Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

331535
Date
1960
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Memo from CORE discussing sit-in activity in New Orleans during September 1960, starting with the arrest of seven CORE members holding a peaceful sit-in at the Canal Street Woolworth's lunch counter. The memo outlines other arrests in New Orleans and the charges against these activists.
Type
text

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

331523
Date
1960-12-08
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Description
Memo from CORE outlining locations of recent demonstrations against lunch counter segregation across the South.
Type
text

Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

331533
Date
1960-12-07
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Description
Memo from CORE Field Director Gordon R. Carey to local CORE groups concerning desegregation of bus terminal restaurants. He discusses activity of select CORE field secretaries, including Jim McCain, Thomas Gaither, Genevieve Hughes and Richard Haley.
Type
text

News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund, October 6, 1960

331526
Date
1960-10-06
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Description
This leaflet from the Southern Christian Educational Fund provides updates regarding the condition of Richard Parker, a white civil rights activist in Jacksonville whose jaw was broken by segregationists. Parker was unable to eat solid foods during his time in jail, having received poor medical care...
Type
text

The Story of the Southern Sugar Company, 1929

333798
Date
1929-01
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A detailed history of the Southern Sugar Company.
Type
text

Memo from Carl Braden to the Tallahassee Educational Committee, October 19, 1960

331503
Date
1960-10-19
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Memo from Carl Braden of the Southern Conference Educational Fund to the Tallahassee Educational Committee regarding the imprisonment of Richard F. Parker, a white activist, and requesting members in Tallahassee speak to Governor LeRoy Collins about releasing Parker from jail.
Type
text

Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

331534
Date
1960-12-15
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Description
CORE memo from Charles R. Oldham, national chairman, discussing white sit-in demonstrator Richard Parker being arrested during a picket line at McCrory's in Tallahassee; information about discrimination in Tennessee by local distributors of Wonderbread and Sealtest Milk against African-American regi...
Type
text

Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862

339296
Date
1862
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Description
A series of letters from Louis James M. Boyd to his wife, Martha Jane "Jannie" Boyd. The letters are dated November 29, 1862, December 8, 1862, and December 9, 1862, from the USS Albatross at St. Andrews Bay. Boyd describes the destruction of the rebel salt pans along the Florida coast, his fellow s...
Type
text

Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961

331530
Date
1961-02-15
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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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text

Oaths of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1865

339323
Date
1865
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Description
Oaths of allegiance entered in Leon County between May 31 and June 17, 1865. The signees, although primarily from Northern Florida, represented several Florida counties and a few different states. These rosters include information otherwise available in census or service records, such as date, name,...
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text

Broadside announcing the second annual convention of the Interstate Sugar Cane Growers' Association, 1904

212510
Date
1904
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Announcement of and information about the upcoming second annual convention of the Interstate Sugar Cane Growers Association in Jacksonville, Fla., May 4th, 5th, and 6th, 1904.
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text

The Story of Gasparilla, booklet, 1946

324361
Date
1946
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Description
Souvenir booklet of the Pirate Gasparilla edition of the 1916 Charloote Harbor * Northern Railway Co., 1946 by G.H. Wickman.
Type
text

In Paradise: A Trip to Chipola (Dead) Lakes, Florida, 1892

329321
Date
1892
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Description
Pamphlet promoting Dead Lakes as a tourist attraction. Tourists could ride a steamer along the Chattahoochee River and stop at various towns along the way. The final destination was a two-week stay at the Lake View Hotel in Iola, Florida.
Type
text

Program for Southern Governor's Conference January 11-13, 1942.

297450
Date
1942-01-11
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Description
Program for the Southern Governor's Conference held at the McAllister Hotel in Miami, Florida January 11-13, 1942.
Type
text

A Confederate Soldier Hanged as a Spy, pamphlet

326637
Date
1906
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Description
Full title reads: "A Confederate Solider Hanged as a Spy at Barrancas, Florida, During the Civil War Had Narrow Escape. Was Saved by a Yankee Sergeant Who Throught They Had Wrong Man. Rev. J. T. Mann, of Fitzgerald, Ga., who is not in Pensacola, Reslates Story of his experience."
Type
text

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