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HH00499.pdf
The homestead documentation for Henry Jackson. Jackson, an African American raised by a white family, homesteaded 40 acres on both sides of Long Lake in Oviedo, Florida. The area became a predominantly black settlement, now known as Jackson Heights.…

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The homestead documentation for Colnel B. Holmes. Holmes' homestead was located in Oviedo, Florida. According to the documentation, Holmes was born in Marietta, Georgia, and grew potatoes and corn were on his homestead. Little else is known of this…

HH00497.pdf
The homestead documentation for Benjamin James. James' homestead was located in the southwestern portion of present-day Oviedo. James was born Savannah, Georgia, and migrated to Hastings, Florida, where he met his wife, Esther James. The couple…

MHM00014.pdf
A letter from George B. Agnew to Isaac Vanderpool, dated May 21, 1895. On behalf of the National Produce Company as its secretary and treasurer, Agnew offers a business deal with Vanderpool in regards to the purchase of Florida fruits and vegetables…

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A table representing crop acreage, production and value for Seminole County, Florida, in 1944. Statistics in the table identify various products produced in the county, how many acres each crop occupied, production number of each crop, the number of…

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A table representing farm statistics in Orange County, Florida, during 1904. Statistics in the table identify various products produced in the county, how many acres each crop occupied, production number of each crop, and the dollar value of each…

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A table representing the acreage of principle crops in Seminole County, Florida, during 1924. Crops such as corn, velvet beans, and dry edible beans were listed as grain and forage crops. Tame grasses and annual legumes were categorized as hay crops.…

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A table representing acreage and production of grain and forage crops in Seminole County, Florida, during 1929. Statistics in the table identify various products produced in the county, how many acres each crop occupied, production number of each…

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A table representing acreage and production of hay and miscellaneous crops harvested in Seminole County during 1939. Statistics in the table identify various products produced in the county, how many acres each crop occupied, production number of…

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A table representing acreage and production of grain crops in Seminole County, Florida, during 1934. Statistics identify the various grain crops grown in Seminole County, the acreage each crop occupied, production numbers for each crop, and how many…

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A table representing acreage and production of grain and forage crops in Seminole County during 1929. Statistics in the table identify various products produced in the county, how many acres each crop occupied, production number of each crop, and the…