March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Pledge Card, 1963

331521
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Mail-in participation pledge for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963.
Type
text

Facts on Funds from the National Council of Negro Women, ca. 1935

333797
Date
1935
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A pamphlet from the National Council of Negro Women explaining how funding was spent.
Type
text

N.A.A.C.P. Mass Meeting for "Freedom Now" Flier, June 5, 1960

331517
Date
1960-06-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier for an NAACP meeting with speakers Ezell Blair Jr., Patricia Stephens and Bernard Lee. The topic was "Freedom Now" and each speaker was actively participating in the civil rights movement at the time. Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens was to speak about her experience servi...
Type
text

Ruth Bryan Owen Brigade name tag, 1931

318839
Date
1931
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Label used by participants in the Second Ruth Bryan Owen Brigade, a group of senior high school students from Florida's 4th Congressional District who visited Washington as guests of Rep. Owen in 1931. The delegation included students from each of the 4th District's 18 counties. The tour began Febru...
Type
text

License plate contest entry

327582
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Simplistic license plate design submitted by design consultant Jack Frost of Washington, D.C.
Type
image

Ruth Bryan Owen Brigade student selection ballot, 1931

318840
Date
1931
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Ballot used by high school students in Florida's 4th Congressional district to select participants for the Second Ruth Bryan Owen Brigade trip to Washington, D.C. in 1931. The delegation included students from each of the 4th District's 18 counties. The tour began February 25, 1931 and ended March 2...
Type
text

Congressional Resolution Honoring Civil Rights Leader Bernyce Clausell, 2015

329076
Date
2015-07-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
U.S. House of Representatives resolution submitted by Tallahassee Congresswoman Gwen Graham honoring the lifetime achievements of Rev. Bernyce Clausell one week after Clausell's death. Makes mention of Clausell's participation in civil rights, the ministry and other civic causes.
Type
text

Letter from Wilson Conner to United States Secretary of State James Monroe, 1814

339349
Date
1814-03-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from East Florida Minister Plenipotentiary Wilson Conner to U.S. Secretary of State James Monroe explaining his delay in carrying out his mission to Washington. Conner was selected to deliver the Republic of East Florida's offer to cede its territory to the United States and assist the U.S. m...
Type
text

"Facts About the Community Relations Service" Brochure, August 1964

331504
Date
1964-08
Collection
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Description
Brochure outlining the responsibilities and mission of the Community Relations Service (CRS).
Type
text

Florida Folk Arts and Industries Demonstrations Brochure, 1984

339299
Date
1984
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A brochure promotiong Florida folk arts and industries demonstrations held from February 23 to November 18, 1984, at the Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center. The brochure provides additional information about each demonstration and information about other upcoming events. Demonstrations include...
Type
text

Letter from Secretary of State James Monroe to General George Mathews, 1812

339344
Date
1812-04-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A private letter from United States Secretary of State James Monroe to General George Mathews regarding Mathews' exploits on Amelia Island in East Florida. Monroe sent the letter to Mathews on the same day he sent an official letter renouncing Mathews' forceful seizure of the island and surrounding ...
Type
text

Letter to Governor Graham and U.S. Senator Russell in reaction to 1980 Miami Riots

326670
Date
1980-05-20
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham and U.S. Senator Russell Long from Louisiana man E. AL Robinson criticizing the Florida National Guard for not taking forceful enough action during Miami Riots. Robinson digresses into an racist, anti-semitic rant calling the riots part of "Negro Savage War."
Type
text

Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960

331528
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Minutes from a Tallahassee action group discussing what happened in December, including the resignation of George Brown as chairman of the group. Reverend J. S. Johnson automatically assumed chairmanship.
Type
text

This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

331539
Date
1957
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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.
Type
text

National Council of Negro Women Brochure, 1946

333795
Date
1946
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

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

332196
Date
1968-04-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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 ...
Type
text

CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

331509
Date
1960-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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...
Type
text

Letter from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper to Colonel James Munroe, 1856

336083
Date
1856-01-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Adjutant General Samuel Cooper to Colonel John Munroe, commander of U.S. troops in South Florida, outlining the terms by which volunteer companies should be mustered into Federal service.
Type
text

Certificate Discharging R.A. Gray from the U.S. Army, 1919

327678
Date
1919-01-30
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Certificate discharging Captain R.A. Gray from U.S. Army.
Type
text

Resolution of the Select Committee on Transportation regarding routes to the seaboard, 1873

212294
Date
1873
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Series:(43d Cong., 1st sess. Senate. Rept. 307)
Type
text

Rationing Means a Fair Share for All of Us - poster

297600
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging citizens to comply with the rationing system in place during World War II. Many consumer goods such as rubber, fuel, meat, bread, sugar, and other items were strictly rationed to conserve supplies for the war effort.
Type
text

Find Your War Job in Industry - Agriculture - Business - poster, 1943

297605
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster produced by the United States Office of War Information showing a woman working at a machine saying, "I've found the job where I fit best." The poster encourages citizens, women in particular, to get jobs in industry, agriculture, or business.
Type
text

Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918

327677
Date
1918-08-26
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918
Type
text

Certificate Commissioning R.A. Gray as Captain in Army Quartermaster Reserves, 1924

327679
Date
1924-04-18
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Certificate Commissioning R.A. Gray as Captain in Army Quartermaster Reserves, 1924
Type
text

Letter from Staff Assistant to President George T. Bell to Roxcy Bolton, June 9, 1970

331455
Date
1970-06-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from George T. Bell, staff assistant to President Richard Nixon, to Roxcy Bolton regarding the Report of the President's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilites.
Type
text

Letter from Staff Assistant to President George T. Bell to Roxcy Bolton, June 5, 1970

331456
Date
1970-06-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from George T. Bell, staff assistant to President Richard Nixon, to Roxcy Bolton regarding the placement of more women on task forces and commissions.
Type
text

Impeach Nixon!

212278
Date
1974
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Left side: Short article on why impeach Richard Nixon urging voters to write their Congressmen. On right side: List of Congressmen, their districts and Senators. A sample form of address and sample letter to use.
Type
text

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

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

Poster advertising the Carillon Festival at the Bok Tower Gardens in Polk County, 1990

297296
Date
1990
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster advertising the Carillon Festival at the Bok Tower Gardens in Polk County, Florida. The event featured recitals, garden walks, and special exhibits. Sponsored in part by the Polk County Tourist Development Council.
Type
text

Letter from Governor Harrison Reed to Lieutenant Governor William H. Gleason, 1868

333340
Date
1868-11-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Governor Harrison Reed to Lieutenant Governor William H. Gleason asserting his authority as governor and his intention to continue acting as such until the impeachment proceedings pending against Reed reach a conclusion.
Type
text

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