Welcome to the research guide for Jacksonville, Florida (JAX) resources. This guide provides reference tools and resources about JAX whether you need information for a research project or for personal use, as well as information about our project to develop a historical walking tour of the Downtown area. You will find links to books, eBooks, videos, websites, and databases (containing millions of articles, many from peer-reviewed journals). Topics include history, news, food, tourism and more. Access to eBooks and databases, and to place requests for library books, require log in. Many other links are available with unlimited free access.
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The resources in this guide are just a few examples from the vast number of books, articles, e-books and videos available from the library collection. We recommend using the following to find additional resources related to Jacksonville:
Duval County (Fla.)
Jacksonville (Fla.) - Biography
Jacksonville (Fla.) - Buildings, structures, etc.
Jacksonville (Fla.) - Description and travel
Jacksonville (Fla.) - History
Jacksonville (Fla.) - Pictorial works
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Add linkable image to 1893 map?
UF has collection of Florida Star: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028362/00254
Af Am lawyers in Jax: http://dwperkinsbar.com/page-977930
Dr. EA Welters, black dentist in Masonic temple: https://www.sindecusemuseum.org/blog/welters
Valentine Tillman, USCT, built homes in Lavilla (?), office in Masonic temple: https://themasonicobserver.wordpress.com/tilman-valentine-a-conflict-of-convictions-2/