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Arthur N. Sollee Papers

 Collection — Container: M84-1
Identifier: M84-1
Abstract As Director of the Jacksonville Expressway Authority during the pivotal transportation years of 1956-1972, Mr. Sollee was a major influence in the development of the Jacksonville, Florida road system in Duval County, Florida in the mid-twentieth century. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, subject files and reports, and newspaper clippings relating to transportation projects in Duval County. It includes extensive documentation on the development of Jacksonville's road system,...

Barnett Banks Collection

 Collection — Container: M99-1
Identifier: M99-1
Abstract The collection contains awards, photographs, printed material, and realia. Items span the years 1920-2009, with the majority of the materials concentrated in 1970-96.

Black Floridians and the Civil War: Pension Records of the 21/33/34 U. S. Colored Infantry Regiments

 Collection — Container: M12-7
Identifier: M12-7
Abstract The Northeast region of Florida has an extensive and rich military history, from its discovery and settlement by the Spanish and French, its occupation by Union troops four different times during the U.S. Civil War, its important military role during both World Wars, and currently, home to two Naval Stations. During the Civil War, black soliders from Florida played a significant role in the Union Army as part of the Colored Infantry Regiments. The Collection's primary source materials provide...

Bucky Family Papers

 Collection — Container: M10-1
Identifier: M10-1
Abstract The collection consists of the personal and business correspondence of Bucky Family members and other correspondents from 1893-1915. Most of the letters are incoming correspondence from business associates, close family members, relatives and friends to Jacob (Jake) D. Bucky. Numerous letters from 1893-1895 are written on the "L. Bucki and Son" letterhead stationery.

Courtland Buckman Papers

 Collection — Container: M00-2
Identifier: M00-2
Abstract Primarily incoming business correspondence, most of which are inquiries about land purchases in Florida and rental property management activities documenting business life in Jacksonville. Includes also: Florida Uniform Examination questions (1896); campaign literature and messages of Florida Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward; a nineteenth century Jacksonville newsletter, 'St. Andrew's messenger' (1891); and several letters referring to the Jacksonville fire of May 3, 1901

Eartha M. M. White Papers

 Collection — Container: M75-1
Identifier: M75-1
Abstract The collection consists of more than 1,000 items, primarily twentieth century material relating to Jacksonville, Florida. Includes letters, documents, and notes relating to the personal, political, and business activities of Eartha M. M. White. Some subject files include publications, reports, programs, photographs, and memorabilia. Of particular interest are materials pertaining to: Prominent African American leaders, e.g., James Weldon Johnson, A. Phillip Randolph, and Simuel Decatur McGill;...

George W. Simons, Jr. Planning Collection

 Collection — Container: M09-1
Identifier: M09-1
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, publications and printed materials, project and subject files, and photographs relating to Mr. Simons' personal and professional activities throughout his adult life, from his college years until his retirement in 1970. The chronology begins with documentation of his higher education activities, including class notebooks, his thesis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1915) and correspondence with professors. His professional career as a planning,...

Homer H. Humphries, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Container: M07-4
Identifier: M07-4
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, subject files, and campaign and printed materials relating to Humphries' political activities, chiefly his tenure on the Jacksonville City Council from 1967-1971. The core of the collection are newspaper clippings pertaining to the Council's activities under the new consolidated government. Additional printed materials provide documentation on the site selection of the University of North Florida in 1969.

Jacksonville, Florida, Government Consolidation Collection

 Collection — Container: M07-3
Identifier: M07-3
Abstract On October 1, 1968, the governments of the city of Jacksonville, Florida and Duval County merged into one unified and consolidated government. The collection contains newspaper clippings which provide insight, commentary, and documentation on this transformative era in Jacksonville history. Special Florida Times-Union newspaper supplements from October 1, 1968, and October 1, 1969, provide extensive details on the history and background of the governmental merger. Additional newsclippings...

Jacksonville, Florida, Historical Newspapers Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-5
Identifier: M12-5
Abstract The collection contains selective print newspapers, sections and clippings of The Florida Times-Union and the Jacksonville Journal which detail and document Northeast Florida history from 1890 to date. Anniversary and commemorative editions, and selective daily newspapers describe historical developments, the achievements of notable figures, and provide valuable insights into daily life in Northeast Florida. A preponderance of articles feature commentary and analysis on Jacksonville's growth...

Joe Carlucci Collection

 Collection — Container: M88-1
Identifier: M88-1
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, administrative and subject files, and printed materials relating to Mr. Carlucci's political activities. Few personal items are included. Subject files provide detailed information on highly publicized and controversial Jacksonville, Florida issues (Offshore Power Systems, etc.) and prominent local individuals; extensive documentation on the site selection of the University of North Florida; and insights into the Hans Tanzler mayoral era of Jacksonville...

John E. Mathews, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Container: M83-1
Identifier: M83-1
Abstract John E. Mathews, Jr. was a Florida state legislator from 1956 to 1970 and President of the Florida Senate in 1969-70. He ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Florida in 1963/64 and 1969/70. The collection contains the extensive personal papers, documents, and memorabilia of Mr. Mathews, spanning the years 1920 - 1988. His early years are particularly well documented, with scrapbooks, report cards, awards, etc. The legislative years (1956-70) are chronicled by detailed reports, documents, and...

John P. Varnum Family Collection

 Collection — Container: M02-4
Identifier: M02-4
Abstract The collection consists chiefly of the personal correspondence of Varnum Family members and other correspondents circa 1841-1927, with the bulk of the materials from the family's Jacksonville period of 1877 to 1888. Most of the letters are outgoing correspondence to relatives from Josephine L. Dyer (signed "Josie") Varnum, wife of John P. Varnum.

Nathaniel Glover, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Container: M09-2
Identifier: M09-2
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, personal and subject files, and campaign and printed materials relating to Glover's career, chiefly his election and tenure as Jacksonville Sheriff from 1995 to 2003. The core of the collection are printed materials pertaining to his campaigns for Jacksonville Sheriff (1995; 1999) and Mayor (2003), and photographs showing highlights from his JSO years. The images provide visual documentation of his extensive involvement in the community, through...

National Organization for Women, Jacksonville, Florida, and Jacksonville Women's Movement Collection

 Collection — Container: M09-5
Identifier: M09-5
Abstract The collection contains subject files which chronicle the formative years and development of the Jacksonville, Florida chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and Jacksonville Women's Movement from 1969 to 2002. Resources include printed materials, such as correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, newsletters, publicity announcements and flyers of local activities, event programs, and early telephone and membership lists. The subject contents are primarily local in scope...

Northeast Florida Regional Business Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-10
Identifier: M12-10
Abstract The collection provides historical evidence and documentation of business enterprises, and their operations and activities in Northeast Florida from the late nineteenth century to date. The core of the collection are print materials, including advertising cards and folders, brochures, convention programs, correspondence, illustrations, journals, reports, restaurant menus, and retail store coupons. Unique items include a late nineteenth century advertisement for a prominent Jacksonville retail...

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. General Materials.

 Collection — Container: M12-2
Identifier: M12-2
Abstract The collection provides historical evidence and documentation of daily activities, events and life in Northeast Florida from the mid-nineteenth century to date. The core of the collection are print ephemera, including calendars, cards, certificates, correspondence, folders, journals, pamphlets, posters, stationery, stickers, tax receipts, and tickets. Items span the years 1857-2012, with the bulk of the materials concentrated in the late twentieth century. Unique early printed items include an...

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Hotels, Motels and Lodgings.

 Collection — Container: M01-2a
Identifier: M01-2a
Abstract The collection provides historical documentation of tourism and lodging accommodations in Northeast Florida in the late nineteenth and early to mid-twentieth centuries. The core of the collection relates to hotel accommodations, particularly text and visual materials representing once notable and no longer extant urban Jacksonville hotels. (Chiefly Hotels Andrew Jackson, Aragon, Carling, George Washington, Mason, Mayflower, Roosevelt, Seminole, Windle, and Windsor.)

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Performing Arts, Events, and Entertainment.

 Collection — Container: M12-3
Identifier: M12-3
Abstract Printed materials include event and performance programs, cards and invitations, posters, and schedules. Musical performance programs date from 1923; theater programs and posters date from 1930 and document the performances of theatrical groups no longer extant. Unique items include source materials from the dedication in 1997 of the St. James Building as the new Jacksonville City Hall, the 100th Centennial commemorating the Great Jacksonville Fire of 1901, and the reopening of the Jacksonville...

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Tourism.

 Collection — Container: M01-2b
Identifier: M01-2b
Abstract The collection provides historical documentation of tourism activities in northeast Florida in the early to mid-twentieth century. The core of the collection relates to the promotion of tourism and tourist attractions. Representative attractions include the Florida Ostrich Farm, Marineland, and Oriental Gardens. Unique early printed items include a circa 1920s advertisement for the St. Johns River Day Line sightseeing steamer, and a souvenir folder featuring colored illustrations of tropical...

Northeast Florida Regional Ephemera Collection. Wars and Military.

 Collection — Container: M12-4
Identifier: M12-4
Abstract The Northeast region of Florida has an extensive and rich military history, from its discovery and settlement by the Spanish and French, its occupation by Union troops four different times during the U.S. Civil War, and its important military role during both World Wars. In particular, the development of Camp Joseph E. Johnston (now Naval Air Station Jacksonville) from 1917 to 1918 signaled the beginning of a significant military presence in the region. Current military installations include:...

Richard A. Martin Papers

 Collection — Container: M97-1
Identifier: M97-1
Abstract Administrative, legal and subject files and printed materials relating to Jacksonville-Duval County, Florida government consolidation. The consolidation materials span the years 1963-1993, with the bulk of the items concentrated in the transitional consolidation years of 1967-70. Newspaper clippings and printed materials form the majority of the collection. Few personal items are included.

Robert Allen Burt Collection

 Collection — Container: P85-1
Identifier: P85-1
Abstract Photographs show construction sites in downtown Jacksonville, primarily the Independent Life Building (the present Modis Building) in 1972-73 and the Baptist Medical Center building. Other miscellaneous subjects include a Jacksonville River Run (undated), and personal photographs of Mr. Burt. Sizes of the photographs range from three and one-half inches to eleven by fourteen inches

Rosa G. Holmes Walker Papers

 Collection — Container: M85-1
Identifier: M85-1
Abstract Personal and business documents of Rosa Holmes Walker, an African-American funeral home director and businesswoman active in Jacksonville, Florida, during the early twentieth century. Included are materials relating to her relatives, Henry and Fannie Glover of St. Augustine, Florida (early twentieth century) and to the Glovers of South Carolina (nineteenth century).

U.S. Presidential Election and Inauguration Collection

 Collection — Container: M12-6
Identifier: M12-6
Abstract The collection contains primary resources and ephemera which document the historic 2008 United States Presidential Election and the Inauguration of Barack Obama on January 20, 2009 as the 44th President of the United States. Print materials include selective copies of campaign brochures, magazines, and full newspapers, articles and newsclippings. The contents of the collection include both local (Jacksonville, Florida) and national news items. Memorabila consists of local campaign posters and...