11 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Civil Rights movements"
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Advertisement for Congress of Racial Equality's Jazz Album, ca. 1960

Advertisement for Congress of Racial Equality's Jazz Album, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising the Congress of Racial Equality's all-star jazz 2-record album for half the price. Proceeds from sales help the CORE treasury bail out jailed demonstrators, conduct CORE workshops and organize African-American voter registration drives.
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
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
N.A.A.C.P. Mass Meeting for "Freedom Now" Flier, June 5, 1960

N.A.A.C.P. Mass Meeting for "Freedom Now" Flier, June 5, 1960

Date
1960-06-05
Description
A flier for an NAACP meeting with speakers Ezell Blair Jr., Patricia Stephens and Bernard Lee. The topic was "Freedom Now" and each speaker was actively participating in the civil rights movement at the time. Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens was to speak about her experience serving 49 days in jail. She and seven other students were jailed for holding a sit-in at Woolworth's lunch counter in Tallahassee.
Collection
News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Respecting Memory of Martin Luther King Jr., 1968

News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Respecting Memory of Martin Luther King Jr., 1968

Date
1968-04-05
Description
News release from Governor Claude Kirk asking Floridians to display flags at half-staff from April 5-7, 1968, in memory of Martin Luther King Jr.
Collection
News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

Date
1968-04-09
Description
News release describing how Floridians and other Americans responded to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and information about King's funeral and who was attending. There is also other Florida news about Governor Claude Kirk being sued by J. A. Maloney; Floridians fighting in the Vietnam War; a car accident along the Tamiami Trail; an arrest at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami; the murder of William Guffey of St. Louis; and Boca Raton police sergeant Robert Lynch being charged with embezzling money.
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
SGA Newsletter, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, March 22, 1960

SGA Newsletter, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, March 22, 1960

Date
1960-03-22
Description
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)'s SGA newsletter, volume 1, number 5 with a letter from Clement Carney, who was in jail following a sit-in at Woolworth's in Tallahassee. The seven other jailed students are listed in the newsletter and FAMU's students are asked to write them letters of encouragement. Also in the newsletter is a section asking students to avoid shopping in downtown Tallahassee because the stores are discriminating against African-Americans and another section about the speech Governor LeRoy Collins made on March 20, 1960, in which he directly confronted the issue of discrimination at department store lunch counters.
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 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
n2015-1_b001_f10_03Advertisement for Congress of Racial Equality's Jazz Album, ca. 1960TextCivil rights movements
Mass media and race relations
Civil rights--Economic aspects
African Americans -- Civil rights
Jazz musicians
Fund raising
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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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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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n2015-1_b003_f22_16N.A.A.C.P. Mass Meeting for "Freedom Now" Flier, June 5, 1960TextSpeeches, addresses, etc.
Civil rights movements
Civil rights--Social Aspects
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s960_b001_f14_x01News Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Respecting Memory of Martin Luther King Jr., 1968TextFlorida--Race relations
Civil rights movements
Mourning customs
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s923_b085_f02_01News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968TextVietnam War, 1961-1975
Florida--Race relations
Civil rights movements
Riots--Florida--Tallahassee
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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_f23_26SGA Newsletter, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, March 22, 1960TextCivil rights movements
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Mass media and 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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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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