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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Chicago (Ill.)"
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
n2009-3_b005_f16_03aKoreshan Unity Business Card, ca. 1897textCosmology--Philosophy
Koreshanity
Scientific apparatus and instruments
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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
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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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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n2015-1_b003_f07_02This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957textNonviolence--Philosophy
Civil rights movements
African Americans--Civil rights
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n2015-1_b003_f16_10CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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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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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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