University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries has online collections at the University of Florida Digital Collections including city directories, maps, photographs, Jewish memory books, Native American photographs, oral histories, and much more.

 

 

Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Residence Records

 

Directories

Alachua County – Alachua County Business Directory, 1882

Orlando – 1913 Orlando City Directory

 

Other types of directories

Agricultural education personnel directory, 1971

Directory of opportunities for youth in florida, 1936

Directory of vocational training in Florida

Florida Christian advocate., April 22, 1909 (Methodist Episcopal)

Florida educational directory., 1961

Florida libraries,

Florida media list

Directory of vocational programs in Florida

Personnel directory for business education, 1969

Personnel directory for health occupations education, 1970-1971</span

Personnel directory for home economics education, 1968-1969

Personnel directory for industrial arts education., 1971-1972

Personnel directory for industrial education, 1969

Personnel directory for technical education , 1972-1973

 

 

Maps

Florida – UF Libraries Map & Imagery Collections online, University of Florida Digital Collections

Florida – Sanborn Fire Insurance Company Maps, 1884-1923, Over 130 Florida cities and towns are covered

Florida – UF Libraries Aerial Photography Florida online

Florida – World Map Collections

African Map Collection
Antarctic Map Collection
Arctic Map Collection
Asian Map Collection
Caribbean Map Collection
European Map Collection
Florida Map Collection

Middle Eastern Map Collection
Pacific/Oceanian & Australian Map Collection
North America Map Collection

South American Map Collection
Global Map Collection

 

Digital Library of the Caribbean Map Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library

Haitian Law Digital Collection

Panama and the Canal

Caribbean Map Collection

Braga Brothers Collection

Cuban Imprints

Efrain Barradas Mexican and Cuban Film Posters Collection

International Farming Systems

USDA Soil Surveys

Florida & Puerto Rico Newspaper Project

Vodou Archive

 

 

Land

Ybor City – Ybor City March 1st 1908; map of burned district.

 

 

 

 

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Daily Life Records

 

African American & Slavery

Haiti – A Guide to the Letterbook for the Simon Plantation, St. Kitts,1765-1772 – Throughout the letterbook, Cary provides information about the African slaves owned by the plantation, listing about 300 at one point. He describes the shipping of slaves, the purchase of slaves, their labor and health, and the escape and death of slaves.

Jacksonville – 1901-1941, Fortieth Anniversary, Afro-American Life Insurance Co, Jacksonville, Florida

 

 

Art & Humanities

Arts Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Center for the Humanities & the Public Sphere, University of Florida Digital Collections

Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature, University of Florida Digital Collections

Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations, University of Florida Digital Collections

Literature Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Book Arts, University of Florida Digital Collections

The Harold and Mary Jean Hanson Rare Book Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections

Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP), University of Florida Digital Collections

 

 

Audio/Video

Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Digital Collection – SPOHP also houses sound archives, which include University of Florida-related speeches; videotapes of television interviews with Dean Rusk, William C. Westmoreland, and George McGovern; Native American slides and photographs; and 350 recordings of music, including concerts, folk music, and Native American chants.

 

 

Biographies

Europe – Judaica Memorial Books

 

 

Business

Jacksonville – 1901-1941, Fortieth Anniversary, Afro-American Life Insurance Co, Jacksonville, Florida

 

 

Church & Religion

Haiti – A Guide to the Jeremie Papers, 1714-1896 – Records of the jurisdiction of Jérémie in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) notarized by more than thirty notaries who operated both in Jérémie and in outlying areas. Also includes records of the civil administration, documents registered with the greffier (registrar), and a small number of ecclesiastical records.

 

 

Ethnic

Jewish

Florida – JDoC Florida Judaica

Florida – JDoC Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica

Judaica Memorial Books

Judaica Photographs

Leah Stupniker Collection

Estelle and Paul Pink Collection of Jewish Sheet Music

Jewish Theology

The Yiddish Collection

Judaica Newspapers

Jewish Oral Histories

Caribbean – JDoC Caribbean Judaica

Caribbean Area ( 100 )

Jews ( 5220 )

Jewish newspapers ( 3087 )

Jewish cemeteries — Jamaica ( 329 )

Jews — Jamaica — Genealogy ( 329 )

Jews — South America ( 142 )

Jews–Barbados ( 98 )

Jews–Barbados–Bridgetown ( 96 )

Preservation and restoration ( 30 )

Jews – Cuba–Havana ( 21 )

Cuba – JDoC Cuba Collection

Latin American – JDoC Latin America Judaica

 

 

Genealogy

Jewish – Jews — Jamaica — Genealogy ( 329 )

 

 

History

Haiti – A Guide to the Jeremie Papers, 1714-1896 – Records of the jurisdiction of Jérémie in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) notarized by more than thirty notaries who operated both in Jérémie and in outlying areas. Also includes records of the civil administration, documents registered with the greffier (registrar), and a small number of ecclesiastical records.

Florida – Florida History and Heritage Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Florida History Collection

The Florida Anthropologist, the journal of the Florida Anthropological Society

Special Archives Publications of the Florida National Guard

Florida Family and Community History

Florida – Florida Photograph Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Florida – Michael Gannon Digital Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections

Florida – Florida Law Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Florida – Historic St. Augustine, University of Florida Digital Collections

Florida – Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida Digital Collections

Florida – Living in Florida: Its Cities and People, University of Florida Digital Collections

 

 

Libraries, Museums, & Archives

Browse all items in the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Digital Collections

The University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) hosts more than 300 outstanding digital collections, containing over 14 million pages, covering over 78 thousand subjects in rare books, manuscripts, antique maps, children’s literature, newspapers, theses and dissertations, data sets, photographs, oral histories, and more for permanent access and preservation. Through UFDC, users have free and Open Access to full unique and rare materials held by the University of Florida and partner institutions

 

World Collections at UF Libraries

African Studies Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Cuban Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Jewish Diaspora Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections

Albert Huet’s WWI Documents, University of Florida Digital Collections

Digital Library of the Caribbean, University of Florida Digital Collections

South American Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Asian Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

European Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

World Studies Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

 

University of Florida and Endowed Collections

Exhibits from the University of Florida and Partners, University of Florida Digital Collections

Panama and the Canal, University of Florida Digital Collections

Teacher Resources Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections

US Federal Document Digital Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

General Manuscripts & Archives, University of Florida Digital Collections

Papers of George A. Smathers, University of Florida Digital Collections

UF Health Science Archives Photograph Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Women in Development, University of Florida Digital Collections

Institutional Repository at the University of Florida ([email protected]), University of Florida Digital Collections

Papers of Governor C. Farris Bryant, University of Florida Digital Collections

University Archives, University of Florida Digital Collections

 

 

Manuscript Collections

Haiti – A Guide to the Letterbook for the Simon Plantation, St. Kitts,1765-1772 – Throughout the letterbook, Cary provides information about the African slaves owned by the plantation, listing about 300 at one point. He describes the shipping of slaves, the purchase of slaves, their labor and health, and the escape and death of slaves.

 

 

Newspapers – 8 main collections

Florida Digital Newspaper Library, University of Florida Digital Collections – 656 titles

 

US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project, University of Florida Digital Collections – The NDNP incorporates newspapers published from 1690-1963 into a national digital newspaper resource, Chronicling America, where the digitized pages are made available.

UF digitized papers in NDNP – The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)

Bradford County Telegraph

DeLand News

Fort Pierce News

Gainesville Daily Sun

Gulf Coast Breeze

Live Oak Daily Democrat

Nassau County Leader

Panama City Pilot

Suwannee Democrat

The Champion

The Chipley Banner

The Daily News

The Daytona Daily News

The Daytona Gazette=News

The De Soto County News

The DeLand Weekly News

The Florida Agriculturist

The Florida Star

The Gainesville Star

The Gazette=News

The Morning Sun

The New Enterprise

The Ocala Banner

The Ocala Evening Star

The Pensacola Journal

The Punta Gorda Herald

The San Mateo Item

The St. Lucie County Tribune

The Sun

The University News

The Weekly Tallahasseean

The Weekly True Democrat

 

Florida & Puerto Rico titles in NDNP – The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)

Boletin mercantil de Puerto Rico

Daytona daily news

Florida agriculturist

Gazeta de Puerto Rico

Key Outpost

Key West citizen

La Correspondencia de Puerto Rico

La democracia

Lakeland evening telegram

Ocala Banner

Ocala evening star

Ocaleen ensign

Palatka daily news

Palatka news

Palatka news and advertiser (1902-1905)

Palatka news and advertiser (1908-19??)

Pensacola journal

Punta Gorda Herald

The Palatka daily news

 

Digital Library of the Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library, University of Florida Digital Collections – 321 titles

 

Expatriate Digital Periodical Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections

7 días del Diario de la marina en el exilio., 1961

avance criollo, 1961

Caribbean today (Miami, Fla.), 2020

CdeCuba, 2019

Cuba standard monthly, June 2019

Cuba trade & investment news, February 2003

CubaNews, January 1999

Economic trend report, 2014

El Yara, May 1889

Francophone international, Aug 16, 2001

Haïti en marche, 2020

Nuevos rumbos, 19uu

OnCuba travel, September 2019

Raíces de la perla, 2004

Soleil de la Floride, June 2020

 

Digital Military Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections – 669 titles – is an ongoing project to house, organize and preserve contemporary and historic military books, newspapers, periodicals, video and audio content.

 

Judaica Newspapers – The Ralph Lowenstein Historical Jewish Newspapers Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections – 64 titles, some listed below

CubaHabanera Lebn (Jewish), 1932-1960

Cuba – Israelia, 1950s (Jeiwsh)

Price Library of Judaica Anniversary Collection
The 10th Anniversary of the Tel Aviv School
, February 1950

-123, 1948, published by the Hebrew Union

Al ha-mishmar, 1943

Argenṭiner magazin = Magazine argentino ( 2 items ), 1935

Argentina, 1938

Boletin ( 2 issues ), October 1955

Boletin Informativo ( 2 issues ), June 1948

Centraal blad voor israelieten in Nederland, 1925

Central-Verein-Zeitung Blätter für Deutschtum und Judentum : C-V-Zeitung ; Organ des Central-Vereins Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens, 1937

La Collectividad ( 3 issues ), May 11, 1984

Corrente, September 2009

Darom, March 1948

Das Blatt ( 9 issues ), December 1, 1961

Der Tog, Morgen Zshurnal, March 6, 1964

Di Presse ( 47 issues ), January 1, 1943

El Diario Israelita ( 4 issues ), April 1928

Dos Fraie Wort (Libre Palabra), December 1942

Dos Fraie Wort (Libre Palabra), March 1942

Dos Fraie Wort (Libre Palabra), April 1942

Dos Fraie Wort (Libre Palabra), July 1942

Dos Naje Lebn ( 53 items ), 1950

Der Momenṭ, 1910-

Der Veg, 1930

Forṿerṭs ( 10 issues ), 1950

Forṿerṭs ( 17 issues ), April 1940

Gerekhṭigḳayṭ = Justice, 1960

Di Idishe arbeyṭer shṭime, 1914-

Di Idishe tsayṭung, 19uu

Idishe bilder = Idiše blider sic, 1937-1939

Iḳuf-bleṭer, 1946

The Indiana Jewish chronicle, 1921

Israel, 1917

Israelitisches Wochenblatt (Zurich, Switzerland) ( 2 items ), 2001

Issue to honor Benjamin Skiditzky’s 50th birthday, July 1954

Jewish ledger, August 3, 1945

Jüdische Rundschau (Berlin), 190u

Morgn frayheyt, 1929-1988

Mundo Israelita, April 21, 1984

Naye lebn, April 24, 1929

Naye prese ( 11 items ), 1934-1992

Nueva Presencia ( 3 issues ), April 27, 1984

Nueva Sión, September 14, 1994

Dos Idishe folḳ, 19uu

La Prensa Israelita, December 31, 1957

Di prese, 1928

Problemen ( 4 issues ), May 1959

Semanario Israelita ( 5 issues ), Nov 12, 1970

Teatro, September-October, 1937

Der Tog, 1922-1953

Undzer Shṭime, 1935-

Unzer Vort, 19uu

Ṿokhnblaṭ, April 28, 1966

Ṿokhnshrifṭ far liṭeraṭur, ḳunsṭ un ḳulṭur ( 2 items ), 1931

Vida Rosarina ( 6 issues ), February 1973

Zionist record( 2 items )

 

LGBTQIA+ Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections – 25 publications/titles

 

Aerospace Collection, University of Florida Digital Collections – 405 titles

 

 

Oral Histories

Jewish – Jewish Oral Histories Collection

Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Digital Collection, 3,600 online oral histories – 900 interviews with Native Americans including Seminoles, Cherokees, and Creeks. Other major holdings include projects on African Americans in Florida in the Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral History, Civil Rights action in St. Augustine (1964), and the University of Florida. Over 100 oral histories from the Matheson Museum are included.

 

 

Photographs

Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Digital Collection – SPOHP also houses Native American slides and photographs; and 350 recordings of music, including concerts, folk music, and Native American chants.

Florida – Florida Photograph Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Elmer Harvey Bone Collection

University Archives Photograph Collection

Florida Ephemera

Concrete Blog: Messages on the Wall

Matheson History Museum Postcard and Photograph Collection

 

 

Science & Technology

Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida Digital Collections

Herbarium Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

Sciences Collections, University of Florida Digital Collections

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Military Records

 

 

Florida – Albert Huet’s WWI Documents, University of Florida Digital Collections

Florida – Florida National Guard & WWII Resources

Florida – Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Veterans History Project – some are online

US – The Digital Military Collection – 669 titles – is an ongoing project to house, organize and preserve contemporary and historic military books, newspapers, periodicals, video and audio content.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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