4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Discrimination in public accommodations"
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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
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.
Collection
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
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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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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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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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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