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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
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
SLAVE NARRATIVES Volume 7 By FLORIDA NARRATIVES
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Being only eight years of age when the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, he remembers little of his life as a slave. The master was kind in an impersonal way but made no provision for his... More > freedmen as did many other Southerners—usually in the form of land grants—although he gave them their freedom as soon as the proclamation was issued. Berry learned from his elders that their master was a noted duelist and owned several fine pistols some of which have very bloody histories. It was during the hectic days that followed the Civil War that Berry served in the afore-mentioned offices. He held his marshalship under a Judge King of Jacksonville, Florida. As State and Federal Government Contractor he built many public structures, a few of which are still in use, among them the jetties at Mayport, Florida which he helped to build and a jail at High Springs, Florida.< Less
SLAVE NARRATIVES Volume 7 By FLORIDA NARRATIVES
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Being only eight years of age when the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, he remembers little of his life as a slave. The master was kind in an impersonal way but made no provision for his... More > freedmen as did many other Southerners—usually in the form of land grants—although he gave them their freedom as soon as the proclamation was issued. Berry learned from his elders that their master was a noted duelist and owned several fine pistols some of which have very bloody histories. It was during the hectic days that followed the Civil War that Berry served in the afore-mentioned offices. He held his marshalship under a Judge King of Jacksonville, Florida. As State and Federal Government Contractor he built many public structures, a few of which are still in use, among them the jetties at Mayport, Florida which he helped to build and a jail at High Springs, Florida.< Less
Constitution of the State of Florida (as Revised In 1968 and Subsequently Amended) By State of Florida
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The Constitution of the State of Florida as revised in 1968 consisted of certain revised articles as proposed by three joint resolutions which were adopted during the special session of June 24-July... More > 3, 1968, and ratified by the electorate on November 5, 1968, together with one article carried forward from the Constitution of 1885, as amended. The articles proposed in House Joint Resolution 1-2X constituted the entire revised constitution with the exception of Articles V, VI, and VIII. Senate Joint Resolution 4-2X proposed Article VI, relating to suffrage and elections. Senate Joint Resolution 5-2X proposed a new Article VIII, relating to local government. Article V, relating to the judiciary, was carried forward from the Constitution of 1885, as amended. Sections composing the 1968 revision have no history notes. Subsequent changes are indicated by notes appended to the affected sections.< Less