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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Publisher contains "Congress of Racial Equality"
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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
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.
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Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

Date
1960-05
Description
A booklet published by the Congress of Racial Equality with an introduction by Lillian Smith. It consists of six stories written by young people involved with sit-ins and other non-violent demonstrations across the United States. Patricia Stephens Due, a Tallahassee civil rights activist who was jailed for 49 days with seven other students following a sit-in at a Woolworth's lunch counter, tells her story from jail. She writes about the events leading up to being jailed and the conditions at the Leon County Jail. The other five stories were written by Edward Rodman (Portsmouth, Virginia), Paul Laprad (Nashville, Tennessee), Thomas Gaither (Orangeburg, South Carolina), Major Johns (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) and Martin Smolin (activities in the North).
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The Core of the Matter Newsletter, May 25, 1961

The Core of the Matter Newsletter, May 25, 1961

Date
1961-05-25
Description
A newsletter published jointly by the Inter Civic Council, Inc., Tallahassee NAACP, and The Tallahassee CORE (Congress on Racial Equality) about civil rights acitivites happening around Tallahassee. The text includes information about hunger strikes and boycotts taking place locally. At the end of the newsletter is a letter dated May 26, 1961, written by C.K. Steele regarding his reasons for fasting.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
n2015-1_b003_f16_10CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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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_b003_f25_01Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Civil rights demonstrations
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s1486_b017_f27_01The Core of the Matter Newsletter, May 25, 1961TextAfrican Americans--Civil rights
African Americans--Political activity
Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Tallahassee
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