The history of the American passport photo is a lot more interesting than you might expect. See what a dig through the archives revealed about Jacksonville passports.
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?
Eighth grade students in an advanced creative writing class at LaVilla School of the Arts interviewed JHS Archivist Mitch Hemann for a story about the Great Fire of 1901.
Mary A. Nolan was an unlikely figure in the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Disabled and elderly, she was on the front lines in the march for women’s right to vote.
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 […]