Letter to the voters of Hamilton County from State Senator Frank Adams, addressing charges made against his character, 1906

212256
Date
1906
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Description
In the last issue of the Banner of Liberty some letters were published ... This letter is written solely for the purpose of answering the false charges in the last issue of the Banner of Liberty. Frank Adams.
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Flier advertising speeches by Hon. William D. Upshaw at the Leon County Courthouse

212257
Date
1932
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Description
Flier advertising speeches by Hon. William D. Upshaw, Prohibition Party candidate for President in 1932, at the Leon County Courthouse. Upshaw was a former Georgia Congressman.
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Flier inviting citizens of Apalachicola to an "Indignation Meeting" held September 26

212258
Date
1891
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Description
Indignation meeting. The Citizens of Apalachicola, without regard to color, class or party, are requested to meet at Belleau Opera House on Saturday night, the 26th day of September, A. D. 1891, to give expressions to their views on the pending situation in Apalachicola. And to fully ascertain and d...
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text

Reprint from the Jasper News: "Florida's Senate Seats Are Not for Sale. Including a Few Friendly Words to the Lumber Industry."

212262
Date
1927
Collection
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Description
November 5, 1927, reprint from Jasper News.
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text

Campaign Poster for James A. Berthelot, James M. Gilchrist, and James H. Gibson

212263
Date
1845
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Political broadside supporting James A. Berthelot for the Florida Senate; James M. Gilchrist and James H. Gibson for the Florida House of Representatives.
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text

Rearranging the Stars on our Flag: Gen. Spinner's Plan

212264
Date
1889
Collection
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Description
Gen. Spinner advocates arranging the stars of the nation flag in the shape of a large star against a blue background. Two drawings illustrate his proposed design. At the bottom of the editorial.
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Instructions to county election inspectors from Secretary of State Frederick L. Villepigue

212265
Date
1853
Collection
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Description
Instructions for the proper supervision of voters and voting boxes and for the inspection and delivery of election returns.
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text

Reprint of an Ocala Banner editorial opposing removal of the State Capitol from Tallahassee, 1900

212269
Date
1900
Collection
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Description
A reprint of letter to the Editor of the Ocala Banner from E. L. Chaney favoring the State Capital to remain in Tallahassee rather than moving it to Ocala, Florida.
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text

Announcement of the death of Florida Secretary of State John L. Crawford by Governor William S. Jennings

212271
Date
1902
Collection
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Description
An executive order signed by William S. Jennings, Governor of Florida, requesting that out of respect for the death of Secretary of State Crawford all flags (at the Capital and all state buildings) should be lowered to half mast and all State offices should be closed until and including the day of t...
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text

Broadside announcing the upcoming Republican Convention for Duval County, 1920

212274
Date
1920
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A Republican County Convention will be held in the City of Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida at the Odd Fellows Hall, corner of State and Cedar Streets on the 26th day of January, A.D., 1920 at 11 o'clock, A.M. for the purpose of electing (16) delegates to the 4th Congressional Convention at Palat...
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Official Democratic ticket for the 1904 election in Florida

212275
Date
1904
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Lists Democratic candidates for the 1904 State and National election: Presidential Electors; Congress; Governor; Secretary of State; Attorney-General; Comptroller; Treasurer of State; State School Superintendent; Commissioner of Agriculture; Railroad Commissioner; State Chemist; Justice of Supreme c...
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Flier advertising the Vietnam and the National Conscience Forum at Tallahassee Junior College, 1968

212276
Date
1968
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A panel discussion presented by Tallahassee Junior College Student Government -- Mrs. George Lewis (civic leader, business woman) ; Mr. W. H. Cates (City Commissioner, member of the Draft Board) ; Dr. Robert Bone (Prof. of Government, Florida State University) ; Mr. A. P. Wesolowski (teacher, toastm...
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Flier inviting the public to greet President Richard Nixon at Tallahassee Municipal Airport, 1970

212277
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier inviting the public to come to the Tallahassee Municipal Airport and greet President Richard Nixon at the main terminal. Nixon would be arriving October 28, 1970.
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text

Impeach Nixon!

212278
Date
1974
Collection
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Description
Left side: Short article on why impeach Richard Nixon urging voters to write their Congressmen. On right side: List of Congressmen, their districts and Senators. A sample form of address and sample letter to use.
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text

Reward for Information About Person Placing Explosive Device In State Building

212282
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Reprint of an editorial titled "This is War!!! Stop 'Griping and Go to Biting'" by Howard P. Macfarlane of Hillsborough County

212283
Date
1942
Collection
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Description
Reprinted from The Saturday Evening News -- issue of February 21, 1942. Macfarlane is ''Chairman Hillsborough County [Fla.] Defense Council and Commander Civil Defense Corps.''
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Poster urging re-election of Claude Pepper as Florida's U.S. Senator

212284
Date
1944
Collection
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Description
A political campaign advertisement to vote for the re-election of Claude Pepper to the U.S. Senate in 1944 because of his work toward achieving victory in World War II conflict and lasting peace.
Type
text

Resolutions by Hillsborough and Pinellas County citizens condemning the convict lease system in Florida

212285
Date
1923
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Copy of resolutions adopted by a mass meeting of citizens from Hillsborough and Pinellas counties on May 3, 1923 at Oldsmar condemning the convict lease system in Florida. A note in the upper margin indicates that copies of the resolution and related newspaper articles were sent to legislators and c...
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text

Schedule of events for the Florida Centennial Celebration in Tallahassee, 1924

212288
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Information broadside for the Florida Centennial Celebration held in Tallahassee, Florida in 1924. Provides information about: Parking, Ladies' Rest Rooms, Parade schedule, Location of attractions, and Auto camp grounds.
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text

Circular letter to the citizens on Conant, Florida, 1887

212289
Date
1887
Collection
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Description
Circular letter addressed to the Citizens of Conant, Florida appealing to property owners for a subscription in proportion to the amount of land held by them to improve the leading thoroughfares of the town.
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text

Circular letter to the citizens of Hamilton County, Florida from Tax Assessor J.F. Stewart

212290
Date
9/22/1888
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Circular to explain the taxation of land in Hamilton County. Includes letter from State Comptroller to Mr. J.F. Stewart, Assessor of Taxes, Hamilton County and a copy of Laws of Florida Acts of 1883, sections 34 and 35.
Type
text

Reprint of an editorial regarding state finances in the Tallahassee Floridian

212291
Date
8/7/1888
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
...the Floridian proposes during the canvass, to investigate the republican claims to popular support, and appeal to their record for the justice of its conclusions. To-day we ask attention to the somewhat dull but deeply important topic of state finances.''
Type
text

Resolution of the Select Committee on Transportation regarding routes to the seaboard, 1873

212294
Date
1873
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Series:(43d Cong., 1st sess. Senate. Rept. 307)
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text

Notice to revenue collectors from the State Comptroller regarding business licenses

212295
Date
3/21/1873
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Vote for Herbert P. Caro, Railroad Commissioner - 1934

212301
Date
1934
Collection
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Description
Card asking Florida electors to vote Herbert P. Caro for Railroad Commissioner in June 1934.
Type
text

Rules of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida

212302
Date
1822
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A list of 38 rules of order that the Legislative Council agreed upon in conducting the affairs of The Territory of Florida.
Type
text

Flier explaining an upcoming special election on reapportionment, compiled by the League of Women Voters of Florida, 1959

212303
Date
1959
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Citizens: every vote counts. Make yours an informed vote. The proposal: Amend Article VII of the Florida Constitution, providing a new formula for apportioning seats in the Legislature and providing for future reapportionment ... The success of democratic government depends on those who care. Vote N...
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text

Flier describing the Urban Renewal Act on the ballot for February 23, 1960 in Tallahassee

212304
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A description of the Urban Renewal Act, which Tallahassee voters would be asked to approve at the upcoming election on February 23, 1960. The flier was printed and distributed by the League of Women Voters of Tallahassee, Florida.
Type
text

Flier for the Capital "K" Political Jubilee at the Wakulla Springs Lodge

212305
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier for the Capital "K" Political Jubilee, to be held at the Wakulla Springs Lodge, Saturday, April 16, 1960, 5:30 pm - 9 pm sponsored by Capital City Kiwanis Club -- Food -- Speakers -- Square dance.
Type
text

Leon County School Bond Election, 1963

212308
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier describing the ramifications of a new bond issue for the Leon County School District, which was subject to a referendum on November 5, 1963. The League of Women Voters of Tallahassee laid out an explanation of the need for the bonds and the cost of the bonds to the taxpayers. Pros and cons are...
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text

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