14 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "New Orleans (La.)"
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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
Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862

Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862

Date
1862
Description
A series of letters from Louis James M. Boyd to his wife, Martha Jane "Jannie" Boyd. The letters are dated November 29, 1862, December 8, 1862, and December 9, 1862, from the USS Albatross at St. Andrews Bay. Boyd describes the destruction of the rebel salt pans along the Florida coast, his fellow soliders and personal matters, such as the joy he feels about the birth of his son while he is away.
Collection
Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

Date
1960-12-07
Description
Memo from CORE Field Director Gordon R. Carey to local CORE groups concerning desegregation of bus terminal restaurants. He discusses activity of select CORE field secretaries, including Jim McCain, Thomas Gaither, Genevieve Hughes and Richard Haley.
Collection
Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961

Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961

Date
1961-02-15
Description
Press release detailing a hearing by the Florida Legislative Investigation Committee (Johns Committee). The press release discusses how the committee planted spies to uncover the nature of the work of the Southern Conference Educational Fund and the integration movement.
Collection
Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting, in Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 26th Ultimo, Sundry Documents Relating to the Destruction of the Negro Fort in East Florida, in the Month of July, 1816

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting, in Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 26th Ultimo, Sundry Documents Relating to the Destruction of the Negro Fort in East Florida, in the Month of July, 1816

Date
1819-02-01
Description
A collection of letters between United States government officials and servicemen regarding the destruction of the Negro Fort in Franklin County, Florida, on July 27, 1816. The correspondence dates from June 6, 1815 to September 6, 1816.
Collection
Memo from Carl Braden to the Tallahassee Educational Committee, October 19, 1960

Memo from Carl Braden to the Tallahassee Educational Committee, October 19, 1960

Date
1960-10-19
Description
Memo from Carl Braden of the Southern Conference Educational Fund to the Tallahassee Educational Committee regarding the imprisonment of Richard F. Parker, a white activist, and requesting members in Tallahassee speak to Governor LeRoy Collins about releasing Parker from jail.
Collection
Correspondence Between J. L. Sharit and W. T. Cash, 1938

Correspondence Between J. L. Sharit and W. T. Cash, 1938

Date
1938
Description
Letter from Joe L. Sharit, general chairman of the Florida Constitution Centennial Commission, to W. T. Cash, state librarian, requesting Cash join the commission. Cash replies and accepts the invitation.
Collection
Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

Date
1865
Description
Oaths of allegiance entered in Leon County between May 31 and June 17, 1865. The signees, although primarily from Northern Florida, represented several Florida counties and a few different states. These rosters include information otherwise available in census or service records, such as date, name, residence and occupation. Of particular interest are pages 5 and 6, which also include columns for complexion, hair and eye color, and height.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Memo from CORE discussing sit-in activity in New Orleans during September 1960, starting with the arrest of seven CORE members holding a peaceful sit-in at the Canal Street Woolworth's lunch counter. The memo outlines other arrests in New Orleans and the charges against these activists.
Collection
News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund, October 6, 1960

News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund, October 6, 1960

Date
1960-10-06
Description
This leaflet from the Southern Christian Educational Fund provides updates regarding the condition of Richard Parker, a white civil rights activist in Jacksonville whose jaw was broken by segregationists. Parker was unable to eat solid foods during his time in jail, having received poor medical care to mend his jaw.
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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n2000-4_b001_f02_07Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862textAmerican Civil War--letters and diaries
American Civil War--United States--Collected Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades.
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
Civil war
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil War, 1861-1865
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n2015-1_b001_f11_22Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960textCivil rights demonstrations
Civil rights workers
Social integration
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n2015-1_b001_f10_21Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961textCivil rights movements--Moral and ethical aspects
Legislators--Florida
Anti-communist movements
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flc_973.51-u58-1819-no119Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting, in Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 26th Ultimo, Sundry Documents Relating to the Destruction of the Negro Fort in East Florida, in the Month of July, 1816textCreek Indians
Slavery
African Americans
Fortification--Florida--Franklin County
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n2015-1_b002_f02_08Memo from Carl Braden to the Tallahassee Educational Committee, October 19, 1960textImprisonment
Race relations
Jails
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s1505_b009_f04_x01Correspondence Between J. L. Sharit and W. T. Cash, 1938textLibrarians
Anniversaries
Celebrations -- Florida -- Gulf County -- Port Saint Joe
Memorials -- Florida -- Gulf County -- Port Saint Joe
Historic sites -- Florida -- Gulf County -- Port Saint Joe
Monuments -- Florida -- Gulf County -- Port Saint Joe
State libraries
Public officers
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n2017-93_b001_f01_01Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865textLoyalty oaths
Allegiance
Citizenship
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n2015-1_b001_f11_49Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960textPicketing
Civil rights demonstrations
Nonviolence
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n2015-1_b001_f08_03News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund, October 6, 1960textPolitical violence
jails
Civil disobedience
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