Tallahassee's Live Oak Trail brochure, 1941

327570
Date
1941
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Flier advertising Library Day in Tallahassee, April 21, 1971

297339
Date
1971
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising Library Day in Tallahassee, April 21, 1971. The event would take place in Room 307 of the Capitol Building, with a buffet luncheon for the legislators and a de-briefing with coffee at the State Library.
Type
text

Flier promoting an "educational conference for state office workers

297316
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier promoting an "educational conference for state office workers," to be held September 13-14, 1963 in the House Chamber of the State Capitol in Tallahassee. A barbecue was included. Theme: "The Office Worker and Her Education."
Type
text

Dedication of State Capitol

297431
Date
1978-03-31
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the dedication of the new state capitol.
Type
text

Invitation for dedication of R.A. Gray Park

327693
Date
1953-12-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Invitation for dedication of R.A. Gray Park to the south of the old Florida Capitol.
Type
text

Invitation to the Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham, 1983

297441
Date
1983-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Invitation to the inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson, held at the Capitol in Tallahassee on January 4, 1983.
Type
text

Flier for the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society in Tallahassee, 1995

297292
Date
1995
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising the eighth annual meeting of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society at Tallahassee, Florida. The event was organized by the Department of English at the University of Florida. The event was held April 20-22, 1995.
Type
text

R.A. Gray's Certificate of Life Membership from the Capital Press Club of Florida, 1960

327697
Date
1960-03-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Flier advertising a community forum on abortion

212317
Date
1989
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising a community forum on abortion, held by the Tallahassee chapter of the National Organization for Women. The event was held July 18, [1989] at the R.A. Gray Building auditorium. The flier also advertises a "picket for choice" in front of the Governor's Mansion and in front of the old...
Type
text

Announcement of the death of Florida Secretary of State John L. Crawford by Governor William S. Jennings

212271
Date
1902
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An executive order signed by William S. Jennings, Governor of Florida, requesting that out of respect for the death of Secretary of State Crawford all flags (at the Capital and all state buildings) should be lowered to half mast and all State offices should be closed until and including the day of t...
Type
text

Flier for "Operation Palette"

297310
Date
1955
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising "Operation Palette," the Navy Combat Art Show, to be held March 4-11, 1955 in the Rotunda of the State Capitol in Tallahassee. About 120 paintings depicting World War II and the Korean War were slated for display. Admission was free. The event was sponsored by the Saul-Bridges Post...
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

Flier advertising a peace rally opposing war in the Middle East, 1991

297349
Date
1991
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advertising a peace rally opposing war in the Middle East. The event was sponsored by the Tallahassee Peace Coalition, Veterans for Peace, the Tallahassee Society of Friends (Quakers), the local chapter of the National Organization for Women, St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church, Pax Christi, and ...
Type
text

Flier advertising the "Fuel Funny Car Match Race" at the Tallahassee Raceway

297338
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier advertising races at the Tallahassee Raceway on Saturday nights. Driver Mel Perry is featured with his car, "Super Huggar," as are the Hill Brothers with their car, "Rapid Transit."
Type
text

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

329138
Date
1960-04-10
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

Letter to Governor Graham from Kathleen Feldman calling for the removal of State Attorney Janet Reno following McDuffie verdict

326682
Date
1980-05-20
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter to Governor Bob Graham from Hialeah resident Kathleen Feldman calling for the removal of State Attorney Janet Reno in the wake of the McDuffie verdict in Miami. 
Type
text

Invitation to Askew Inauguration

297428
Date
1975-01-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Invitation to the 1975 inauguration of Reubin Askew.
Type
text

Flier announcing the renaming of Seminole Christian Church in Tallahassee to Capital City Christian Church

297319
Date
1964
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier announcing the renaming of Seminole Christian Church in Tallahassee to Capital City Christian Church. The church was located at 916 Paul Russell Road. The name change was effective September 1, 1964. T. Wade Bunting was minister at the time of this flier's publication.
Type
text

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

297343
Date
1978
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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...
Type
text

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

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

Reprint of an Ocala Banner editorial opposing removal of the State Capitol from Tallahassee, 1900

212269
Date
1900
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A reprint of letter to the Editor of the Ocala Banner from E. L. Chaney favoring the State Capital to remain in Tallahassee rather than moving it to Ocala, Florida.
Type
text

Millard Caldwell Inauguration Program

297426
Date
1945-01-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the inauguration of Millard Caldwell.
Type
text

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

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

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

329137
Date
1960-04-01
Collection
Selected Documents
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
Collection
Selected Documents
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
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
Type
text

Ticket for Inaugural Ceremonies of Governor Haydon Burns

297442
Date
1965-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Ticket to Inauguration ceremony of Governor Haydon Burns belonging to Col. Ralph Davis.
Type
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
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Telegram of support for jailed students.
Type
text

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

329147
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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