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The Florida Sentinel Annual, 1904, Pensacola, Fla.

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The Florida Sentinel was the first Negro newspaper in Florida. Issues are rare but it is believed to have begun as a weekly newspaper in Gainesville, Florida (1887-1894?); moved to Pensacola (1894?-1912?), and then to Jacksonville (1912? - ?). This issue is an “annual” edition, the “10th annual” published in Pensacola in 1904. The masthead states: “Tenth Edition illustrating the Business Growth of Pensacola and the Advancement of Educational Institutions for the Negro.” Matthew M. Lewey, Editor and Publisher.
Title: The Florida Sentinel Annual, 1904, Pensacola, Fla.
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Copyright Date: 1904 Edition
Other Date: 1904
Abstract/Description: The Florida Sentinel was the first Negro newspaper in Florida. Issues are rare but it is believed to have begun as a weekly newspaper in Gainesville, Florida (1887-1894?); moved to Pensacola (1894?-1912?), and then to Jacksonville (1912? - ?). This issue is an “annual” edition, the “10th annual” published in Pensacola in 1904. The masthead states: “Tenth Edition illustrating the Business Growth of Pensacola and the Advancement of Educational Institutions for the Negro.” Matthew M. Lewey, Editor and Publisher.
Identifier: WF1455559604 (IID), uwf:48804 (fedora)
Note(s): The annual carries photographs and biographies of prominent African American professional businessmen of Pensacola and their residences, as well as other local government officials, information on Booker T. Washington and Tuskegee Institution, and additional mentions of Key West, Tampa, and Jacksonville.
Held by: University of West Florida Libraries
Sublocation: Archives, BWF 1904-31 Oversize
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/WF1455559604
Restrictions on Access: Photographs and images may not be sold, marketed, or used for commercial applications without express permission from the University of West Florida. Photographs and images may be used by researchers provided credit is given to the University Archives and West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, Pensacola.
Restrictions on Access: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF
Issue: Annual Edition

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