Florida Gift List

295143
Date
2013-12-18
Collection
Blog Posts

Central Avenue in holiday attire - Saint Petersburg, Florida

162025
Date
19--?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC4128

Gail Brandon poses for an Easter photo

47795
Date
1951
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
SL1592B

Buses awaiting the holiday rush at the Florida State College for Women - Tallahassee, Florida

25277
Date
1942
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC01346

Christmas decorations being hung in downtown Tallahassee.

272164
Date
1966
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TD01904

Christmas decorations hung up near the Capitol in downtown Tallahassee.

272165
Date
1966
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TD01905

Fourth of July celebration games

233978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen black and white prints P80-310-311, egg carrying race P80-312-314 sack race P80-315-318 3-legged race P80-319-324 greased pole climbing. 4 July 1980
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P80-310 - P80-324

Memorial Day at Oakland Cemetery - Tallahassee, Florida.

114448
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FFL2156

Santagram for James, Ronald and Bonita McCoy.

319266
Date
1968
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RM0047

Anti-drug rally is held on Martin Luther King Day - Tallahassee, Florida

133991
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
MF0098

City Christmas Lights/Tallahassee

252949
Date
Dec-71
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows the Capitol and downtown Tallahassee with Christmas decorations. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Video Details
1:15; color; silent; V-132 AA266; S.1239

Phillips family gathering - Midway, Florida

153060
Date
ca 1955
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N045079

What Day is Thanksgiving?

332822
Date
2017-11-22
Collection
Blog Posts
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

Governor Gilchrist's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1909

329735
Date
1909-11-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation made by Governor Albert W. Gilchrist establishing Thursday, November 25, 1909, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
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

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 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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Governor Perry's Arbor Day Proclamation, 1886

332542
Date
1886-01-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation made by Governor Edward A. Perry establishing Wednesday, February 10, 1886, as Arbor Day. This was Florida's first Arbor Day.
Type
text

Company F 210th Infantry Training Battalion Christmas Menu, Camp Blanding, 1943

330031
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
In addition to the menu, the names of servicemen are listed.
Type
text

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