CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

331509
Date
1960-04
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CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while s...
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CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, June 29, 1960

331511
Date
1960-06-29
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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.
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This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

331539
Date
1957
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A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) describing different CORE tactics for non-violent direct action, the principles of CORE, the structure of National CORE, what National CORE does, the structure of local CORE chapters, how someone can join CORE and how CORE is financed.
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text

News Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

332196
Date
1968-04-09
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News release describing how Floridians and other Americans responded to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and information about King's funeral and who was attending. There is also other Florida news about Governor Claude Kirk being sued by J. A. Maloney; Floridians fighting in the Vietnam ...
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Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959

331508
Date
1959
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This report contains a summary of action at the institute written by Susan Boden. She writes about institute members testing Miami lunch counters, movie theaters and public transportation to see if African-American Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) members would be served. Sit-ins were held at Jack...
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Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

331534
Date
1960-12-15
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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...
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National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

333795
Date
1946
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Description
This brochure describes the mission and history of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). There are photographs of some of the members of the NCNW, a list of affiliated organizations and a list of the metropolitan councils of the NCNW by region.
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Card Commemorating 24th Anniversary of the First Commercial Airline in the World, St. Petersburg to Tampa, 1938

333870
Date
1938
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A souvenir card commemorating the 24th anniversary of the first commercial airline in the world from St. Petersburg to Tampa, Florida, in 1914. The back of the card includes the history of the airline.
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Hollywood Vacation Advertisement - brochure

326735
Date
1926
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A 1920s advertisement brochure for the seaside vacation town of Hollywood publicizing its attractions and booming growth.
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text

The Florida Auto Annual, 1905

326729
Date
1905
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Description
Guidebook for the Ormond-Daytona Beach Meet published in 1905.
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text

Pamphlet - A Winter in Fort George, Florida, ca. 1888

297561
Date
1888
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Description
Pamphlet advertising Fort George Island, located in Duval County near the mouth of the St. Johns River. The pamphlet was published by the Fort George Island Company, and includes a map of proposed developments, engravings of the island, climate information, and testimonials from visitors.
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