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Documenting #Pandemic2020Jax

A little more than a century ago, Jacksonville citizens faced loss in many ways from a series of events that were documented, for the most part, by news reporters and photographers, along with diaries and journals by citizens. Today we face a similar life-as-we-know-it-altering situation. How will we tell this story for future generations?

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Reminiscent of the 1920s when the Florida Casket Company erected its three-story casket factory, this old typewriter sits sentinel on the second floor, awaiting demolition in preparation for renovation.

Council approves funding request

Jacksonville City Council votes 16-1 in favor of appropriation bill to help Casket Factory building renovation Thanks to 16 of 19 City of Jacksonville Councilmembers, wheels are in motion for help from City Council to fund the $300,000 renovation campaign to establish a state-of-the-art archival processing and storage facility at the Jacksonville Historical Society. On […]

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