|n2015-1_b003_f16_10||CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960||text||Race relations|
Civil rights--Social aspects
CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960
- 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.
|flc_973.51-u58-1828-no146||Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting Copies of All the Letters and Correspondence Between the Secretary of War and Gen. Andrew Jackson, from the Commencement of the Creek War, to 1st March, 1815||text||Creek War, 1813-1814|
Indians of North America -- Florida
|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.
|s1486_b018_f13_01||National States Rights Party Petition to Add John Kasper and J.B. Stoner to the Presidential Ballot, 1964||text||White supremacy movements|
National States Rights Party (U.S.)
|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.
|n2015-1_b003_f25_01||Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960||text||Race relations|
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Civil rights demonstrations
Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960
- A booklet published by the Congress of Racial Equality with an introduction by Lillian Smith. It consists of six stories written by young people involved with sit-ins and other non-violent demonstrations across the United States. Patricia Stephens Due, a Tallahassee civil rights activist who was jailed for 49 days with seven other students following a sit-in at a Woolworth's lunch counter, tells her story from jail. She writes about the events leading up to being jailed and the conditions at the Leon County Jail. The other five stories were written by Edward Rodman (Portsmouth, Virginia), Paul Laprad (Nashville, Tennessee), Thomas Gaither (Orangeburg, South Carolina), Major Johns (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) and Martin Smolin (activities in the North).