Death Warrant for Giuseppe Zangara, 1933

334329
Date
1933-03-13
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Death warrant for Giuseppe Zangara, addressed to Leonard Fielding Chapman, superintendent of the Florida State Prison at Raiford, as well as Sheriff Daniel E. Hardie of Dade County. On February 15, 1933, Zangara attempted to assassinate President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he gave a speech f...
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List of Persons Present at the Execution of Giuseppe Zangara at the Florida State Prison, 1933

334328
Date
1933-03-20
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List of witnesses present at the execution of Giuseppe Zangara by electrocution on March 20, 1933 at 9:15 a.m. at Florida State Prison in Raiford. On February 15, 1933, Zangara attempted to assassinate President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he gave a speech from the back of an open car in the ...
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Letter, Harmon W. Shields to R.V. Turner regarding canned lisa - May 26, 1965

299297
Date
1965-05-26
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This letter was written by Harmon W. Shields, Director of marketing for the Florida Board of Conservation to R.V. Turner at the Florida State Prison at Raiford. The Florida Board of Conservation had been attempting to reform the public image of mullet by renaming it "lisa." The hope was that this wo...
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Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus by Clarence Earl Gideon, 1961

339319
Date
1961-10-09
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Petition for a writ of habeus corpus written by Clarence Earl Gideon to the Florida Supreme Court while he was serving a five-year sentence at Raiford Prison.
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Florida Supreme Court Case File: Irvin v. Chapman, 1954

340073
Date
1954
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Case file for Groveland victim Walter Lee Irvin's lawsuit against L.F. Chapman, superintendent of Florida State Prison.
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Program for 4th Florida State Conference of Social Work

297389
Date
1950
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Program outlining Florida Fourth State Conference of Social Work schedule.
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text

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