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Newspaper The Sun (Jacksonville, Fla.) 1905-1908

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About this Newspaper


  • The Sun (Jacksonville, Fla.) 1905-1908


  • The weekly Jacksonville (FL) Sun [LCCN: sn95047216], a self-declared "Democratic" newspaper, began publication on November 18, 1905 and was suspended on September 12, 1908 for unknown reasons. The Sun was a weekly edition of the Tallahassee (FL) Morning Sun. Both titles were edited by Claude L'Engle (1868-1919), a native of Jacksonville and United States Representative for Florida's fourth Congressional district roughly spanning northeast Florida from Jacksonville to Tallahassee from 1913 through 1915. L'Engle also edited the newspaper Dixie [LCCN sn92060426] in Jacksonville from 1910 through approximately 1913 when he retired. Dixie would be criticized for being against free speech. And, it also reflected L'Engle's anti-Catholic feelings. While the Legislature was in session, the Sun covered the Legislature extensively. Of note in 1907 was the disfranchise by both House and Senate bodies of Florida's African-Americans. It also covered naval stores production, an important part of north/northeast Florida's economy at that time.--E. Kesse, University of Florida Digital Library Center.

Dates of Publication

  • 1905-1908

Created / Published

  • Jacksonville, Fla. : Sun Co., 1905-1908.


  • -  Jacksonville (Fla.)--Newspapers
  • -  Duval County (Fla.)--Newspapers
  • -  Tallahassee (Fla.)--Newspapers
  • -  Leon County (Fla.)--Newspapers
  • -  Florida--Duval County
  • -  Florida--Jacksonville
  • -  Florida--Leon County
  • -  Florida--Tallahassee
  • -  United States--Florida--Leon--Tallahassee
  • -  United States--Florida--Duval--Jacksonville


  • Newspapers


  • -  Weekly
  • -  Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 18, 1905)-v. 3, no. 47 (Sept. 12, 1908).
  • -  Claude L'Engle, editor.
  • -  "If it's right, we are for it."
  • -  Published at Tallahassee, Fla., June 23-Sept. 12, 1908.
  • -  Archived issues are available in digital format as part of the Library of Congress Chronicling America online collection.
  • -  Daily ed: Morning sun (Tallahassee, Fla.), 1907.
  • -  Dixie (Jacksonville, Fla.) (DLC)sn 92060426 (OCoLC)25595604


  • 2 v. : ill.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Newspaper

Library of Congress Control Number

  • sn95047216

OCLC Number

  • 33400104

ISSN Number

  • 2151-5409

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Cite This Item

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Chicago citation style:

The Sun Jacksonville, Fla. -1908. (Tallahassee, FL), Jan. 1 1905.

APA citation style:

(1905, January 1) The Sun Jacksonville, Fla. -1908. Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

The Sun Jacksonville, Fla. -1908. (Tallahassee, FL) 1 Jan. 1905. Retrieved from the Library of Congress,