07. P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History
Found in 215 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of transcribed diary by Clifford "Swede" Henley detailing his service during World War II in the 22nd Infantry Regiment.
This collection houses over 50 photographs of Gainesville families in front of their homes in the 1890s. Most of the works are noted to be by "Carter of Canada." Though no further designation of the photographer is given, it is likely to be William Webster Carter of Ontario, Canada.
Photographs, articles, awards, memorabilia and other documents related to the Cotman Family. Illinoy Cotman was the oldest African American resident in Archer, Florida who could recite details from the Rosewood massacre of 1922. Her son, Henry Earl Cotman was one of the first African American students to graduate from the University of Florida College of Medicine in 1970.
Burial records, photographs, cemetery maps, funeral service programs, and minutes from the Florida Morticians Association Inc.
The Snedeker Collection of Florida stereoviews contains over 2,000 stereoscopic images from the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These images depict Florida fauna, flora, landscapes, architecture, waterways, and people, including African Americans.
The papers of Billy Matthews (Democrat - Florida) documenting his service in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings collected by an aide to Doyle Carlton, Pat Dodson, during Carlton's 1960 campaign.
A business ledger from an unknown business in Duval County, Florida, from 1821-1826.