11 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Format is exactly "press releases"
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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
Press release announcing the Dade County Public Safety Department's Homicide Section and the State Attorney's joint investigation into the death of Arthur McDuffie, December 26, 1979

Press release announcing the Dade County Public Safety Department's Homicide Section and the State Attorney's joint investigation into the death of Arthur McDuffie, December 26, 1979

Date
1979-12-26
Description
Press release announcing the Dade County Public Safety Department's Homicide Section and the State Attorney's joint investigation into the death of Arthur McDuffie, December 26 and 28, 1979. Discusses the latest details of the case and announces the subsequent leave and charges of four police officers involved in McDuffie's death: Ira Diggs, Charles Vevrka, Michael Watts and Alex Marrero.
Collection
Press Release from Dick Pope Regarding the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, 1965

Press Release from Dick Pope Regarding the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, 1965

Date
1965-05-03
Description
Press release written by Dick Pope describing the Florida attractions at the New York World's Fair in 1965. He writes that the Florida Pavilion is receiving a lot of positive press and anticipates it will be incredibly successful.
Collection
Press Release from Ernest Coe Regarding Everglades National Park, 1934

Press Release from Ernest Coe Regarding Everglades National Park, 1934

Date
1934-08-15
Description
Press release from Ernest Coe, chairman of the Everglades National Park Association, describing Everglades National Park, the park's significance and a governor-appointed commission to acquire land for the park.
Collection
Press Release from Governor Spessard Holland to R. W. Simpson, 1942

Press Release from Governor Spessard Holland to R. W. Simpson, 1942

Date
1942-01-09
Description
Press release from Florida Governor Spessard Holland to R. W. Simpson of the Tampa Morning Tribune praising the fund created for Colin P. Kelly III, whose father, Captain Colin P. Kelly Jr., was killed during World War II.
Collection
Share the Meat Program, 1942

Share the Meat Program, 1942

Date
1942-11-19
Description
A press release from the Share the Meat campaign, encouraging pet owners to modify the amount of red meat fed to dogs and cats as well as taking into consideration what they feed to pets when planning to participate in the Share the Meat program. This was part of a press kit sent to state defense councils and state nutrition councils across the country.
Collection
Share the Meat: Still a Feast, 1942

Share the Meat: Still a Feast, 1942

Date
1942-11
Description
A press release from the "Share the Meat" campaign on participating in voluntary rationing during Thanksgiving in wartime. The release encourages civilians to do their part in cutting back on meat consumption during the holiday season. This was part of a press kit sent to state defense councils and state nutrition councils across the country.
Collection
Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961

Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961

Date
1961-02-15
Description
Press release detailing a hearing by the Florida Legislative Investigation Committee (Johns Committee). The press release discusses how the committee planted spies to uncover the nature of the work of the Southern Conference Educational Fund and the integration movement.
Collection
Statement by Governor LeRoy Collins Regarding Segregation, November 19, 1956

Statement by Governor LeRoy Collins Regarding Segregation, November 19, 1956

Date
1956-11-19
Description
Statement by Governor LeRoy Collins regarding segregation in Florida. Governor Collins says the "customs and traditions" of segregation are deeply rooted in Southern society and "hearts and minds" cannot be coerced to support integration or segregation through Supreme Court orders or the tactics of the Ku Klux Klan. Collins declares that he will continue to enforce segregation in accordance with Florida law until he is told by the Florida Supreme Court that it is his duty to do otherwise.
Collection
Statement from President Richard Nixon Halting Construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal, 1971

Statement from President Richard Nixon Halting Construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal, 1971

Date
1971-01-19
Description
A statement issued by President Richard Nixon halting construction on the Cross Florida Barge Canal to prevent further damage to the environment.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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s889_b001_f21_02Press release announcing the Dade County Public Safety Department's Homicide Section and the State Attorney's joint investigation into the death of Arthur McDuffie, December 26, 1979textPolice internal investigation
Police brutality
Police misconduct
Police
Discrimination in criminal justice administration
1980 Miami Riots
Riots--Florida--Miami
African Americans--Civil rights
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slv_worlds-fair-florida-exhibits_09Press Release from Dick Pope Regarding the Florida Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, 1965textWater skiing
Fairs--New York--New York
Advertising--Exhibitions
Exhibitions--New York
Skis and skiing
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s278_b040_f06_x01Press Release from Ernest Coe Regarding Everglades National Park, 1934textParks -- Florida -- Everglades
National parks and reserves -- Florida -- Everglades
Protected areas -- Florida -- Everglades
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s406_b063_f09_01Press Release from Governor Spessard Holland to R. W. Simpson, 1942textWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
World War, 1939-1945--Casualties
Heroes
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s419_b045_f08_x02Share the Meat Program, 1942textFood conservation
Rationing--United States
Meat industry and trade--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
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s419_b045_f08_x01Share the Meat: Still a Feast, 1942textFood conservation
Rationing--United States
Meat industry and trade--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
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n2015-1_b001_f10_21Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961textCivil rights movements--Moral and ethical aspects
Legislators--Florida
Anti-communist movements
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s776_b033_f03_x04Statement by Governor LeRoy Collins Regarding Segregation, November 19, 1956textSegregation/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s776_b033_f03_x04.jpg
s149_b008_f03_x01Statement from President Richard Nixon Halting Construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal, 1971textCanals--Design and construction
Land development
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