Certificate of Inspection for a School Bus Owned by G.N. Methins of Jefferson County, 1934

340070
Date
1934-09-21
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Description
Certificate pronouncing a Chevrolet truck owned by G.N. Methins and equipped as a school bus to be in good mechanical condition.
Type
text

Hastings Potato Growers Association Car Card, 1960s

341227
Date
1960
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Description
A blank car card documenting the number of containers contributed by a potato grower and the location of the containers on a train.
Type
text

Address to the Legislative Council of Florida on the Subject of Its Colored Population by Zephaniah Kingsley, 1823

345199
Date
1823
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Description
Address to the Territorial Legislative Council of Florida by Zepahaniah Kingsley, a member of the Council and a slaveholder. Kingsley shares his views on the necessity of slavery for Florida's economy and how best to manage the presence of both slaves and free persons of color in the territory.
Type
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
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Description
November 5, 1927, reprint from Jasper News.
Type
text

"Cedar Key Guide" brochure

297403
Date
1985
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Description
Brochure promoting the history, recreation, business, and culture of Cedar Key.
Type
text

Hollywood By-the-Sea: Florida's All-Year Resort City Brochure, 1925

333884
Date
1925
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Description
Brochure advertising all there is to offer in the "new Florida all-year resort city" of Hollywood By-the Sea in Broward County.
Type
text

Crestviews newsletter - June 1, 1942

318832
Date
1942-06-01
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Description
June 1, 1942 edition of a newsletter titled "Crestviews," published by members of the Civilian Public Service Program residing at Camp Crestview in Okaloosa County, Florida. The Civilian Public Service program provided conscientious objectors with an alternative to military service during World War ...
Type
text

Fuller Warren Inauguration Program

327571
Date
1949-01-04
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Description
A program for the inauguration of Fuller Warren.
Type
text

Merritt Island Launch Area Booklet, ca. 1966

341219
Date
1966
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Description
A booklet describing Launch Complex 39, the crawler transporter, the barge facilities and the Fluid Test Facility at Merritt Island.
Type
text

Tampa, Florida - pamphlet, 1910

318831
Date
1910
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Description
Promotional Pamphlet for Tampa, published by the Tampa Board of Trade in 1910. Topics covered include a brief history of the city, popular accommodations for visitors, economic data, information about education and health facilities, climate data, and other information designed to attract potential ...
Type
text

Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

331519
Date
1960-05
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Description
A booklet published by the Congress of Racial Equality with an introduction by Lillian Smith. It consists of six stories written by young people involved with sit-ins and other non-violent demonstrations across the United States. Patricia Stephens Due, a Tallahassee civil rights activist who was jai...
Type
text

Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892

326740
Date
1892
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Type
text

Circular letter from Governor John Milton

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

Florida Southern Railway List of the Principal Orange and Vegetable Shippers Booklet, 1888

331477
Date
1888
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Description
Statewide listing of Florida shippers of oranges and vegetables listed by city and county along the Florida Southern Railway from 1888 to 1889. Includes advertisements.
Type
text

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Time Tables, 1922

331478
Date
1922-11-13
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Description
The timetable for L&N Railroad that includes the names of employees in the passenger department and the freight department; a map of the L&N Railroad route; the different services offered on each route; general information; and an index of stations along the railroad. The reverse lists all train ser...
Type
text

Correspondence between Debbie Fanley and Governor Reubin Askew, 1972

341180
Date
1972
Collection
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Description
Correspondence between Debbie Fanley, a 15-year-old student, and Governor Reubin Askew regarding student busing. Fanley is against busing to desegregate schools in Florida.
Type
text

Correspondence between Megan O'Sullivan and Governor Reubin Askew, 1972

341181
Date
1972
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Description
Correspondence between Megan O'Sullivan, a 12-year-old student, and Governor Reubin Askew regarding student busing. O'Sullivan is for busing to desegregate schools in Florida.
Type
text

Guide to Pensacola, Florida: The Annapolis of the Air - booklet, ca. 1944

318835
Date
1944
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Description
Booklet developed by the Pensacola Municipal Advertising Board to promote Pensacola to visitors and potential residents. The booklet contains information on Pensacola's history, local attractions, public utilities, recreational opportunities, military establishments, major industries, city bus route...
Type
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...
Type
text

Askew Inaugural Detail

297429
Date
1975-01-07
Collection
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Description
Program for Florida Highway Patrol detail for the 1975 Askew inauguration.
Type
text

South Florida Farms Company pamphlet promoting Moore Haven, Florida, ca. 1918

318847
Date
1918
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet describing the benefits of establishing a farm at Moore Haven in what is now Glades County, Florida. The pamphlet is targeted at potential investors from the northern and midwestern United States, pointing out the comparatively favorable climate of South Florida.
Type
text

CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

331509
Date
1960-04
Collection
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Description
CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while s...
Type
text

Telegram from Governor Spessard Holland to Mr. and Mrs. Colin P. Kelly Jr., 1941

333815
Date
1941-12-12
Collection
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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.
Type
text

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.
Type
text

Telegram from Thurgood Marshall to Governor Fuller Warren, 1951

341176
Date
1951-11-30
Collection
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Description
A telegram from Thurgood Marshall to Governor Fuller Warren requesting Walter Irvin not be transported to his upcoming hearing by Sheriff Willis McCall.
Type
text

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
Collection
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Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

Official Program and Souvenir: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway, ca. 1912

331479
Date
1912
Collection
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Description
This souvenir program for the opening of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway Key West Extension includes a history of the railway company and the Key West Extension; information about other investments Flagler made in Florida such as the hotel system along the railway route; cities along the ...
Type
text

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

333816
Date
1942-01-09
Collection
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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.
Type
text

Saint Augustine Map, 1589

339332
Date
1589
Collection
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Description
The oldest item in the State Archives of Florida, this engraved, hand-colored map or view-plan by Baptista Boazio depicts Sir Francis Drake's attack on Saint Augustine on May 28 and 29, 1586. Boazio, an Italian who worked in London from about 1585 to 1603, made maps to illustrate accounts of English...
Type
still image

Advertisement for Keystone Heights by the local Chamber of Commerce

297291
Date
1933
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

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