Seminole County Jail Records, 1926-1939
Seminole County Jail Records
Seminole County (Fla.)
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.
Original color digital image, 2015: Museum of Seminole County History, Sanford, Florida.
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Museum of Seminole County History, Sanford, Florida.
Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
Seminole County Jail, Downtown Sanford, Florida
"History." Seminole County Sheriff's Office. https://www.seminolesheriff.org/external/InfoSitepage.aspx?pageID=44.
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