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Eartha M. M. White Collection

Welcome to the online exhibit of the Eartha M. M. White Collection. Eartha Mary Magdalene White, a prominent African-American resident of Jacksonville, Florida, was widely known for her humanitarian and philanthropic endeavors in northeast Florida. The collection contains more than one thousand items, including her personal papers, letters, documents, notes, and other memorabilia. The exhibit features:

Digital Resources

A representative selection of items from the Eartha White Collection, including rare photographs and printed materials, have been digitized and are available online as part of the Florida Heritage Collection.


Additional Digital Resources - The Library staff has also digitized a number of important primary resources held in the White Collection. These images and fulltext materials are accessible from the Collection's Subject Index.

Hours & Access: Due to the unique nature of our non-circulating materials and in order to best utilize the collections, access is by appointment. Please contact (904) 620-1533 or e-mail