17 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Format is exactly "memorandums"
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Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943

Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943

Date
1943 (circa)
Description
This mobilization guide, entitled "How to Mobilize Your Community to Make Food Fight for Freedom," was produced by the War Food Administration and the Office of Price Administration in cooperation with the Office of War Information and the Office of Civilian Defense. The guide was designed mainly for local civil defense leaders to use in deploying strategies to conserve food at the local level. The guide describes the objectives of the Food Fights for Freedom campaign, including educating the public about the importance of food, growing the right kinds of food at the right time of year, curtailing waste, cooperating with the rationing program, preserving food, etc. Suggested stratgies for educating the public on how to achieve these goals included home visits, community meetings, theater, press and radio announcements, award programs, proclamations, parades, information booths, exhibits, poster contests, and community food projects.
Collection
Memo from Carl Braden to the Tallahassee Educational Committee, October 19, 1960

Memo from Carl Braden to the Tallahassee Educational Committee, October 19, 1960

Date
1960-10-19
Description
Memo from Carl Braden of the Southern Conference Educational Fund to the Tallahassee Educational Committee regarding the imprisonment of Richard F. Parker, a white activist, and requesting members in Tallahassee speak to Governor LeRoy Collins about releasing Parker from jail.
Collection
Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

Date
1960-12-07
Description
Memo from CORE Field Director Gordon R. Carey to local CORE groups concerning desegregation of bus terminal restaurants. He discusses activity of select CORE field secretaries, including Jim McCain, Thomas Gaither, Genevieve Hughes and Richard Haley.
Collection
Memo from Melba Harmon to Bill Norris Regarding Civil Rights Picket, 1964

Memo from Melba Harmon to Bill Norris Regarding Civil Rights Picket, 1964

Date
1964-06-26
Description
Memorandum from Melba Harmon to Florida Highway Patrolman Bill Norris regarding civil rights protests at the Capitol building. The Tallahassee chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) planned to picket at the Capitol each weekday from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. indefinitely.
Collection
Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

Date
1942-03-24
Description
This memorandum was written by E.J. Keefe, Chairman of the Food Division of the Hillsborough County Defense Council, and R.D. Jackson, Chairman of the Agriculture Division of the same organization. The purpose of the memo was to encourage shippers, purchasers, and other people involved in the marketing and sale of fresh produce to sell more Florida produce in Florida and avoiding shipping produce in from other parts of the United States. The object was to conserve transportation space, which was in serious demand during the wartime emergency. Keefe and Jackson explain thei reasoning for the request using iceburg lettuce and carrots as examples.
Collection
Memorandum and from FEA Executive Secretary Phil Constans to all School Principals Outlining the Role of Principals in Organizing Resignations, 1967

Memorandum and from FEA Executive Secretary Phil Constans to all School Principals Outlining the Role of Principals in Organizing Resignations, 1967

Date
1967-10-12
Description
This memo outlines the role of principals in organizing teacher and administrator resignations. Includes copy of telephone message and notice to be posted at closed schools.
Collection
Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

Date
1960-12-15
Description
CORE memo from Charles R. Oldham, national chairman, discussing white sit-in demonstrator Richard Parker being arrested during a picket line at McCrory's in Tallahassee; information about discrimination in Tennessee by local distributors of Wonderbread and Sealtest Milk against African-American registered voters; and an article in Look magazine about sit-ins written by Margaret Leonard, a CORE member.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Memo from CORE discussing sit-in activity in New Orleans during September 1960, starting with the arrest of seven CORE members holding a peaceful sit-in at the Canal Street Woolworth's lunch counter. The memo outlines other arrests in New Orleans and the charges against these activists.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

Date
1960-12-08
Description
CORE memo reporting the cities in the United States where new lunch counters have opened since February 1, 1960. A total of 126 lunch counters opened.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

Date
1960-12-08
Description
Memo from CORE outlining locations of recent demonstrations against lunch counter segregation across the South.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s419_b020_f05_01Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943textFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Community organization--Citizen participation
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n2015-1_b002_f02_08Memo from Carl Braden to the Tallahassee Educational Committee, October 19, 1960textImprisonment
Race relations
Jails
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n2015-1_b001_f11_22Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960textCivil rights demonstrations
Civil rights workers
Social integration
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s756_b114_f01_05Memo from Melba Harmon to Bill Norris Regarding Civil Rights Picket, 1964textCivil rights demonstrations
Nonviolence
Picketing
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s419_b020_f03_01Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942textFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Produce trade
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m86-11_b048_f09_03Memorandum and from FEA Executive Secretary Phil Constans to all School Principals Outlining the Role of Principals in Organizing Resignations, 1967textStrikes and lockouts--Teachers
Education--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
School principals
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n2015-1_b001_f11_42Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960textAfrican Americans--Suffrage
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil rights--Economic aspects
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n2015-1_b001_f11_49Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960textPicketing
Civil rights demonstrations
Nonviolence
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n2015-1_b001_f11_41Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960textCivil rights demonstrations
Segregation
Social integration
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n2015-1_b001_f11_40Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960textSolidarity
Civil rights movements--Public opinion
African Americans--Civil rights--Philosophy
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