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UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center

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Pensacola, FL 32514, USA
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UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center

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UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1989-14

Escambia County Election Records, 1970-1976

331.00 items
Statistical summaries of vote tabulations in Escambia County elections, 1970-1976, including U.S. Presidential primaries, general elections, and special elections. Records provide numbers of registered voters in each precinct broken down by Party affiliation, and final tabulations of votes cast broken down by candidate or proposition.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1967-06.##nox

Johnson, Thomas A., Papers, 1800-1945

1.69 items
Approximately 1,686 pieces relating to the life and public service of Mr. Thomas A. Johnson (1888-1961), of Pensacola, Florida.   &nnsp; The collection includes a wide variety of personal papers, documents, business papers, and general correspondence related to the various public and private offices held by Mr. Johnson. Of special interest are the correspondence, notes, clippings, and photographs concerning his service as Chairman of the Florida State Road Department, 1941-1944, and related documents touching on a wide span of activities in the State during the administrations of Governors Holland and Caldwell.   &nnsp; Incorporated within this collection are significant groups of papers, documents and photographs relating to the Bruce Dry Dock Company, the State Road Department, the Overseas Highway (U.S. #1, to Key West), the Pensacola Bay Bridge, and the U.S. Study Commission on the Southeast River Basins.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1985-16

McMillan v. Escambia County Case File, 1955-1977

148.00 items
Partial exhibit files offered by plaintiff in the United States District Court suit, McMillan versus Escambia County, 1977, seeking to establish single member district elections for Escambia County Commissioners. These files are mostly photocopies of records and reports, 1955-1977, of both the City of Pensacola and Escambia county showing breakdowns by race in such areas as school board members and teachers, elected officials, appointments to committees and public boards, election poll workers, local government employment, and allocation of road paving projects and recreational facilities. Other materials include U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity reports, U.S. Housing and Urban Development applications for community block development funds, affirmative action plans, annual budget and audit reports, and federal revenue sharing applications. Additional files cover the 1959 extablishment of at-large voting; campaign disclosure files for Louis L. Brown, Peter Gindl, Charles E. Deese, Kenneth J. Kelson, Jack Kenney, Marvin Beck, Zearl Lancaster; and the proposed charter for Escambia County.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1981-39

Tobiassen, Tom, Papers, 1968-1987

10226.00 items
Records reflecting his work as a legislator from the Escambia and West Florida region with materials concerning issues in the Panhandle, constituent letters, and related materials. Select topics include Santa Rosa Island and higher education.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1992-02

University of West Florida. Whitman Center Records, 1977-

1982.00 items
Records and working papers of the Donald L. Whitman Center for State and Local Government, 1977- , including reports, publications, correspondence, and research files. The Center performs research for pahnandle city and county governments, especially the City of Pensacola and Escambia County on a variety of fiscal, tax, and planning matters. Includes the records of the Revenue Study Committee (the Collier Commission), 1985-1986, which examined revenue sources for the City of Pensacola; the Local Government Study Commission (Charter Government Commission), 1985-1988, which examined charter government for Escambia County; and records of the earlier 1978-1988 Escambia County charter study committee.