Ruby Jumper Billie holding her infant Billie L. Cypress
Local call number: BD024 Title: [Ruby Jumper Billie holding her infant Billie L. Cypress] Date: Photographed in April of 1948. Physical descrip: 1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in. Series Title: (Bedell Collection.) General Note: Photograph of a postcard. General Note: The baby is 5 days old. Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850-245-6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/63692
Frederick E. Bryant House | Abandoned Florida
Built by Frederick E. Bryant, one of the developers of the Southern Sugar Company which would later become part of the United States Sugar Corporation.
Fanny Stuart and Susie Tiger, Indian Prairie near Lake Okeechobee, Florida
Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/49718 Local call number: SM0998 Title: Fanny Stuart and Susie Tiger, Indian Prairie near Lake Okeechobee, Florida Date: May 1919 Physical descrip: 1 glass photonegative - b&w - 5 x 7 in. Series Title: John K. Small Collection Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. Archives@dos.myflorida.com
Florida Paranormal: 5 of the Most Haunted Places in the Sunshine State
The beaches in Florida are some of the top most beautiful in the entire world and with good reason. But there is a darker side to Florida that most are not aware of...learn about the most haunted.
The great Billy Bowlegs III of Brighton Reservation near Lake Okeechobee Florida. He was half native and half black. Since he was born in 1862 his mother was possibly a run-away slave
Migratory workers fishing to eat, Belle Glade, Florida, Janu...
Digital ID: 1259996. Migratory workers fishing to eat, Belle Glade, Florida, January 1939.. Wolcott, Marion Post -- Photographer. January 1939 Notes: Original negative #: 51133-D Source: Farm Security Administration Collection. / Florida. / Marion Post Wolcott. (more info) Repository: The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Photographs and Prints Division. See more information about this image and others at NYPL Digital Gallery. Persistent URL…
The storm of 1928 September 16, 1928 More than 3000 African Americans died when Lake Okeechobee fooded Western Palm Beach County, Florida, with a 10-15 foot tidal wave. There are at least 3 mass graves containing the bodies of negroes interned without coffins or identification