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UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center

Bldg. 32
11000 University Pkwy
Pensacola, FL 32514, USA
850-474-3338
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center

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UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1987-10

Bruington, Lola Lee Daniell, Oral History, Date acquired: 10/00/1987

4.00 items
Oral history interview of Lola Lee Daniell Bruington, of Pensacola, by Sandra F. Whitehead with tapes and typed transcripts. Mrs. Bruington discusses area cemeteries, (especially St. Michaels), the red light district, bootlegging, her work as educator and nurse at Camp Dix, Bellevue Hospital, and at Vassar, and her childhood and life in Pensacola.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1987-13

Fernald, Hays Malcolm, Papers, 1913-1915

452.00 items
Papers of Hays Malcolm Fernald, Pensacola, Florida, 1913-1915, consisting primarily of the letters of Ann Harned, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Upon Fernald's move to Pensacola, his fiancee, Miss Harned wrote to him nearly daily, describing life in Philadelphia, trips she made, opera concerts, and her activities as a Suffragist and officer in the Women's Suffrage Movement in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Includes letters of Hayes' sister describing life in the Philadelphia navy yard, 1915. Other correspondents and subjects include J.M. Vincent, Pensacola Seed and Nursery Company, Western Casualty & Guaranty Company, the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, and phrenology.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1986-04

Foster, Ellen, Collection, 1805-1980

61.00 items
Deeds, wills, land surveys, newspaper clippings, research materials. This collection contains manuscripts and research files concerning the Krebs family of Pascagoula, Mississippi, as well as materials, some photocopied, of historical research concerning Pensacola, Florida. Other subjects and persons relevant to this collection include Justin Flood, Lewis Gabriel, cotton gins, inventions, the Panton Leslie Company, Fort Barrancas, Florida, Fort George, Florida, sasquatch, Bernardo de Galvez, the Pensacola Opera House, and Pensacola folklore.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M2001-06

National Association of Accountants, Pensacola Chapter Records, 1975-1987

157.00 items
Records, 1975-1987, of the Pensacola Chapter of the National Association of Accountants. Records include minutes, treasurer's reports, membership information, editorial committee records, chapter newsletters, national association publication (Association Leader), and yearbooks.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M1999-01

Pensacola Lost Neighborhoods Collection, 1999

35.00 items
The Pensacola Lost Neighborhoods Collection consists of a series of newspaper columns and supporting materials from the Pensacola News Journal in February and March, 1999 highlighting the areas of the Tanyard, West Hill or Belmont-Devilliers, and Hawkshaw, primarily African-American neighborhoods of Pensacola, Florida, with emphasis on their history and social life, 1900 through the 1950s. Includes letters and reminiscences of Jean Badgett Burgess, Ida Y. Coleman, Victoria Gaines Grasty, Neil Graham Hibbert, Diane Gaines Jackson, Rita E. Jones, Callie (Nix) Martin, Brenda Davis Ricks, Helen Smith, and Theresa Taylor. Series writers and editors included Elizabeth Trevor Buchinger and Michael Ryan.
UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center: M2001-07

Pilot International. Pilot Club of Greater Pensacola Records, 1972-2000

301.00 items
Records, 1972-2000, of the Pilot Club of Greater Pensacola, a service club. Includes awards and certificates, newsletters, yearbooks, and other materials noting the club's history, fund-raising activities, and service programs, such as Hurricane Opal counseling, Epilepsy Services of Northwest Florida, and recycling in Escambia County.