September 22, 2017

Today in History: Florida


Today in History–January 10–the Library of Congress features Florida, which seceded from the Union on this day in 1861. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to learn more about the culture and history of the “Sunshine state” through the review of primary sources.

Florida stories from America’s Library

Florida primary source set

Florida maps

Florida books & articles

Florida correspondence & documents

Florida historic newspapers

Pictorial Americana: Selected images of Florida

More Florida images

Florida films

WPA Life Histories from Florida

Florida oral histories & songs

Florida sheet music

Florida legislation

Florida Guide to Law Online

Featured Source: East Coast of Florida Is Paradise Regained guided primary source analysis activity

Florida Keys primary source collections

Seminoles primary source collections

More U.S. state primary source collections

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