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A Guide to the Florida Legislative Council Records

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2007


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Florida Legislative Council
Title: Florida Legislative Council Records
Dates: 1922-1924
Abstract: Contains the constitution, by-laws, and minutes of the Florida Legislative Council from 1922-1924.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.024
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

The Florida Legislative Council was founded in 1922 by Mrs. J.B. O'Hara, and Mrs. W.S. Jennings in order to "originate and promote improved legislation." Membership was restricted to white men and women from other state or national organizations. In 1923 the group supported varied legislation including an act for the reading of the Bible in public schools, an act for the repression of prostitution, an act creating a Children's Code Commission, and an act for the state wide compulsory dipping of cattle to prevent the cattle tick.


Scope and Content

Includes the minutes, constitution, and by-laws of the Florida Legislative Council, 1922-1924.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Florida Legislative Council Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.



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