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Record Group Number: 000293
Series/Collection Number: .S 1900
Creator: Florida. State Livestock Sanitary Board.
Title, Dates: Official certificates of veterinary inspection, 1949.
Amount: 1.00 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by year, then alphabetical by county.
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Biographical/Historical:     The State Veterinarian was the executive secretary of the State Livestock Sanitary Board. Created in 1923, the Board regulated the import and export of meat and livestock, inspected meat sellers, and controlled animal diseases such as cattle tick fever, hog cholera, and tuberculosis. They also chose the State Veterinarian, who sat in on the Board's meetings, hired employees such as range riders, investigators and veterinarians, approved disbursements, and handled public relations.  The Board's name was changed in 1953 to the Florida Livestock Board. In 1961, the Board was abolished and its duties were transferred to the Dept. of Agriculture's Division of Animal Industry. 

Summary:     This collection contains Official Certificates of Veterinary Inspection, which were used by State Veterinarians to certify the safety and health of animals entering and leaving the state.  The majority of the certificates apply to cattle but also include hogs, horses, dogs, and cats.  The certificates contain information about the age, weight and sex of each animal.
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Subject Access Fields: Knapp, Jean Vincent 1889-
Florida. State Livestock Sanitary Board.
United States. Dept. of Agriculture
Animal industry Florida
Agriculture Florida
Veterinarians Florida
Legislation Florida
Certificates. aat
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