66 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Washington (D.C.)"
Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865

Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865

Date
1861 (circa)
Description
A typescript copy of a diary kept by Robert Watson of Key West from September 1861 through March 1865. Watson describes the movements of the 7th Florida Infantry Regiment from Key West around Florida and then to Tennessee. The diary includes descriptions of weather, news, meals, illnesses and deaths.
Collection
Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Josie W. Roberts and Estelle Harrison, 1946

Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Josie W. Roberts and Estelle Harrison, 1946

Date
1946-09-27
Description
A letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Josie W. Roberts and Estelle Harrison about the goings on at Bethune-Cookman College, its growth and its staff.
Collection
Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946

Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946

Date
1946
Description
A letter from Bethune-Cookman College Professor Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to author Daniel M. Williams describing the experience of her son Lovell, who was accepted to the DeVeaux School in Niagara Falls, New York. When Lovell arrived, he was denied admittance due to his race, so he came back to Florida to attend Fessenden Academy in Martin, Florida.
Collection
Facts on Funds from the National Council of Negro Women, ca. 1935

Facts on Funds from the National Council of Negro Women, ca. 1935

Date
1935 (circa)
Description
A pamphlet from the National Council of Negro Women explaining how funding was spent.
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
Letter from Walter Buckingham to Florida High School Principals, 1932

Letter from Walter Buckingham to Florida High School Principals, 1932

Date
1932-02-20
Description
Letter from Walter S. Buckingham, Florida resident secretary to Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen, to Florida's high school principals describing Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage to Washington and inviting senior high school students to participate. The back to the letter includes a note Buckingham wrote to Owen telling her this was the letter he would send to principals.
Collection
Letter from Walter Buckingham to Patriotic Pilgrimage Participants, 1933

Letter from Walter Buckingham to Patriotic Pilgrimage Participants, 1933

Date
1933-07-20
Description
Letter from Walter S. Buckingham, Florida resident secretary to Congresswoman Ruth Bryan Owen, to Patriotic Pilgrimage participants with an update from Owen regarding her new post as U.S. Ambassador to Denmark and an essay written by pilgrimage participant Frances E. Pearson of Sanford, Florida.
Collection
Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Date
1931
Description
Two articles about Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage. The first article lists the students attending the 1931 trip, and the second article is about the reunion of participants from the first Patriotic Pilgrimage in 1930.
Collection
Individual Boy Ballot for Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, ca. 1930

Individual Boy Ballot for Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, ca. 1930

Date
1930 (circa)
Description
Nomination ballot for a senior high school boy to attend Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage to Washington, D.C.
Collection
Poster Announcing Ruth Bryan Owen's Second Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Poster Announcing Ruth Bryan Owen's Second Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931

Date
1931
Description
Poster announcing Ruth Bryan Owen 1931 Patriotic Pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. The poster includes statements of praise from students who attended the 1930 pilgrimage, United States President Herbert Hoover and Florida Governor Doyle Carlton. There is also information about how students are chosen for the trip.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m76-139_b001_01Robert Watson Civil War Diary, 1861-1865textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
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m95-2_b001_f02_x02Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Josie W. Roberts and Estelle Harrison, 1946textAfrican American schools--Florida
African American children--Education
African American women--Education
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m95-2_b001_f02_x05Letter from Dr. Florence Lovell Roane to Daniel M. Williams, 1946textAfrican American schools--Florida
Discrimination in education
African Americans--Civil rights
African American children--Education
Race relations
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m95-2_b001_f03_10Facts on Funds from the National Council of Negro Women, ca. 1935textAfrican American women
African American women -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
African American women -- Social conditions
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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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n2004-1_b001_f08_04Letter from Walter Buckingham to Florida High School Principals, 1932textWomen legislators--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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n2004-1_b001_f08_06Letter from Walter Buckingham to Patriotic Pilgrimage Participants, 1933textWomen ambassadors--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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n2004-1_b001_f09_01Articles About Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931textWomen legislators--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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n2004-1_b001_f09_04Individual Boy Ballot for Ruth Bryan Owen's Patriotic Pilgrimage, ca. 1930textVoting
Women legislators--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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n2004-1_b002_f09_x01Poster Announcing Ruth Bryan Owen's Second Patriotic Pilgrimage, 1931textWomen legislators--United States
High school students
Education, Secondary
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