The Florida State Archives has many resources that will help the armchair genealogists. Check out their resources.
Your library also has print and online resources. Look in the 929 section for genealogy help in print. Check here for Heritage Quest and Ancestry, more online resources, available for your use. You can use Heritage Quest from your home computer, but Ancestry is only available from library computers.
The newest collection available online from the Florida Memory Project are the papers of R. K. Call (Richard Keith Call) territorial governor of Florida, 1836-1839 and 1841-1844.
Online resources for Black History Month from Florida Memory Project.
Kissimmee was the Main Street Community of the Month for November. From the Florida Memory Project, photos of Kissimmee that was.
Florida becomes part of the United States, July 17, 1821 and lots of other good Florida stuff. Florida Memory Project
The Florida Memory web initiative provides access to archival resources housed in the State Library and Archives that illustrate significant moments in the state’s history, offers educational resources for students of all ages and makes available collections for historical research.
Take a look at the online photographs, exhibits, audio and video clips from the Florida Memory Project. The Division of Library and Information Services of the FL Department of State has posted a wealth of information from the archives for Floridians to see. It’s a true treasure trove of Floridiana.
Here’s a clip of alligator wrestling from the Ross Allen Reptile Institute. Remember that?
The State Library and Archives hosts online the Florida Memory Project. Photos from all over the state on many and varied topics are gathered by subject and posted online for all to enjoy. Photos of Florida’s history are labeled and easily accessible. You can view photos of our state that you might never see.
Florida Cattle Barons and Rancing ( http://goo.gl/wgO4y) is just one collection. Others include Governor Bob Graham’s work days, Florida During the Bush (Governor Jeb Bush) Years, and Alligators. Take a look!
This exhibit of images from the Florida Memory Photographic Collection illustrates a brief history of racism and the struggle for civil rights in Florida.
>This is a surprise…a World Laughter Day. Who knew? It can’t hurt.
To coordinate with this, the Florida Memory Project has gathered images from the state’s historic records that show us laughing. Take a look.