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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.09.0054

Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company Records, 1941 - 2009, bulk 1941 - 1942

1 boxes
This collection consists of the business records from the Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company once located in Apalachicola, Florida. The company manufactured pyramidal tents under contract from the United States Army from early 1941 to at least October 1942. The records are unclear as to when the company ceased operations. J.H. Hodges, Sr. owned the building that housed the company from 1935 until 1951. The records reflect a wide range of day to day operations including ordering raw materials, sending and receiving invoices, tracking orders, requests for information, correspondence with the Federal Government including bids, rating certificates and other needs of the Quartermaster Corps. Additionally, the collection includes plans/diagrams for the tents, Department of Labor safety posters and several personnel photographs.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1965-072

Confederate Money, 1835-1864

44.00 items
Collection of Confederate and pre-Confederate bank notes of various dates 1835-1864 from Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also known as MSS 0-72
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 2008-024

Dr. Thomas William Hoffer Papers, 1920-2005

172.00 Linear Feet
Professional and personal files of Dr. Thomas William Hoffer, documenting his prolific and creative activities in animation studies, broadcasting, communication education, and documentary production.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1-09

Florida business letterhead collection, 1879-1896

49.00 items
This collection contains a selection of business letters that serve as examples of early business letterheads from various places in Florida. They are quite elaborate and contain pictures, maps and extensive advertising. They are from different towns and cities in Florida and date from 1879-1896. The letters are mostly to W.D. Bloxham and W.D. Barnes, both comptrollers for the state of Florida. Barnes was comptroller from 1881-1890 and Bloxham from 1890-1897.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.99.0571

George A. Keith collection, 1940-2000

1 boxes
This collection relates to the service of George A. Keith who initially served with Company E, 106th Engineer Regiment of the 31st Division (National Guard) during World War II. The collection consists of several official orders and related documents, Christmas card, photographs, cassette tape, and transcript of a group oral history with veterans of the 106th Engineer Regiment, 31st Division. Also included is a copy of a tontine agreement with members of Company E from 1986. Keith was transferred out of 31st Division before it was deployed to the Pacific Theater. Keith served in the European Theater.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.16.0027

Richard G. Power papers, 1942-1945

1 folders
This collections related to Richard G. Power (Sergeant) who served with the 343rd Engineer Service with the US Army during World War II. The collection consists of maps, a letter, and photographs.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 1976-006

Richard Keith Call Letter, 1834

1.00 items
This letter, signed by R. K. Call is as follows: "Dear Sir. I have received your kind letter and have but a minute to say I am Much obliged to you and that John W. Smith of Quincy Florida should be appointed keeper of the light house at Appalachicola."