Telegram from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz, 1934

324342
Date
1934-01-31
Collection
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Description
Telegram on the lynching of Robert Johnson in Tampa.
Type
text

CORE Rules for Action Pamphlet, ca. 1957

331540
Date
1957
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Description
A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and their principle of non-violent direct action that includes guarantees of the individual to the group and guarantees from the local group to the individual.
Type
text

"A Song for Tallahassee CORE" by Jeff Poland, ca. 1960

329144
Date
1960
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Description
Lyrics to a Tallahassee CORE protest song for picket lines written by Florida civil rights activist Jeff Poland.
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text

This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

331539
Date
1957
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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

Telegram from Jessie Daniel Ames to Governor Sholtz, 1934

324343
Date
1934-01-30
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Description
Telegram to Governor Sholtz on the lynching in Tampa from Jessie Daniel Ames
Type
text

Telegram from Walter White to Governor Sholtz on imminent lynching of Claude Neal, 1934

324346
Date
1934-10-26
Collection
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Description
Letter from NAACP Secretary Walter White to Governor David Sholtz informing him of imminent lynching of Claude Neal in Greenwood, 1934
Type
text

Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham, May 23, 1980

329089
Date
1980-05-23
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Description
Letter from retired police officer Frank Elsin to Governor Bob Graham expressing his "disgust" with the Arthur McDuffie verdict and the resulting riots in Miami.
Type
text

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

333811
Date
1964-07-27
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Description
Reports of a Johns Committee investigator who attended a Ku Klux Klan rally and Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting in 1964.
Type
text

Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959

331508
Date
1959
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Description
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...
Type
text

Interposition Resolution in Response to Brown v. Board of Education, 1957

333857
Date
1957-05-02
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Description
The Florida State Legislature passed this resolution in opposition to the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas case that ended legal segregation in public education. Racial segregation was originally found to be constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Cour...
Type
text

Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz Regarding the Lynching of Claude Neal, 1934

324347
Date
1934-10-30
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Description
Letter to Governor Sholtz regarding Florida lynchings.
Type
text

Press release announcing the Dade County Public Safety Department's Homicide Section and the State Attorney's joint investigation into the death of Arthur McDuffie, December 26, 1979

329090
Date
1979-12-26
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Press release announcing the Dade County Public Safety Department's Homicide Section and the State Attorney's joint investigation into the death of Arthur McDuffie, December 26 and 28, 1979. Discusses the latest details of the case and announces the subsequent leave and charges of four police office...
Type
text

"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," Memorandum, February 26, 1960

331536
Date
1960-02-26
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Description
Leaflet with guidelines for how to carry out CORE pickets; how to present oneself at the demonstration; how to engage with the public; and outlining the purpose of picketing.
Type
text

Letter from NAACP Secretary Walter White to Governor Sholtz, 1934

324341
Date
1934-10-30
Collection
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Description
Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
Type
text

FAMU News Special, Tallahassee, October 21, 1963

331507
Date
1963-10-21
Collection
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Description
News special relating the sleep-in demonstrations of three FAMU students who were protesting the suspension of fellow students Patricia Stephens Due and Rubin Kenon.
Type
text

Letter from NAACP to Governor Sholtz on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna, 1934

324344
Date
1934-11-22
Collection
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Description
Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
Type
text

The Core of the Matter Newsletter, May 25, 1961

326749
Date
1961-05-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A newsletter published jointly by the Inter Civic Council, Inc., Tallahassee NAACP, and The Tallahassee CORE (Congress on Racial Equality) about civil rights acitivites happening around Tallahassee. The text includes information about hunger strikes and boycotts taking place locally. At the end of t...
Type
text

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Pledge Card, 1963

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

Document regarding Investigation of "Radio Free Dixie" Weekly Radio Program

326758
Date
1960s
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A statement requesting approval to investigate the weekly radio program "Radio Free Dixie" to determine the program's effects on Florida's African-American population.
Type
text

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

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

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