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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Geographic Term contains "Washington (D.C.)"
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Letter to Governor Graham and U.S. Senator Russell in reaction to 1980 Miami Riots

Letter to Governor Graham and U.S. Senator Russell in reaction to 1980 Miami Riots

Date
1980-05-20
Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham and U.S. Senator Russell Long from Louisiana man E. AL Robinson criticizing the Florida National Guard for not taking forceful enough action during Miami Riots. Robinson digresses into an racist, anti-semitic rant calling the riots part of "Negro Savage War."
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
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
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
"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
License plate contest entry

License plate contest entry

Date
1985
Description
Simplistic license plate design submitted by design consultant Jack Frost of Washington, D.C.
Collection
Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960

Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Minutes from a Tallahassee action group discussing what happened in December, including the resignation of George Brown as chairman of the group. Reverend J. S. Johnson automatically assumed chairmanship.
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
Victory Garden Program: Inter-Department Victory Garden Committee, 1944

Victory Garden Program: Inter-Department Victory Garden Committee, 1944

Date
1944-01-20
Description
A memorandum issued by the War Food Administration and the Extension Service regarding the 1944 Victory Garden Program. The memo discusses current statistics for victory gardens and suggestions and strategies for encouraging civilians to plant more victory gardens.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s850_b013_f07_01Letter to Governor Graham and U.S. Senator Russell in reaction to 1980 Miami Riotstext1980 Miami Riots
Riots--Florida--Miami
Police brutality
Trial by jury
Police misconduct
Justice--Public opinion
Discrimination in criminal justice administration
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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_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_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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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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s1046_b005_f01_03License plate contest entry imageAutomobile license plates
Graphic artists
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n2015-1_b001_f09_69Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960textCivil disobedience
Civil rights--Economic aspects
Meetings
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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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s419_b010_f09_x01Victory Garden Program: Inter-Department Victory Garden Committee, 1944textFood conservation
Rationing--United States
Victory gardens--United States
Vegetable gardening--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Food supply--United States
World War II
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