Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

Source

State Library of Florida: Campaign Literature Collection, 1970-CHILES 01

Description

Series of newsletters published by Lawton Chiles' 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate during Chiles' walk across Florida. The reports describe the route Chiles took, as well as the people he met and the topics they discussed. Other politicians, representing local and state governments, joined Chiles at various points, including state senators Dempsey Barron and Wilbur Boyd, and State Superintendent of Instruction Thomas D. Bailey. Chiles walked all the way from Century in Escambia County to Key Largo, stopping in Tallahassee for the legislative session. Chiles was a state senator representing the Lakeland region at this time.