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Title: Florida Documents collection, 1777-1979Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: ASM0567

Extent: 10.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Florida Documents Collection contains correspondence, diaries, military orders, invoices, receipts, and other documents related to various aspects of Florida history dating from 1777-1979.  Topics covered include, but are not limited to the Seminole Wars, the Civil War, Fort Dallas, the Indian Key Massacre, Alachua County, the Cape Florida Lighthouse, the Cape San Blas Lighthouse, politics, land, and travel.

The collection also contains six diaries on 19th century community development in Florida authored by town developer, carpenter, handyman, and Civil War veteran Capt. Rufus W. Beaujean of Melbourne Beach in Brevard County, Florida. The diaries provide details of the many aspects of his work to develop his new community, repairing the boats of named neighbors, and socializing with, and executing chores for, named male and female residents.

Subject/Index Terms

Florida - Description and travel
Florida - History
Florida - History - Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida - Race relations
Seminole Indians - Florida

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Florida Documents Collection Finding Aid © 2011 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials: See also the Florida Photograph Album Collection (ASM0286), Florida Photograph Collection ( ASM0300) and the Florida Postcard Collection (ASM0299).

Preferred Citation: Florida Documents Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: The collection was reprocessed by Laura Capell in 2011. The materials had previously been separated from the Historical Documents Collection. New acquisitions are periodically added.

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Beatrice C. Skokan, 2011 and 2012.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Letter to Lloyd Mintum, 1836Add to your cart.
Dade Massacre, Seminole War
Folder 2: Acosta, F. N.: Letter to Dr. G. W. Van Vleck, 1907Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Armon, Clara.: Deed of Conveyance to Henry Ferris, 1834Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Backus, Electus: Documents, 1838-1840Add to your cart.
Seminole Wars in Florida (notes, drawings, maps)
Folder 5: Baldwin, J.: Invoice, 1839Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 6: Barker, Martin: Letter to General Jones, 1841Add to your cart.
Fort Dallas
Folder 7: Baron, Charles: Receipt, 1856Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Beaujean, Captain Rufus W.: Diaries, 1888-1895Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Beaujean, Captain Rufus W.: Diaries, 1888-1859Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Blair, Montgomery: Letter to Simon Cameron, 1861Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Broward, N. B.: Seaman Filibusters in Cuba, 1905-1909Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Brown, Thomas: "Acts of Violence at Key West Directed against Spanish Subjects", 1849-1853Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Call, Richard K.: Letter Draft to George Graham, 1830Add to your cart.
Investigating the Spanish land grants: draft of a letter in which Call reported on his mission to Havana as assistant U.S. counsel in the cases of the Arrendondo and Forbes land grants made by Spain prior to cession. After some lenghty litigation the government  would eventually lose, but Call has here claimed success in his efforts to discredit some of the grants to influential traders, in accordance with American aims. His letter goes to the heart of the subject of land ownership that has in one way or another always been vitally connected with the state's history and very existence.
Folder 14: Call, Richard K.: Letter to C. C. Clay, 1836Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 15: Cape Florida Lighthouse Supply Document, 1854Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Cape San Blas Lighthouse Notice, 1859Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Catts, Sidney J.: Autograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Chaires, Benjamin: Letter to Sullivan and Barbour, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Chester, Peter: Land Warrant, 1779Add to your cart.
Governor of West Florida during the American Revolution
Folder 20: Cooke, Anson J.: Letter to Wife, 1849Add to your cart.
Fort Dallas
Folder 21: Croom, W.W.: Letter to Hardy L. Croom, 1836Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 22: Dade, Francis Longhorne: Poem and Clippings, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Duval, William P.: Letter to Andrew Jackson, 1824Add to your cart.
Territory of Florida
Folder 24: Eaton, John Henry: Letter to the Director of the United States Branch Bank, Washington, 1828Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Edmeston, Sir Robert: Letter to Thomas Fowler, 1787Add to your cart.
Claims in East Florida
Folder 26: Fairchild, David Grandison: Letter to Mr. Leyshon, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Farragut, Rear Admiral David: Naval Order, 1864Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Flagler, Henry Morrison: Letter to Jos. Richardson, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Flamingo Films: Record of Organization, 1933Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Florida Construction Company: Minutes Book, 1881-1882Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Florida Railroad Company: Indenture, 1856Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Florida Title Company: Titles and Title Transfers, 1880-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Forward, Walter: Letter to D. Levy, 1843Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Gadsden, James: Letter to Andrew Jackson, 1836Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 6: Gates: Letter to Lieutenant Ord, 1840Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Haines, T. J.: Letter to Colonel Munroe, 1856Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 8: Hascall, H. A.: Abstract of Provisions and Monthly Summary Statement, 1837Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Haulsey, John B.: Document to J. M. Currie, 1878Add to your cart.
Payment and list of provisions purchased by J. M. Currie (light house keeper, Cedar Key, FL) Haulsey was Secretary of Treasury
Folder 10: Hill, B. H.: Letter to Colonel Munroe, 1855Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Hogan, John B.: Letter to Robert Brent, 1818Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Holden, Henry H.: Receipt, 1842Add to your cart.
Alachua County
Folder 13: Hollywood, Florida, After the Hurricane, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Hood, Wash.: Letter to Mary E. Wood (sister), 1831Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Howard, Louisa H.: Letter, St. Augustine, Florida, 1872Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Hunt, Harry W.: Letter to N. P. Doring [?], 1818Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Invoice: Clothing, Camp, and Garrison Equipage, 1854Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to Clement Corner Clay, 1836Add to your cart.
Article "The Capture of Osceola," Seminole War
Folder 19: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to Jacob Lewis, 1837Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to Thomas Lawson, 1838Add to your cart.
Commanding General in Florida from Fall 1837- Spring 1839
Folder 21: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to George McKay, 1843Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Jesup, Thomas Sidney: Letter to John Munroe, 1855Add to your cart.
General advice to one of his successors in the Florida command, recalling his experience there
Folder 23: Kennedy, Jacqueline: Letter to Grant Stockdale, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Lacock, Abner: Letter to President James Munroe, 1822Add to your cart.
Appointment of the first civil governor of the territory of East Florida
Folder 25: Langer, A. H.: Letter to Parents, 1864Add to your cart.
Jacksonville, Florida
Folder 26: Lebrun, Donald.: Letter to Mrs. George E. Merrick, 1975Add to your cart.
University Drive
Folder 27: Maddy, E.: Letter to Captain Jeff Williamson, Jacksonville, Florida, 1884Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Marks, Henry S.: "History of the Miami Jewish Community, 1896-1906", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: McIntosh, John: Letter, East Florida, 1792Add to your cart.
Officer of the Georgia Line in 1775. In 1814, he commanded the Georgia division that went to Pensacola
Folder 30: McIntosh, John: Letter to William McWhir, 1814Add to your cart.
Officer of the Georgia Line in 1775. In 1814, he commanded the Georgia division that went to Pensacola
Folder 31: McKenzie, Collins: Letter to Robert Edmonstone, 1777Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: McNicoli, Robert Edwards: "Miami and Latin America", 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Milton, John: Script Money, 1836Add to your cart.
State of Florida pledging state public lands
Folder 3: Morgan, Lieutenant Edwin A. (addressee): Letter, Garey's Ferry, East Florida, 1838Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Mosley, William: Letter to T.J. Chace, 1847Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Munroe, Kirk: Letter to Ford T. Mass, Coconut Grove, Florida, 1899Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Nest, J. P. van: Letter to Wife, Fort Barrancas, Florida, 1865Add to your cart.
Folder 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Newport, E.F.: Diary, 1883Add to your cart.
Diary of a trip from Lane Park to Lake Okeechobee, Florida
Item 2: Newport, E.F.: Letter to Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Orlando, Frank and Jerry Black: "Classification in the Juvenile Court: The Delinquent Child, the Child in Need of Supervision", 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Payne, George: Letter to H. W. Pierce, 1848Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Penman, James: Letter to Captain Bissett, 1779Add to your cart.
Raid of the Spanish privateer on the East Florida plantations
Folder 11: Philips, W.H.: Letter to George McRoy, 1841Add to your cart.
Alachua County
Folder 12: Piper, Thomas: Letter from D.H. Taft, 1838Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Piper, Thomas: Affidavit, 1842Add to your cart.
Alachua County
Folder 14: Ramsden, F.: Letter to Robert Ramsden, 1865Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Rathorne, William R.: Letter to R. T. Kipam, 1838Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Reid, Robert Raymond: Letter to Joseph McCants, 1840Add to your cart.
Indian Key Massacre
Folder 17: Richardson, J. B.: Letter to Marcia Richardson, 1842Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Right of Way for the Florida Southern Railway Company, 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Riley, James Whitcomb: Letter to Charles Deering, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Ring, Barbara T.: Letter to University of Miami Board of Regents, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Ringgold, George H.: Letter to Colonel Larned, 1850Add to your cart.
Fort Dallas
Folder 22Add to your cart.
Item 1: Robinson, Michelle LeJeune: Letter, 1971Add to your cart.
Item 2: Our Trip to Florida" from Diary of Frances C. Henkel, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 23: "The Sea Breeze," v.1 no.5, Disston City, Florida, 1886Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Seward, William H.: Letter to S. Cameron, 1861Add to your cart.
Key West
Folder 25: Sewell, John: Letter, Miami, Florida, circa 1890sAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Stribling, Admiral C. K.: Naval Order, Key West, Florida, 1865Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Taylor and Brooks: Letter to Sullivan and Barbour, Apalachicola, Florida, 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Taylor, Zachary: Letter to General Jesup, 1827Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Taylor, Zachary: Letter to General Jesup, 1838Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 30: Taylor, Zachary: Letter to Alexander Macomb, 1839Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 31: Taylor, Zachary: Letter to Colonel Davenport, 1839Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 32: Taylor, Zachary: Letter Signed to General Jones, 1839Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 33: Thomas, Lorenzo: Signed Orders, 1861Add to your cart.
Fort Pickens Invasion
Folder 34: Turner, Cecil C.: Speech, "Changes in South Miami", 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Dykisha Potter ENG105 Final PortfolioAdd to your cart.
A series of essays about the Wynwood Art District of Miami
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Vademcum: For the Organization and Development of the Community, 1970 (1 of 2), 1970Add to your cart.
Wynwood Neighborhood
Folder 2: Vademcum: For the Organization and Development of the Community, 1970 (2 of 2), 1970Add to your cart.
Wynwood Neighborhood
Folder 3: Vincent, J. M.: Letter to Colonel Munroe, 1856, and Monroe, Wirth Autograph Latter Signed to Mr. Harkins, 1856Add to your cart.
Folder 4: W. Vose, Colonel W.: Letter to Charlotte Vose, 1842Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Warren, Benjamin: Affidavit, 1840Add to your cart.
Alachua County
Folder 6: White, Joseph M., and R. K. Call: Letter to John C. Calhoun, 1823Add to your cart.
Seminole Indians
Folder 7: Wilder, John: Roster of Commissioned Officers, 2nd USA Infantry, 1864Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Wolff, Reinhold: "Miami Metro" Manuscript, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Worth, William T.: 3 Documents to Major Hitchcock, 1841Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 10: Wyse, F. O.: Letter to Brother, 1839Add to your cart.
Seminole War
Folder 11: Young, N. E.: Letter to H. E. Hoover, 1899Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Letters From Shark Industries, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Dykisha Potter ENG105 Final PortfolioAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Certificate for the Florida Exhibit: A Century of Progress, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Chester, Peter: Appointment as Botanist for John Lorimer, 1778Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Deed for Land in the Colony of West Florida, Pensacola, 1775Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Seminole Land and Investment Company: Deed, 1909Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Connie Tucker Imprisonment memo and newsletter, 1970, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Newsletter: Florida Christian Migrant Ministry, July 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Pamphlet: Russia 1917-1921, There is no stopping half-way. We must conquer or die., 1970, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Paper: "Tampa's Rearguard: Tampa Latin' Aid to Loyalist Spain During the Spanish Civilar War.", 1995Add to your cart.
By Ana M. Varela-Lago
Folder 5: Political Tract: Survival of the White Race, 1980Add to your cart.
Tract with application for membership to The Church of The Creator
Folder 6: Political Tract: " White Side Are You On?"Add to your cart.
by the Tampa Workers' Affinity Group
Folder 7: Newsletter: Boletin de Informacion Libertaria (3), 1969, 1970, 1973Add to your cart.
Movimiento Libertario Cubano en el Exilio
Folder 8: Political Tract: Smash the Power of the Ku Klux Klan!, [1937]Add to your cart.
Committee for Defense of Civil Rights in Tampa
Folder 9: Political Tract: Statement: Miami Rebellion Against RacismAdd to your cart.
National Anti-Racist Organizing Committee, S.F. - Bay Area Chapter
Folder 10: Newspaper: "Amazing Grace"Add to your cart.
"Amazing Grace" Newspaper
Folder 11: The Black Archives: 2007Add to your cart.
Program from 11-11-07 Honors Luncheon.
Folder 12: Dade County Black Heritage TrailAdd to your cart.
Pamphlet about historic overtown folklife village.
Folder 13: Emergency Southeast Conference on Immigration Rights and Political Asylum: Political Resolutions  Adopted by the ConferenceAdd to your cart.
Printed document listing resolutions.
Folder 14: Miami Conventions Coalition, 1972Add to your cart.
Contains article and letter from the Miami Conventions Coalition regarding Republican convention in Miami, as well as "Miami to Chattanooga, Greensboro to Contra Costa Co: KKK & Racist Violence Spreading Across U.S."
Folder 15: Political Tract: Republican Convention Miami, 1972Add to your cart.
Political Tract advocating protest against Nixon at the 1972 Republican Convention in Miami.
Folder 16: Political Tract: Anita Bryant, "I Don't Hate the Homosexuals", 1977Add to your cart.
Political Tract written by Anita Bryant condemning homosexuality, produced by her organization, "Protect America's Children."
Folder 17: Phi Epsilon Mu NewsletterAdd to your cart.
Newsletter for the Central Florida Sisters chapter of Phi Epsilon Mu volumes 6 numer 1, volume 7 numbers 1 2, 4 and 5, and volume 12 number 2
Folder 18: Free University of Florida, 1965Add to your cart.
"Seven items related to the short-lived educational experiment. Gainesville, FL: FUF, 1965. Includes the following documents: Four-page Summary Prospectus of the school, dittoed on 8.5 x 11 inch sheets; six-panel printed brochure titled "Charter Year Appeal," Charter Year Catalog and Facultry (10p., light stain at upper left corner), a typed and signed letter from FUF founder Ed Richer to Marilyn Noble venting his frustrations with the school as it already began to fall apart late in 1965, a letter from Noble to the Alligator, the University of Florida student paper, congratulating them for printing Richer's column (paper heavily toned, stain at upper left corner), a typed letter signed from a colleague of Richer's to Noble saying that Richer had had "a number" done on him by the U of F administration but that he was nearing bankruptcy and "losing his following and his composure", and lastly, a worn and toned copy of the Free Student (a  NY tabloid) with an article on FUF. Inspired by the Free Speech Movement of California, Ed Richer, a humanities instructor dismissed from the University of Florida for working with the Student Freedom Party, led the formation of the alternate school, popularly known at the time as FUF." -Bolerium
Folder 19: Periodical: The Women's National Indian Association - The Indian's Friend, 1899Add to your cart.
A monthly periodical, originally printed in Philadelphia, PA. The Women's National Indian Association was formed in 1879 by Mary Bonney and Amelia Stone Quinton to fight against wealthy landownders and later settlers in the United States from enchroaching on the lands of various indigenous groups. Articles from page 7 includes an extract from Gov. W. D. Bloxham's message to the legislature of Florida regarding the Seminole Indians (April 4, 1899) and a piece on the Seminole Indian's rhythmic chanting.
Folder 20: Flyer: Let Freedom Ring!, 1965Add to your cart.
Flyer that originates from Sarasota, Florida and discusses various injustices handed down from the U.S. supreme court, accusing them of "Communizing" America. It also  advertises various reports and publications that have to do with related topics, such as desegration and "the Pro-Communit Earl Warrant Court."
Folder 21: Periodical: The News, published by the Junior League of Tampa, Florida, 1929-1930Add to your cart.
A newspaper created by the Junior League of Tampa, a group run by women which had formed in order to promote volunteer activities and community outreach programs. Their focus is on service and education, and the publication highlights their purpose, their progress, and several opportunities to become involved.
Item 1: Volume II, Number III, October 1929Add to your cart.
Item 2: Volume II, Number IV, November 1929Add to your cart.
Item 3: Volume II, Number V, January 1930Add to your cart.
Item 4: Volume II, Number VI, February 1930Add to your cart.
Item 5: Volume II, Number VII, March 1930Add to your cart.
Item 6: Volume III, Number I, April 24, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation and Related Materials, 2011-2012Add to your cart.
Item 1: OLCDC: Our Vision for a New Magnolia North -  a Holistic Vision for Neighborhood TransformationAdd to your cart.
A short document explaining the Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation's plans for rennovations and transformation of North Miami-Dade County, including improving safety and security for neighborhoods, providing low-cost housing options, and adding various gardens, parks, and educational and recreational facilities.
Item 2: Opa-Locka City Hall Historic Structures ReportAdd to your cart.
The OLCDC's report to provide summaries of the history of the construction and maintenance Opa-Locka city hall and the surrounding fire house and police station and to aid in their rennovation through various assessments.
Item 3: Excerpt from Neighbors "Opa-Locka: A New Home, a New Beginning"Add to your cart.
A short article originally published in Neighbors, regarding the rennovation of new homes in Opa-Locka and the OLCDC's efforts to repair and restructure the Magnolia North, Bunche Park, and Rainbow Park neighborhoods.
Item 4: OLCDC: Leveraging the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP2) to Build a Better Future for Our CommunityAdd to your cart.
A brief document explaining the goal and purpose of the OLCDC's Neighborhood Stabilization Program and its investment strategy.
Item 5: Excerpt from South Florida Times: "Troubled Magnolia North Getting $20M Help"Add to your cart.
An article originally printed by the South Florida Times, discussing the OLCDC's $20 million Neighborhood Stabilization Program grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and what they plan to do with the money to rennovate Magnolia North.
Item 6: OLCDC Media Advisory: OLCDC Helps Historic Neighborhood Recapture its GloryAdd to your cart.
A flyer inviting recipients to attend OLCDC's "historic groundbreaking ceremony" that took place on December 7th, 2011. It was hosted by Willie Logan, founder and president of OLCDC, with the mayor of Opa-Locka, Hon. Myra Taylor, and the Miami-Dade County Commissioner District 1, Hon. Barbara Jordan, in attendance.
Item 7: OLCDC: Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation Receives Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the ArtsAdd to your cart.
A short document annoucning the OLCDC's new grant and their planned rennovation projects.
Item 8: Excerpt from The Miami Herald: "Will money, art and ambition transform tough neighborhood?"Add to your cart.
An article from The Miami Herald analyzing the redevelopment plan for Magnolia North and speculating how far the grant will go to improve conditions in "one of South Florida's toughtest neighborhoods."
Item 9: OLCDC: Meet the Artistic Visionaries Behind the Future Opa-LockaAdd to your cart.
Documents released by OLCDC describing the collaborative efforts of four teams to develop public art works for Magnolia North.
Item 10: Opa-Locka: Town Center Charrette ReportAdd to your cart.
A brief report detailing the OLCDC's workshops to develop a plan for rennovating Opa-Locka and its various neighborhoods and to revitalize early visions of the city.
Folder 23: South Florida Haitian-American Community Agenda Conference and Related Materials, 2000-2014Add to your cart.
Item 1: South Florida Haitian-American Community Agenda Conference Morning Program, 2014Add to your cart.
A section of the agenda containing the morning events for the South Florida Haitian-American Community Agenda Conference.
Item 2: Booklet: South Florida Haitian-American Community Agenda Conference: Where are we today? and What is next, 2014Add to your cart.
An outline of events and talks being given by the conference which took place in Miami, FL. on  June 29, 2014, as well as information on the different sponsors and guest speakers.
Item 3: Society of Haitian-American Professionals and Entrepreneurs (SHAPE) - "Shaping the Future of Our Community" Haitian-American Community Agenda, 2002Add to your cart.
An outline of the goals and interests of the Society of Haitian-American Professionals and Entrepreneurs for the Haitian-American Community in South Florida.
Item 4: Community Partnership for Local Haitian Relief Efforts Organizational Partnership Report and Strategic Plan, 2012Add to your cart.
Developed by the Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center, this report provides details on past relief efforts and the importance of improving their strategy to increase the amount of funding to meet the growing needs of the Haitian community.
Item 5: U.S. Census Bureau Data, 2000-2012Add to your cart.
A collection of various tables from the U.S. Census regarding the distribution of ethnicities, especially Haitians, in South Florida and in the United States.
Item 6: Language Use in the United States: American Community Survey Reports, 2013Add to your cart.
An article by Camille Ryan and issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce that describes the number of different languages spoken in the United States and how they obtained that data.
Item 7: Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services Department Haitian Juvenile Arrests Data, 2012Add to your cart.
Several data tables created by the Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services Department, showing the number and type of arrests committed by Haitian youth in Miami-Dade County.
Item 8: Fall College Enrollment Rate Data, 2013Add to your cart.
Brief data table showing the rate of college enrollment from high schools all around Miami in 2011 and 2012.
Item 9: Migration Policy Institute Policy Brief: "What We Know about Diasporas and Economic Development", 2013Add to your cart.
Article by Kathleen Newland and Sonia Plaza, describing the impact of diaspora on different regions over long periods of time.
Item 10: Migration Policy Institute Policy "Haitian Immigrants in the United States", 2014Add to your cart.
Article by Chiamaka Nwosu and Jeanne Batalova, providing detailed facts and data about the number of Haitian immigrants in the United States which has been comparitively increasing over time since the 1990s to the present.
Folder 24: Stockton, Whatley, Davin & Company Annual Report for Fiscal Year, 1956Add to your cart.
Financial report for the Florida Real Estate company, Stocton, Whatley, Davis & Company, showcasing a marked improvement in profit for the1956 fiscal year. It is accompanied by a short hand-out released on September 12, 1956, entitled "Stockton, Whatley, Davin net income for fiscal year 1956 up 8%. Brown L. Whatley, President, reports 'Encouraging prospects for another year of good business in fiscal 1957.'"
Folder 25: Booklet: Statements - Florida National Group  of Banks of the State of Florida, 1952Add to your cart.
A short booklet, outling the names and important facts for banks in Florida as well as a list of officers and directors for each major branch.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Right To Vote, 1957Add to your cart.
Southern Newsletter Volume 2, number9. Louisville, KY: the newsletter. Begins with a three-page report from Florida, where Bernard Raymund says the state legislature 'threw its supreme spasm of hatred" in resolutions against federal troops in Little Rock.
Folder 2: Stonewall: Annual Report 2000, Library and Archives, 2000Add to your cart.
"Preserving Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Culture Since 1973"
Folder 3: Let Freedom Ring, 1969Add to your cart.
Typescript :"Let Freedom Ring" telephone service,( together with associated materials). Sarasota, FL. Assemblage of over 200 scripts for the weekly service, each a single sheet of varying size. "Let Freedom Ring" was a network of automated telephone messaging stations headquartered in Sarasota. The scripts, attacking issues such as Nixon's weakness in the face of Communist treason, Soviet hands behind the civil rights movement, Kissinger's traitorous internationalism, the evils of welfare, anti-American betrayals of Christianity, etc.
Folder 4: Diary of Lietenant Walter McFarland, 1860-1863Add to your cart.
Diary of Lietenant Walter McFarland of the Union Corps of Engineers, stationed at Fort Pickens, on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Though Florida seceded in January 1861, Fort Pickens remained in Union hands throughout the war, one of the few Southern military posts to do so. The Union soldiers at Pickens and other Southern points were a constant source of irritation to the Confederacy, as well as an important support to the union naval blockade which isolated the South from the rest of the world, and strangled its commerce. McFarland describes the activity of this blockade in his diary, as well as time spent in New Orleans aboard a ship anchored in the Mississippi River channel, helping to form a blockade there.
Folder 5: Diary of E.J.E. Cowell, 1885Add to your cart.
Diary of an English traveler's journey to the United States and Canada. His voyage included an extensive stay in Florida, and in the diary he describes such activities as hunting alligators in the swamps near Jacksonville. He also details the murder of an African-American orange grove worker that he witnessed in Interlachen, Florida. Other destinations on his voyage that are described include Quebec, New Orleans, Yosemite and Hawaii.
Folder 6: Newspaper:This Week in Venice, 1926Add to your cart.
editions May 1926-August 1926
Box 8: Albert J. Wilcox collectionAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Civil War diary of Corporal Albert J. Wilcox, 1862-1864Add to your cart.
74 page manuscript diary of Corporal Albert J. Wilcox (Company I, 144th New York Regiment.) Dated January 1, 1862 - August 7, 1864. The diary describes his activities and experiences during the Civil War as a soldier in the Union Army, mostly in the Jacksonville, Florida area.
Item 2: Photo of Albert J. Wilcox in soldier uniform, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 3: Photo of Albert J. Wilcox in soldier uniform, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 4: Photo of Albert J. Wilcox, n.d.Add to your cart.
Item 5: Photo of Huldah Sophia Wilcox, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook: Bay Biscayne Bridge Company, 1926-1930Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Miami High School Scrapbook, 1938Add to your cart.
Bound scrapbook full of images, programs, and newspaper clippings centered around their football team and its vast accomplishments.
Item 2: Archive of Letters Detailing Life in Florida During the Depression, 1932-1934Add to your cart.
From St. Petersburg, Florida, 1932-1934. Seventeen letters composed in pencil on lined paper, described by vendor as, "An entertaining group of letters from a woman named Nell to her friend Gertrude. Nell and her husband are snow birds traveling to Florida from Massachusetts in the winter time and renting a bungalow in St. Petersburg. Her letters are chatty and quite informative, reflecting the era she is writing, filled with references to the Depression, flappers, prohibition, music, segregation, etc. She is a great observer and offers detailed descriptions of the people she has become acquainted with as well as details regarding St. Petersburg itself and newsworthy events in the city." -Denning House Antiquarian Books & Manuscripts
Folder 1: Typescript: Millions will die in World War ThreeAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Publication: African American Convention, Miami. Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine of North and South AMerica and its Jurisdictions, Inc.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Booklet: Air Proving Ground CommandAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Newspaper: The Carpetbag Express. See Dick Run. Republican Convention Protest Magazine.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Magazine: Unconventional News. Protest Publication of the Miami Convention Coalition and Youth International PartyAdd to your cart.

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