31 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Segregation"
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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
See Florida's Silver Springs from Paradise Park for Colored People, Brochure, ca. 1949

See Florida's Silver Springs from Paradise Park for Colored People, Brochure, ca. 1949

Date
1949 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising Paradise Park, a segregated recreation area at Silver Springs. The brochure lists attractions available to visitors and tells the legend of the bridal chamber underwater at the spring.
Collection
Resolution of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee Calling for the Leon County Schools to Desegregate, and Response, 1957

Resolution of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee Calling for the Leon County Schools to Desegregate, and Response, 1957

Date
1957-04-28
Description
Resolution by the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee calling on the Leon County School Board to adhere to the recent decision of the United States Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas and desegregate the Leon County schools with all deliberate speed. A cover letter and the Leon County School Board's response to the resolution are included.
Collection
Reports of Meetings of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, July-September 1956

Reports of Meetings of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, July-September 1956

Date
1956
Description
Minutes of a series of 10 meetings held at various African American churches by the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee to administrate a boycott of the city's segregated bus service. The minutes appear to have been collected by an informant who was giving the information to Tallahassee city officials. The cover of the document calls the material confidential and prohibits its distribution without permission from city officials or Chief of Police Frank Stoutamire. The minutes for each meeting describe the meeting attendees, amounts raised for alternative transportation, and the subjects discussed.
Collection
Report on the Educational Opportunities for Negroes in Florida, 1941

Report on the Educational Opportunities for Negroes in Florida, 1941

Date
1941 (circa)
Description
This report provides information on the basic conditions of black education in Florida as of 1941. Includes information on enrollment, teaching loads, teacher training, transportation and salaries. Inequities between black and white schools are also addressed and proposed next steps for progress are outlined.
Collection
Report of the Superintendent of Common Schools for Freedmen, 1866

Report of the Superintendent of Common Schools for Freedmen, 1866

Date
1866-11-08
Description
This report contains Florida's Freedmen's Bureau School Superintendent E.B. Duncan's views on the progress of black education in the first year after the Civil War. Includes Duncan's impression of sabbath schools, day schools and night schools, as well as their overall progress and lack of funds and books. Also contains information on teachers, legislative actions regarding the education of freedmen and the number of schools and pupils in the state.
Collection
Proposal by the Delray Beach Civic League to Resolve Conflict over Use of Public Beaches - May 26, 1956

Proposal by the Delray Beach Civic League to Resolve Conflict over Use of Public Beaches - May 26, 1956

Date
1956-05-26
Description
Proposal submitted by the Delray Beach Civic League for a solution to an ongoing dispute between city authorities of Delray Beach and African American citizens regarding the use of public beaches. The Civic League outlines a plan for a segregated beach facility and swimming pool that meet their needs.
Collection
Program for the Florida Education Association Desegregation Workshop, 1967

Program for the Florida Education Association Desegregation Workshop, 1967

Date
1967-07-31
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the FEA workshop on school desegregation
Collection
Program for the Conference on Faculty Desegregation, 1966

Program for the Conference on Faculty Desegregation, 1966

Date
1966-05-26
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the FEA/FSTA joint conference on faculty desegregation in Florida.
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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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
sle_springs_01See Florida's Silver Springs from Paradise Park for Colored People, Brochure, ca. 1949textSprings--Florida--Marion County
Attractions--Florida--Marion County--Marketing
Segregation
Race discrimination
Jim Crow
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n2015-6_b001_f02_01Resolution of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee Calling for the Leon County Schools to Desegregate, and Response, 1957textSchool integration
Segregation in education
African Americans--Segregation
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s776_b033_f03_x06Reports of Meetings of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, July-September 1956textSegregation in transportation
Boycotts
Civil rights movements
Informers
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m86-11_b004_f05_01Report on the Educational Opportunities for Negroes in Florida, 1941textSegregation in education--Florida
African American teachers--Salaries, etc.
African American teachers--Training of
Educational equalization
African Americans--Education
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s288_b001_f01_01Report of the Superintendent of Common Schools for Freedmen, 1866textAfrican Americans--Education
School reports
School superintendents
Segregation in education
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s776_b033_f05_04Proposal by the Delray Beach Civic League to Resolve Conflict over Use of Public Beaches - May 26, 1956textSegregation/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s776_b033_f05_04.jpg
m86-11_b149_f01_02Program for the Florida Education Association Desegregation Workshop, 1967textFaculty integration
Teachers' unions
Educational equalization
African Americans--Education
Segregation in education--Florida
African American teachers--Florida
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m86-11_b149_f01_01Program for the Conference on Faculty Desegregation, 1966textFaculty integration
Teachers' unions
Educational equalization
African Americans--Education
Segregation in education--Florida
African American teachers--Florida
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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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