- Portrait of Governor John W. Martin and staff in front of the executive mansion on inaugration day in Tallahassee, Florida.
- Accompanying note: "The personnel of Governor John W. Martin's personal staff has been announced as follows: Adjutant General J.C.R. Foster. From the U.S. Naval Reserves: Detailed as Naval Secretary, Commander Robert Gamble, Jacksonville. From the National Guard: Detailed as Aide, First Lieut. Robert F. Spottswood, C.A.C., Key West. From the Militia: Appointed and detailed as Aides, Lieut. Col. Samuel Barco, Miami. Lieut. Col. Stockton Broome, Jacksonville. Lieut. Col. D.P. Davis, Tampa. Lieut. Col. Herbert Felkel, St. Augustine. Lieut. Col. T.E. Fitzgerald, Daytona. Lieut. Col. W.M. Glenn, Orlando. Lieut. Col. Charles B. Griner, Jacksonville. Lieut. Col. Thomas C. Hammend, Tampa. Lieut. Col. J.E. Hardee, Madison. Lieut. Col. F.O. King, Orlando. Lieut. Col. J.P. Ingle, Jacksonville. Lieut. Col. W.E. Lee, Plant City. Lieut. Col. Jerome Wideman, West Palm Beach. Lieut. Col. Edgar A. Wright, Tampa. Lieut. Col. Roy C. Wright, Miami. Lieut. Col. Whit Palmer, Ocala. Lieut. Col. W.W. Wright, Quincy."
- John Wellborn Martin, Florida's twenty-fourth Governor (January 6, 1925-January 8, 1929), was born in Plainfield in Marion County on June 21, 1884, the son of John M. and Willie (Owens) Martin. He attended school for four years, then continued his education by study at night. Admitted to the bar in 1914, he began law practice in Jacksonville. He was Mayor of Jacksonville for three terms from 1917-1924 and returned to that city after serving as Governor.
- As Governor during a land boom attracting national attention, Martin gave leadership to progressive endeavors which outlasted the speculation. These included the building of highways on a statewide basis, the financing of public schools by direct state appropriations, and the furnishing of free textbooks to all pupils in the beginning six grades. He was defeated for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate and in 1932 for nomination for Governor. Beginning in the 1940s he was co-receiver and subsequently trustee of the Florida East Coast railroad. He died in Jacksonville on February 22, 1958. Martin County, Florida is named for him.
- 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.
Learn more about the General collection »
Order by Mail
State Archives of Florida
500 S. Bronough St.
MS #9 D
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
(Please do not send cash in the mail.)
Order by Phone
Archives Photographic and Film Unit
Please include the image number, size of the print desired, and cropping instructions with your order.
The image number for this photograph is: N049955.
Mailing fees: The fee is $2 for purchases under $50 and $4 for purchases over $50.
Photographic and Video Reproduction
Please include the image number and size of the print desired with your order. For video duplication, include the film title and format desired.
|5" x 7" black & white prints
|5" x 7" color prints
|8" x 10" black & white prints
|8" x 10" color prints
|11" x 14" black & white prints
|11" x 14" color prints
|16" x 20" black & white prints
|Negatives of photos in collection
|Sepia toning of prints
High Resolution Scans
Scanned @300 DPI
Oversize or fragile documents may not be eligible for scanning.
|$10.00 per image
When ordering copies of a photograph, unless otherwise specified, the dimensions of the original image will be preserved. This means that there may be white space around the image on the paper.
You may choose to have an image cropped to fit standard frame sizes, but please be aware that part of the image may be lost in the cropping.
Entire image on 8x10 paper
White space above and below the image.
Part of the image is lost in the cropping.