September 12, 2022

Today in History: Florida

Last Updated on July 12, 2022

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 with teacher’s guide

Florida resource guide

Florida maps

Florida books & articles

Florida correspondence & documents

Florida historical 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

Swampland in Florida Teaching with the Library of Congress

Guided Primary Source Analysis: East Coast of Florida Is Paradise Regained

Florida Keys primary source collections

Seminoles primary source collections

More U.S. state primary source collections

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