Jacksonville, Florida, Historical Newspapers Collection. Container List

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Anniversary and Commemorative Editions
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The Florida Times-Union, Centennial Edition, 1864-1964
Box: 1-2 Folder: 1-2

The Florida Times-Union. Crowning a Century in Florida: 1864-1964. Centennial edition. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times-Union, December 27, 1964. 312 pages. (3 copies)

  • Section A: Fort Caroline: The Birthplace of It All.
  • Section B: The 1860s: a Nation is Divided.
  • Section C: Yellow Fever: a Killer Stalks the Streets.
  • Section D: The Gay '90s: a Dramatic, Fiery Era.
  • Section E: 1901: Flames Etch a Date in History.
  • Section F: Pay Dirt: Florida Strikes it Rich.
  • Section G: The Moon: Our Destination by 1970.
  • Section H: 2000 A.D.: a Glimpse at Jacksonville.

Note: Includes one mailing sleeve; Imprinted: Beginning a New Century of Service, 100th Anniversary, The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Florida. Crowning a Century in Florida.

Box: 2 Folder: 3-4 The Florida Times-Union: Our First One Hundred Years, 1864 - 1964. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times-Union, December 27, 1964. 40 pages. (3 copies) 
The Florida Times-Union, Consolidation of Jacksonville - Duval County Governments, 1967-1969; 1993; 2000
Box: 3 Folder: 1 The Florida Times-Union and Jacksonville Journal. Building the Future with... Consolidation. Jacksonville, Fla. : Times-Union and Journal, July 2, 1967. Special Supplement;  20 pages.
Box: 3 Folder: 2 The Florida Times-Union. Now We're No. 1, Times-Union Special Edition - A Look at King-Size Jacksonville. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times-Union, October 1, 1968.
Box: 3 Folder: 3

The Florida Times-Union and Jacksonville Journal. The Giant Step: the Consolidation Issue. Jacksonville, Fla. : Times-Union and Journal, October 1, 1968. Special Supplement; 84 pages.

  • Section AA: Giant Step. Consolidation: The Thrust of New Leadership. (5 copies)
  • Section BB: Giant Step. Jacksonville - Duval: One People One Government. (3 copies)
  • Section CC: Giant Step... to a Bold New City. (5 copies)
  • Section DD: Giant Step. The Economy: Flexing its Muscles. (4 copies)
  • Section EE: Giant Step. The Outlook: Opportunities Unlimited.  (4 copies)
  • Section FF: Giant Step. The Constitution: Bridge to the Future. (4 copies)

Note: Includes mailing sleeve.

Box: 3 Folder: 4

The Florida Times-Union and Jacksonville Journal. Giant Step... Plus One. Jacksonville, Fla. : Times-Union and Journal, October 1, 1969. Special Supplement; 52 pages.

  • Section AA: Giant Step...Plus One. The Lawmakers. (4 copies)
  • Section BB: Giant Step...Plus One. The Administrators. (4 copies)
  • Section CC: Giant Step...Plus One. The Independents. (5 copies)
  • Section DD: Giant Step...Plus One. Point of View. (5 copies)
Box: 3 Folder: 5 The Florida Times-Union. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times Union, September 26, 1993. Insight Section; E-1-2. Headline: Bigger, bolder, brighter, better: a quarter-century later - progress, problems.
Jacksonville Journal, 100th Anniversary Edition, 1887-1987
Box: 4 Folder: 1

Jacksonville Journal. 100th Anniversary Edition: 1887-1987. Jacksonville, Fla. : Times-Union and Journal, July 2, 1987. Special Supplement;  80 pages. (3 copies)

  • Section 1: The Newspaper.
  • Section 2: Natural and Man-Made Disasters.
  • Section 3: Expositions and Moving Pictures.
  • Section 4: Business, Transportation and the Board of Trade.
  • Section 5: Churches.
  • Section 6: The Military.
  • Section 7: Sports.
  • Section 8: Education.
  • Section 9: Government.
  • Section 10: Celebration: Yesterday, today and tomorrow.

 

The Florida Times-Union, Celebrate 2000 Edition, 1999-2000
Box: 5 Folder: 1 The Florida Times-Union. Celebrate 2000: Envision the Future. Special Section: Portraits of Our Past. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times-Union, February 21, 1999. 24 pages. (2 copies)
Box: 5 Folder: 2 The Florida Times-Union. Celebrate 2000: Envision the Future. Millennium Moments: a daily look at events in First Coast History. By Jessie-Lynne Kerr and Bill Foley. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times-Union, May 3 - November 18, 1999. Selected columns only.
Box: 5 Folder: 3 The Florida Times-Union. Celebrate 2000: Envision the Future. Headline: Countdown 2000 - So Long '99. Commemorative Edition. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times-Union, December 31, 1999. 8 sections; 84 pages.
Box: 5 Folder: 4 The Florida Times-Union. Celebrate 2000: Envision the Future. Headline: Happy New Year, 2*0*0*0. Commemorative edition. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times-Union, January 1, 2000. 14 sections; 128 pages. (2 copies have different page 1 photographs.)
Box: 5 Folder: 5 The Florida Times-Union. Celebrate 2000: Envision the Future. Up and Comers: People who will help shape Northeast Florida and influence your lives. Jacksonville, Fla. : The Florida Times-Union, January 2, 2000. 12 pages.
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Miscellaneous Historical Newspapers: The Florida Times-Union,1890
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Box: 6 Folder: 1

The Florida Times-Union, Trade Edition. Three sheets, 1890?.

  • Headline: Jacksonville, Florida, The Metropolis of the State. The Gateway of Its Commerce. Nothing Can Stay Her Progress! page 41. Includes two extensive columns: Jacksonville's Board of Trade, by Chas. H. Smith, Secretary; Historical Sketches of Jacksonville, by Hon. Columbus Drew.
  • Headline: Florida's Grand Exposition, Third Year...
  • Headline, advertisements: Tarpon Springs, Florida; A. B. Campbell, Jacksonville, Fla.; The St. James Hotel, Jacksonville, Florida.
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Miscellaneous Historical Newspapers: The Florida Times-Union, 1920-2000
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Box: 6 Folder: 2

Miscellaneous issues, newsclippings, and articles of The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Fla. Selective papers with major articles include:

  • November 18, 1920. p. 5-8.
  • December 8, 1941. Headline: Japan Declares War on U. S. and Britain.
  • April 15, 1945. Headline: Peace Comes to World: General MacArthur Will Rule Japs.
  • November 23, 1963. Headline: Johnson Takes Reins of Nation After Assassination of Kennedy, p. 1-5.
  • November 26, 1963. Headline: Kennedy Laid to Eternal Rest in Peaceful Grave at Arlington, p. 1-2.
  • May 2, 1965. Sunday Magazine, Cover story: Bridge that spliced a city: almost half a century old, the Acosta Bridge ranks not only as Jacksonville's first but as a unique landmark.
  • April 12, 1995. Headline: Glover Wins, Godbold leads Delaney into May runoff. [Historic Jacksonville election - Nathaniel Glover elected Sheriff.]
  • May 4, 1997. Special Report: Our River: Effluent is pushing St. Johns into decline.
  • May 4, 1997. Headline: Jacksonville Devastated by a Most Destructive Conflagration. [Great Fire of 1901 recalled.]
  • January 4, 1998. Headline: The Name Game: Explanations for Names on the North Florida Map...
  • February 22, 1998. Headline: And then it was gone... Implosion of the Robert Meyer Hotel.
  • April 19, 1998. Insight by Bill Foley: Our Very Own War: the Spanish-American War...
  • June - July 1998. Wildfires in Florida.
  • August 16, 1998. Headline: The Prose flows through Jacksonville.
  • September 14-16, 1999. Hurricane Floyd. [Hurricane was forecast to strike Florida, instead it paralleled the coast of Florida; forecast led to mass evacuations in Duval County.]
  • March 2, 2000. Headline: First Families: the legacy of early settlers along the First Coast remains with descendants and street names.
  • September 17, 2000. Headline: Mystery of History: Anniversary cause for celebration at fort [Caroline].
  • November 8, 2000. Headline: Election 2000: It's Bush.
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Miscellaneous Historical Newspapers, Jacksonville Journal, 1945-1964
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Box: 6 Folder: 3 Selective pages, newsclippings, and articles of the Jacksonville Journal, Jacksonville, Fla. April 13, 1945-June 24,1964.
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Miscellaneous Historical Newspapers: The Florida Times-Union, 2001-2009
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Box: 7 Folder: 1

Miscellaneous issues, newsclippings, and articles of The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Fla. Selective papers with major articles include:

  • April 29, 2001. Headline: City rebounded fast from the Great Fire; In eight hours, most of the city was gone... The Great Fire. [Centennial of Fire, 1901-2001.]
  • May 3, 2001. Headline: Cummer Museum of Art Exhibit: Jacksonville in Flames! The Great Fire of 1901.
  • September 11, 2001. Heading: Presidential Visit: Bush gives lesson in reading, politics. [President George Bush visited Jacksonville's Justina Road Elementary School.]
  • September 12, 2001. Headline: ATTACKED.
  • September 13-16, 2001. Papers feature articles on September 11 attack on New York City. Special Section, September 16, 2001: Attack on America, Day of Terror, September 11, 2001.
  • October 7, 2001. Headline: Our River's Beginning... [St. John's River.]
  • December 9, 2001. Headline: Built on Slavery: Africans played a far greater role in Florida's history than Hollywood's viewpoint suggests.
  • July 28, 2002. Headline: A Time of Black & White: Jacksonville is being asked to read 'To Kill a Mockingbird,'...
  • November 7, 2003. Headline: Family, friends pay final respects to longtime Jacksonville lawmaker. [Charles E. Bennett, U.S. Representative, 1943-1993.] For recollections of Bennett, see also the newspaper article, December 13, 2010.
  • July 11, 2004. Headline: Is Jacksonville still a Southern town?
  • October 2, 2004. Headline: Jeanne causes beach erosion and flooding. [Hurricane Jeanne.]
  • November 9, 2005. Headline: A First Peek Inside the Main Library. [New downtown Jacksonville Public Library building.]
  • March 27, 2006. First Business: They live outside the box: They are Change Agents.
  • July 3, 2006. Headline: He Put the Jackson in Jacksonville. [Andrew Jackson, U.S. President.]
  • October 29, 2006. Headline: Downtown turnaround is hardly a new idea.
  • March 9, 2007. Headline: Race Offers Special History: The Times-Union picks the top moments from 29 previous Gate River Runs.
  • August 4, 2008. Headline: Fort Caroline: History buried in mystery.
  • December 4, 2008. Headline: One Man's Journey: Civil Rights Pioneer Paved the Way for Recent Election. [Alton W. Yates.]
  • January 1, 2009. Headline: A steward for the city: Wayne Wood helps to preserve Jacksonville's rich heritage.
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Miscellaneous Historical Newspapers: The Florida Times-Union, 2010-2012
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Box: 8 Folder: 1

Miscellaneous issues, newsclippings, and articles of The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Fla., 2010-2013. Selective papers with major articles include:

  • May 5 - August 29, 2010. Local civil rights, Ax Handle Saturday recalled.
  • April 24, 2011. Former Jacksonville Mayor Ed Austin dies. [Mayor, 1991-1995.]
  • February 20 - May 20, 2011. Historic Jacksonville mayoral elections; Alvin Brown elected new Jacksonville Mayor.
  • June 26, 2011. Headline: The Evolution of a Mayor: Struggles early, respect at the end for Peyton. [John Stephens Peyton, Jacksonville Mayor, 2003-2011.]
  • July 10, 2011. Headline: Where you won't see public art.
  • April 12, 2012. Headline: The charge is murder, Corey says. [State Attorney Angela Corey announced she was filing murder charges against George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin killing.]
  • April 19, 2012; B-3-1. Headline: UNF union, church voted tops in design. [Online poll, Top 100 buildings in Florida, conducted by Florida Association of American Institute of Architects.]
  • April 22, 2012; A-1-1. Headline: Mayor Brown: Everywhere Man. [Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, July 2011- ]
  • April 22, 2012: B-7-1. Headline: Much progress seen downtown except for safety.
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Miscellaneous Historical Newspapers: The Florida Times-Union, Special Sections and Supplements, 1968-2012
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Box: 8 Folder: 2

Miscellaneous special series and supplements of The Florida Times-Union. Selective papers include:

  • September 1968. Columns on Jacksonville History, by Dena Snodgrass, Parts I-V1.
  • August 1970. Special Supplement: Community Shelter Plan Jacksonville-Duval County: In Time of Emergency. Fallout shelter Where to Go - What to do...! 8 pages.
  • December 7-12, 1993. Six part series: Anna Kingsley, by Michael Nyenhuis and Daniel L. Schafer.
  • January 13, 1996. Special Section: From One to One Million. [Jacksonville Metropolitan Area population.] 8 pages.
  • February 2, 1997. Commemorative Section: Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, Celebrating Renaissance on the River.16 pages. (2 copies)
  • February 23, 1997. Special Advertising Supplement: Our Proud Heritage V. 12 pages.
  • June 22, 1997. Advertising Supplement: The Jacksonville Landing: 10th Anniversary Celebration. (2 copies)
  • February 8, 1998. Special Advertising Supplement: Our Proud Heritage: The Diversity That is Jacksonville. 20 pages.
  • September 12, 1999. Special Advertising Supplement: Our Story: WJXT Celebrating 50 years. 8 pages.
  • February 13, 2000. Special Section: Quest for the Presidency: a look at the candidates, issues... 2000 election. 28 pages.
  • September 9, 2001. Special Advertising Section: The Better Jacksonville Plan. 12 pages.
  • January 9, 2006. Special Advertising Supplement: Blueprint for Prosperity, Raising the per capita income in Duval County. 20 pages.
  • May 21, 2006. Special Advertising Supplement: Downtown: Everyone's Neighborhood. 20 pages. (2 copies)
  • October 15, 2009. Special Advertising Supplement: Jacksonville University: 75 years...
  • April 5, 2012. Jacksonville Suns: 50th Anniversary. 10 pages.