Florida Memory Project – New River Public Library Cooperative Supporting library service in Baker, Bradford and Union Counties, FL 2016-05-02T03:34:10Z http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/feed/atom/ WordPress Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Genealogy help]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=6001 2014-07-25T18:52:17Z 2014-08-15T12:42:48Z 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.

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Florida Memory Project]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=5822 2014-04-24T13:02:22Z 2014-04-24T13:02:22Z RKCallThe 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.

 

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Florida Memory Project and Black History Month.]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=5657 2014-02-05T14:23:27Z 2014-02-07T14:22:07Z Online resources for Black History Month from Florida Memory Project.

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Kissimmee, FL]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=4533 2012-11-30T19:50:38Z 2012-12-08T13:32:56Z Kissimmee was the Main Street Community of the Month for November.  From the Florida Memory Project, photos of Kissimmee that was.

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Florida becomes part of the U.S., July 17, 1821.]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=3766 2012-07-19T13:27:55Z 2012-07-24T11:25:29Z Florida becomes part of the United States, July 17, 1821 and lots of other good Florida stuff.  Florida Memory Project

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Florida Memory Project]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=3508 2012-03-16T13:57:30Z 2012-03-20T12:21:57Z 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.

 

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Florida Memory Project]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=3034 2011-09-19T18:25:25Z 2011-09-26T11:48:07Z 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?

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Florida Memory Project]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=2959 2011-08-18T13:59:26Z 2011-08-24T12:50:54Z 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!

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Racism and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Florida]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=2167 2011-02-04T19:27:10Z 2011-02-14T13:31:19Z This exhibit of images from the Florida Memory Photographic Collection  illustrates a brief history of racism and the struggle for civil rights in Florida.

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[World Laughter Day]]> http://newriver.dev.acceleration.net/uncategorized/world-laughter-day-2/ 2010-12-01T15:32:13Z 2010-04-29T11:47:00Z >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.

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