Letter of Resignation from C. P. Murdock to Governor William Bloxham, 1881

332706
Date
1881-01-31
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Description
Letter written by Charles P. Murdock, a Methodist minister living near the Aucilla community (then called Williamsburg) in Jefferson County, to Governor William D. Bloxham, resigning his commission as a justice of the peace. Murdock asks to instead be commissioned as a notary public. On the reverse,...
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Letter of Resignation from D. W. Lister to Governor George F. Drew, 1880

332707
Date
1880
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Letter written by D. W. Lister to Governor George Franklin Drew, resigning his position as justice of the peace in Lafayette County. Governor Drew indicates his acceptance on the back of the letter with a signature and date. The letter itself is undated, but Drew accepted Lister's resignation on Apr...
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Letter of Resignation from Alden N. Sibley to Governor Edward A. Perry, 1887

332708
Date
1887-06-10
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Letter written by Alden N. Sibley of Astatula, Florida, to Governor Edward A. Perry, resigning his position as a notary public in Sumter County. The portion of Sumter County where Sibley lived had recently become Lake County. Sibley requests to be appointed as a notary at large. Governor Perry indic...
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Letter of Resignation from Adam Young to Governor Marcellus Stearns, 1876

332709
Date
1876-06-09
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Letter written by Adam Young, collector of revenue for Suwannee County, to Governor Marcellus L. Stearns, resigning his position. Stearns indicates his acceptance of Young's resignation on the reverse, adding the stipulation that it would take effect when his successor qualified for the office.
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Letter of Resignation from Samuel McInnis to Secretary of State Samuel B. McLin, 1875

332710
Date
1875-05-26
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Letter written by Samuel McInnis to Samuel B. McLin, resigning as justice of the peace in Hamilton County. The letter includes a brief poem. Governor Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns indicates his acceptance of the resignation on the reverse with a signature, date, and instructions to the secretary of stat...
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Notice from Pinellas County School Superintendent to striking teacher Hope G. Schneider concerning her resignation, 1968

329109
Date
1968-02-21
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Description
This correspondence contains a letter from Pinellas Co. School Supt Thomas Southard to striking teacher Hope G. Schneider about her decision to resign. Includes impassioned response from Schneider about why she stands by her decision to strike.
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R.A. Gray's University of Florida Diploma, 1929

327680
Date
1929-05-28
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Description
Gray attended the South Florida Military Institute in 1903. He ranked fourth in his class in 1903, but before graduation, Gray and nearly every member of the senior class quit in protest over the State Board of Education’s handling of the resignation of General Law. Gray didn’t technically gradu...
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Letter from Striking Teacher Irma Ray to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christians About the School Crisis, 1968

329111
Date
1968-02-25
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Ray explains the reason for her resignation: "I am one of the teachers that has resigned because of a dishonest bill in the name of education."
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Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960

331528
Date
1960
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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.
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Impeach Nixon!

212278
Date
1974
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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.
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Democratic Platforms of Florida, booklet, 1900

324362
Date
1900
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Booklet outlining the political platforms of the Florida Democratic Convention as determined in 1892 and 1900.
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Letters from Striking Teachers John B. Herndon and Betty L. Herndon to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christians about the School Crisis, 1968

329113
Date
1968-02-27
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Veteran teachers explain their reasons for resigning, express support for FEA.
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Letter from "A Most Concerned Parent" to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Questioning the Use of Substitutes During Teachers' Strike, 1968

329128
Date
1968-02-21
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Description
Concerned parent of Gainesville High School students expresses support for striking teachers and questions use of unqualified substitutes. Includes Christian's response.
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"How Florida Slept," a report on the development of the Florida statewide teacher's strike, 1968

329092
Date
1968
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Description
This report provides a detailed timeline of the political factors that drove the Florida Education Association to organize a statewide teacher strike in 1968, as well as a timeline of the actual strike and its aftermath.
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Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918

327677
Date
1918-08-26
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Description
Certificate Appointing R.A. Gray as Captain in Quartermaster Corps of Army, 1918
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Certificate Commissioning R.A. Gray as Captain in Army Quartermaster Reserves, 1924

327679
Date
1924-04-18
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Description
Certificate Commissioning R.A. Gray as Captain in Army Quartermaster Reserves, 1924
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Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1944

327687
Date
1944-12-18
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Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1940

327689
Date
1940-12-20
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Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1948

327690
Date
1948-12-03
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Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1952

327691
Date
1952-11-21
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Memorandum and from FEA Executive Secretary Phil Constans to all School Principals Outlining the Role of Principals in Organizing Resignations, 1967

329103
Date
1967-10-12
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Description
This memo outlines the role of principals in organizing teacher and administrator resignations. Includes copy of telephone message and notice to be posted at closed schools.
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Letter from Elisabeth Owen to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian Expressing Anti-Teachers' Union Sentiment, 1968

329129
Date
1968-02-19
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Description
"Higher pay alone cannot improve education." Includes newspaper clipping on strike from St.Petersburg Times and response from Christian.
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Telegram from Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian to Dade County Superintendent Ed Whigham Urging him to Allow "Misguided Teachers" a Chance to Return to School, 1968

329130
Date
1968-02-21
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Description
Christian urges Miami school superintendent to allow time for "misguided teachers" to return to work during strike.
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Telegram to Commissioner of Education Floyd Christian from Strike-breaker Jack D. Bertoglio During Education Crisis, 1968

329131
Date
1968-02-16
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Description
Recently certified teacher tells Christian he is "ready to help maintain schools in case of walkout."
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Invitation for dedication of R.A. Gray Park

327693
Date
1953-12-01
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Description
Invitation for dedication of R.A. Gray Park to the south of the old Florida Capitol.
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Certificate Discharging R.A. Gray from the U.S. Army, 1919

327678
Date
1919-01-30
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Description
Certificate discharging Captain R.A. Gray from U.S. Army.
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Certificate Recognizing R.A. Gray as a Member of the Scottish Rite, 1943

327688
Date
1943-11-13
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Selected Documents
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text

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