4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Boycotts"
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"Don't Buy at Shell's City," Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960

"Don't Buy at Shell's City," Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Flier boycotting Shell's City for refusing to serve African-Americans at its lunch counter. The flier encourages people to write to Shell's City's manager, George McKelvey, so he will change the discriminatory policy.
Collection
Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960

Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960

Date
1960-04-03
Description
Letter from James R. Robinson, executive secretary of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, the mother and stepfather of Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, detailing the importance of the sisters' activism, explaining his time in jail and providing clippings about the Woolworth's boycott in Tallahassee.
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
"Why Buy at Shell's City Supermarket?" Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960

"Why Buy at Shell's City Supermarket?" Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Flier boycotting Shell's City for refusing to serve African-Americans at its lunch counter. Eighteen white and African-American demonstrators were arrested at Shell's City as a result of a sit-in. The flier encourages people to write to Shell's City's manager, George McKelvey, so he will drop the charges against the demonstrators and change the discriminatory policy.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
n2015-1_b003_f16_25"Don't Buy at Shell's City," Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Boycotts
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n2015-1_b002_f01_05Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960TextBoycotts
Imprisonment
Race relations
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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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n2015-1_b003_f17_28"Why Buy at Shell's City Supermarket?" Congress of Racial Equality Flier, Miami, ca. 1960TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Boycotts
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