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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Atlanta (Ga.)"
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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
Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

Date
1960-12-08
Description
Memo from CORE outlining locations of recent demonstrations against lunch counter segregation across the South.
Collection
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Date
1905
Description
A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
Collection
CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

Date
1960-04
Description
CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while she was in jail with seven others for holding a sit-in at Woolworth's. She includes the names of the other jailed students and describes her experience in jail.
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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_b001_f11_40Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960textSolidarity
Civil rights movements--Public opinion
African Americans--Civil rights--Philosophy
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flc_917.5-q3_01Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905textRailroad trains
Railroad travel
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
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n2015-1_b003_f16_10CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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