License plate contest featuring child's artwork

327586
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry featuring Gregg Garber's drawing of a Florida man on black background.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring bright color palette.

327605
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by graphic designer David L. Marquis of Melbourne, Fl. Feature flamingo and bright color palette.
Type
image

Letter from A. P. Postell Regarding United Band of America Convention in Tallahassee, 1925

336105
Date
1925-09-10
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A letter from A. P. Postell, general superintendent of the United Band of America, regarding the Union convention in Tallahassee from October 14-16, 1925. The letter also includes a program of events at the convention.
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale Between Noah Buford and William Perkins, 1842

339325
Date
1842-11-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Receipt for sale of three enslaved girls named Amy, Murrier and Mary. William Perkins purchased the enslaved girls from Noah Buford for the amount of $1150.
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale Between Thomas G. Gaskins and William Perkins, 1850

339329
Date
1850-08-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Receipt for sale of an enslaved boy named William and an enslaved girl named Sophia. William Perkins purchased the enslaved boy and girl from Thomas G. Gaskins for the amount of $1200.
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale Between Wilson Harrison and William Perkins, 1846

339330
Date
1846-04-20
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Receipt for sale of an enslaved boy named Meck. William Perkins purchased the enslaved boy from Wilson Harrison for the amount of $600.
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale Between John B. Elliott and William Perkins, 1858

339331
Date
1858-03-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Receipt for sale of an enslaved woman named Jane. William Perkins purchased the enslaved woman from John B. Elliott for the amount of $575.
Type
text

Slave Bill of Sale, 1842

318852
Date
1842
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Slave bill of sale resulting from a foreclosure on the mortgage of William Maner of Gadsden County, Florida. Maner had mortgaged three slaves, Joannah, Jeff, and Sarah to the Union Bank. The mortgage was record by the Gadsden County Clerk of Court. Edward C. Cabell and Charles H. Dupont were appoint...
Type
text

Osola: The Legend of the Mysterious Smoke of Wakulla, 1922

338739
Date
1922
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An "epic poem" written by Tallahassee resident Reinette Long Hunt of the Grove. The poem tells the story of Osola, a boy born of a Wakulla water spirit and Indian Chief Wacissa. When Osola's dad goes to Pensacola, he asks Osola to keep a fire going so he will be able to find his way home using the s...
Type
text

Program for the Groundbreaking of the R.A. Gray Building In Tallahassee, 1973

331432
Date
1973-11-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Tallahassee Voter Registration List, 1896

331467
Date
1896-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Registration book for Tallahassee voters from 1896.
Type
text

License plate contest entry featuring orange blossom and mocking bird

327594
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate competition entry submitted by Brian Nielson. Features drawing of orange blossom and mocking bird.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring drawing of handshake

327602
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry from anonymous contestant. Features drawing of a handshake.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring designs with palm trees and sun

327607
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by anonymous contestant. Design features sun and palm trees.
Type
image

License plate contest entry with stylized sun.

327608
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by University of North Florida student Brian Miller of Ponte Vedra.
Type
image

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...
Type
text

Governor Trammell's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1916

331425
Date
1916-11-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation made by Governor Park Trammell establishing Thursday, November 30, 1916, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

Diary of Elizabeth L. Taylor, ca. 1860s

329095
Date
1860
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This journal includes the names, ages, and birth and death dates of her children and the enslaved people owned by the Taylor family. She also created a timeline of the movement of her family from North Carolina to Leon County, Florida, and then around North Florida to various plantations.
Type
text

SGA Newsletter, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, March 22, 1960

331518
Date
1960-03-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)'s SGA newsletter, volume 1, number 5 with a letter from Clement Carney, who was in jail following a sit-in at Woolworth's in Tallahassee. The seven other jailed students are listed in the newsletter and FAMU's students are asked to write them let...
Type
text

Advertisement for the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, 1895

298125
Date
1895
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Advertisement for the Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad, including a map of the railroad and its connections in Florida and the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as far as New York City. The ad describes the services provided by the railroad company, and lists many of its agents in vario...
Type
text

Program for Celebration of Rev. Bernyce Clausell's One Year Anniversary as Minister of Calvary Baptist Church in Tallahassee, 1979

329079
Date
1979-11-18
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the celebration of Rev. Bernyce Clausell's one year anniversary as minister of Calvary Baptist Church in Tallahassee.
Type
text

Certificate Recognizing R.A. Gray as a Member of the Scottish Rite, 1943

327688
Date
1943-11-13
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Sallie Bradford Slave Register, 1860 -1876

329096
Date
1860
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This slave register lists the the names and dates of birth of slaves owned by, and freedmen working for, Thomas A. Bradford, with birth dates ranging from 1802-1876.
Type
text

John Wesley Methodist Church Fish Fry, 1966

212371
Date
1966
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier promoting a fish fry at the John Wesley Methodist Church in Tallahassee, Florida. The church was located off Old St. Augustine Rd.
Type
text

Florida Centennial Celebration Tentative Program, November 9-15, 1924

329164
Date
1924
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Tentative program for the Centennial Celebration held in Tallahassee from November 9-15, 1924.
Type
image

Governor Broward's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1907

331422
Date
1907-11-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Proclamation made by Governor Napoleon B. Broward establishing Thursday, November 28, 1907, as the Thanksgiving holiday.
Type
text

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

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

Telegram from North Olmstead Ohio Education Association to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Expressing Support for FEA Teachers' Strike, 1968

329125
Date
1968-02-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Out-of-state support for the FEA-led teachers' strike.
Type
text

Program for memorial service for late President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1963

329073
Date
1963-11-26
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the memorial service for slain President John F. Kennedy held at Griffin Middle School in Tallahassee.
Type
text

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