve existing state governments, register all eligible men (white or African-American) to vote, and then hold conventions to create new state constitutions. To be readm...
Type
text

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