26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Civil rights movement"
Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil Rights

Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil Rights

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers explains his decision to stop attending the White House breakfast meetings while discussions on the civil rights bill continue. He also details the methods that the Southern senators will employ to stall talks on civil rights legislation. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS

Date
1966
Description
Sen. George Smathers suggests that the civil rights movement should purge its black militant factions, citing activist Stokely Carmichael specifically. He comments on James Meredith's demands for blacks to "take the law into their own hands" to enact change. The segment also deals briefly with the resurgence of hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party, which Smathers blames on the civil rights movement. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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Selma, Alabama Demonstration

Selma, Alabama Demonstration

Date
1965
Description
This film contains footage of the March 1965 voter registration demonstrations in Selma, Alabama. There is sound at the beginning, but the majority of the film is raw footage with no sound. It first shows African American protesters, including students, marching and singing in front of a courthouse. There is footage with sound of Martin Luther King Jr. speaking, followed by scenes of Andrew Young, John L. Lewis and other black leaders. The film also includes scenes around the Edmund Pettus Bridge, including the violent police attack on the marchers shown from a distance. An injured protester is shown being lifted by other protesters and a police officer, and there are several scenes of armed police officers before and after the violence. The film also shows Governor LeRoy Collins arriving to view the march and going to speak with Martin Luther King Jr. President Lyndon Johnson appointed Collins head of the Community Relations Service (CRS) in 1964. At the request of President Johnson, Collins came to Selma on behalf of the CRS to help mediate a solution to the crisis. After the footage from 1965, there is also a fragment from a later piece, also without sound, that includes shots of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and Martin Luther King Sr.
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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.
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Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)

Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)

Date
1979
Description
This film begins with a church function at which a variety of people speak. The Reverend C.K. Steele is in attendance but does not speak. There is footage of a demonstration outside the Capitol, and an interview with FSU President Bernie Sliger, who talks about Steele receiving his honorary doctorate degree from Florida State. Also included is footage of the ceremony at which Steele receives the degree. There is an interview with Steele at his home in Tallahassee. The film ends with segments of an interview with the owner of Speed's Grocery, who discusses racial concerns in Tallahassee during the 1950s and 1960s. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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REVEREND C.K. STEELE

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film begins with a demonstration by blacks protesting the shooting of a black man outside Jones' Grocery Store in Tallahassee. The Rev. Steele addresses opponents on the naming of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and the KKK in Tallahassee. There is another demonstration through downtown Tallahassee led by Steele ending on the steps of the Capitol. The Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at a FAMU banquet. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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REVEREND C.K. STEELE

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

Date
1977 (circa)
Description
This is an interview with civil rights activist the Rev. Steele at his home in Tallahassee. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III)

REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III)

Date
1979
Description
The Rev. Steele is introduced at a banquet dinner by Hosea Williams. Most of the film is the introduction, followed by a short speech by Steele. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II)

REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II)

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows an interview with Professor Theodore Hemingway, followed by an interview with the Rev. Steele at his home. There are scenes from a 1978 banquet for Steele during which Jesse Jackson speaks. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Senator George Smathers Reports - Civil RightsSenator George Smathers Reports - Civil RightsCivil rights
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - CIVIL RIGHTS African Americans
Civil rights
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movement
Desegregation
Integration
Politicians
Politics
White supremacist organizations
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Selma, Alabama DemonstrationSelma, Alabama DemonstrationAfrican American history
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Demonstrations
Voting rights
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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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Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders--1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements--Florida--Tallahassee--History--20th century
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REVEREND C.K. STEELE REVEREND C.K. STEELE African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders-1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements-Florida-Tallahassee-History-20th century
Demonstrations
Protests
White supremacist organizations
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REVEREND C.K. STEELE REVEREND C.K. STEELE African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders-1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements-Florida-Tallahassee-History-20th century
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REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III) REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III) African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders-1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements-Florida-Tallahassee-History-20th century
Speeches
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REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II) REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II) African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders-1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements-Florida-Tallahassee-History-20th century
Interviews
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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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