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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Saint Louis (Mo.)"
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CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, 1960

CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, 1960

Date
1960-06-29
Description
Press release from CORE noting the five recipients of the Gandhi Award: Barbara and John Broxton, William Larkins and Patricia and Priscilla Stephens. These five students served a 49-day jail sentence after being arrested during a sit-in demonstration at Woolworth's lunch counter in Tallahassee.
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
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Date
1905
Description
A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
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Letter from Chief Surgeon Frank W. Headley to Governor William D. Bloxham, 1898

Letter from Chief Surgeon Frank W. Headley to Governor William D. Bloxham, 1898

Date
1898-08-16
Description
A letter to Governor Bloxham from Chief Surgeon Frank W. Headley giving a report on the status of the Isolation Hospital for measles patients located near the Amelia Lighthouse.
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
Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959

Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959

Date
1959
Description
This report contains a summary of action at the institute written by Susan Boden. She writes about institute members testing Miami lunch counters, movie theaters and public transportation to see if African-American Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) members would be served. Sit-ins were held at Jackson Byron's department store and Grant's. In each instance, CORE members were not served. James R. Robinson of CORE wrote an evaluation of the institute which includes sections about the concept and aims of the institute; preparatory work; selections of participants; functioning of the institute; evaluations made by institute members, and conclusions and suggestions for future institutes.
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
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
Resettlement Re-Cap from the Cuban Refugee Center, October 1968

Resettlement Re-Cap from the Cuban Refugee Center, October 1968

Date
1968-10
Description
A report from the Cuban Refugee Center in Miami for distribution to government agencies involved in the Cuban Refugee Assistance Program (CRA). The publication consists of human interest stories about the progress of resettlement efforts for Cuban refugees and highlights efforts at the local, state and federal levels to provide assistance to Cuban refugees. Refugees in Florida and elsewhere who participated in the CRA program also share their experiences.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
n2015-1_b003_f16_18CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, 1960textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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n2015-1_b003_f16_10CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
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flc_917.5-q3_01Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905textRailroad trains
Railroad travel
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
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s578_b015_f07_x47Letter from Chief Surgeon Frank W. Headley to Governor William D. Bloxham, 1898textSpanish-American War, 1898
Soldiers -- Health and hygiene
Medicine, Military -- United States
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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_15Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
African Americans--Civil rights
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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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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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s325_b002_f01_x05Resettlement Re-Cap from the Cuban Refugee Center, October 1968textRefugees--Cuba
Refugees--United States
Cubans--United States
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