18 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Chicago (Ill.)"
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
Mr. Bubbett's Ticket to the College of Life Matriculation, August 9, 1888

Mr. Bubbett's Ticket to the College of Life Matriculation, August 9, 1888

Date
1888-08-09
Description
Mr. Bubbett's Matriculation Ticket for The Commencement of Exercises of the World's College of Life Monday Evening, August 9, 1888
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
News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

Date
1968-04-09
Description
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.
Collection
Port of Jacksonville, 1930

Port of Jacksonville, 1930

Date
1905-04-13
Description
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.
Collection
The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

Date
1929-01
Description
A detailed history of the Southern Sugar Company.
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
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_b319_f01_02Mr. Bubbett's Ticket to the College of Life Matriculation, August 9, 1888text/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/n2009-3_b319_f01_02.jpg
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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s923_b085_f02_01News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968textVietnam War, 1961-1975
Florida--Race relations
Civil rights movements
Riots--Florida--Tallahassee
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flc_387.1-j147_01Port of Jacksonville, 1930textPorts--Jacksonville (Fla.)
Docks--Florida--Jacksonville
Harbors--Florida--Jacksonville
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m74-13_b001_f02_01The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929textSugar factories--Florida--Clewiston
Sugar growing -- Florida
Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- Florida
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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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