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The History of Florida's Fishers and Enforcers By J.K. Thompson
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This book covers the development of Florida's marine resource law enforcement agencies and commercial fishing in Florida. From the Fish Commission to the Florida Marine Patrol to the Fish and... More > Wildlife Conservation Commission it relates the story of Florida's oldest law enforcement agency. Tracing the utilization of marine resources from Paleo-Indian times to today this book is like no other.< Less
The History of Florida's Fishers and Enforcers By J.K. Thompson
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This book covers the history of maritime law enforcement in Florida as it relates to the development of commercial fishing and the commercial fishing industry. It traces Florida's growth and... More > dependence on its natural resources through the years.< Less
Election History for FLORIDA By clark bensen
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A Convenient Summary of General Election Results by County for recent decades. Vote Summary Reports for dozens of Elections for Federal and State Officers. Vote History Reports for all 67 counties in... More > the Sunshine State.< Less
Politics in Florida By Susan A. MacManus
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This newest edition of Florida Politics is a must-have resource for students, teachers, political leaders, candidates and campaign managers, members of the media and members of the public.
Politics in Florida By Susan A. MacManus
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Authored by Susan A. MacManus, Aubrey Jewett, Thomas R. Dye, and David J. Bonanza, this newest edition of Florida Politics is a must-have resource for students, teachers, political leaders,... More > candidates and campaign managers, members of the media and members of the public.< Less
The Exiles of Florida By Joshua R. Giddings
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The Exiles of Florida: Or, the crimes committed by our government against the Maroons, who fled from South Carolina and other slave States, seeking protection under Spanish laws.... More > (Introduction) DISCARDING that code of morals which teaches the suppression of truth, for the purpose of upholding the honor, either of the Government, or of the individuals who wield its administration, the Author of the following work has endeavored to give a faithful record of those interesting events which appear directly connected with the Exiles of Florida. Torn from their native land, their friends and homes, they were sold in the markets of Carolina and Georgia. Feeling the hand of oppression bearing heavily upon them, they fled to Florida, and, under Spanish laws, became free. Holding lands of the Spanish Crown, they became citizens of that Territory, entitled to protection. To regain possession of their truant bondmen, Georgia made war upon Florida, but failed to obtain her object.< Less
Heroes All: A History of Firefighting In Jacksonville, Florida By John W. Cowart
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John Cowart's HEROES ALL traces the history of Jacksonville, Florida, my hometown, from the viewpoint of how many times the place has burned down--or been saved from burning down by heroic... More > firefighters. From 1850 when bucket brigade volunteers grabbed their rifles to shoot an arsonist off the roof of a hotel, right up to the fire department's rescue of a puppy and some other animals from locked cages last year when 200 dogs died in the Humane Society Shelter fire, this book focuses on the bravery and courageous deeds of firefighters who save lives and property daily.< Less
Heroes All: A History of Firefighting In Jacksonville, Florida By John W. Cowart
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John Cowart's HEROES ALL traces the history of Jacksonville, Florida, my hometown, from the viewpoint of how many times the place has burned down--or been saved from burning down by heroic... More > firefighters. From 1850 when bucket brigade volunteers grabbed their rifles to shoot an arsonist off the roof of a hotel, right up to the fire department's rescue of a puppy and some other animals from locked cages last year when 200 dogs died in the Humane Society Shelter fire, this book focuses on the bravery and courageous deeds of firefighters who save lives and property daily.< Less
Crackers & Carpetbaggers -- Moments in the History of Jacksonville Florida By John Cowart
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B/W PAPERBACK by John Cowart: It all happened in Jacksonville, Florida: *Seminole Indians, dressed in the costumes of Shakespearian actors, attacked Mandarin. *A letter from a prostitute lead... More > Jacksonville’s most popular minister to be aboard the Titanic when she went down (the ship that is). *Yellow Jack, a monstrous killer, decimated the city. *Gentleman Jim Corbett, Boxing Champion of America, fought and fought and fought in Jacksonville. *A pawnbroker buried eight chests of diamonds at Moncrief Springs; his treasure has never been recovered.. *In Riverside, a mule died in Mrs. E.C. Clark’s kitchen. *A notorious pirate led a prayer meeting at Fort Caroline…. The Great Seaboard Earthquake, The Great Fire, The Great Freeze, The Great Telephone War, and many other events – they all happened in Jacksonville. *** "Hope you enjoy reading about it." --JWC< Less
Crackers & Carpetbaggers -- Moments in the History of Jacksonville Florida By John Cowart
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B/W PAPERBACK by John Cowart: It all happened in Jacksonville, Florida: *Seminole Indians, dressed in the costumes of Shakespearian actors, attacked Mandarin. *A letter from a prostitute lead... More > Jacksonville’s most popular minister to be aboard the Titanic when she went down (the ship that is). *Yellow Jack, a monstrous killer, decimated the city. *Gentleman Jim Corbett, Boxing Champion of America, fought and fought and fought in Jacksonville. *A pawnbroker buried eight chests of diamonds at Moncrief Springs; his treasure has never been recovered.. *In Riverside, a mule died in Mrs. E.C. Clark’s kitchen. *A notorious pirate led a prayer meeting at Fort Caroline…. The Great Seaboard Earthquake, The Great Fire, The Great Freeze, The Great Telephone War, and many other events – they all happened in Jacksonville. *** "Hope you enjoy reading about it." --JWC< Less