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Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959

Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959

Date
1959
Description
This report contains a summary of action at the institute written by Susan Boden. She writes about institute members testing Miami lunch counters, movie theaters and public transportation to see if African-American Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) members would be served. Sit-ins were held at Jackson Byron's department store and Grant's. In each instance, CORE members were not served. James R. Robinson of CORE wrote an evaluation of the institute which includes sections about the concept and aims of the institute; preparatory work; selections of participants; functioning of the institute; evaluations made by institute members, and conclusions and suggestions for future institutes.
Collection
Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960

Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960

Date
1960-04-03
Description
Letter from James R. Robinson, executive secretary of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, the mother and stepfather of Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, detailing the importance of the sisters' activism, explaining his time in jail and providing clippings about the Woolworth's boycott in Tallahassee.
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n2015-1_b003_f07_15Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
African Americans--Civil rights
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n2015-1_b002_f01_05Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960TextBoycotts
Imprisonment
Race relations
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