18 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Chicago (Ill.)"
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A Century of Progress Florida Exhibit Units Brochure, 1933

A Century of Progress Florida Exhibit Units Brochure, 1933

Date
1933
Description
Brochure for Florida's exhibits at the Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois, from May 27, 1933 to October 31, 1934. The brochure contains a message from Florida Governor David Sholtz, the locations of the exhibits in the court of the states and information about Florida, inluding "Her Agriculture;" "Her Industry;" "The Land of Romance;" "The Land of Sport;" "The Land of Homes;" and "The Land of Health."
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.
Collection
Draft of Interview Questions for Mary McLeod Bethune, ca. 1939

Draft of Interview Questions for Mary McLeod Bethune, ca. 1939

Date
1939 (circa)
Description
This document appears to be a list of questions from Daniel Williams sent to Mary McLeod Bethune as part of an ongoing discussion regarding the planned biography. Williams mentions that he will enclose a chapter of the book. The book was never published.
Collection
Everglades National Park Dedication Ceremony Program, 1947

Everglades National Park Dedication Ceremony Program, 1947

Date
1947-12-06
Description
Program for the dedication ceremony of Everglades National Park. The program includes the schedule of events and transcripts of the speeches made by the guest speakers, including Florida Governor Millard Caldwell and President Harry Truman.
Collection
Koreshan Unity Business Card, ca. 1897

Koreshan Unity Business Card, ca. 1897

Date
1897 (circa)
Description
The front of the card shows the Koreshan Unity's "Geodetic Survey" members setting up "The Air Line" rectilineator on the beach in Naples, Florida. The rectilineator instrument was used to create a straight measuring line and "prove" the earth is concave. At the right is Harry Boomer with the white shirt. Other survey members included: U.G. Morrow, L.S. Boomer, Abe Gush?, and Geo. Stunt?.
Collection
Letter from G. E. Spires to Gilbert Carter and Harry Giles, 1925

Letter from G. E. Spires to Gilbert Carter and Harry Giles, 1925

Date
1925-01-17
Description
A letter from G. E. Spires, cashier at the State Bank of Eau Gallie, to Gilbert Carter and Harry Giles of the Florida Real Estate Corporation regarding the new road that will connect Eau Gallie with the Melbourne Kissimmee Highway (today US 192).
Collection
Letter from R. B. Garrett to Mary E. Rustam, October 28, 1960

Letter from R. B. Garrett to Mary E. Rustam, October 28, 1960

Date
1960-10-28
Description
Letter from R. B. Garrett of the Bradley University Department of Sociology to Mary E. Rustam discussing the possibility of Richard F. Parker attending Roosevelt University as a race relations major. Bradley is a white college student who was arrested during a sit-in in Jacksonville.
Collection
London Spires Cigar Label

London Spires Cigar Label

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
London Spires cigar label from London Co. of Tampa, Florida, and Chicago, Illinois.
Collection
Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

Date
1939 (circa)
Description
An interview between Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson and Mary McLeod Bethune discussing Bethune's childhood, her family, her education, her travels, meeting her husband and her experience starting Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in Daytona Beach. Page 16 of the document is missing.
Collection
Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

Date
1960-12-15
Description
CORE memo from Charles R. Oldham, national chairman, discussing white sit-in demonstrator Richard Parker being arrested during a picket line at McCrory's in Tallahassee; information about discrimination in Tennessee by local distributors of Wonderbread and Sealtest Milk against African-American registered voters; and an article in Look magazine about sit-ins written by Margaret Leonard, a CORE member.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
slv_worlds-fair-florida-exhibits_03A Century of Progress Florida Exhibit Units Brochure, 1933textFairs--Illinois--Chicago
Exhibitions
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n2015-1_b003_f16_10CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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m95-2_b001_f03_27Draft of Interview Questions for Mary McLeod Bethune, ca. 1939textNew Deal, 1933-1939
African American women--Florida--Daytona Beach
African American civic leaders
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s576_b026_f03_x03Everglades National Park Dedication Ceremony Program, 1947textParks -- Florida -- Everglades
National parks and reserves -- Florida -- Everglades
Protected areas -- Florida -- Everglades
Dedications (Ceremonies)
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n2009-3_b005_f16_03aKoreshan Unity Business Card, ca. 1897textCosmology--Philosophy
Koreshanity
Scientific apparatus and instruments
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n2003-4_f01_x01Letter from G. E. Spires to Gilbert Carter and Harry Giles, 1925textRoads--Design and construction
Roads--Florida--Brevard County
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n2015-1_b001_f10_31Letter from R. B. Garrett to Mary E. Rustam, October 28, 1960textRace relations--Study and teaching
Education
College students--Political activity
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sle_cigar-industry_023London Spires Cigar Labelstill imageAdvertising--Brand name products
Commercial art
Industry, Cigarmaking--Florida
Cigar industry--Florida
Cigar bands and labels
Cities and towns in art
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m95-2_b001_f04_01Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939textAfrican American women
African American civic leaders
African American universities and colleges
African Americans -- Biography
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n2015-1_b001_f11_42Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960textAfrican Americans--Suffrage
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil rights--Economic aspects
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