Seminole County Jail Records, 1926-1939

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Title

Seminole County Jail Records, 1926-1939

Alternative Title

Seminole County Jail Records

Subject

Seminole County (Fla.)
Jails--Florida
Crime--Florida

Description

The Seminole County jail records from 1926 to 1939, which include handwritten information on all booked parties that entered the jail. It includes the person's name, age, sex, skin color, eye color, hair color, height, weight, shoe size, commuting officer, date of commutation, crime, term of sentence, destination of commutation, and the date delivered. Also included is a section for remarks that occasionally provides extra details about the case or suspect. The records are in alphabetical order and some of these jail records were written during Prohibition (1920 to 1933). According to the records, a significant number of arrests in Seminole County, Florida, can be attributed to alcohol-related crimes. Records for 1940 to 1946 are available upon request.

Source

Original color digital image, 2015: Museum of Seminole County History, Sanford, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1926-1939

Is Part Of

Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

75.8 MB

Medium

228-page ledger

Language

eng

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Seminole County Jail, Downtown Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Museum of Seminole County History and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Fried, Aaron
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"History." Seminole County Sheriff's Office. https://www.seminolesheriff.org/external/InfoSitepage.aspx?pageID=44.

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Original Format

228-page ledger

Locations

Categories

Transcribe This Item

  1. SCC00022.pdf