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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M97- 7
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Title, Dates: Commissioners' minutes and ordinances, 1821-1899, 1915.
Amount: 4.40 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical by county, then chronological.
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Summary:     This collection contains transcriptions of the minutes of the commissioners of some Florida counties done by the Works Progress Administration prior to the United States' entrance into World War II.  Also included is a transcription of the city of Saint Augustine aldermen/commissioners' minutes and ordinances.
    The minutes document who held office, what the cost of government was, and what decisions were made in the formation of county and city ordinances.  Most of the information is presented in an abbreviated form giving only the decisions or actions taken.
    The minutes were transcribed as part of the WPA's historical records survey.  The WPA hired workers to transcribe by hand and then typewrite the minutes as kept by the various governing bodies in Florida that arerepresented in this collection.  Some counties, and some time periods, are not typed.  There is a folder containing some WPA administrative narrative concerning the project following the Saint Augustine material.
Finding Aids: Folder listing available.
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Subject Access Fields: Municipal government Florida
County government Florida
Local government.
Minutes. aat
Ordinances. aat
Alachua County (Fla.)
Baker County (Fla.)
Broward County (Fla.)
Dade County (Fla.)
Escambia County (Fla.)
Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Leon County (Fla.)
Madison County (Fla.)
Manatee County (Fla.)
Orange County (Fla.)
Santa Rosa County (Fla.)
Added Entries United States.  Works Progress Administration.



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