Resolutions by Hillsborough and Pinellas County citizens condemning the convict lease system in Florida

212285
Date
1923
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Copy of resolutions adopted by a mass meeting of citizens from Hillsborough and Pinellas counties on May 3, 1923 at Oldsmar condemning the convict lease system in Florida. A note in the upper margin indicates that copies of the resolution and related newspaper articles were sent to legislators and c...
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Resolution of the Select Committee on Transportation regarding routes to the seaboard, 1873

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Date
1873
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Series:(43d Cong., 1st sess. Senate. Rept. 307)
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Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama to Annex West Florida, 1868

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Date
1868-12-30
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Joint Resolution by the General Assembly of Alabama authorizing Governor William Hugh Smith to negotiate with the state government of Florida for the annexation of West Florida to Alabama - more specifically that part of Florida lying west of the Choctawhatchee River. This would include the territor...
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Congressional Resolution Honoring Civil Rights Leader Bernyce Clausell, 2015

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Date
2015-07-08
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U.S. House of Representatives resolution submitted by Tallahassee Congresswoman Gwen Graham honoring the lifetime achievements of Rev. Bernyce Clausell one week after Clausell's death. Makes mention of Clausell's participation in civil rights, the ministry and other civic causes.
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Resolution from the Florida State University Faculty Senate Regarding the Teacher Strike, 1968

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Date
1968-02-21
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FSU Faculty Senate Resolution expressing solidarity with striking teachers. "Recommends that each member of the faculty make a financial contribution to the Teacher Support Fund."
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Interposition Resolution in Response to Brown v. Board of Education, 1957

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Date
1957-05-02
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The Florida State Legislature passed this resolution in opposition to the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas case that ended legal segregation in public education. Racial segregation was originally found to be constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Cour...
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Resolution by the Board of County Commissioners of Glades County Asking Governor Doyle Carlton to Call a Special Session of the Legislature to Address School Funding Shortfalls During the Great Depression, 1930

334173
Date
1930-04-07
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Resolution by the Board of County Commissioners of Glades County calling on Governor Doyle Carlton to call a special session of the Legislature to address the fact that poorer Florida counties were unable to keep their public schools open because of a lack of tax revenue coming in during the Great D...
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Florida Centennial Celebration Resolution from the Tallahassee City Commission, 1924

339304
Date
1924-11-18
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A resolution from the Tallahassee City Commission recognizing the success of the Florida Centennial Celebration, which was held from November 9-15, 1924, in Tallahassee. The resolution specially thanks R. A. Gray, chairman of the Centennial Executive Committee, and all of the people who helped organ...
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Resolution Ceding the District of Elotchaway in the Republic of East Florida to the United States, 1814

339346
Date
1814-01-25
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A resolution written by Francis Sanchez, president pro tempore of the Legislative Council of the Elotchaway District, appointing Wilson Connor as minister plenipotentiary and resolving that he should go to Washington to extend the District's offer to cede to the United States.
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Ratification of the 19th Amendment by the Florida Legislature, 1969

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Date
1969-05-22
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Senate concurrent resolution number 1172 ratifying the 19th Amendment. Florida was not one of the states that ratified the 19th Amendment during 1919-1920. In fact, neither house of the Florida Legislature had even voted on the measure. Though the Legislature would pass a law in 1921 that provided t...
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