Flier announcing meeting of the Ku Klux Klan near Tallahassee, 1956

212340
Date
1956
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Type
text

Election reminder from the Tallahassee Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1960

297311
Date
1960
Collection
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Description
Flier from the Tallahassee Junior Chamber of Commerce reminding Tallahassee citizens that an election would be held February 23, 1960 to ratify the Urban Renewal Act. The flier lists the precinct sites at that time, which were located at the Florida Electric Company, Lafayette Park Community Center,...
Type
text

Letter from FSU President Doak Campbell Addressed to Expelled Student John Boardman, 1957

325047
Date
1957-02-08
Collection
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Description
Letter from FSU President Doak Campbell to John Boardman regarding Boardman's expulsion from the university dated February 8, 1957.
Type
text

Statement from State Board of Control, 1957

325045
Date
1957-01-22
Collection
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Description
Statement given by State Board of Control discouraging student participation in civil rights demonstrations dated January 22, 1957.
Type
text

Statement to the Press, 1957

325046
Date
1957-01-26
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Description
Statement to the press regarding the disciplinary action against John Boardman dated January 26, 1957.
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text

Letter from Association of Citizens Councils of Florida to Board of Control, Florida State University, 1957

325048
Date
1957-01-24
Collection
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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.
Type
text

Letter from Nathan Cohen to FSU President Doak Campbell Regarding the Suspension of John Boardman, 1957

325049
Date
1957-01-27
Collection
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Description
Letter from Nathan Cohen to FSU President Doak Campbell protesting his decision to uphold the suspension of FSU student John Boardman.
Type
text

Telefax Supporting FSU President Doak Campbell's Decision to Expel Student John Boardman, 1957

325050
Date
1957-01-27
Collection
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Description
Teacher Mrs. Roy A. Patton sent a Western Union Telefax supporting FSU President Doak Campbell's decision to uphold the suspension of student John Boardman.
Type
text

Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell in Opposition to his Decision to Expel John Boardman, 1957

325051
Date
1957-01-29
Collection
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Description
"An Unhappy Student" wrote a letter to FSU President Doak Campbell that expresses opposition to the president's decision to expel FSU student John Boardman.
Type
text

Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell Congratulating his Decision to Expel John Boardman, 1957

325052
Date
1957-01-28
Collection
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Description
Letter from Dean Boggs of the Duval County Federation for Constitutional Government addressed to FSU President Doak Campbell praising the president's decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell Opposing his Decision to Expel John Boardman, 1957

325053
Date
1957-02-05
Collection
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Description
Letter from Victor G. Backus, director of the news bureau at Fisk University, to FSU President Doak Campbell expressing his opinion regarding the president's decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell Praising his Decision to Expel John Boardman, 1957

325054
Date
1957-01-29
Collection
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Description
Letter from E. Clyde Vining, attorney, commending FSu President Doak Campbell regarding his decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell Expressing Opposition to the Expulsion of John Boardman, 1957

325055
Date
1957-01-27
Collection
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Description
Letter from Bradley Canon to FSU President Doak Campbell regarding the president's decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Letter to FSU President Expressing Appreciation Regarding John Boardman's Expulsion, 1957

325056
Date
1957-01-30
Collection
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Description
Letter from Hector Fuente, vice president of the Dade County Property Owners Association, praising FSU President Doak Campbell's decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Telefax Expressing Opposition to FSU President Doak Campbell's Decison to Expel John Boardman, 1957

325057
Date
1957
Collection
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Description
Letter from the Morehouse College Students Association encouraging FSU President Doak Campbell to reconsider his decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Handwritten Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell Regarding the Dangers of Foreign Students, 1957

325058
Date
1957-01-28
Collection
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Description
Letter from "A Foreigner" warning FSU President Doak Campbell about "foreign students."
Type
text

The Core of the Matter Newsletter, May 25, 1961

326749
Date
1961-05-25
Collection
Selected Documents
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...
Type
text

Document regarding Investigation of "Radio Free Dixie" Weekly Radio Program

326758
Date
1960s
Collection
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Description
A statement requesting approval to investigate the weekly radio program "Radio Free Dixie" to determine the program's effects on Florida's African-American population.
Type
text

Crawfordville High School Student Newspaper Featuring Essays on "The Segregation Issue," May 1954

329098
Date
1954-05
Collection
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Description
This student newspaper contains student reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court's Brown vs. Board ruling earlier that month, which declared segregated school unconstitutional. Reactions range from outright opposition to tempered acceptance of the ruling. Segregation essays appear on the first and last p...
Type
text

"A Song for Tallahassee CORE" by Jeff Poland, ca. 1960

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

Program for the Conference on Faculty Desegregation, 1966

329158
Date
1966-05-26
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the FEA/FSTA joint conference on faculty desegregation in Florida.
Type
text

Program for the Florida Education Association Desegregation Workshop, 1967

329159
Date
1967-07-31
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the FEA workshop on school desegregation
Type
text

New Release from Governor Claude Kirk about Respecting Memory of Martin Luther King Jr., 1968

332197
Date
1968-04-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
New release from Governor Claude Kirk asking Floridians to display flags at half-mast from April 5-7, 1968, in memory of Martin Luther King Jr.
Type
text

New Release Including Florida's Response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination, 1968

332196
Date
1968-04-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
New release describing how Floridians and other Americans responded to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and information about King's funeral and who was attending. There is also other Florida news about Governor Claude Kirk being sued by J. A. Maloney; Floridians fighting in the Vietnam W...
Type
text

Program for the Groundbreaking of the R.A. Gray Building In Tallahassee, 1973

331432
Date
1973-11-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Letter from James R. Robinson to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, April 3, 1960

331502
Date
1960-04-03
Collection
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Description
Letter from James R. Robinson, executive secretary of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), to Lottie Houston and Marion Hamilton, the mother and stepfather of Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, detailing the importance of the sisters' activism, explaining his time in jail and providing clippings ab...
Type
text

Memo from Carl Braden to the Tallahassee Educational Committee, October 19, 1960

331503
Date
1960-10-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Memo from Carl Braden of the Southern Conference Educational Fund to the Tallahassee Educational Committee regarding the imprisonment of Richard F. Parker, a white activist, and requesting members in Tallahassee speak to Governor LeRoy Collins about releasing Parker from jail.
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

Nonviolence in Theory and in Action, Congress of Racial Equality, Miami, 1960

331505
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Promotional brochure describing the purpose of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) Interracial Training Institute and nonviolent demonstration methods and requesting donations. The institute was held in Miami from August 14 to September 5, 1960.
Type
text

Report on Educational Situation in Leon County from Patricia Stephens Due, May 16, 1967

331506
Date
1967-05-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Report from Patricia Stephens Due to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund relating her efforts to encourage African-American families in Leon County, Florida, to sign their children up to attend white schools. She also writes about the challenges she faced during this process. The report cov...
Type
text

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