Selected Library of Congress Resources for Florida
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The extensive collections at the Library of Congress contain historic artifacts and cultural materials from across the U.S. The list below is just a sample of the many Florida resources available for free on the Library's Web site.
Teachers can find even more primary sources, along with the tools to help use them in the classroom, at www.loc.gov/teachers. They can also search the Library's American Memory or Prints and Photographs collections.
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View of the city of Tallahassee. State capital of Florida, county seat of Leon county, 1885
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A young oyster fisher [?] Others smaller employed in busy season...
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1936 slave narrative - A centenarian. Towns, Luke Jacksonville, Florida
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Let the Deal Go Down 1939 Zora Neale Hurston
Roosevelt's Rough Riders, 1898. A charge full of cowboy enthusiasm by Troop “I,”...
Fort Marion National Monument, St. Augustine, Florida
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Florida forever! / by L. A. Bennett.
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The prairie dog sickened at the sting of the hornet or a diplomatic puppet...
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Yellow fever and the national board of health. From the Pensacola Advance...
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A sponge diver ready for action--Tarpon Springs, Fla. 1926
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Atlantic Coastline Railroad Station, 1402 Sligh Boulevard, Orlando, Orange County
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Supreme court of the U. States. January term, 1834. The United States vs. Antonop Huertas...
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