Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)

232431
Date
1979
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with a church function at which a variety of people speak. The Reverend C.K. Steele is in attendance but does not speak. There is footage of a demonstration outside the Capitol, and an interview with FSU President Bernie Sliger, who talks about Steele receiving his honorary doctorat...
Video Details
11:13; color; sound; BA209

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

253531
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
30:54; color; sound; V-119 DA066; S.1239
Description
This film begins with a demonstration by blacks protesting the shooting of a black man outside Jones' Grocery Store in Tallahassee. The Rev. Steele addresses opponents on the naming of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and the KKK in Tallahassee. There is another demonstration through downtown Tallahasse...

Reverend Hudson - Reverend C.K. Steele Interview

253261
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee discusses the role that church life played in the struggle for desegregation. He comments that the church was the integral element in unifying all the disparate organizations in the civil rights movement and adds additional thoughts on the role...
Video Details
8:30; color; sound, V-239 BA333; S.1239

Patricia Stephens Due with others at dedication ceremony.

296231
Date
1994
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DUE027

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

325051
Date
1957-01-29
Collection
Selected Documents
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 from Harry A. Bailey Jr. to Ira Robinson, March 14, 1960

329140
Date
1960-03-14
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Harry A. Bailey Jr., a student at the University of Kansas, to Ira Robinson, president of the Student Government Association, asking Robinson to praise the eight jailed students for their activism and wish them "Godspeed in all your endeavors!"
Type
text

Letter from Henry Clark to "Fellow Students," March 22, 1960

329146
Date
1960-03-22
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Henry Clark, speaking on behalf of the Yale Divinity School Social Action Committee, to the eight jailed students expressing support for their protests and describing the Social Action Committee's plans for protests in New Haven, Connecticut.
Type
text

Letter from Bob La Rochester to Patricia Stephens, March 30, 1960

331091
Date
1960-03-30
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Bob La Rochester to Patricia Stephens describing his life and encouraging her activism. La Rochester mentions that he read about Stephens and the other jailed students in a New York Amsterdam editorial.
Type
text

Letter to Patricia or Priscilla Stephens, April 3, 1960

331100
Date
1960-04-03
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from [?] King to Patricia or Priscilla Stephens writing that the eight jailed students were named in the New York Amsterdam News and sharing Bible verses.
Type
text

Letter from "Zerbin" to Patricia Stephens, April 20, 1960

331137
Date
1960-04-20
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from "Zerbin" to Patricia Stephens telling her that her actions are appreciated.
Type
text

Letter from Bob Straut to Patricia Stephens, April 29, 1960

331195
Date
1960-04-29
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Bob Straut to Priscilla Stephens conveying that students at the University of Rhode Island are aware of her situation and support her endeavor.
Type
text

Greeting Card from Bertha E. Davis to Patricia Stephens, May 4, 1960

331222
Date
1960-05-04
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Bertha E. Davis to Patricia Stephens regarding something she heard on the radio in Orlando about looking to the future instead of to the past.
Type
text

Letter from James E. Greer to Patricia Stephens, ca. 1960

331255
Date
1960
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of support from James E. Greer, a University of Rhode Island student and a member of Committee Upholding Racial Equality (CURE).
Type
text

Letter from Ginny Leonard to Patricia Stephens, ca. 1960

331268
Date
1960
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Ginny Leonard, a student at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, to Patricia Stephens discussing her life and an article she read in the New York Times about the fight for equal rights and offering support to Patricia.
Type
text

Rev. C.K. Steele, Gov. LeRoy Collins, and the 1956 Bus Boycott

246059
Date
1956-09-28
Collection
Significant Documents
Description
A native of Bluefield, West Virginia, the Reverend C.K. Steele (1914-1980) came to Tallahassee in the early 1950s to serve as pastor for the Bethel Baptist Church. Steele became the most recognizable figure in the Tallahassee civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. After the success of the 195...
Type
text

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

325047
Date
1957-02-08
Collection
Selected Documents
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
Selected Documents
Description
Statement given by State Board of Control discouraging student participation in civil rights demonstrations dated January 22, 1957.
Type
text

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

325050
Date
1957-01-27
Collection
Selected Documents
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 Opposing his Decision to Expel John Boardman, 1957

325053
Date
1957-02-05
Collection
Selected Documents
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
Selected Documents
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
Selected Documents
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
Selected Documents
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
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from the Morehouse College Students Association encouraging FSU President Doak Campbell to reconsider his decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Letter from Bill Reed Jr. to Patricia or Priscilla Stephens, March 28, 1960

331077
Date
1960-03-28
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Bill Reed Jr. of Chicago to "Miss Stephens" offering aid for their civil rights campaign.
Type
text

Letter from Frederic H. Atwood to Patricia Stephens, March 30, 1960

331088
Date
1960-03-30
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement and solidarity from Frederic H. Atwood of Fort Myers, Florida, to Patricia Stephens.
Type
text

Greeting Card from Nancy Robinson to Priscilla Stephens, March 30, 1960

331089
Date
1960-03-30
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Greeting card from Nancy Robinson to Priscilla Stephens encourages Priscilla to "have a 'coke' on me when the counters are open to all."
Type
text

Letter from Sarah Fairfax to Patricia Stephens, April 4, 1960

331102
Date
1960-04-04
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Sarah Fairfax of Englewood, N.J. to Patricia Stephens praising Patricia's courage.
Type
text

Letter from Judy Gordon to Patricia Stephens, April 9, 1960

331112
Date
1960-04-09
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Judy Gordon to Patricia Stephens writing, "Perhaps this is the awakening that so many have needed."
Type
text

Letter from Mrs. A.B. Mildred to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, April 19, 1960

331132
Date
1960-04-19
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Mrs. A. B. Mildred in New York, N.Y. to the Stephens sisters saying the Mildred family supports them.
Type
text

Letter P. Schneider to Patricia Stephens, April 21, 1960

331146
Date
1960-04-21
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of support from P. Schneider to Patricia Stephens saying, "It is an honor to be arrested for one's ideals or rights."
Type
text

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