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

Postcard from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan David MacLeod about series cancellation

326659
Date
1967-08-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Postcard from young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan David MacLeod in reaction to series cancellation. "Please don't take Miss Nancy's Store off the air. It is my favorite. I am 7."
Type
text

Letter from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Courtney R. about series cancellation

326657
Date
1967
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from a young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Courtney R. in reaction to series cancellation. "I really want it to stay on the air."
Type
text

Letter from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Cynthia Dalton about series cancellation

326662
Date
1967
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Cynthia Dalton in reaction to series cancellation. "Please keep Miss Nancy's Store on the air."
Type
text

Letter from FEA President Dexter Hagman discussing sources of support for school sanctions, 1967

329102
Date
1967-08-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This letter outlines the sources of support for FEA imposed school sanctions including former governor LeRoy Collins, Attorney General Earl Faircloth, University of Florida faculty, the Florida State University Faculty Senate, State Council of Student Body Presidents and various parent-teacher and c...
Type
text

Flier advertising the Vietnam and the National Conscience Forum at Tallahassee Junior College, 1968

212276
Date
1968
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A panel discussion presented by Tallahassee Junior College Student Government -- Mrs. George Lewis (civic leader, business woman) ; Mr. W. H. Cates (City Commissioner, member of the Draft Board) ; Dr. Robert Bone (Prof. of Government, Florida State University) ; Mr. A. P. Wesolowski (teacher, toastm...
Type
text

Florida School Bulletin on Americanism vs. Communism, 1961

326667
Date
1961-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Reprinted pamphlet describing Florida State Department of Education efforts to develop a high school course on "Americanism vs. Communism."
Type
text

Pan American Hernando De Soto Exposition Brochure, 1939

339335
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure describing the Pan American Hernando De Soto Exhibition in Tampa, Florida, from January 31 to February 18, 1939. The brochure includes a description of De Soto's time in Tampa and information about the attractions at the exposition. The exhibition was commemorating the 400 year anniversary ...
Type
text

Candidates questionnaire for justices of the Florida Supreme Court, 1972

297341
Date
1972
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The League of Women Voters of Florida conducted a questionnaire of all candidates for Justice of the Florida Supreme Court ahead of the primary election held September 12, 1972. The questionnaire asked the candidates to provide biographical information and provide their views on several topics. The ...
Type
text

Ticket to Koresh Speaks at Kimball Hall, circa 1903

297475
Date
1903-01-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Subjects to be discussed include the structure and function of the physical universe, what and where is God, how the universe originated, and others. On the back is a list of literature offered about Koreshanity.
Type
text

WFSU-TV booklet about "Miss Nancy's Store"

326652
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
WFSU-TV promotional booklet about "Miss Nancy's Store," a television series for young children. Describes details about the show and includes program budget and justification of funding support for continuation of the program.
Type
image

License plate contest entry featuring drawing of a gator wearing mouse ears.

327590
Date
1985
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
License plate contest entry submitted by Rosemary Davis of Lakeland, featuring a gator with mouse ears.
Type
image

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

ERA a bread and butter issue

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

Flier promoting Irwin Christie for Miami City Commission Group 4, 1965

212311
Date
1965
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Political ad promoting Irwin Christie for Miami City Commission, group 4. The election was to be held November 16, 1965. The flier describes Christie's endorsements from the Miami News, the Independent, El Diario Los Americos, the Dade County Council of Senior Citizens, the American Hellenic Politic...
Type
text

Letter from Claire B. Jenna about the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326661
Date
1967-08-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from dismayed parent Claire D. Jenna about the cancellation of educational children's television show "Miss Nancy's Store." "Please don't take Miss Nancy's Store off the air. Not only my four-year-old daughter Suzanne waches it regularly, my husband and I join her.... Legitimate, good TV show...
Type
text

Letter from children in Fort Lauderdale to network over cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326660
Date
1967
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from group of siblings from Fourt Lauderdale, Mary Nell, Amy, Joe, Mike, Pat, Houle to producers on the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store." "We would feel sad if we couldn't watch it anymore."
Type
text

Letter from Donna Gaughan about the cancellation of "Miss Nancy's Store"

326658
Date
1967-08-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from dismayed parent Donna Gaughan about the cancellation of educational children's television show "Miss Nancy's Store." "Please keep the show going for a long while."
Type
text

Letter from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Wanda Coles about series cancellation

326663
Date
1967-08-02
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Wanda Coles in reaction to series cancellation. "I watch Miss Nancy's Store, everyday. I like her program. Would you please keep her on the air, so children of my age and yonger can continue to be educated and intertained?"
Type
text

"Miss Nancy's" store fan mail

326655
Date
1966-07-25
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Fan letter from 5-year-old Timothy Wilson of Hialeah to Nancy Benda, star of educational television show, "Miss Nancy's Store." "I watch your show everyday and I like it very very much."
Type
text

Florida Apollo Memorial Commission Brochure

326728
Date
1971
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure for the Florida Apollo Memorial Commission established in 1969.
Type
text

Invitation to a Lecture on the Structure of the Universe, Saturday, March 30, 1895

297469
Date
1895-03-30
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An invitation to a lecture on Koreshan Cosmogony given by the founder of the Koreshan System of Science and Religion
Type
text

News from the Southern Conference Educational Fund, October 6, 1960

331526
Date
1960-10-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This leaflet from the Southern Christian Educational Fund provides updates regarding the condition of Richard Parker, a white civil rights activist in Jacksonville whose jaw was broken by segregationists. Parker was unable to eat solid foods during his time in jail, having received poor medical care...
Type
text

Civic Information Series No. 3: The Constitution of Florida, 1950

331488
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A description of Florida's constitution written by Manning J. Dauer, head professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida. The author also makes suggestions for improving the state's constiution.
Type
text

Rearranging the Stars on our Flag: Gen. Spinner's Plan

212264
Date
1889
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Gen. Spinner advocates arranging the stars of the nation flag in the shape of a large star against a blue background. Two drawings illustrate his proposed design. At the bottom of the editorial.
Type
text

WFSU Florida State University Broadcasting Program Profiles Television and Radio Schedule for May and June 1963

326651
Date
1963-05|1963-06
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
WFSU Florida State University Broadcasting Program Profiles Television and Radio Schedule for May and June 1963. Features information about educational television star Nancy Tribble Benda's television show, "Our Nation's Story."
Type
text

Invitation to the Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham, 1983

297441
Date
1983-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Invitation to the inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson, held at the Capitol in Tallahassee on January 4, 1983.
Type
text

Opening of Hotel Duval program, March 1951

331475
Date
1951-03
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Informational booklet about the history and founding of Tallahassee's Hotel Duval.
Type
text

Flier for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, 1937

297307
Date
1937
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier describing rules and procedures for the Irving Bacheller Florida History Prize Contest, held under the auspices of Rollins College. The contest was founded in 1920 by Irving Bacheller to "stimulate greater interest among the high school students of Florida in the study of Florida history." The...
Type
text

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