27 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "African Americans--Civil rights"
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Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for June 12-17, 1961

Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for June 12-17, 1961

Date
1961-06
Description
Page 249 from Volume 15 (Volume T) of the "Register of Prisoners Confined in the County Jail of Leon County, Florida." The complete volume is available at the State Archives of Florida. Included on this page are twelve individuals who were arrested when members of the Interfaith Freedom Riders and their supporters (the so-called "Tallahassee Ten") attempted to be served at the segregated Savarin restaurant at the Tallahassee Airport. Nine of these individuals later served short prison sentences for their involvement in the affair, following a lengthy appeals process. Priscilla Stephens (later Kruize), a FAMU student and civil rights organizer, was also arrested for resisting arrest and appears on the register.
Collection
Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for August 3-8, 1964

Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for August 3-8, 1964

Date
1964-08
Description
Page 239 from Volume 18 (Volume W) of the "Register of Prisoners Confined in the County Jail of Leon County, Florida." The complete volume is available at the State Archives of Florida. Included on this page are nine members of the "Tallahassee Ten" who served short jail sentences for unlawful assembly after attempting to integrate the Savarin restaurant at the Tallahassee Regional Airport. They were originally convicted in 1961.
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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.
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
This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) describing different CORE tactics for non-violent direct action, the principles of CORE, the structure of National CORE, what National CORE does, the structure of local CORE chapters, how someone can join CORE and how CORE is financed.
Collection
CORE Rules for Action Pamphlet, ca. 1957

CORE Rules for Action Pamphlet, ca. 1957

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and their principle of non-violent direct action that includes guarantees of the individual to the group and guarantees from the local group to the individual.
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
FAMU News Special, Tallahassee, October 21, 1963

FAMU News Special, Tallahassee, October 21, 1963

Date
1963-10-21
Description
News special relating the sleep-in demonstrations of three FAMU students who were protesting the suspension of fellow students Patricia Stephens Due and Rubin Kenon.
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
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
l64_v15_249Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for June 12-17, 1961TextSegregation
Prisoners--Registers
Political activists
Race discrimination
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights workers--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
Discrimination in public accommodations
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l64_v18_239Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for August 3-8, 1964TextSegregation
Prisoners--Registers
Political activists
Discrimination in public accommodations
Civil rights workers--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
African Americans--Civil rights
Race discrimination
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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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n2015-1_b001_f12_03"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," February 26, 1960TextAfrican Americans--Civil rights
Civil Rights movements
Picketing
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n2015-1_b003_f07_02This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957TextNonviolence--Philosophy
Civil rights movements
African Americans--Civil rights
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n2015-1_b003_f07_11CORE Rules for Action Pamphlet, ca. 1957TextNonviolence--Philosophy
Civil rights movements
African Americans--Civil rights
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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_f13_09FAMU News Special, Tallahassee, October 21, 1963TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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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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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