Letter from NAACP to Governor Sholtz on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna, 1934

324344
Date
1934-11-22
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Correspondence on the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna.
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text

Flier from Political Digest, Lynching Special Extra Vol. 6 No. 18, 1934

324345
Date
1934-11-02
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Description
Black newspaper's political reaction to the lynching of Claude Neal in Marianna and lynching epidemic in the South.
Type
text

Telegram from Walter White to Governor Sholtz on imminent lynching of Claude Neal, 1934

324346
Date
1934-10-26
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Description
Letter from NAACP Secretary Walter White to Governor David Sholtz informing him of imminent lynching of Claude Neal in Greenwood, 1934
Type
text

Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to Governor Sholtz Regarding the Lynching of Claude Neal, 1934

324347
Date
1934-10-30
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Description
Letter to Governor Sholtz regarding Florida lynchings.
Type
text

Letter from J.A. Waterman to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 26, 1939

329607
Date
1939-09-26
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J.A. Waterman, president of Maas Brothers, requesting that the governor select an earlier date for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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text

A Study of Negro Life in Tampa, Typescript, 1927

326639
Date
1927
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Description
Typescript report addressing the living conditions of the growing African-American population in Tampa. Areas covered include housing, sanitation, health, recreation, social and corrective agencies, employment, churches, schools, business and professions, fraternal organizations and recommendations....
Type
text

Promotional Brochure for the Lewis Turpentine Still and Plantation in Brooksville, Fla.

326641
Date
1930
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Description
Promotional brochure for the Lewis Tupentine Still and Plantation, "A phase of Old South life never before presented to the public."
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image

Norman Studios Promotional Materials for Silent Film 'Black Gold'

326738
Date
1928
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Description
Promotional materials for the Norman Studios film 'Black Gold' released in 1928. The advertisements were intended to convince colored theater operators to screen the film in their city. The press sheet includes replica window cards, newspaper articles to be used for promotional purposes, and informa...
Type
image

Tallahassee Garden Club Yearbook, 1936-1937

327572
Date
1937
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Description
Annual yearbook created by the Tallahassee Garden Club listing past and current presidents of the club, club members, a calendar of meetings, committees and special committees, and the club's constitution and by-laws.
Type
text

R.A. Gray's University of Florida Diploma, 1929

327680
Date
1929-05-28
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Description
Gray attended the South Florida Military Institute in 1903. He ranked fourth in his class in 1903, but before graduation, Gray and nearly every member of the senior class quit in protest over the State Board of Education’s handling of the resignation of General Law. Gray didn’t technically gradu...
Type
text

Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Special Appointment by Governor Doyle E. Carlton as Florida Secretary of State, 1930

327681
Date
1930-04-12
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Description
Certificate confirming R.A. Gray's special appointment by Governor Doyle E. Carlton as Florida Secretary of State, 1930
Type
text

Certificate Confirming R.A. Gray's Election as Florida Secretary of State, 1932

327682
Date
1932-11-30
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Type
text

Copy of R.A. Gray and Grace P. Mullins' Marriage Certificate, 1939

327685
Date
1939-07-10
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Description
Copy of Grace P. Mullins and R.A. Gray's marriage certificate dated July 10, 1939. The couple was originally married on December 23, 1903.
Type
text

Florida Bankers Association Bulletin No. 6 Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 10, 1939

329723
Date
1939-11-10
Collection
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Description
The bulletin states that banks of Florida will observe both November 23 and November 30 as Thanksgiving holidays so that there is uniformity across the state.
Type
text

Letter from Harriet Pratt Bodifield to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 23, 1939

329724
Date
1939-11-23
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Description
Harriet Pratt Bodifield of Cocoa, Florida, thanks the governor for keeping with tradition and not changing the date of Thanksgiving to accommodate holiday shopping.
Type
text

Letter from Alice Colvin Wright to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, November 17, 1939

329725
Date
1939-11-17
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Description
Alice Colvin Wright, president of the New York City Association of English Teachers, requests that the governor urge local school boards in Florida to let teachers attend the annual convention in New York over the Thanksgiving holiday break. Since Florida did not change the date of Thanksgiving to m...
Type
text

Letter from James M. Phillips to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 10, 1939

329726
Date
1939-10-10
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Description
James M. Phillips of Phillips Hardware Company expressing support for the governor's proclamation that Thanksgiving be November 30, 1939, rather than November 23, 1939.
Type
text

Letter from Edward Carroll to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 16, 1939

329727
Date
1939-10-16
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Description
Edward Carroll, chairman of the Retail Merchants' Division of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, urging the governor to reconsider the date selected for Thanksgiving. Miami and the surrounding area would not observe the holiday on the date proclaimed by the governor.
Type
text

Letter from P.M. Birmingham to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, October 26, 1939

329728
Date
1939-10-26
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Description
P.M. Birmingham, secretary of the Sarasota Retail Merchants Association, relays to the governor that the association will be celebrating Thanksgiving on November 23, as proclaimed by President Roosevelt.
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
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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

Letter from M.C. Small to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, September 14, 1939

329730
Date
1939-09-14
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Description
M.C. Small, managing editor of Turkey World magazine, requests that the governor reply with information about when Thanksgiving will be held in Florida and the governor's opinion about the future observance of the holiday.
Type
text

A Poem Titled "Pouf on Tradition," ca. 1939

329731
Date
1939
Collection
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Description
A poem sent to Governor Fred P. Cone criticizing changing the date of Thanksgiving.
Type
text

Correspondence Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, 1939

329732
Date
1939
Collection
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Description
Letters between Russell M. Searle, E.J. Barklow, President Franklin Roosevelt, S. Hillson, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Florida Governor Fred P. Cone regarding the Thanksgiving proclamation made by President Roosevelt moving the date of the holiday up one week.
Type
text

Letter from Kenneth Heale to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, August 8, 1940

329733
Date
1940-08-08
Collection
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Description
A letter from Kenneth Heale, associate editor of Hardware Age, asking the governor on which date Thanksgiving would be celebrated.
Type
text

Letter from S.R. Troydon to Governor Fred P. Cone Regarding the Date of Thanksgiving, January 2, 1940

329734
Date
1940-01-02
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Description
Letter from S.R. Troydon, athletic director at Landon Junior-Senior High School, asking the governor to confirm the date of the Thanksgiving holiday in 1940.
Type
text

Perpetual Christmas by Juanita S. Tucker, 1934

330148
Date
1934
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Description
This booklet includes the history of Christmas, Florida, and information about the post office in the town. Christmas was established in 1837 as Fort Christmas. When the post office was established in 1892, the town's name was changed to Christmas.
Type
text

Greeting to the Disciples of Koresh, October 18, 1932

331386
Date
1932-10-18
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Selected Documents
Type
text

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