2 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Boycotts--Florida--Tallahassee"
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Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956

Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956

Date
1956-09-28
Description
The first item is a telegram from C. K. Steele to Governor LeRoy Collins regarding the Tallahassee Bus Boycott which lasted from May 26, 1956, until the following year. The telegram was informing the governor that black citizens "are being subjected to various types of prosecutions by the city" as a result of the bus boycott, and Steele asks Governor Collins to intervene. The second item is a reply from the governor on the same day.
Collection
Telegram to Governor LeRoy Collins from the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, 1956

Telegram to Governor LeRoy Collins from the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, 1956

Date
1956-09-27
Description
Telegram from the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee to Governor LeRoy Collins regarding the Tallahassee Bus Boycott which lasted from May 26, 1956, until the following year. The telegram was informing the governor that black residents were being removed from their homes and questioned about their participation in the boycott. By the summer of 1957, all city buses in Tallahassee were fully integrated.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s776_b033_f03_x01Correspondence Between Governor LeRoy Collins and C. K. Steele, 1956TextDiscrimination in public accommodations
Civil rights movements
Boycotts--Florida--Tallahassee
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s776_b033_f03_x02Telegram to Governor LeRoy Collins from the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, 1956TextDiscrimination in public accommodations
Civil rights movements
Boycotts--Florida--Tallahassee
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