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Charles Hutchinson Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00024
Scope and Contents The collection contains diaries (1891-1916), journals (1858-1869), and an account book (1859-1861) of Charles Hutchinson Thompson (1838-1916), a clerk in the State offices in Lansing, Michigan. Born in LeRoy, New York, he visited Michigan in 1845-1847 and returned to Orleans County, New York, where he attended school and held various jobs. Thompson moved to Michigan in 1856 and worked on a farm in Van Buren County until December 1857, when he was appointed porter in the State offices. He...
Dates: 1843 - 1916

Freedom Riders arrive in St. Petersburg photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 437
Scope and Contents

The collection contains nine 8 x 10 inch gelatin silver prints taken by Jack Ramsdell of the St. Petersburg Times documenting freedom riders, Francis Randall and Ralph Diamond, in St. Petersburg, Florida. Only two of the photograps were published - one in the St. Petersburg Times and one in the paper's online history.

Dates: 1961

French family papers

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Identifier: 00030
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of personal correspondence of the French and Cady families, related through the marriage of Sarah Jane Cady to Newell Andrew French. The families were originally from New York and Pennsylvania. Although most letters contain family news, there are those discussing land, crops, and conditions of the times.The letters of Myron French and Charles Cady from June 9, 1861 through June 29, 1864 describe the Civil War. A letter of August 12, 1861 tells of...
Dates: 1856 - 1931

Hackley and Hume Papers

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Identifier: 00097
Scope and Contents The Hackley and Hume papers contain the business records of several inter-related Michigan-based business firms and some of the private papers of the families of Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume. The papers span the years 1859-1955. The papers document lumbering and lumber investments in Michigan and other states. The papers also document Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume, both prominent timbermen and philanthropists, as well as other family members. Hackley and Hume were active...
Dates: 1859 - 1955

Isabella County legal documents

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Identifier: c-00426
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following items:A) A personal note of the indebtedness of the brothers Renselaer C. and George G. Whitney, owners of a livery firm in Mt. Pleasant, to William H. Kuiter (1885).B) A notarized warranty deed from the St. Andrew's Bay Railroad, Land and Mining Company conveying land in Washington County, Florida to George W. Foutz (correct spelling Fouts), a farmer of Lincoln Township, Isabella County, Michigan (1886).C) Receipts...
Dates: 1885 - 1895

Mabel Claire Henderson Hutchinson scrapbooks

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Identifier: 00158
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Mabel Henderson Hutchinson's scrapbooks which include an autobiographical sketch from birth to 1943 with many mementos from school, friends, activities and news clippings. Mabel kept extensive journals of each Florida trip she and her husband took, as well as other trips across the west. Also included in the collection are photographs of relatives of the John Henderson family, friends and their families and a sewing book done by Mabel.

Dates: 1889 - 1943

Segregation and desegregation efforts in Florida press photographs

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Identifier: MSS 414 small
Scope and Contents

The collection of press photographs of desegregation and segregation efforts in Florida consists of photographs used in newspaper articles chronicling Civil Rights struggles between 1958 and 1964. The majority of the photographs depict attempts to desegregate public beaches and movie theaters in the city of St. Petersburg, as well as backlash against those attempts.

Dates: 1958-1964

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