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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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.
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Letter from NAACP Secretary Walter White to Governor Sholtz, 1934

324341
Date
1934-10-30
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Description
Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
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Letter from NAACP to Governor Sholtz on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna, 1934

324344
Date
1934-11-22
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Description
Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
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text

Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz Regarding the Lynching of Claude Neal, 1934

324347
Date
1934-10-30
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Description
Letter to Governor Sholtz regarding Florida lynchings.
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Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 8, 1902

325060
Date
1902-07-08
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Description
Letter from Noah J. Tilghman to Governor Williams S. Jennings asking the governor how he plans to resolve his mistake of signing a death warrant with the wrong man's name listed to be hanged.
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Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 12, 1902

325063
Date
1902-07-12
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Letter from Noah J. Tilghman to Governor Williams S. Jennings answering questions asked by the governor in a previous letter.
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Letter from Florida State Fair Manager B.K. Hanafourde to Mary Ann Kirvin, 1918

325549
Date
1918-09-04
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Letter from Secretary and General Manager of the 1918 Florida State Fair and Exposition B.K. Hanafourde to Mary Ann Kirvin of Allanton, Florida describing the fair's focus on winning the war.
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Correspondence regarding production of "TV and the Classroom Teacher," October 1964

326644
Date
1964-10
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Description
Correspondence between William Galbreath, Acting Production Coordinator of the Florida Institute for Continuing University Studies, and educational television star Nancy Benda about production of "TV and the Classroom Teacher." 
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Correspondence regarding production of "Through the TV Tube," June 1964

326645
Date
06-05-1964
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Description
Correspondence regarding Florida Institute of Continuing University Studies production of educational television program "Through the TV Tube," June 1964. Nancy Benda starred in elementary episode titled "Taxation without Representation."
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Correspondence regarding production of "Through the TV Tube," May 1964

326646
Date
1964-05-12|1964-05-18
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Description
Correspondence requesting Nancy Benda's performance in "Through the TV Tube" and her reply to the letter.
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text

"Miss Nancy's" store fan mail

326655
Date
1966-07-25
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Description
Fan letter from 5-year-old Timothy Wilson of Hialeah to Nancy Benda, star of educational television show, "Miss Nancy's Store." "I watch your show everyday and I like it very very much."
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Letter from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Rozlyn Haruish about series cancellation

326656
Date
1967-08-07
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Description
Letter from a young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Rozlyn Haruish in reaction to series cancellation. "I watch your program every evening on Channel 2 in Miami, and enjoy it very much. I do hope that it will be possible for you to remain on television, since my parents consider your program both entertain...
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Letter from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Courtney R. about series cancellation

326657
Date
1967
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Description
Letter from a young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Courtney R. in reaction to series cancellation. "I really want it to stay on the air."
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Letter from Donna Gaughan about the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326658
Date
1967-08-01
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Description
Letter from dismayed parent Donna Gaughan about the cancellation of educational children's television show "Miss Nancy's Store." "Please keep the show going for a long while."
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Letter from children in Fort Lauderdale to network over cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326660
Date
1967
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Letter from group of siblings from Fourt Lauderdale, Mary Nell, Amy, Joe, Mike, Pat, Houle to producers on the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store." "We would feel sad if we couldn't watch it anymore."
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Letter from Claire B. Jenna about the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326661
Date
1967-08-03
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Description
Letter from dismayed parent Claire D. Jenna about the cancellation of educational children's television show "Miss Nancy's Store." "Please don't take Miss Nancy's Store off the air. Not only my four-year-old daughter Suzanne waches it regularly, my husband and I join her.... Legitimate, good TV show...
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Letter from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Cynthia Dalton about series cancellation

326662
Date
1967
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Description
Letter from young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Cynthia Dalton in reaction to series cancellation. "Please keep Miss Nancy's Store on the air."
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Letter from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Wanda Coles about series cancellation

326663
Date
1967-08-02
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Description
Letter from young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Wanda Coles in reaction to series cancellation. "I watch Miss Nancy's Store, everyday. I like her program. Would you please keep her on the air, so children of my age and yonger can continue to be educated and intertained?"
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Letter from Mrs. George Brant about the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326664
Date
1967-08-13
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Letter from dismayed parent "Mrs. George Brant" about the cancellation of educational children's television show "Miss Nancy's Store." "For once, couldn't the viewer be considered and some other program be dropped and put the money into this feature that holds so many children's attention?" Newspape...
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License plate contest entries and correspondence regarding the contest

327598
Date
1985
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Description
License plate contest entries submitted by William B. Kalusmeyer of North Palm Beach. "I moved here from Michigan in May of 1985."
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text

Letter from H. C. Bailey to Governor Francis P. Fleming, November 5, 1889

329088
Date
1889-11-05
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Description
Rev. Bailey informs the governor that his life has been threatened after testifying about irregularities in elections being held in Tallahassee. He requests that the governor guarantee his protection.
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Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham, May 23, 1980

329089
Date
1980-05-23
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Description
Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham expressing his "disgust" with the Arthur McDuffie verdict and the resulting riots in Miami.
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Letter from FEA President Dexter Hagman discussing sources of support for school sanctions, 1967

329102
Date
1967-08-07
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Description
This letter outlines the sources of support for FEA imposed school sanctions including former governor LeRoy Collins, Attorney General Earl Faircloth, University of Florida faculty, the Florida State University Faculty Senate, State Council of Student Body Presidents and various parent-teacher and c...
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Letter from Alabama Peanut Company Owner Edward Anderson to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian on the Teacher Strike, 1968

329108
Date
1968-02-24
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Description
This letter from a Jackson County native and Alabama peanut farmer to Florida Education Commissioner Floyd Christian expressing support for him during 1968 school crisis. Includes newspaper clipping from the Montgomery Advertiser, "strikes against the public."
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Letter from Okeechobee Business Owner Edward B. Seegers to Floyd Christian Expressing Disdain for Teacher Walkout, 1968

329110
Date
1968-02-22
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Description
President of Burgner Molasses Company voices disapproval of teacher walkout. "If I defaulted on a contract... I would expect to be sued and have damages assessed against me."
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Letter from Minister Clifton E. Folsom to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Concerning the School Crisis, 1968

329112
Date
1968-02-27
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Description
Folsom questions how the strike will affect school accreditation.
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Letter from Pensacola Student Sherry Niehaus to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Expressing Disdain Over School Closures, 1968

329116
Date
1968-02-28
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Description
Niehaus voices solidarity with FEA-led strike and describes conditions at schools without certified teachers. "We need legislation that will do the job permanently and we need it NOW!"
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Note from Leesburg Teacher Kay McCool to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Concerning the Teacher's Strike, 1968

329119
Date
1968-02-25
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Description
"I am a teacher in Lake County and the FEA certainly does represent me."
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Letter from Andrew C. Davenport to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Expressing Dissaproval of FEA Teachers' Strike, 1968

329120
Date
1968-02-24
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Description
Davenport says "turning our schools over to the FEA will be the greatest mistake you ever made." Includes Christian's response.
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text

Letter from Concerned Parent to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Concerning School Conditions and Teachers' Strike, 1968

329122
Date
1968-02-21
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Description
Concerned parent compares quality of education in Florida to schools in Maryland. Includes Christian's response.
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text

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