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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Creator contains "Chiles, Lawton Mainor, Jr., 1930-1998"
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Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

Date
1970
Description
Series of newsletters published by Lawton Chiles' 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate during Chiles' walk across Florida. The reports describe the route Chiles took, as well as the people he met and the topics they discussed. Other politicians, representing local and state governments, joined Chiles at various points, including state senators Dempsey Barron and Wilbur Boyd, and State Superintendent of Instruction Thomas D. Bailey. Chiles walked all the way from Century in Escambia County to Key Largo, stopping in Tallahassee for the legislative session. Chiles was a state senator representing the Lakeland region at this time.
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Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Brochure, 1970

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Brochure, 1970

Date
1970
Description
Brochure explaining State Senator Lawton Chiles' walking tour across Florida, part of his 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate. Chiles was running for the Democratic nomination against former Governor Spessard Holland, and then against Republican challenger William C. Cramer in the general election. The brochure focuses on Chiles' intention to use the walk as a way to make government officials more accessible to everyday Floridians. It also includes Chiles' biographical details and information about his accomplishments as a state legislator.
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slc_1970-chiles_01Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970TextPolitical campaigns
Elections
Statesmen--United States
Agriculture and state
School integration--Florida
Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975
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slc_1970-chiles_02Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Brochure, 1970Political campaigns
Government accountability
Statesmen--United States
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