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201 Florida Centennial Commission. Florida Becomes a State. Foreword: Social Life in Florida in 1845 [by] W. T. Cash, State Librarian. Introduction and Edited Documents [by] Dorothy Dodd, Ph.D., Archivist, Florida State Library.
Tallahassee: Florida State Centennial Commission, 1945. First Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, fold-out map, xi, 481 pp. Upper hinge starting; otherwise, a Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket with sunned spine and edgewear that includes light chipping. From Preface: Florida Becomes a State consists of selected documents relating to the admission of Florida to the Union, an introduction by Dorothy Dodd, Archivist in the Florida State Library, and a foreword by W. T. Cash, State Librarian, discussing social life in Florida bout the time it became a state. The documents consitute a casebook in the formation of a state and are, therefore, not only useful to those interested in Florida history, but to students of the science of government as well. The introduction is a more than skillmul interpretations of the documents; it is a splendid illustration of the gradual progress of Florida in surmounting obstacles on the road to statehood. 
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202 Florida Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism. Florida Top Festival & Events Media Guide.
Tallahassee: Florida Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, 1987. 
Quarto, stiff printed wrappers, stapled, 99 pp. Generally Very Good, with some ink notes on front cover and two other pages in text. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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203 Florida Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism. Top Florida Festivals and Events 1978.
Tallahassee: Florida Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, 1978. 
Quarto, stiff illustrated wrappers, spiral bound, 41 leaves. Photos. Very Good. 
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204 Florida Department of State, Division of Archives, History, and Records Management, Bureau of Historic Sites and Properties. Bureau of Historic Sites and Properties, Bulletin No. 1.
Tallahassee: Florida Department of State, 1970. 
Quarto, stiff printed wrappers, stapled, 43 pp. Fold-out plan, photos, illus. Fine. Includes: The Fort Pierce Collection, by Carl J. Clausen and San Juan de Aspalaga (A Preliminary Study), by L. Ross Morrell and B. Calvin Jones. 
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205 Florida Hospital Association and Georgia Hospital Association. Official Program. First Annual Joint Convention. Florida & Georgia Hospital Associations. Jacksonville, Florida, November 29-30, 1935.
Jacksonville: Florida Hospital Association and Georgia Hospital Association, 1935. 
Octavo, printed wrappers, stapled, [8] pp. Near-Fine. 
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206 Florida Research Bureau. Florida and Its Money: Indispensable Handbook for Citizens and Students Everywhere.
Jacksonville: Florida Research Bureau.(1938). 
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), xv, 304 pp. Fair, with speckling to spine & covers; interior clean & bright; binding tight. From Introduction: It is hoped this book will assist Florida citizens to think intelligently on their state problems, and avoid the smoke-screens laid by self-seeking interests. Contents: Background of Tax Problems; Constitutional Provisions of Florida Government; Judicial Department; Executive Department, Powers, Limitations, Election, History of Office; Administrative Departments, NAmes of Officers, Terms, Salaries, Duties; Commisions, Boards, Institutions, Memberrs, Offices, Residences, Poers and Duties, Salaries, Terms; Legislative Department, Terms and Names of Members, History of Legislature and Rules of Conduct, Florida Body Compaired with Others; Fundamental Problems with History of Their Origins in Territorial Days; Expenditures of State Reviewed from Earliest History, Describing Methods of Spending State's Money and Showing General Appropriations; Present Financial Problems and Forecast of 1939 Legislature's Task; Priciples of Taxation, Analysis of Proposed Taxes, Ad Valorem Delinquency, Tax Exemptions; Present Sources of State Revenues, Analysis of General Fund Items...; Possible Sources of New Revenue....; Definistions of Phrases and Terms, Hayden-Cartwright Act, School Parity Amendment, Facts About Florida. 
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207 Florida State Horticulture Society. Proceedings of the 108th Annual Meeting of the Florida State Historical Society...1995.
N.1.: Florida State Horticutural Society, 1995. 
Quarto, softbound, xvi, 450 pp, [iv] pp. Photos, illus. Articles for: Citrus, Garden & Landscape, Handling & Processing, Ornamentals, and Vegetables. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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208 Florida Telephone Corporation. Sumter County Telephone Directory, April 1952. Listings in Alphabetical Order for Bushnell and Wildwood.
Florida Telephone Corporation, 1952. 
Octavo, stapled brown wrappers, [14] pp. Badly chipped, inked notes and additions of names and numbers. Includes advertisements. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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209 Florida Territory, Legislative Council. Acts of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, Passed at the Eleventh Session, Commencing January the Seventh and Ending February the Seventeenth 1833.
Tallahassee: William Wilson -- Territorial Printer, 1833. 
Octavo, original calf-backed boards (hardcover), iv, [5] - 144 pp. Servies BoF I, 1641; McMurtrie 1937, No. 38. Fair; spine quite worn, covers stained. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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210 Forbes, James Grant. [Covington, James W., ed.] Sketches, Historical and Topographical, of the Floridas; More Particularly of East Florida. A Facsimile Reproduction of the 1821 Edition with Introduction by James W. Covington.
Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1964. 
Quadricentennial Edition of the Floridiana Facsimile & Reprint Series. Octavo, green boards (hardbound), xxviii, 226, 8 pp. Fold-out map. Near-Fine in acetate jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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211 Fortner, Gladys and Ed. Guide for Hire: Florida's Holiday in the Hills. Designed and Published by Gladys and Ed Fortner.
Mount Dora, Florida: Citrus Culture Building, 1936. First Edition. 
Signed by both authors. Octavo, softbound (stiff, full-color illus. white wrappers), 94 pp. Near-Fine, with light rubbing to edges. Illustrated. 
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212 Foster, John T. and Sarah Whitmer Foster. Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida. [The Florida History and Culture Series]. Foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino.
Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, (1999). 
Octavo, red cloth & brown boards (hardcover), gilt letters, xix + 158 pp. Fine in a Fine (As New), mylar protected dust jacket. From dust jacket: Modern Florida -- a world of tourists, retirees from the North, and subtropical agriculture -- began at the end of the civil War among a group of Yankee reformers including Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, and her brother, Charles, wo lived in Florida between 1867 and 1885. Written with the action, atmosphere, and insight of a good novel, this book tells the story of the group and thier designs for a postwar Florida... 
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213 Fountain, Anne. Jose Marti and U. S. Writers. Foreword by Roberto Fernandez Retamar.
Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, (2003). First Edition. 
Octavo, hardcover (tan cloth & coral boards), xiv + 153 pp. Fine. From Foreword: Jose Marti would never have agreed with the concept, now popular again, that civilizations are ever doomed to clash with each other. In 1894, using reasoning that harks back to the time of the Stoics if not before he claimed categorically that to speak of nationhood is to speak of humanity. In the upheavals of his own life, he had come to understnad that civilizations can and should sustain each other. Thus he labled the part of our planet, where he happened to have been born, and to which he dedicated his life, Our Mestizo America. Bearing this in mind, it is reasonable to assume that he would have enthusiastically welcomed the multiculturalism currently in vogue in the United Staets. Marti's relationship with the United Staets, where he lived in exile for some fifteen years, is enduring proof of this. However, Marti's intimate and complex relationship with the United States has not yet been adequately studied. At the beginning of this book, Anne Fountain characterizes that relationship succinctly when she says that Marti's whole interpretation of the United States was a largely negative view of politics and policians tempered by an enthusiastic embrace of poets and poetry. The great poet Juan Ramon Jimenez, an authoritative spokesman for his era, wrote that Spain and Spanish Americans were deeply indebted to [Marti] for opening up their access to U. S. poetry. Hence the importance of this study... 
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214 Frank, Andrew K. Creeks and Southerners: Biculturalism on the Early American Frontier.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (2005). First Edition. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xi + 192 pp. Fine, in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: Creeks and Southerners examines the families created by the hundreds of intermarriages between Creek Indian women and European American men in the southeastern United States during the eighteenth and early nineteenth century. Called “Indian countrymen” at the time, these intermarried white men moved into their wives' villages in what is now Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. By doing so, they obtained new homes, familial obligations, occupations, and identities. At the same time, however, they maintained many of their ties to white American society and as a result entered the historical record in large numbers. Creeks and Southerners studies the ways in which many children of these relationships lived both as Creek Indians and white Southerners. By carefully altering their physical appearances, choosing appropriate clothing, learning multiple languages, embracing maternal and paternal kinsmen and kinswomen, and balancing their loyalties, the children of intermarriages found ways to bridge what seemed to be an unbridgeable divide. Many became prominent Creek political leaders and warriors, played central roles in the lucrative deerskin trade, built inns and taverns to cater to the needs of European American travelers, frequently moved between colonial American and Native communities, and served both European American and Creek officials as interpreters, assistants, and travel escorts. The fortunes of these bicultural children reflect the changing nature of Creek-white relations, which became less flexible and increasing contentious throughout the nineteenth century as both Creeks and Americans accepted a more rigid biological concept of race, forcing their bicultural children to choose between identities. 
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215 Frederickson, Kari.; Editor. The Florida Historical Quarterly. Spring 1999: Vol. LXXVII, No. 4.
Orlando, FL: Florida Historical Society, 1999. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff, photo. illus. off-white wrappers), 187 pp. Fine. Contents include: From the Margins to the Center: Southern Women's Activism, 1820-1970; Clubwomen and Civic Activism: Willie Lowry and Tampa's Club Movement; Ruth Bryan Owen: Florida's First Congresswoman and Lifetime Activist; Without Compromise or Fear: Florida's African American Female Activists; Is This What We Came To Florida For?: Florida Women and the Fight Against Air Pollution in the 1960s. 
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216 Frederickson, Kari.; Editor. The Florida Historical Quarterly. Winter 1999: Vol. LXXVII, No. 3.
Orlando, FL: Florida Historical Society, 1999. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff, photo. illus. off-white wrappers), 142 pp. Fine. Contents include: Grander in Her Daughters: Florida's Women during the Civil War; Florida's Seed Corn: The History of the West Florida Seminary during the Civil War; Race and Civil War in South Florida; Florida History Through Photographs: The Civil War; Florida History Research in Progress. 
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217 Frederickson, Kari; Editor. The Florida Historical Quarterly, Volume LXXVI, Number 1: Summer 1997.
Tampa, Florida: Florida Historical Society, 1997. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff white illus. wrappers), [133] pp. Fine. Articles included: Ditches and Dreams: Nelson Fell and the Rise of Fellsmere (Gordon Patterson); Something More Than a Creed: Mary McLeod Bethune's Aim of Integrated Autonomy as Director of Negro Affairs (Christopher E. Linsin); So Goes the Negro: Race and Labor in Miami, 1940-1963 (Eric Tscheschlok). 
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218 Frederickson, Kari; Editor. The Florida Historical Quarterly, Volume LXXVIII, Number 1: Summer 1999.
Tampa, Florida: Florida Historical Society, 1999. 
Octavo, softbound (stiff white illus. wrappers), [158] pp. Fine. Articles included: The Florida Baptist Convention and Desegregation, 1954-1980 (Mark Newman); Missiles as Artifacts: The Creation of the Air Force Space and Missile Museum (Gordon Patterson); The 1960 and 1964 Jacksonville Riots: How Struggle Led to Progress (Abel A. Bartley); Cloak and Dagger in Apalachicole Province in Early 1686. 
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219 French, Thomas. South of Heaven: Welcome to High School at the End of the Twentieth Century.
New York: Doubleday, [1993]. First Edition, As Stated. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, black cloth & grey boards (hardcover), xi, 365 pp. Fine (As New), in like dust jacket. Author spent a year inside the walls of Largo High School in western Florida. “In an attempt to discover firsthand what's really going on today in teenage America, French attended classes and faculty meetings. While hanging out in the cafeteria and going to football games and dances, he gained the trust of the students and obtained almost unlimited access into a world few adults can imagine. As he discovered, high school in the 1990s...is also a place where the pressure to succeed can drive students to commit suicide, where others hide guns inside their lockers, and where the usual tortures of adolescence are compounded by drugs, divorce, AIDS< and a widespread emptiness felt by so many teenagers...An affecting and alarming read for both parents and teenagers...” 
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220 Fretwell, Jacqueline K. El Escribano: The St. Augustine Journal of History. Volume Twenty, 1983.
St. Augustine, FL: The St. Augustine Historical Society, 1983. 
Ocrtavo, paperbound, 84 pp. Near-Fine. Contents: The Spanish and Minorcan Linguistic Heritage of St. Augustine, FLorida (Philip D. Rasico); Two Recent Plant Arrivals in St. Johns County (T. M. Dobrovsky); The Basilica-Cathedral of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, Florida and Its History (Charles S. Commes); Two Documents Relating to Governor Gonzalo Mendez de Cano, 1596-1603 (Leopoldo Cancio); Building Materials in 16th-Century St. Augustine (Albert Manucy); Book Reviews; News and Notes; List of Members.[We have a number of unlisted volumes of El Escribano and Florida Historical Quarterlies -- Please let us know if you're looking for a particular issue]. 
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