State Archives of Florida: Collection N2015-1, Box 03, Folder 16
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.
June 29, 1960
The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) was a civil rights organization that practiced non-violent direct action.