Flier for a march and rally demanding justice for Freddie Pitts and Wilbert Lee, 1978

297343
Date
1978
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This flier advertised a march and rally to demand compensation for Freddie Pitts and Wilbert Lee, two African-Americans who were imprisoned for a number of years before being pardoned by Governor Reubin Askew. The two had never received a trial, as they had been coerced into pleading guilty. Organiz...
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text

Wake Up America: Will This Happen Here?

326750
Date
1950
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Flier describing the threat of communism to the United States including a list of "organizations serving the Community cause." Readers are encouraged to act quickly to fight communism.
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text

Circular letter from General Richard Keith Call

212527
Date
1860-12-22
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text

CNVA Miami Bulletin, July 1, 1964

326753
Date
1964-07-01
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Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and ends with information about the Miami chapter of CNVA.
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text

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.
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text

CNVA Miami Bulletin, June 16, 1964

326754
Date
1964-06-16
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Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and Miami and discusses what will happen when the marchers arrive in Cuba. T...
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text

National Organization for Women ERA pamphlet

325546
Date
1976
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Lists the benefits of passing the ERA.
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text

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

333857
Date
1957-05-02
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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...
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text

Kloran, Association of Florida Ku Klux Klans, 1954

326755
Date
1954
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Handbook of the Ku Klux Klan
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text

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