Circular letter from Governor John Milton

212526
Date
1863
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Description
Fragment of a Civil War circular.
Type
text

Circular letter from General Richard Keith Call

212527
Date
1860-12-22
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Type
text

Notice to militia personnel seeking reimbursement for service in 1849

212532
Date
1851
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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...
Type
text

Poster for the dedication of Florida's Vietnam Era Veterans' Memorial in Tallahassee

297328
Date
1985
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Description
Poster for the dedication of Florida's Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial in Tallahassee. The event was held November 10-11, 1985.
Type
text

Flier for a reenactment of the Battle of Olustee, 1978

297344
Date
1978
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Description
Flier advertising the second annual reenactment of the Battle of Olustee at the Olustee Battlefield in Baker County, Florida. The event was set for February 18-19, 1978. The First Regiment of Florida Volunteers (reenactors) put on the event.
Type
text

Save Your Cans, Help Pass the Ammunition - poster

297602
Date
1943
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Description
Poster encouraging citizens to save cans and turn them in so they could be recycled for wartime purposes during World War II. The poster includes instructions for preparing the cans for reuse. The image used in the poster is signed by McClelland Barclay, US Navy Reserve.
Type
text

Florida Buys for Victory - U.S. Defense Bonds & Stamps - poster

297604
Date
1942
Collection
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Description
Poster promoting Florida's support for the effort to buy U.S. war bonds and stamps.
Type
text

What Women Do in the WAAC Poster, ca. 1943

297609
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
Poster describing women's contributions in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, as well as what they were typically paid. The poster describes typical duties and eligibility requirements.
Type
text

Join the Army Nurse Corps Poster, 1943

297610
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
Poster encouraging women to join the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Interested citizens could apply at Red Cross recruiting stations.
Type
text

Commission of Lew B. Brown as Major commanding the Pinellas County Guards, 1917

299284
Date
1917-07-23
Collection
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Description
Certificate of Lew B. Brown's commission as Major commanding the Pinellas County Guards, dated July 23, 1917. Brown was owner and editor of St. Petersburg's first daily newspaper, the Evening Independent. The Pinellas County Guards were formed in 1917 pursuant to Chapter 7292, Laws of Florida, which...
Type
text

Letter appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for State Troops on St. Vincent Island - July 12, 1861

305306
Date
1861-07-12
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Description
Letter written by John D. Askins (Adkins? Arkins?) appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for the troops stationed on St. Vincent Island as of July 12, 1861. The letter also grants Dr. Burke permission to purchase medicines in the local drug stores as needed for the post.
Type
text

Map of Aircraft Warning Service Observation Posts in Florida, 1941

318478
Date
1941-09-20
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Description
Map of Florida counties showing the number of Aircraft Warning Service observation posts in each county. The map differentiates between posts that had been assigned and those that had actually been established. The map notes that 211 of the state's 881 assigned observation posts were at existing fir...
Type
text

Flash Message Form for World War II Civilian Aircraft Observation Posts, 1940s

318477
Date
1942
Collection
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Description
Blank form used by civilian aircraft observers to facilitate accurate reporting of airplanes flying over Florida during World War II. Observers were directed to record information about the passing aircraft and then immediately report to the United States Army by telephone.
Type
text

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