44 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Race relations"
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 Eights Ifs...and Your Answer!

The Eights Ifs...and Your Answer!

Date
1958 (circa)
Description
According to this pamplet, if you agree with the eight statements presented, then "you should immediately join Your Local Citizens' Council." An explanation of the Association of Citizens' Councils of Florida follows.
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Kloran, Association of Florida Ku Klux Klans, 1954

Kloran, Association of Florida Ku Klux Klans, 1954

Date
1954
Description
Handbook of the Ku Klux Klan
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Ideals of the Florida Ku Klux Klan, ca. 1950s

Ideals of the Florida Ku Klux Klan, ca. 1950s

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Handbook describing the character of the KKK and their ideals about race, Christianity, citizenship and patriotism.
Collection
Letter from H. C. Bailey to Governor Francis P. Fleming, November 5, 1889

Letter from H. C. Bailey to Governor Francis P. Fleming, November 5, 1889

Date
1889-11-05
Description
Rev. Bailey informs the governor that his life has been threatened after testifying about irregularities in elections being held in Tallahassee. He requests that the governor guarantee his protection.
Collection
Report of Governor's Dade County Citizens Committee, October 30, 1980

Report of Governor's Dade County Citizens Committee, October 30, 1980

Date
1980-10-30
Description
Report of Governor Bob Graham's Dade County Citizens Committee. The committee was formed in the wake of the May 1980 riot in Miami. The report provides information about social problems and the handling of several high-profile incidences in Miami including poverty, labor conditions, housing, illiteracy, criminal justice, and the cases concerning Nathaniel LaFleur, Willie Thomas Jones, Larry Shockley-Randy Heath, Johnny Jones and Arthur McDuffie.
Collection
News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

Date
1968-04-09
Description
News release describing how Floridians and other Americans responded to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and information about King's funeral and who was attending. There is also other Florida news about Governor Claude Kirk being sued by J. A. Maloney; Floridians fighting in the Vietnam War; a car accident along the Tamiami Trail; an arrest at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami; the murder of William Guffey of St. Louis; and Boca Raton police sergeant Robert Lynch being charged with embezzling money.
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News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Respecting Memory of Martin Luther King Jr., 1968

News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Respecting Memory of Martin Luther King Jr., 1968

Date
1968-04-05
Description
News release from Governor Claude Kirk asking Floridians to display flags at half-staff from April 5-7, 1968, in memory of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946

Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946

Date
1946
Description
A letter from Bethune-Cookman College Professor Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to author Daniel M. Williams describing the experience of her son Lovell, who was accepted to the DeVeaux School in Niagara Falls, New York. When Lovell arrived, he was denied admittance due to his race, so he came back to Florida to attend Fessenden Academy in Martin, Florida.
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Telegram from Nathan M. Padgug to Governor Fuller Warren, 1952

Telegram from Nathan M. Padgug to Governor Fuller Warren, 1952

Date
1952-02-08
Description
A telegram from Nathan M. Padgug to Governor Fuller Warren regarding Stetson Kennedy's claim that Jefferson Elliott, Governor Warren's special investigator, is a Klansman.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_f19_02The Eights Ifs...and Your Answer!textAnti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Race relations
School integration -- Florida
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s1486_b017_f49_01Kloran, Association of Florida Ku Klux Klans, 1954textKu Klux Klan of Florida
Race relations
White supremacy movements
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
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s1486_b017_f49_02Ideals of the Florida Ku Klux Klan, ca. 1950stextKu Klux Klan of Florida
Race relations
White supremacy movements
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
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s580_b010_f05_01Letter from H. C. Bailey to Governor Francis P. Fleming, November 5, 1889textAfrican Americans -- Suffrage
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950
Race relations
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s889_b002_f01_01Report of Governor's Dade County Citizens Committee, October 30, 1980textRiots -- Florida -- Miami-Dade County.
Violence -- Florida -- Miami-Dade County.
Race discrimination -- Florida -- Miami-Dade County.
Miami-Dade County (Fla.) -- Race relations.
Race discrimination.
Race relations.
Riots.
Violence.
Florida -- Miami-Dade County.
1980 Miami Riots
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s923_b085_f02_01News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968textVietnam War, 1961-1975
Florida--Race relations
Civil rights movements
Riots--Florida--Tallahassee
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s960_b001_f14_x01News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Respecting Memory of Martin Luther King Jr., 1968textFlorida--Race relations
Civil rights movements
Mourning customs
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m95-2_b001_f02_x05Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946textAfrican American schools--Florida
Discrimination in education
African Americans--Civil rights
African American children--Education
Race relations
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s235_b048_f01_x01Telegram from Nathan M. Padgug to Governor Fuller Warren, 1952textFlorida--Race relations
Hate groups
Civil rights
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