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Keywords: ""Priscilla Stephens" OR "Patricia Stephens Due"" (Boolean), Collection ID is exactly "40"
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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
Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for June 12-17, 1961

Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for June 12-17, 1961

Date
1961-06
Description
Page 249 from Volume 15 (Volume T) of the "Register of Prisoners Confined in the County Jail of Leon County, Florida." The complete volume is available at the State Archives of Florida. Included on this page are twelve individuals who were arrested when members of the Interfaith Freedom Riders and their supporters (the so-called "Tallahassee Ten") attempted to be served at the segregated Savarin restaurant at the Tallahassee Airport. Nine of these individuals later served short prison sentences for their involvement in the affair, following a lengthy appeals process. Priscilla Stephens (later Kruize), a FAMU student and civil rights organizer, was also arrested for resisting arrest and appears on the register.
Collection
FAMU and Civil Rights, Miami, 1963

FAMU and Civil Rights, Miami, 1963

Date
1963
Description
A Miami CORE flier describing demonstrations in Tallahassee in which Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU) students were arrested and released on bail. Two FAMU students, Patricia Stephens Due and Rubin Kenon, were suspended as a result. The flier is encouraging people to contact FAMU Administration and encourage the university to "defend its students."
Collection
FAMU News Special, Tallahassee, October 21, 1963

FAMU News Special, Tallahassee, October 21, 1963

Date
1963-10-21
Description
News special relating the sleep-in demonstrations of three FAMU students who were protesting the suspension of fellow students Patricia Stephens Due and Rubin Kenon.
Collection
Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960

Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960

Date
1960-04-03
Description
Letter from James R. Robinson, executive secretary of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, the mother and stepfather of Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, detailing the importance of the sisters' activism, explaining his time in jail and providing clippings about the Woolworth's boycott in Tallahassee.
Collection
Report on Educational Situation in Leon County from Patricia Stephens Due, May 16, 1967

Report on Educational Situation in Leon County from Patricia Stephens Due, May 16, 1967

Date
1967-05-16
Description
Report from Patricia Stephens Due to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund relating her efforts to encourage African-American families in Leon County, Florida, to sign their children up to attend white schools. She also writes about the challenges she faced during this process. The report covers April 15-May 4, 1967.
Collection
SGA Newsletter, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, March 22, 1960

SGA Newsletter, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, March 22, 1960

Date
1960-03-22
Description
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)'s SGA newsletter, volume 1, number 5 with a letter from Clement Carney, who was in jail following a sit-in at Woolworth's in Tallahassee. The seven other jailed students are listed in the newsletter and FAMU's students are asked to write them letters of encouragement. Also in the newsletter is a section asking students to avoid shopping in downtown Tallahassee because the stores are discriminating against African-Americans and another section about the speech Governor LeRoy Collins made on March 20, 1960, in which he directly confronted the issue of discrimination at department store lunch counters.
Collection
Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

Date
1960-05
Description
A booklet published by the Congress of Racial Equality with an introduction by Lillian Smith. It consists of six stories written by young people involved with sit-ins and other non-violent demonstrations across the United States. Patricia Stephens Due, a Tallahassee civil rights activist who was jailed for 49 days with seven other students following a sit-in at a Woolworth's lunch counter, tells her story from jail. She writes about the events leading up to being jailed and the conditions at the Leon County Jail. The other five stories were written by Edward Rodman (Portsmouth, Virginia), Paul Laprad (Nashville, Tennessee), Thomas Gaither (Orangeburg, South Carolina), Major Johns (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) and Martin Smolin (activities in the North).
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.
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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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l64_v15_249Excerpt of Leon County Jail Register for June 12-17, 1961textSegregation
Prisoners--Registers
Political activists
Race discrimination
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights workers--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
Discrimination in public accommodations
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n2015-1_b003_f18_14FAMU and Civil Rights, Miami, 1963textRace relations
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Civil rights demonstrations
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n2015-1_b003_f13_09FAMU News Special, Tallahassee, October 21, 1963textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
Nonviolence
African Americans--Civil rights
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n2015-1_b002_f01_05Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960textBoycotts
Imprisonment
Race relations
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n2015-1_b003_f10_03Report on Educational Situation in Leon County from Patricia Stephens Due, May 16, 1967textRace relations
Civil rights--Social aspects
School integration -- Florida -- Leon County
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n2015-1_b003_f23_26SGA Newsletter, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, March 22, 1960textCivil rights movements
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Mass media and race relations
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n2015-1_b003_f25_01Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960textRace relations
Civil rights--Social Aspects
Civil rights demonstrations
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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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