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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Nashville (Tenn.)"
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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
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

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

Date
1828-02-18
Description
A collection of correspondence between U.S. Secretary of War John Armstrong and General Andrew Jackson during the Creek War regarding military movement and other war-related matters. The correspondence dates from February 4, 1814 to August 10, 1814.
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
National States Rights Party Petition to Add John Kasper and J.B. Stoner to the Presidential Ballot, 1964

National States Rights Party Petition to Add John Kasper and J.B. Stoner to the Presidential Ballot, 1964

Date
1964
Description
Petition to have National States Rights Party candidates John Kasper of Nashville, Tennessee, for president and J.B. Stoner of Mableton, Georgia, for vice president added to the State of Florida ballot for the 1964 presidential election.
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
Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

Date
1960-05
Description
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).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
n2015-1_b003_f16_10CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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flc_973.51-u58-1828-no146Letter 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, 1815textCreek War, 1813-1814
Creek Indians
Seminole Indians
Cherokee Indians
Choctaw Indians
Indians of North America -- Florida
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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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s1486_b018_f13_01National States Rights Party Petition to Add John Kasper and J.B. Stoner to the Presidential Ballot, 1964textWhite supremacy movements
Presidential elections--1964
Petitions
National States Rights Party (U.S.)
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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_b003_f25_01Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960textRace relations
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Civil rights demonstrations
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