Letter from B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby to Governor Thomas Brown, 1853

336074
Date
1853-02-25
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Description
Letter from B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, a group of students at the University of Virginia, to Florida Governor Thomas Brown expressing their interest in coming to Florida to volunteer for military service against the Seminoles.
Type
text

Letter from John D. Pittman to His Mother, Martha W. Pittman, 1860

339294
Date
1860-11-06
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Description
Letter from John D. Pittman to his mother, Martha W. Pittman, written while he was a student at the University of Virginia. He discusses his time at school, the election of 1860 and the likelihood of Abaraham Lincoln becoming president. Pittman expresses his displeasure at the possibility of Lincoln...
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text

Letter from Governor Thomas Brown to B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, 1853

336073
Date
1853-03-09
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Description
Reply letter from Florida Governor Thomas Brown to B. A. Vaughan, T. S. Rogers and T. B. Goldsby, a group of students at the University of Virginia, telling them he "admires" their willingness to come help expel Billy Bowlegs and the Seminoles from Florida, but as governor he has not authority to or...
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text

Sit Ins: The Students Report, May 1960

331519
Date
1960-05
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Description
A booklet published by the Congress of Racial Equality with an introduction by Lillian Smith. It consists of six stories written by young people involved with sit-ins and other non-violent demonstrations across the United States. Patricia Stephens Due, a Tallahassee civil rights activist who was jai...
Type
text

Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

331533
Date
1960-12-07
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Description
Memo from CORE Field Director Gordon R. Carey to local CORE groups concerning desegregation of bus terminal restaurants. He discusses activity of select CORE field secretaries, including Jim McCain, Thomas Gaither, Genevieve Hughes and Richard Haley.
Type
text

News from the Southern Conference Education Fund, October 27, 1960

331525
Date
1960-10-27
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Description
News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund in Louisville, Kentucky, updating the status of Richard Frank Parker, a white student imprisoned in Jacksonville during a sit-in demonstration. He received a lot of attention nationwide because his jaw was broken "when he was hit by a segregationist...
Type
text

CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, June 29, 1960

331511
Date
1960-06-29
Collection
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Description
Press release from CORE noting the five recipients of the Gandhi Award: Barbara and John Broxton, William Larkins and Patricia and Priscilla Stephens. These five students served a 49-day jail sentence after being arrested during a sit-in demonstration at Woolworth's lunch counter in Tallahassee.
Type
text

ERA a bread and butter issue

325544
Date
1974
Collection
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Description
A brochure produced by the American Association of University Women encouraging women to support the Equal Rights Amendment.
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

Program for the 19th Annual Inter-Civic Council of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1987

327702
Date
1987-01-16
Collection
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Description
The program lists the schedule for the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration. Note the litany on the back cover.
Type
text

Petition to Establish the East Florida Seminary in Alachua County, 1852

339317
Date
1852
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A petition calling upon the General Assembly to establish a seminary for East Florida at Newnansville, which was then the county seat for Alachua County. Written in 1852 and signed by 150 white male residents of Alachua County, the petition provides the names of a substantial number of the total pop...
Type
text

Millard Caldwell Inauguration Program

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

Reports of Meetings of the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee, July-September 1956

339576
Date
1956
Collection
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Description
Minutes of a series of 10 meetings held at various African American churches by the Inter-Civic Council of Tallahassee to administrate a boycott of the city's segregated bus service. The minutes appear to have been collected by an informant who was giving the information to Tallahassee city official...
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

Program for 4th Florida State Conference of Social Work

297389
Date
1950
Collection
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Description
Program outlining Florida Fourth State Conference of Social Work schedule.
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

331447
Date
1933-01
Collection
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Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Type
text

Miami "Cape Florida" Cruise on Yacht "Dixie" - brochure

326733
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for the A.G.H. Lines "Cape Florida" cruise on the yacht "Dixie" circling the Keys and Bay of Biscayne.
Type
text

Florida Voter ERA pamphlet

325545
Date
1977
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A July-August 1977 pamphlet explaining the purpose of the Equal Rights Amendment; a message from lobbyist Mary Anne Sherman; the state program 1977-1979; and highlights from the 1977 convention. Members listed include Fran Boudolf, Ruth Ann Bramson, Arnetta Brown, Roxanna Dear, Deannie Picciotti, Ju...
Type
text

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

Official Programme, Florida State Fair: Tampa, Florida, November 15-30, 1905

326727
Date
1905-11-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Official programme for the Florida State Fair held from November 15-20, 1905 in Tampa, Florida.
Type
text

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