Proposed amendments to Florida's Constitution for the special election of 1963

297317
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A flier describing the proposed amendments to Florida's state constitution up for referendum at a special election to be held November 5, 1963. The proposed amendments included one allowing a new bond issue for capital outlay for institutions of higher learning, one allowing a new bond issue for out...
Type
text

Millard Caldwell Inauguration Program

297426
Date
1945-01-02
Collection
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Description
Program for the inauguration of Millard Caldwell.
Type
text

Letter from "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Rozlyn Haruish about series cancellation

326656
Date
1967-08-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from a young "Miss Nancy's Store" fan Rozlyn Haruish in reaction to series cancellation. "I watch your program every evening on Channel 2 in Miami, and enjoy it very much. I do hope that it will be possible for you to remain on television, since my parents consider your program both entertain...
Type
text

Program for the 19th Annual Inter-Civic Council of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1987

327702
Date
1987-01-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The program lists the schedule for the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration. Note the litany on the back cover.
Type
text

WFSU Florida State University Broadcasting Program Television Schedule, September 1966

326653
Date
1966-09
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
"Profiles," September 1966 television and radio program schedule for Florida State University Broadcasting, promoting "Miss Nancy's Store" on the back cover.
Type
image

"Think Metric" brochure

298131
Date
1978
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure explaining what was involved in a potential switch to the metric system of measurements in the United States. Such a change was being considered at the federal level, although it had not yet been approved. This publication, produced by the Florida Cooperative Extension Service and distribut...
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text

CNVA Miami Bulletin, June 16, 1964

326754
Date
1964-06-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Newsletter created by the Committee for Nonviolent Action (CNVA) in Miami that describes events taking plaing during the Quebec to Cuba Walk for Peace (1963-1964). The newsletter outlines specific demonstrations in Key West and Miami and discusses what will happen when the marchers arrive in Cuba. T...
Type
text

CORE-lator Newsletter, April 1960

331509
Date
1960-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
CORE-lator newsletter, number 81 outlining newly formed Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters across the United States, recent arrests and updates about CORE's work across the country. "Letter From A Jailed Student" was written by Tallahassee civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due while s...
Type
text

Program for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration, 1997

327703
Date
1997-01-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
The program includes a biographical sketch of Martin Luther King; information about Mothers in Crisis, Inc.; the biography of Bishop Adam J. Robinson, Jr.; the order of the day's events; and the genesis of the Tallahassee chapter of the SCLC.
Type
text

Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor, 1983 - program

297446
Date
1983-01-04
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the Inauguration of Governor Bob Graham and Lieutenant Governor Wayne Mixson of Florida, January 4, 1983 in Tallahassee, Florida
Type
text

Poster advertising the Carillon Festival at the Bok Tower Gardens in Polk County, 1990

297296
Date
1990
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster advertising the Carillon Festival at the Bok Tower Gardens in Polk County, Florida. The event featured recitals, garden walks, and special exhibits. Sponsored in part by the Polk County Tourist Development Council.
Type
text

Dedication of the Herbert L. Bryans Building, Pensacola, 1965 - program

297501
Date
1965-08-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the dedication of the Pensacola Regional Laboratory of the State Board of Health to the memory of Herbert Lee Bryans, M.D. The laboratory would be housed in the Herbert L. Bryans Building. Bryans was a longtime resident of Pensacola, a physician, and a member of the State Board of Health...
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text

Circular letter from the Grand Lodge of Florida to other lodges

212346
Date
1844-05-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Grand Lodge of the Territory of Florida, May 15th, A L. 5[1]844 ... To the W. Master, Wardens, and brethren of Lodge, No. ___ ... to prepare and address a letter to the brethren under its Jurisdiction; to be published with its proceeding for the purpose of arousing the fraternity from the state of i...
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text

See beautiful Wakulla Springs near Tallahassee, Florida

324377
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure providing information about Wakulla Springs in Wakulla County and a map of the location in Florida
Type
text

Advertisement for the Blue Waters Hotel, Miami Beach

212577
Date
1961
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

Program for 4th Florida State Conference of Social Work

297389
Date
1950
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program outlining Florida Fourth State Conference of Social Work schedule.
Type
text

"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," Memorandum, February 26, 1960

331536
Date
1960-02-26
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet with guidelines for how to carry out CORE pickets; how to present oneself at the demonstration; how to engage with the public; and outlining the purpose of picketing.
Type
text

Letter from Roxcy Bolton to Sheriff E. Wilson Purdy, 1973

330026
Date
1973-10-10
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Roxcy Bolton to Dade County Sheriff E. Wilson Purdy regarding crimes of rape.
Type
text

Governor Lawton Chiles Inaugural program

297422
Date
1991-01-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1991 Inauguration of Governor Lawton Chiles.
Type
text

Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

331535
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Memo from CORE discussing sit-in activity in New Orleans during September 1960, starting with the arrest of seven CORE members holding a peaceful sit-in at the Canal Street Woolworth's lunch counter. The memo outlines other arrests in New Orleans and the charges against these activists.
Type
text

Reubin Askew Inauguration Program

297430
Date
1971-01-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the 1971 inauguration of Reubin Askew
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
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

331533
Date
1960-12-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Memo from CORE Field Director Gordon R. Carey to local CORE groups concerning desegregation of bus terminal restaurants. He discusses activity of select CORE field secretaries, including Jim McCain, Thomas Gaither, Genevieve Hughes and Richard Haley.
Type
text

Ocklawaha River Basin Restoration Project - booklet

297486
Date
1969-12-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Pamphlet describing the history of Lake Apopka and the causes of its polluted state as of the end of the 1960s. A consortium of state agencies was preparing a plan to reverse some of the adverse effects on Lake Apopka by drawing down the water level and consolidating the bottom sediments. The Florid...
Type
text

Mary McLeod Bethune Interview Transcript, ca. 1939

333794
Date
1939
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
An interview between Dr. Charles Spurgeon Johnson and Mary McLeod Bethune discussing Bethune's childhood, her family, her education, her travels, meeting her husband and her experience starting Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls in Daytona Beach. Page 16 of the document ...
Type
text

Florida Voter ERA pamphlet

325545
Date
1977
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A July-August 1977 pamphlet explaining the purpose of the Equal Rights Amendment; a message from lobbyist Mary Anne Sherman; the state program 1977-1979; and highlights from the 1977 convention. Members listed include Fran Boudolf, Ruth Ann Bramson, Arnetta Brown, Roxanna Dear, Deannie Picciotti, Ju...
Type
text

Open Meeting Invitation for Koreshan Unity, July 19, 1903

297468
Date
1903-07-19
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Are Brains Necessary? is the first in a series of lectures offered by the Koreshan Unity even Sunday until further notice in Estero, Florida. The first meeting was held July 19, 1903. On the back is a list of Koreshan literature.
Type
text

CORE National Council Meeting Flier, February 11 and 12, 1961

331522
Date
1961-02-11
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier detailing the mission and purpose of upcoming CORE National Council meeting in Lexington, Kentucky.
Type
text

Flier advertising reduced-cost oral polio vaccines in Tallahassee, 1964

212362
Date
1964
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Tallahassee oral polio, two doses necessary (Sat. Feb. 29, 1964) and (Sat. May 16, 1964); cost per dose, 75 cents or whatever you can pay; stations open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. both days sponsored by Leon County Medical Society and Leon County Health Department. General information to the public is p...
Type
text

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