Flier listing activities for FAMU Religious Emphasis Week

329081
Date
1971
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Description
This flier lists the schedule of events for religious emphasis week at FAMU.
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Letter from Association of Citizens Councils of Florida to Board of Control, Florida State University, 1957

325048
Date
1957-01-24
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Description
Letter from Homer T. Barrs of the Association of Citizens Councils of Florida to the Board of Control at Florida State University encouraging the board to take action against students of state-supported institutions of higher learning participating in civil rights acitivities in Tallahassee.
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text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens Expressing Concern Over Civil Rights Activism, 1960

329135
Date
1960-02-21
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Description
Family letter expressing disapproval in the Stephens sisters' civil rights activism.
Type
text

Leaflet, "A Song for Tallahassee Core," by Jeff Poland

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

Memorandum for CORE Members on What They can do to Fight for Integration, 1960

329149
Date
1960
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Description
Suggests different methods for bringing integration: Apply for "white-only" public service jobs; apply as teachers and students to integrate schools; boycott stores and canvass for votes.
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text

Letter of Support from Member of American Friends Service Committee Norman J. Whitney to Patricia Stephens, 1960

329140
Date
1960-05-03
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Description
Letter of encouragement from Quaker organization in Philadelphia.
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text

Telegram from The Assembly of the Hotel and Club Employees Union to Patricia Stephens Expressing Sympathy About Jail-in, 1960

329148
Date
1960-04-01
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Description
Telegram of support for jailed students.
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text

Draft of "Letter from a Leon County Jail" Describing Activism, Conditions Inside Jail, 1960

329147
Date
1960
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Description
Draft of letter from a Leon County Jail. Describes trail after sit-in, conditions in jail and reasons for activism. A later version of this letter was circulated in publications across the nation and sparked a chain-reaction of civil rights activism.
Type
text

Letter of Support from Tommy McGregory of Yokohama, Japan to Patricia Stephens, 1960

329146
Date
1960
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Description
Letter from American man traveling the world. Discusses how he read Stephens' "letter from a Leon County Jail" in Jackie Robinson's column and how he is showing it to everyone he meets in other countries to show the mistreatment of African-Americans.
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text

Letter of Support from Fourth Grade Class to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens During Jail-in, 1960

329145
Date
1960-04-14
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Description
Letter from Lanier Junior High School's fourth grade class to Stephens sisters thanking them for their courage.
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text

Copy of a Telegraph from Martin Luther King, Jr. to "Eight Jailed Students" via C. K. Steele, 1960.

329143
Date
1960-03-19
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Description
Copy of telegraph to eight jailed students from Martin Luther King, Jr., via C.K. Steele. "Going to jail for a righteous cause is a badge of honor and a symbol of dignity."
Type
text

Letter from CORE Executive Secretary James R. Robinson to Patricia Stephens Discussing Recent Changes in Race Relations, 1960

329142
Date
1960-03-28
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Description
Letter from James R. Robinson to Patricia Stephens, reflecting on integationist statements from Governor Collins,reporting picket lines in Los Angeles, and that lunch counters have opened in San Antonio.
Type
text

Letter from CORE Executive Secretary James R. Robinson to Patricia Stephens Discussing Donations During Jail-in, 1960

329141
Date
1960-04-14
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Description
Letter to Patricia Stephens from James R. Robinson, thanking her for her letter of April 8th and requesting a letter outlining needs for funding for Tallahassee CORE, so as to connect CORE members with resources.
Type
text

Letter of Support from Brooklyn High School Student Judy Fox to Patricia Stephens Due, 1960

329139
Date
1960-04-25
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Description
Letter of encouragement to Patricia Stephens from high school student Judy Fox in Brooklyn. Discusses how Stephens' activism has inspired civil rights activism in New York. "I am really very grateful to you and your friends for what you have done."
Type
text

Letter from Louisiana College Students Joseph G. Jean-Batiste to Patricia Stephens During Jail-in, 1960

329138
Date
1960-04-10
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Description
Letter of support from college student in Baton Rouge discussing how he heard about the protest in Tallahassee and how it sparked student protest acitivity in Baton Rouge, La. Discusses raising bond for imprisoned protesters.
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text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens on Media Attention of Jail-in, 1960

329137
Date
1960-04-01
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Description
Family letter congratulating Stephens sisters on their national renown, particularly regarding the publication of Patricia's "Letter from Jail" in the CORE-lator magazine
Type
text

Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens During the Leon County Jail-in, 1960

329136
Date
1960-03-23
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Description
Letter from Daddy Marion to Stephens sisters writing during jail-in. Marion writes about his and his wife's reactions after seeing the pair in jail. Mentions support for Governor LeRoy Collins' March 20, 1960, statewide television address denouncing segregation as morally wrong
Type
text

Letter to "Mother and Daddy Marion," from Priscilla Stephens Kruize During Leon County Jail-in, 1960

329134
Date
1960-04-07
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Description
Letter written by Priscilla Stephens from jailed Stephens sisters to their parents, telling them not to worry. Discusses local public reactions to the jail-in, summer job plans and family matters. Notes receiving gifts from various people including autographed diary from Jackie Robinson. Mentions ho...
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text

Interfaith Prayer Service, Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lt. Governor Wayne Mixson, 1983

329072
Date
1983-01-04
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Description
Prayer service at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee in honor of the inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson on January 4, 1983.
Type
text

Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail brochure, 1941

327570
Date
1941
Collection
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Description
A brochure with the route and a map of the second annual Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail. Listed are significant points of interest in and around Tallahassee.
Type
text

The Core of the Matter newsletter, May 25, 1961

326749
Date
1961-05-25
Collection
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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...
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text

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