14 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Civil rights--Social aspects"
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"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
The Core of the Matter Newsletter, Tallahassee, July 1963

The Core of the Matter Newsletter, Tallahassee, July 1963

Date
1963-07
Description
The Core of the Matter newsletter, volume 1, number 2, published by the Tallahassee Committee of Racial Equality, with information about student stand-ins at movie theaters; a description of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); a reprint of a telegram sent by Patricia Stephens Due of CORE to President John F. Kennedy requesting that no federal funds be used to celebrate St. Augustine's 400th anniversary because it would be a "celebration of 400 years of slavery and segregation;" and other news about CORE's activities.
Collection
Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

Date
1960-05
Description
A booklet published by the Congress of Racial Equality with an introduction by Lillian Smith. It consists of six stories written by young people involved with sit-ins and other non-violent demonstrations across the United States. Patricia Stephens Due, a Tallahassee civil rights activist who was jailed for 49 days with seven other students following a sit-in at a Woolworth's lunch counter, tells her story from jail. She writes about the events leading up to being jailed and the conditions at the Leon County Jail. The other five stories were written by Edward Rodman (Portsmouth, Virginia), Paul Laprad (Nashville, Tennessee), Thomas Gaither (Orangeburg, South Carolina), Major Johns (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) and Martin Smolin (activities in the North).
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
Report on Educational Situation in Leon County from Patricia Stephens Due, May 16, 1967

Report on Educational Situation in Leon County from Patricia Stephens Due, May 16, 1967

Date
1967-05-16
Description
Report from Patricia Stephens Due to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund relating her efforts to encourage African-American families in Leon County, Florida, to sign their children up to attend white schools. She also writes about the challenges she faced during this process. The report covers April 15-May 4, 1967.
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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
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
Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

Date
1964-11-20
Description
Florida Free Press newsletter, number 17, published by the North Florida Citizenship Education Project. This newsletter features stories about Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) activities in North Florida, voter registration drives and other news.
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
FAMU and Civil Rights, Miami, 1963

FAMU and Civil Rights, Miami, 1963

Date
1963
Description
A Miami CORE flier describing demonstrations in Tallahassee in which Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU) students were arrested and released on bail. Two FAMU students, Patricia Stephens Due and Rubin Kenon, were suspended as a result. The flier is encouraging people to contact FAMU Administration and encourage the university to "defend its students."
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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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n2015-1_b003_f16_17The Core of the Matter Newsletter, Tallahassee, July 1963TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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n2015-1_b003_f25_01Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Civil rights demonstrations
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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_b003_f10_03Report on Educational Situation in Leon County from Patricia Stephens Due, May 16, 1967TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
School integration -- Florida -- Leon County
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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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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_f17_74Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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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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n2015-1_b003_f18_14FAMU and Civil Rights, Miami, 1963TextRace relations
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Civil rights demonstrations
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