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Jacksonville (Fla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

David E. Bail Jr. papers

 Collection — Box 12.0025-Box 1
Identifier: 02-12.0025
Content Description This collection relates to Lieutenant David E. Bail Jr. who serves as a bombardier with the 335th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group in England during World War II. He attended University of Florida and enlisted in Spring of 1942. He flew two missions over France before he was shot down over Hanover, Germany on July 26, 1943 and killed in action. This collection contains seven folders includes Bail’s personal letters to his family from December, 1941 up to his death, letters from the War Department to Bail’s family first declaring him MIA, then later confirming him KIA, two photographs of Bail and his crew, and a letter from his sister to Bail’s parents recounting her interview with Bail’s...
Dates: 1938-1949

Henry Fremont Blake collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-17.0009
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Henry Fremont Blake who served in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater as a Store Keeper 2nd Class during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Tyrrell (AKA-80).  The collection includes personal items and artifacts.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/17/2017

Angie Croy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0574
Content Description

This collection relates to Angie Croy and her father, Aviation Machinist's Mate Felder Lang Howell, who was killed in a car accident while on duty at Corry Field in Pensacola, Florida. The collection consists of two scrapbooks from World War II, one belonging to Angie Croy, the other assembled by her mother. The scrapbooks include photographs, greeting cards, newspapers, and magazine clippings. The collection also includes letters, telegrams, certificates, and military documents all pertaining to Howell and his family. Artifacts include jewelry, a gold star flag, a floral arrangement ribbon, and a medal awarded posthumously.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-1951

Thomas Leo Doyle Daley collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0118 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0118
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Thomas Leo Doyle Daley, who served as a naval aviator in the American Theater of Operation. This collection contains postcards, separation paper, and photographs.

Dates: 1942-1945

Flagler Enterprises Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the Florida East Coast Railway and other Flagler enterprises. The papers indicate that they maintained offices in Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Florida. There are job descriptions, blueprints, plans, maps, and permission documents from various government officials to proceed with construction.There is also historical information, such as the corporate history of the Atlantic and East Coast Terminal Company. Within the documentation, there are change orders to provide separate waiting rooms for white and black customers in Jacksonville, Mayport, Orange City, East Palatka, Palm Beach, Rockledge, San Mateo, Stuart, Titusville, West...
Dates: Created: 1884-1917; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1972

Florida business letterhead collection

 Collection — Box 146
Identifier: MSS 1-09
Scope and Contents This collection contains a selection of business letters that serve as examples of early business letterheads from various places in Florida. They are quite elaborate and contain pictures, maps and extensive advertising. They are from different towns and cities in Florida and date from 1879-1896. The letters are mostly to W.D. Bloxham and W.D. Barnes, both comptrollers for the state of Florida. Barnes was comptroller from 1881-1890 and Bloxham from 1890-1897. The letters concern the following Florida towns: Elleville, Brooklyn, Jacksonville, Apalachicola, Deland, Bluff Springs, Key West, Arcadia, Bronson, Wewahitchka, Grove Park, Starke, Pensacola, Lake City, Sumterville,...
Dates: Created: 1879-1896

Florida County and City Histories

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1992-024
Scope and Contents

The materials included in this collection appear to be class papers done by students at the Florida State College for Women around 1922. Among the counties covered are Alachua, Clermont Lake, Manatee, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Walton, Jefferson, Lake, Osceola, Washington, Columbia, and Dade Counties. Among the cities covered are Miami, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Madison, Orlando, Wildwood, Live Oak, De Funiak Springs, Monticello, and West Palm Beach.

Dates: Created: 1922

Florida Union leaflet

 Collection — Box 146
Identifier: MSS 0-114
Scope and Contents

Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida. Leaflet was purchased for $22.50 from Robert K. Black, Book Dealer. The printed leaflet "extoling virtues of emigration to Florida," covers: Jacksonville, Lawyers and Doctors, Mechanics, Laborers. Provisions, Land, Farming, Immigrants, School Facilities, Communication, Speculators, and Climate. There are also some interesting advertisements.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1867; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1961

Audrey Kempfert Gordon papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2019 box, Folder: 19.0022-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-19.0022
Content Description

This collection relates to Audrey Kempfert Gordon who served as a U.S. Government homefront worker in Florida during World War II. The collection contains one letter written by Gordon to her former employer that provides details of her experiences in Jacksonville, FL during the war and two letters written by the former employee's wife to Gordon.

Dates: Created: 1943-1955

Edith G. Houghton collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0292 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0292
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to storekeeper first class Edith Houghton who served in the Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) and was a baseball player. This collection contains an interview transcript of Houghton and newspaper clippings related to her baseball tour in Japan in the 1920s.

Dates: November 17, 2004; Event: 1925-1972

Ken van Assenderp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP-2010-005
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence and documents relating to Ken van Assenderp's involvement with Florida State University in the years since his time as a student. The Task Force Papers document Van Assenderp's service with a task force appointed to serve under Dr. Leo Sandon to assess and write the Statement of Values of the Florida State University dealing with "responsible freedom, values, and moral standard at the Florida State University". The Florida State University Research Foundation Papers consist of correspondence and documents, particularly drafts of strategic plans and background material, relating to the formation of the...
Dates: Created: 1963-2010

Marion L. Stine Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HP 2007-094
Scope and Contents

The Marion Laura Stine Collection consists of one photograph album, and one scrapbook.



Online Copies Available

Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.

Dates: Created: 1917-1921

James E. McDaniel collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0145 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0145
Content Description

This collection relates to James E. McDaniel who served as a colonel in the United States Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He served in the 48th Bomb Group at Will Rogers Field and 15th Bomb Squadron Light 1st All American Unit. This collection contains flight notes, french paper money, a war department identification card, immunization papers, pay record, 32 black and white postcards from Italy, a photography book of Cambridge England, and a Paris transit park ticket.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1944

Leni Mittelacher transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0080 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-05.0080
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Leni Mittelacher, who lived in Marburg, Germany during World War II and Allied occupation.

Dates: 1923-1953; Other: Majority of material found within 1932-1953; Other: Date acquired: 04/26/2005

Notes By The Way - Journal of a New York State Monument Manufacturer on a trip to Florida

 Collection — Box 153
Identifier: MSS 0-193
Scope and Contents

14 page journal written by unknown man who was a New York State monument manufacturer. It contains many vivid descriptions of his travels, centered around Jacksonville and on the St. Johns River. He describes visits to plantations, fishing and hunting trips and gives a good description of Florida at the time.

Dates: 1855-1856; Other: Date acquired: 02/18/1958

John O. Pons transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0059 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0059
Scope and Contents

1st Lieutenant John O. Pons' oral history transcript details his experience as a military policeman at the Nuremberg Trials as a part of the 793rd Military Police Battalion from 1945-1946. Pons also describes his return to Germany in 1951-1952 as a member of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, of the 4th Infantry Division. Pons provided security during the Nuremberg Trials over 10 separate occasions and spent most of his time completing various tasks such as breaking up riots, controlling traffic, and participating in raids.

Dates: Created: 1945-1952; Other: Majority of material found within 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009

Clarence H. and Elizabeth P. Ratliff collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0093 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0093
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Lieutenant Clarence H. Ratliff who served in the United States Navy during World War II and his wife Elizabeth P. Ratliff who served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps for almost 7 years. This collection contains military documents, photograph negatives, and miscellaneous documents related to their service.

Dates: 1944-1951

Sidney Rochelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-00.0665
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by Sidney Rochelson to his parents while he was attending medical school in the 1930s, while he was attending Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, during World War II, and the remainder of his life. Also incuded are letters to and from his wife Martha while he served as a surgeon with the 624th Medical Clearance Company in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1933-1992; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2000

St. John's Church broadside

 Collection — Box 156
Identifier: MSS 0-214
Scope and Contents A broadside regarding St. John's Church in Jacksonville, Florida. A notation in the handwriting of Miss Louise Richardson, Librarian at Florida State University Library, attached to the broadside reads, "Broadside St. John's Church, Jax. Fla. Lot purchased Oct '59 from O. Norwood. Very rare," and the question mark following the date "1845," pencilled in at the top of the broadside, indicates uncertainty as to when it was printed. From the wording of the Broadside and information given in History of Early Jacksonville, Florida, by Thomas Frederick Davis, it will be seen that the date of printing must have been between 1842 and...
Dates: Created: 1842-1851; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1956