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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Political activists"
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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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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