27 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "African Americans--Civil rights"
Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz Regarding Lynchings in Florida, 1934

Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz Regarding Lynchings in Florida, 1934

Date
1934-10-30
Description
Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor David Sholtz regarding the lynching of Claude Neal and thanking the governor for the work he has done to stop lynchings.
Collection
Letter from NAACP Secretary Walter White to Governor Sholtz, 1934

Letter from NAACP Secretary Walter White to Governor Sholtz, 1934

Date
1934-10-30
Description
Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
Collection
Letter from NAACP to Governor Sholtz on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna, 1934

Letter from NAACP to Governor Sholtz on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna, 1934

Date
1934-11-22
Description
Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
Collection
Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham, May 23, 1980

Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham, May 23, 1980

Date
1980-05-23
Description
Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham expressing his "disgust" with the Arthur McDuffie verdict and the resulting riots in Miami.
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.
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
Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

Date
1964-07-27
Description
Reports of a Johns Committee investigator who attended a Ku Klux Klan rally and Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting in 1964.
Collection
Stop This Murder! N.A.A.C.P. Pamphlet, 1951

Stop This Murder! N.A.A.C.P. Pamphlet, 1951

Date
1951-08
Description
A pamphlet requesting donations for the N.A.A.C.P. Legal Defense and Educational Fund so N.A.A.C.P. lawyers can defend Walter Irvin and Samuel Shepherd in a new trial.
Collection
"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," February 26, 1960

"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," February 26, 1960

Date
1960-02-26
Description
Leaflet with guidelines for how to carry out CORE pickets; how to present oneself at the demonstration; how to engage with the public; and outlining the purpose of picketing.
Collection
Telegram from Harry T. Moore to Governor Fuller Warren, 1951

Telegram from Harry T. Moore to Governor Fuller Warren, 1951

Date
1951-11-11
Description
A telegram from NAACP Florida State Conference Field Secretary Harry T. Moore to Governor Fuller Warren making requests regarding the Groveland investigation and the safety of Walter Irvin.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s278_b073_f07_x01Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz Regarding Lynchings in Florida, 1934TextLynching
African Americans--Civil rights
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S278_b073_f05_01Letter from NAACP Secretary Walter White to Governor Sholtz, 1934TextLynching
Florida. Office of the Governor
African Americans--Civil rights
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S278_b073_f06_01Letter from NAACP to Governor Sholtz on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna, 1934TextLynching
Florida. Office of the Governor
African Americans--Civil rights
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s889_b001_f21_01Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham, May 23, 1980TextTrial by jury
Police misconduct
Justice--Public opinion
Discrimination in criminal justice administration
1980 Miami Riots
Police brutality
Riots--Florida--Miami
African Americans--Civil rights
Ex-police officers
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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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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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s1486_b001_f06_12Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964TextAfrican Americans--Civil rights
Hate groups
Secret societies
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s235_b053_f09_x05Stop This Murder! N.A.A.C.P. Pamphlet, 1951TextGroveland Four Trial (Groveland, Florida : 1949-1952)
Groveland (Fla.)--Race relations
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--Florida--Groveland
African Americans--Civil rights
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Florida
Police shootings
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n2015-1_b001_f12_03"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," February 26, 1960TextAfrican Americans--Civil rights
Civil Rights movements
Picketing
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s235_b053_f09_x01Telegram from Harry T. Moore to Governor Fuller Warren, 1951TextGroveland Four Trial (Groveland, Florida : 1949-1952)
Groveland (Fla.)--Race relations
Discrimination in criminal justice administration--Florida--Groveland
African Americans--Civil rights
African American civil rights workers--Florida
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.--Florida
Police shootings
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