Letter from Attorney General Robert L. Shevin to Roxcy Bolton, 1974

331462
Date
1974-06-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Florida Attorney General Robert L. Shevin to Roxcy Bolton concerning the revamping of Florida's rape statute to establish degrees of rape.
Type
text

"Facts About the Community Relations Service" Brochure, August 1964

331504
Date
1964-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure outlining the responsibilities and mission of the Community Relations Service (CRS).
Type
text

Letter from Attorney General George Cooper Gibbs to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 6, 1939

329729
Date
1939-10-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Attorney General George Couper Gibbs advising the governor as to which day of the year Thanksgiving should fall on. The attorney general states that the day proclaimed by the president is the legal holiday.
Type
text

The Core of the Matter Newsletter, Tallahassee, July 1963

331510
Date
1963-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The Core of the Matter newsletter, volume 1, number 2, published by the Tallahassee Committee of Racial Equality, with information about student stand-ins at movie theaters; a description of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); a reprint of a telegram sent by Patricia Stephens Due of CORE to Pres...
Type
text

Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

331535
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
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.
Type
text

Response from Florida Supreme Court to Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus by Clarence Earl Gideon, 1961

339320
Date
1961-10-30
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Response from the Florida Supreme Court to Clarence Earl Gideon's petition for a writ of habeus corpus. Gideon's petition was denied by the court.
Type
text

Judgment from the U.S. Supreme Court Regarding Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963

339321
Date
1963-04-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Judgment issued by the U.S. Supreme Court reversing the decision of the Florida Supreme Court in the case of Gideon v. Wainwright.
Type
text

Order of the Florida Supreme Court Regarding Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963

339318
Date
1963-05-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Order of the Florida Supreme Court in response to the judgment of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Gideon v. Wainwright.
Type
text

National Organization for Women ERA pamphlet

325546
Date
1976
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Lists the benefits of passing the ERA.
Type
text

Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus by Clarence Earl Gideon, 1961

339319
Date
1961-10-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Petition for a writ of habeus corpus written by Clarence Earl Gideon to the Florida Supreme Court while he was serving a five-year sentence at Raiford Prison.
Type
text

Governor Lawton Chiles Inaugural program

297422
Date
1991-01-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1991 Inauguration of Governor Lawton Chiles.
Type
text

Proposed amendments to Florida's Constitution for the special election of 1963

297317
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier describing the proposed amendments to Florida's state constitution up for referendum at a special election to be held November 5, 1963. The proposed amendments included one allowing a new bond issue for capital outlay for institutions of higher learning, one allowing a new bond issue for out...
Type
text

Cross Florida Barge Canal - leaflet

297493
Date
1969-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet describing the Cross Florida Barge Canal, likely published by the Canal Authority of Florida around 1969. The leaflet lists the Authority members.
Type
text

League of Women Voters of Florida Pro-ERA pamphlet

325541
Date
1973
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Volume XXII December 1973 No. 8 pamphlet published monthly by the League of Women Voters of Florida. Members listed include Mary Anne Sherman, Polly Doughty, Grace Hodgson, Sherry Newman, Susan Predaho, and Elise Webb.
Type
text

Millard Caldwell Inauguration Program

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

Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor, 1983 - program

297446
Date
1983-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson of Florida, January 4, 1983 in Tallahassee, Florida
Type
text

LeRoy Collins Inauguration Program

297427
Date
1957-01-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the inauguration of LeRoy Collins
Type
text

Civic Information Series No. 3: The Constitution of Florida, 1950

331488
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A description of Florida's constitution written by Manning J. Dauer, head professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida. The author also makes suggestions for improving the state's constiution.
Type
text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

297430
Date
1971-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1971 inauguration of Reubin Askew
Type
text

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