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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Racism"
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Bulletin from the Associated Industries of Florida addressing the stances of the governors of Florida and Alabama regarding federal efforts to stop discrimination in defense industries, 1942

Bulletin from the Associated Industries of Florida addressing the stances of the governors of Florida and Alabama regarding federal efforts to stop discrimination in defense industries, 1942

Date
1942-08-11
Description
Bulletin from the Associated Industries of Florida, headquartered in Jacksonville, calling attention to a letter written by Florida governor Spessard Holland to the governor of Alabama, Frank Dixon, concurring with Dixon's opposition to the federal government's "discrimination by seller" clause, which aimed essentially to reduce racial discrimination in the nation's defense industries during World War II.
Collection
Bulletin from the Associated Industries of Florida regarding Executive Order 8802 and its effects, 1942

Bulletin from the Associated Industries of Florida regarding Executive Order 8802 and its effects, 1942

Date
1942-08-05
Description
Bulletin from the Associated Industries of Florida, headquartered in Jacksonville, interpreting the implications of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802 for the South and its tradition of racial segregation. The document quotes from a letter written by Alabama governor Frank Dixon, in which he expresses vigorous opposition to the order.
Collection
Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942

Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942

Date
1942-08-15
Description
Copy of a letter from one of Florida's two U.S. Senators, Charles O. Andrews, to John P. Ingle, secretary of the Associated Industries of Florida, headquartered in Jacksonville. The copy was sent to Governor Spessard Holland as a courtesy. Andrews acknowledges receipt of a bulletin published by the Associated Industries of Florida in which the organization commends Governor Holland for agreeing with the governor of Alabama in his stance against President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802. This order aimed to prevent racial discrimination in the nation's defense industries during World War II. Andrews expresses his concern that actions such as this will lead to the amalgamation of the races and "social equality," which he deems not in the nation's best interest.
Collection
Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869

Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869

Date
1869-11-17
Description
Letter from an anonymous Republican to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, describing second-hand a case in which an African American man was sentenced to two years in state prison for theft of a cow even after he presented a bill of sale showing he had title to the animal. The writer links this case to a broader pattern of racial prejudice in the county and admonishes Gibbs to do something about it for the good of the Republican Party.
Collection
Letter from Dr. Samuel A. Wilcox to Governor Ossian B. Hart, January 23, 1873

Letter from Dr. Samuel A. Wilcox to Governor Ossian B. Hart, January 23, 1873

Date
1873-01-23
Description
Letter from Samuel A. Wilcox, clerk of courts for Taylor County, to Governor Ossian B. Hart, describing his political sentiments and asking for his office to be combined with the office of tax assessor or justice of the peace at large because the clerk's post does not pay enough. In the event this is not possible, or if his political positions as a Constitutional Unionist are unsatisfactory to Governor Hart, Wilcox resigns.
Collection
Letter to Governor Spessard Holland from leaders of the Maddox Foundry & Machine Works, 1942

Letter to Governor Spessard Holland from leaders of the Maddox Foundry & Machine Works, 1942

Date
1942-08-20
Description
Letter from leaders of the Maddox Foundry & Machine Works in Archer, Florida to Governor Spessard Holland, commending him on his endorsement of Governor Frank M. Dixon's stance on President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802. The order, signed by Roosevelt on June 25, 1941 to prevent racial discrimination in the nation's defense industries during World War II. The writers of this letter declare that the people of the South will never "submit" to coexisting on terms of equality with African Americans (here termed Negroes).
Collection
"The Race Question" by Dr. S.J. Cobb, ca. 1908

"The Race Question" by Dr. S.J. Cobb, ca. 1908

Date
1908 (circa)
Description
Booklet written by Dr. S.J. Cobb describing his opinion on the inferiority of African-American people and the need to separate people by race in the United States.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s406_b066_f01_04Bulletin from the Associated Industries of Florida addressing the stances of the governors of Florida and Alabama regarding federal efforts to stop discrimination in defense industries, 1942textSegregation
Race relations
Racism
Discrimination in employment
Defense industries--Government policy
States' rights (American politics)
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s406_b066_f01_05Bulletin from the Associated Industries of Florida regarding Executive Order 8802 and its effects, 1942textSegregation
States' rights (American politics)
Defense industries--Government policy
Discrimination in employment
Racism
Race relations
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s406_b066_f01_03Copy of a letter from U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews to John P. Ingle of the Associated Industries of Florida, 1942textSegregation
Race relations
Racism
Sectionalism (United States)--Public opinion
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s1325_b004_f04_02Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869textReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Racism
Judicial error
Prejudices
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s577_b004_f10_01Letter from Dr. Samuel A. Wilcox to Governor Ossian B. Hart, January 23, 1873textReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Resignation from office
Racism
Prejudices
County government
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s406_b066_f01_02Letter to Governor Spessard Holland from leaders of the Maddox Foundry & Machine Works, 1942textSegregation
Sectionalism (United States)--Public opinion
Racism
Race relations
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s664_b015_f06_02"The Race Question" by Dr. S.J. Cobb, ca. 1908textCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
Race relations
Racism
White supremacy movements
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