Topical essays that provide detailed historical context for selected documents, photographs, audio, video and publications from the State Library and Archives of Florida.
Significant Documents provide images of historically significant documents from the State Library and Archives of Florida's collections. These documents represent some of the formative events in Florida history and offer an important resource to researchers and students.
A Sesquicentennial Exhibit
In commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, the Department of State’s State Library and Archives of Florida presents “Distant Storm: Florida’s Role in the Civil War, an Online Sesquicentennial Exhibit.”
In celebration of the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth on February 12, 1809, the State Archives of Florida presents an exhibit of documents that refer to Lincoln as a presidential candidate and the leader of the Union during the Civil War.
Documents included in the exhibit range from descriptions of the health effects of travel in the new territory from some of Tallahassee's first citizens, to recollections of midwives who worked during the 1930s
In the 1890s, Florida became home to one of the state’s most interesting and influential pioneering communities: the Koreshan Unity.
This timeline places selected documents and pages from the Florida Memory Project in the context of Florida history
You can find them in the Photographs section.