|n2015-1_b001_f11_42||Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960||text||African Americans--Suffrage|
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil rights--Economic aspects
Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960
- 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.
|n2009-3_b319_f01_02||Mr. Bubbett's Ticket to the College of Life Matriculation, August 9, 1888||text||/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/n2009-3_b319_f01_02.jpg
|m95-2_b001_f06_01||National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946||text||African American women|
National Council of Negro Women -- History
African American women -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
African American women -- Social conditions
National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946
- 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.
|s664_b015_f06_01||"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908||text||African Americans -- Education -- Florida|
African Americans -- Study and teaching
African Americans -- Religion
"New Plans for the Uplift of a Race" by James E. Shepard, ca. 1908
- 1908 (circa)
- 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.
|s923_b085_f02_01||News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968||text||Vietnam War, 1961-1975|
Civil rights movements
News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968
- News release describing how Floridians and other Americans responded to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and information about King's funeral and who was attending. There is also other Florida news about Governor Claude Kirk being sued by J. A. Maloney; Floridians fighting in the Vietnam War; a car accident along the Tamiami Trail; an arrest at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami; the murder of William Guffey of St. Louis; and Boca Raton police sergeant Robert Lynch being charged with embezzling money.
|flc_387.1-j147_01||Port of Jacksonville, 1930||text||Ports--Jacksonville (Fla.)|
Port of Jacksonville, 1930
- A booklet issued by the Jacksonville Port Bureau and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce describing the facilities and amenities available to potential businesses. Includes sections about the Port of Jacksonville; the commerce and harbor of Jacksonville; weather in the city; port administration; port customs and regulations; port facilities; port services and charges; information about loading and discharging vessels; fuel and supplies; steamship agents and brokers; and the railroads at the port.
|m74-13_b001_f02_01||The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929||text||Sugar factories--Florida--Clewiston|
Sugar growing -- Florida
Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- Florida
|n2015-1_b003_f07_02||This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957||text||Nonviolence--Philosophy|
Civil rights movements
African Americans--Civil rights
This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957
- 1957 (circa)
- 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.