Flier advertising the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The organization was founded in 1965 through a $1 million grant from the City of Fort Lauderdale. The complex included an Olympic pool as well as a museum and library.
Edward Carroll, chairman of the Retail Merchants' Division of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, urging the governor to reconsider the date selected for Thanksgiving. Miami and the surrounding area would not observe the holiday on the date proclaimed by the governor.
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Coral Springs residents Theo R. Baillet and Eleanor Baillet accusing the governor and the media of "excusing" the causes of the 1980 Miami Riots instead of expressing "the vigorous condemnation that is needed."
Letter from group of siblings from Fourt Lauderdale, Mary Nell, Amy, Joe, Mike, Pat, Houle to producers on the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store." "We would feel sad if we couldn't watch it anymore."
Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and Miami and discusses what will happen when the marchers arrive in Cuba. T...
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Ft. Lauderdale resident George Adams expressing intense hostility and disapproval of Graham's display of public sympathy toward Miami's black community in the wake of 1980 Miami Riots. "In all my life I never heard such stupidity and groveling to the Blacks by a co...
This report provides a detailed timeline of the political factors that drove the Florida Education Association to organize a statewide teacher strike in 1968, as well as a timeline of the actual strike and its aftermath.
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