137 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND topic is exactly "Slavery and Race Relations"
Citizens for Better Living - An Appeal to the People, ca. 1964

Citizens for Better Living - An Appeal to the People, ca. 1964

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
Objectives and slogans list for Citizens for Better Living.
Collection
Contract for Sale of Slaves

Contract for Sale of Slaves

Date
1851-08-29
Description
This 1851 document transferred legal ownership of 35 slaves from Cary Whitaker of Halifax County, North Carolina, to Frederick R. Cotten of Leon County, Florida.
Collection
Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942

Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942

Date
1942-08-15
Description
Copy of a letter from one of Florida's two U.S. Senators, Charles O. Andrews, to John P. Ingle, secretary of the Associated Industries of Florida, headquartered in Jacksonville. The copy was sent to Governor Spessard Holland as a courtesy. Andrews acknowledges receipt of a bulletin published by the Associated Industries of Florida in which the organization commends Governor Holland for agreeing with the governor of Alabama in his stance against President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802. This order aimed to prevent racial discrimination in the nation's defense industries during World War II. Andrews expresses his concern that actions such as this will lead to the amalgamation of the races and "social equality," which he deems not in the nation's best interest.
Collection
CORE National Council Meeting Flier, February 11 and 12, 1961

CORE National Council Meeting Flier, February 11 and 12, 1961

Date
1961-02-11
Description
Flier detailing the mission and purpose of upcoming CORE National Council meeting in Lexington, Kentucky.
Collection
CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, 1960

CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, 1960

Date
1960-06-29
Description
Press release from CORE noting the five recipients of the Gandhi Award: Barbara and John Broxton, William Larkins and Patricia and Priscilla Stephens. These five students served a 49-day jail sentence after being arrested during a sit-in demonstration at Woolworth's lunch counter in Tallahassee.
Collection
CORE Rules for Action Pamphlet, ca. 1957

CORE Rules for Action Pamphlet, ca. 1957

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and their principle of non-violent direct action that includes guarantees of the individual to the group and guarantees from the local group to the individual.
Collection
CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

Date
1960-04
Description
CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while she was in jail with seven others for holding a sit-in at Woolworth's. She includes the names of the other jailed students and describes her experience in jail.
Collection
Correspondence between Debbie Fanley and Governor Reubin Askew, 1972

Correspondence between Debbie Fanley and Governor Reubin Askew, 1972

Date
1972
Description
Correspondence between Debbie Fanley, a 15-year-old student, and Governor Reubin Askew regarding student busing. Fanley is against busing to desegregate schools in Florida.
Collection
Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956

Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956

Date
1956-09-28
Description
The first item is a telegram from C. K. Steele to Governor LeRoy Collins regarding the Tallahassee Bus Boycott which lasted from May 26, 1956, until the following year. The telegram was informing the governor that black citizens "are being subjected to various types of prosecutions by the city" as a result of the bus boycott, and Steele asks Governor Collins to intervene. The second item is a reply from the governor on the same day.
Collection
Correspondence between Mary McLeod Bethune and Governor LeRoy Collins, 1955

Correspondence between Mary McLeod Bethune and Governor LeRoy Collins, 1955

Date
1955
Description
Correspondence between Mary McLeod Bethune and Governor LeRoy Collins regarding the sentencing of Walter Irvin.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
n2015-1_b001_f09_74Citizens for Better Living - An Appeal to the People, ca. 1964TextCivil rights--Political aspects
Civil rights--Social aspects
Civil rights movements--Moral and ethical aspects
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m86-38_b001_f24_01Contract for Sale of SlavesTextSlave trade
Slave bills of sale
Slave records
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s406_b066_f01_03Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942TextSegregation
Race relations
Racism
Sectionalism (United States)--Public opinion
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n2015-1_b001_f11_18CORE National Council Meeting Flier, February 11 and 12, 1961TextCivil rights workers
Meetings
Civil rights--Economic aspects
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n2015-1_b003_f16_18CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, 1960TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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n2015-1_b003_f07_11CORE Rules for Action Pamphlet, ca. 1957TextNonviolence--Philosophy
Civil rights movements
African Americans--Civil rights
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n2015-1_b003_f16_10CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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s70_b004_f01_x01Correspondence between Debbie Fanley and Governor Reubin Askew, 1972TextBusing for school integration
School children--Transportation
School integration
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s776_b033_f03_x01Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956TextDiscrimination in public accommodations
Civil rights movements
Boycotts--Florida--Tallahassee
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s776_b023_f01_23Correspondence between Mary McLeod Bethune and Governor LeRoy Collins, 1955TextGroveland Four Trial (Groveland, Florida : 1949-1952)
Groveland (Fla.)--Race relations
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--Florida--Groveland
African Americans--Civil rights
African American civil rights workers--Florida
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Florida
Police shootings
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