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

11929
Date
1917
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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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Invisible Weapon, Lend-Lease Booklet 1944

324365
Date
1944
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Description
Booklet explaining the Lend-Lease system for American soliders from 1944. Fully illustrated infographic-like structure.
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A Confederate Soldier Hanged as a Spy, pamphlet

326637
Date
1906
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Description
Full title reads: "A Confederate Solider Hanged as a Spy at Barrancas, Florida, During the Civil War Had Narrow Escape. Was Saved by a Yankee Sergeant Who Throught They Had Wrong Man. Rev. J. T. Mann, of Fitzgerald, Ga., who is not in Pensacola, Reslates Story of his experience."
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text

Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918

327677
Date
1918-08-26
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Description
Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918
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text

Certificate Commissioning R.A. Gray as Captain in Army Quartermaster Reserves, 1924

327679
Date
1924-04-18
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Description
Certificate Commissioning R.A. Gray as Captain in Army Quartermaster Reserves, 1924
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text

Certificate Discharging R.A. Gray from the U.S. Army, 1919

327678
Date
1919-01-30
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Description
Certificate discharging Captain R.A. Gray from U.S. Army.
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Company F 210th Infantry Training Battalion Christmas Menu, Camp Blanding, 1943

330031
Date
1943
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Description
In addition to the menu, the names of servicemen are listed.
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Copy of Letter from Sam S. Silbley to Governor William Dunn Moseley Concerning Defense of Florida During Mexican War, 1846

331494
Date
1846-06-15
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Description
A copy of a letter to Governor William Moseley from Sam S. Sibley in which Sibley advises the governor about the defenses needed throughout the state to protect against a potential attack from Mexico during the Mexican War. Sibley outlines the number of men needed for adequate defense and the amount...
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Petition to Governor Moseley to Organize a Militia to Fight in the Mexican War, 1846

331495
Date
1846-10-03
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Description
A list of citizens in Duval County who petitioned Governor William Moseley to grant a charter for their intended rifle company to fight in the Mexican War.
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text

Letter from Marion Wick Kelly to R. W. Simpson, 1941

333810
Date
1941-12-26
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Description
Letter from Marion Wick Kelly to R. W. Simpson thanking him for his support and the support of the Tampa Tribune following the death of her husband, Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr., during World War II. In the aftermath of Kelly's death, the Tampa Tribune established a fund to benefit his young son, Coli...
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Telegram from Governor Spessard Holland to Mr. and Mrs. Colin P. Kelly Jr., 1941

333815
Date
1941-12-12
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Description
Telegram from Florida Governor Spessard Holland to Mr. and Mrs. Colin P. Kelly Sr. expressing sympathy following the death of their son, Colin P. Kelly Jr. during World War II.
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text

Press Release from Governor Spessard Holland to R. W. Simpson, 1942

333816
Date
1942-01-09
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Description
Press release from Florida Governor Spessard Holland to R. W. Simpson of the Tampa Morning Tribune praising the fund created for Colin P. Kelly III, whose father, Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr., was killed during World War II.
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Four Freedoms Memorial to Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr. Program, 1944

333817
Date
1944-06-14
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Description
Program for the dedication ceremonies of the Four Freedoms Memorial to Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr. in Madison, Florida.
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text

Tallahassee Barracks No. 652 Charter, 1957

333860
Date
1957-01-17
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Description
The charter for Tallahassee Barracks No. 652 from the National Board of Administration of the Veterans of World War I of the United States.
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text

Telegraphic Dispatch from Jefferson Davis to Florida Governor John Milton Regarding Robert E. Lee, 1861

333877
Date
1861-11-06
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Description
Notice from Jefferson Davis to Florida Governor John Milton regarding Robert E. Lee's assignment to take command of Confederate forces on the coast of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida during the Civil War.
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Proposal to Develop a Multiple Barrel Machine Gun, 1861

333878
Date
1861-12-13
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Description
A letter from Dr. E. B. Ridley to Florida Governor John Milton proposing the building of a battery of multiple-barreled guns that would be able to fire 122,880 1/2 oz. projectiles. No reply survives to this fascinating proposal, but until the end of the war, single shot, muzzle loading shoulder arms...
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Letter from Larnel B. Golden to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Soldiers' Morale in Vietnam, 1966

334164
Date
1966-02-27
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Description
Larnel B. Golden writes to Governor Haydon Burns about low morale in his unit, which was stationed in the An Khe district, Vietnam. Golden explains that he understands the importance the government places on the mission in Vietnam, but he says the food is inadequate, the hours are greuling, and mili...
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Letter from Bradley W. Henry Thanking Governor Haydon Burns for Care packages Sent to Soldiers in Vietnam, 1966

334165
Date
1966-04-18
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Description
Bradley W. Henry writes to Governor Haydon Burns, thanking him for sending care packages containing aloe ointment and suntan lotion to soldiers in Vietnam. Henry was in the United States Marine Corps.
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Presentation of Confederate Battleflag to Family of Colonel George T. Ward, 1862

336064
Date
1862-06-23
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Description
Letter from Florida Governor John Milton to the children of Colonel George Taliaferro Ward presenting them with a battleflag carried by the Second Florida Infantry Regiment. Ward was shot dead on May 5, 1862, at the battle of Williamsburg.
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Letter from B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby to Governor Thomas Brown, 1853

336074
Date
1853-02-25
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Description
Letter from B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, a group of students at the University of Virginia, to Florida Governor Thomas Brown expressing their interest in coming to Florida to volunteer for military service against the Seminoles.
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Letter from James Paine, A. Oswald Lang and Francis A. Ivey to Governor Madison Starke Perry, 1861

336078
Date
1861
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Description
A report from Confederate sympathizers who dismantled the lights at the Jupiter Inlet and Cape Florida lighthouses sent to Florida Governor Madison Starke Perry. The letter from James Paine, A. Oswald Lang and Francis A. Ivey explains that they chose to destroy the lights because they needed to be p...
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Become a Nurse, Your Country Needs You Poster, ca 1942

336079
Date
1942
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Description
Poster encouraging women to become a nurse during World War II. Interested citizens should write to the Nursing Information Bureau in New York City.
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image

Pitch in and Help! Join the Women's Land Army Poster, ca. 1944

336080
Date
1944
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Description
Poster encouraging women to farm during World War II. By producing their own food, American families would help conserve supplies of processed foods for use by American soldiers and other operatives.
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image

Which of These Is Your War Job? Poster, ca. 1943

336081
Date
1943
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Description
Poster with information about the war jobs available to women during World War II. Women can join as Army nurses, Navy nurses or cadet nurses, or in the Women's Army Corps (WAC), the Marines or in the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Women's Reserve (SPAR). The poster includes descriptions of who ca...
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image

Letter from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper to Colonel James Munroe, 1856

336083
Date
1856-01-07
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Description
Letter from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper to Colonel John Munroe, commander of U.S. troops in South Florida, outlining the terms by which volunteer companies should be mustered into Federal service.
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Letter from Sarah Fletcher to Malcolm Nicholson Fletcher, 1865

336084
Date
1865-04-29
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Description
Letter from Sarah Fletcher to her son Malcolm Nicholson Fletcher written during the last days of the Civil War that discusses the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army and the impact of the Confederacy's impending collapse on the Florida's civilian population. Sarah Fletcher also comments on the activit...
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Letter from J. S. M. Davidson to Julia Stockton, 1863

336086
Date
1863-12-07
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Description
Letter from J. S. M. Davidson, fellow officer and friend of William Tennent Stockton, to Julia Stockton, William Stockton's wife, informing her that her husband had survived the battle at Chattanooga but was a prisoner in Union hands.
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Letter from Frank Drew to George Frank Drew, 1918

336087
Date
1918-11-12
Collection
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Description
Letter from Frank Drew to his son George Frank Drew describing his relief that the war is over, the government in Germany and news about the family.
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text

Program for Naval Aviation Officer Candidate School Commissioning Exercise - Pensacola, 1968

336088
Date
1968-03-22
Collection
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Description
Program for the commissioning exercise for the Naval Aviation Officer Candidate School held at Naval Air Station Pensacola on March 22, 1968. The program included an address and presentation of diplomas, and the candidates took their oath of office. "A Navy Flyer's Creed" is included on the back of ...
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text

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