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In Search of Himself

Continuing our story about Cephas Love Wilson, Jr. from here: We next find Cephas Jr. and his father, Cephas Love Wilson Sr., visiting Emmett in Pensacola: Cephas Jr., age 17, should still be enrolled at Marianna High School, but he appears to be clerking in his father’s law firm. It’s […]

Emmett in Pensacola, 1902

A little over a month ago, I reported on finding electronic copies of The Pensacola News for 1902. The electronic newspaper is located on a database at the George A. Smathers Library of the University of Florida. You can see the copies for yourself at the link here. There are […]

Information Sleuthing; Research Envy

I heard back from the archivist at the University of West Florida, Dr. DeBolt, about the half-editorial written by CHB Floyd in the Pensacola Evening News for 1912. Dr. DeBolt checked the hard-copy holdings and the reserve film. Unfortunately, the bound copy and the reserve film showed that the editorial is […]