"How Florida Slept," a report on the development of the Florida statewide teacher's strike, 1968

329092
Date
1968
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

Phrenological Character Reading of George Franklin Drew, 1867

332316
Date
1867-03-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Report describing the phrenological reading of George Franklin Drew, Florida industrialist and businessman, and governor from 1877 to 1881. The reading was conducted by phrenologist Nelson Sizer of the Fowler and Wells Phrenological Cabinet at 389 Broadway in New York City on March 11, 1867.
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

FAMU News Special, Tallahassee, October 21, 1963

331507
Date
1963-10-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
News special relating the sleep-in demonstrations of three FAMU students who were protesting the suspension of fellow students Patricia Stephens Due and Rubin Kenon.
Type
text

Miami Interracial Action Institute Summary and Evaluation, 1959

331508
Date
1959
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This report contains a summary of action at the institute written by Susan Boden. She writes about institute members testing Miami lunch counters, movie theaters and public transportation to see if African-American Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) members would be served. Sit-ins were held at Jack...
Type
text

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan, 1964

333811
Date
1964-07-27
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Reports of a Johns Committee investigator who attended a Ku Klux Klan rally and Southern Christian Leadership Conference meeting in 1964.
Type
text

Report of Psychiatric Examination of Giuseppe Zangara by Drs. I.H. Agos and T. Earl Moore, 1933

334327
Date
1933-02-18
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Psychiatric evaluation of Joseph Zangara, alias Giuseppe Zangara, by Drs. I.H. Agos and T. Earl Moore in Miami in 1933. On February 15, 1933, Zangara attempted to assassinate President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he gave a speech from the back of an open car in the Bayfront Park area of the c...
Type
text

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

339576
Date
1956
Collection
Selected Documents
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

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