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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Race discrimination"
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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.
Collection
Petition from the Free Colored People of Saint Augustine Regarding Their Rights, 1823

Petition from the Free Colored People of Saint Augustine Regarding Their Rights, 1823

Date
1823-05-31
Description
Petition from the free colored people of St. Augustine noting that many of the rights they had enjoyed under Spanish rule had been restricted by the newly incorporated city government of St. Augustine. The petitioners ask the governor to intervene on their behalf. A small portion of the document is missing.
Collection
See Florida's Silver Springs from Paradise Park for Colored People, Brochure, ca. 1949

See Florida's Silver Springs from Paradise Park for Colored People, Brochure, ca. 1949

Date
1949 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising Paradise Park, a segregated recreation area at Silver Springs. The brochure lists attractions available to visitors and tells the legend of the bridal chamber underwater at the spring.
Collection
Statement by Governor LeRoy Collins Favoring Segregation in Florida, 1956

Statement by Governor LeRoy Collins Favoring Segregation in Florida, 1956

Date
1956-02-02
Description
Statement by Governor Collins upholding traditions of segregation in Florida.
Collection
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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s876_b001_f06_06Petition from the Free Colored People of Saint Augustine Regarding Their Rights, 1823TextAfrican Americans--Florida--Saint Augustine
African Americans--Florida--History--19th century
Petitions
Free blacks
Race discrimination
Blacks -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Curfews
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sle_springs_01See Florida's Silver Springs from Paradise Park for Colored People, Brochure, ca. 1949TextSprings--Florida--Marion County
Attractions--Florida--Marion County--Marketing
Segregation
Race discrimination
Jim Crow
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s776_b033_f06_x01Statement by Governor LeRoy Collins Favoring Segregation in Florida, 1956TextRace discrimination
Civil rights
Jim Crow
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