Florida Photograph Collection
P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History


Portions of the photo collection maintained by the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History are now being placed online. Browse collections below to see what is currently available for viewing.

For information on other subjects represented in the photo colletion, see the preliminary finding guide index (Finding Guide Index). The collection is organized by subject and geographic locale (i.e. Agriculture, Air Travel, Alachua County, Alligators, Amelia Island, etc.). Other images from the vicinity of Gainesville can be viewed at the Alachua County Library District Heritage Collection. See also the University of South Florida's Image Collection and the Florida Photographic Collection maintained by the Division of Archives and History, R.A. Gray Building, Tallahassee at Florida Memory.

Selected Online Photographic Collections

Hurricanes in Florida:  Photos from the 1906, 1926, and 1928 storms.  41 images.

The American Military in Cuba and Mexico:  Images from the Spanish American War (1898) and the Mexican War (1916).  76 images.

Florida & Cuba:   Photo album (1910), originator unknown.  64 images.

Images of Daytona Beach, circa 1930:   Photos from the Charles E. Grenell Collection. 54 images.

The Everglades & Royal Palm State Park:   Images from the 1920s and 1930s taken from the files of John Newhouse and the May Mann Jennings Collection.  48 images.

George S. Baker Photo Albums:  Florida rural life at the Willie Plantation, Lloyd, Fla. (Leon County) circa 1907.  187 images.

St. Augustine & Magnolia:  Photographs of the oldest city and of Magnolia (Green Cove Springs) from the year 1888.  72 images.

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