13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "African Americans "
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Parent Option/Bailey-Ervin Plan

Parent Option/Bailey-Ervin Plan

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
The Bailey-Ervin plan was an anti-integration proposal put together by State Superintendent Tom Bailey and Attorney General Richard Ervin. The plan was intended to encompass the two ideologies of segregation and free public schools. In this broadcast by WTBT-TV, John Evans interviews the two men. Ervin and Bailey express the belief that white parents should be given an option that allows them to send their children to private schools, using state subsidies, rather than sending them to integrated public schools.
Collection
School Desegregation

School Desegregation

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
Gov. Reubin Askew makes a televised statement on bussing in the public school desegregation issue. President Jimmy Carter, while still governor of Georgia, speaks briefly on legislation to extend voting rights to 18-year-old citizens of Georgia. There is silent footage of the Florida Legislature in session. Jimmy Carter comments on civil rights issues, school desegregation and bussing in Georgia.
Collection
To Reach For Tomorrow

To Reach For Tomorrow

Date
1968
Description
This is a promotional film put together for Governor LeRoy Collins' 1968 U.S. Senate campaign. It begins with footage of the Vietnam War, and Governor Collins pleading to end it. From there it moves to the race wars going on in the United States, with footage of black slums in Miami, Florida. Collins speaks out against racism. There is testimony from supporters, such as Senator Spessard Holland, Governor Collins' mother and Ted Kennedy. There are shots of Senator John Kennedy and Governor Collins at the 1960 National Democratic Convention. The film shows a short segment on the 1964 Selma, Alabama demonstration, and Governor Collins' role as "peacekeeper." It shows family shots, with live footage of Governor Collins and his daughter, Darby, at Egmont Key.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Parent Option/Bailey-Ervin PlanParent Option/Bailey-Ervin PlanAfrican Americans
Busing for school integration-Law and legislation
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Discrimination
Integration
Politicians
Public schools
Politics
Segregation
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School DesegregationSchool DesegregationAfrican Americans
Busing for school integration-Law and legislation
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Discrimination
Governors-Florida
Integration
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
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To Reach For TomorrowTo Reach For TomorrowAfrican Americans
Civil rights movement
Governors-Florida
National Democratic Party
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Promotional films
Vietnam War
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