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From the Library

From The Library — Named for its author, The Green Book provided a guide to safe travels for Black people in the segregated South from 1936 to 1966.

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Becoming Jacksonville

At the beginning of its bicentennial year Jacksonville ought to be an easier place to describe than it is. For 199 years — longer than any of Florida’s other large cities have been around — Jacksonville has persisted and outgrown them all. Jacksonville is authentic.

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Jacksonville at 199

Next year the citizens of Jacksonville will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of their hometown as we commemorate Jacksonville’s Bicentennial. What happened in 1822? Read more to see what CEO Alan Bliss shares about our humble, bovine beginnings.

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