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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M82- 18
Creator: Mayo, Nathan, 1876-1960
Title, Dates: Memorabilia collection, 1920-1960.
Amount: 2.50 cubic ft.
Medium Included: photographs
Organization/Arrangement: Unarranged.
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Biographical/Historical:     Nathan Mayo was Florida's fourth Commissioner of Agriculture. He began his adult career by opening the Mayo-Lyles Store at Summerfield, just south of Ocala.  He later had a part in the management in the vicinity of Summerfield of a large farm, a citrus nursery, citrus groves, a cotton gin, and a turpentine business. He began public life as a Marion County commissioner.  He represented Marion County in the State House of Representatives of 1921 and 1923.  In 1923, Governor Cary A. Hardee appointed Mayo as Commissioner of Agriculture.  Mayo served until his death in 1960.
Summary:     The collection contains effects of Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nathan Mayo.  It includes official photographs, honors and awards, plaques, and other ephemera of office.  Included are 17 framed and autographed photographs from Governor Hardee to Governor Collins which are of senators and other state officials.  Eleven loose photographs are of Cabinet officials for governors Hardee, Carlton, Sholty, Caldwell, Warren, McCarty, Johns, and Collins.
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Subject Access Fields: Commissioner of Agriculture.
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