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Account of a Meeting of the Ku Klux Klan Near St. Augustine by Rev. Benjamin Irvin Cheney, Jr., 1964

Account of a Meeting of the Ku Klux Klan Near St. Augustine by Rev. Benjamin Irvin Cheney, Jr., 1964

Date
1964
Description
Account by Rev. Benjamin Irvin Cheney, Jr. of Daytona Beach of a meeting of the Ku Klax Klan he attended near St. Augustine.
Collection
Affidavit Describing Events Leading to Murder of Jesse James Payne, October, 29, 1945

Affidavit Describing Events Leading to Murder of Jesse James Payne, October, 29, 1945

Date
1955-10-29
Description
Affidavit in which the mother, wife, and sister of Jesse James Payne explain the events which lead up to Jesse's arrest and subsequent lynching. Includes Jesse's argument with his employer, D.L. Goodwin (Daniel Levy Goodman).
Collection
An Appeal made by Millard Caldwell Concerning a Libel Case, April 21, 1947

An Appeal made by Millard Caldwell Concerning a Libel Case, April 21, 1947

Date
1947-04-21
Description
An appeal to court made by Millard Caldwell, who is attempting to sue Crowell-Collier Publishing Company for libel. The company published an article entitled 'Two Governors on Race Problems," where they claim that Caldwell condoned the lynching of Jesse James Payne, and refused to acknowledge that it was a lynching at all. Caldwell claims he never condoned the murder of Jesse, and claims the article is an act of deliberate malicious intent.
Collection
Anonymous Letter to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Walt Disney Enterprises, 1966

Anonymous Letter to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Walt Disney Enterprises, 1966

Date
1966-02-01
Description
Anonymous letter to Governor Haydon Burns suggesting that he look closely at the history of Walt Disney Enterprises' relationship with an entertainment venue called "Celebrities Center" in Denver, Colorado. Enclosed is a photostatic copy of part of a lease agreement containing a list of stock shares in Celebrities that were purchased by a series of buyers to make it a subsidiary of another company. The letter is signed "Dough Rae Mea."
Collection
Biographical Sketch of Walt Disney, ca. 1963

Biographical Sketch of Walt Disney, ca. 1963

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
Biographical sketch of Walt Disney published by WED Enterprises, Inc., including a list of Disney's films and other projects.
Collection
Bulletin, Planning for Non-English-Speaking Pupils, circa 1961

Bulletin, Planning for Non-English-Speaking Pupils, circa 1961

Date
1961 (circa)
Description
Curriculum Bulletin 1-C issued by the Dade County Public Schools, titled "Planning for Non-English-Speaking Pupils." The document describes teaching strategies and procedures recommended by a special committee of the local County Curriculum Council in light of the recent influx of Cuban refugees in Dade County.
Collection
Collier's Editorial, "Two Governors on Race Problems," February 23, 1946

Collier's Editorial, "Two Governors on Race Problems," February 23, 1946

Date
1946-02-23
Description
Article from Collier's Magazine comparing the Governor of North Carolina, R.G. Cherry, to Florida Governor Millard Caldwell, and their responses to race and crime within their states. The article praises Cherry for his response, while condemning Caldwell for allegedly condonning lynching.
Collection
Copy of a Letter from William C. Lantaff to Walt Disney Inviting Him to Attend a Dinner Given by the Orange Bowl Committee, April 25, 1966

Copy of a Letter from William C. Lantaff to Walt Disney Inviting Him to Attend a Dinner Given by the Orange Bowl Committee, April 25, 1966

Date
1966-04-25
Description
Copy of an invitation from William C. Lantaff, Vice President of the Orange Bowl Committee, to Walt Disney asking him to attend a dinner honoring executives of businesses that contribute to the economy of Florida and especially Dade County.
Collection
Copy of an Editorial Published by Time Magazine Entitled "Two Governors," January 7, 1946

Copy of an Editorial Published by Time Magazine Entitled "Two Governors," January 7, 1946

Date
1946-01-07
Description
Copy of an article from Time Magazine comparing the Governor of North Carolina, R.G. Cherry, to Florida Governor Millard Caldwell, and their responses to race and crime within their states. The article states that Governor Cherry commuted a death sentence for Ernest Brooks, a fourteen year old who was convicted of sexually assaulted a white woman, while around the same time Governor Caldwell condoned the lynching of Jesse James Payne.
Collection
Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. Patterson

Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. Patterson

Date
1946-02-14
Description
Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to the Department of Records and Research at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama requesting information about lynching, as well as the criteria for a lynching versus a murder.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s756_b130_f08_19Account of a Meeting of the Ku Klux Klan Near St. Augustine by Rev. Benjamin Irvin Cheney, Jr., 1964textWhite supremacy movements
Domestic terrorism
Racism
Race relations
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s576_b048_f27_02Affidavit Describing Events Leading to Murder of Jesse James Payne, October, 29, 1945textLynching
Civil rights
Affidavits
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s576_b048_f27_06An Appeal made by Millard Caldwell Concerning a Libel Case, April 21, 1947textLibel and slander
Race relations
Politics and government
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s576_b048_f27_06.jpg
s131_b018_f02_29Anonymous Letter to Governor Haydon Burns Regarding Walt Disney Enterprises, 1966textIndustrial relations--Government policy/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_29.jpg
s131_b018_f02_03Biographical Sketch of Walt Disney, ca. 1963textBusinessmen--Biography
Biographies
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s756_b044_f08_18Bulletin, Planning for Non-English-Speaking Pupils, circa 1961textRefugees
Cuban Americans
Refugees--Services for
Refugee children--Education
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s576_b048_f27_019Collier's Editorial, "Two Governors on Race Problems," February 23, 1946textRace relations
Politics and government
Lynching
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s131_b018_f02_35Copy of a Letter from William C. Lantaff to Walt Disney Inviting Him to Attend a Dinner Given by the Orange Bowl Committee, April 25, 1966textPlace marketing
Industry
Special events
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s131_b018_f02_35.jpg
s576_b048_f27_132Copy of an Editorial Published by Time Magazine Entitled "Two Governors," January 7, 1946textPolitics and government
Periodicals
Race discrimination
Libel and slander
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s576_b048_f27_046Copy of Letter from Governor Millard Caldwell to Dr. F. D. Patterson textLynching
Politics and government
Race relations
Civil rights
Race discrimination
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