18 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Chicago (Ill.)"
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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
Monroe Doctrine Cigar Label

Monroe Doctrine Cigar Label

Date
1928 (circa)
Description
Monroe Doctrine cigar label from W.F. Monroe Cigar Company of 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
National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

Date
1946
Description
This brochure describes the mission and history of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). There are photographs of some of the members of the NCNW, a list of affiliated organizations and a list of the metropolitan councils of the NCNW by region.
Collection
"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908

"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908

Date
1908 (circa)
Description
Booklet written by James E. Shepard describing the need to establish a Bible school for African American students, a plan to establish the school, proposed locations of the school in South Carolina or North Carolina, and the buildings needed for the school. Includes letters of recommendation from different public figures, including Charles W. Fairbanks, vice president of the United States, and John C. Kilgo, president of Trinity College in Durham, North Carolina. Also includes a letter from Shepard to Florida Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward requesting the governor read the booklet.
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
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
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
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
This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) describing different CORE tactics for non-violent direct action, the principles of CORE, the structure of National CORE, what National CORE does, the structure of local CORE chapters, how someone can join CORE and how CORE is financed.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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sle_cigar-industry_026Monroe Doctrine Cigar Labelstill imageAdvertising--Brand name products
Commercial art
Industry, Cigarmaking--Florida
Cigar industry--Florida
Cigar bands and labels
Men 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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m95-2_b001_f06_01National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946textAfrican American women
National Council of Negro Women -- History
African American women -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
African American women -- Social conditions
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s664_b015_f06_01"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908textAfrican Americans -- Education -- Florida
African Americans -- Study and teaching
Christian education
African Americans -- Religion
Chautauquas
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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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n2009-3_b005_f16_03aKoreshan Unity Business Card, ca. 1897textCosmology--Philosophy
Koreshanity
Scientific apparatus and instruments
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slv_worlds-fair-florida-exhibits_03A Century of Progress Florida Exhibit Units Brochure, 1933textFairs--Illinois--Chicago
Exhibitions
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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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n2015-1_b003_f07_02This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957textNonviolence--Philosophy
Civil rights movements
African Americans--Civil rights
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