Letter from Marion Hamilton to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens Expressing Concern Over Civil Rights Activism, 1960

329135
Date
1960-02-21
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Family letter expressing disapproval in the Stephens sisters' civil rights activism.
Type
text

Letter to "Mother and Daddy Marion," from Priscilla Stephens Kruize During Leon County Jail-in, 1960

329134
Date
1960-04-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter written by Priscilla Stephens from jailed Stephens sisters to their parents, telling them not to worry. Discusses local public reactions to the jail-in, summer job plans and family matters. Notes receiving gifts from various people including autographed diary from Jackie Robinson. Mentions ho...
Type
text

The Tallahassee Bus Boycott Begins (May 1956)

259734
Date
1956 1957
Collection
Blog Posts

Richard Ervin and the Gradualist Approach to Desegregation

295189
Date
2014-07-09
Collection
Blog Posts

John Boardman: A Civil Rights Activist

326634
Date
2017-02-28
Collection
Blog Posts

Interposition Resolution in Response to Brown v. Board of Education, 1957

246060
Date
May 2, 1957
Collection
Significant Documents
Description
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...
Type
text

Reports of Investigators on Meetings of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Ku Klux Klan

246062
Date
1964-07-25
Collection
Significant Documents
Description
During the Civil Rights Era of the 1950s-1960s, a number of southern states established governmental committees to investigate the activities of civil rights and communist organizations that were deemed subversive. In 1956, the Florida legislature established a special joint committee known as the F...
Type
text

Equal Rights Amendment

246065
Date
1974
Collection
Significant Documents
Description
Feminists have long supported an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would provide equality under the law to both men and women. Calls for such an amendment were first made by the National Women's Party in 1923, and became more insistent during the late 1960s from groups like the Na...
Type
text

When LeRoy Collins Went to Selma

326632
Date
2017-03-20
Collection
Blog Posts

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

Brochure for Paradise Park, a segregated African-American tourist attraction

273839
Date
1951
Collection
Significant Documents
Description
Paradise Park was a segregated African-American resort located about a mile down the Silver River from the popular Silver Springs attraction near Ocala, Florida. The park was developed by Carl Ray and W.M. “Shorty” Davidson, co-owners of Silver Springs for nearly four decades. The park opened Ma...
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

Demonstration to protest theater segregation - Tallahassee, Florida

39015
Date
1963
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC17748

Roundup of segregation protesters - Tallahassee, Florida

39016
Date
1963
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC17749

Demonstration to protest theater segregation - Tallahassee, Florida

30600
Date
1963
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC07506

REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW

253260
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:35; color; sound, V-239 BA332; S.1239
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee comments on his role in the desegregation battle and the contributions of the Rev. C.K. Steele. He mentions the Tallahassee transportation boycott and discusses Steele's influence on him. Produced by WFSU-TV.

HOSEA WILLIAMS

253633
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:46; color; sound; V- 218 BA431; S.1239
Description
This film is interview and speech footage of civil rights leader Hosea Williams speaking at Bethel Family Baptist Church in Tallahassee. The speech footage has many rough editing splices that impact the aesthetics of the film. However, the content is still quite profound and moving. An interview seg...

Sit-in at Woolworth's lunch counter - Tallahassee, Florida

26926
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03283

Civil rights activists - Tallahassee, Florida

155142
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N047234

Scene from the NAACP march in Tallahassee, Florida.

34860
Date
1964
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12425

Tallahassee Civil Rights March.

130650
Date
1971
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00168

View of the Tallahassee Civil Rights March.

130653
Date
1971
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00171

Scene from the Tallahassee Civil Rights March.

130654
Date
1971
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00172

View of some participants in the Tallahassee Civil Rights March.

130655
Date
1971
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00173

The Tallahassee Civil Rights March.

130656
Date
1971
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00174

View showing audience in auditorium listening to civil rights speakers.

130803
Date
Between 1969 and 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00365

View showing audience members in auditorium listening to civil rights speakers.

130804
Date
Between 1969 and 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00366

View showing audience in auditorium during a civil rights event.

130806
Date
Between 1969 and 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00379

View of men in an auditorium at a Civil rights event in Tallahassee, Florida.

130812
Date
Between 1969 and 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00388

Musician Count Basie joining civil rights demonstrators in front of the Mecca - Tallahassee, Florida.

36512
Date
1963
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC14366

Tip: If you would like to find catalog records which include either of two terms, you can separate those terms with the uppercase word OR.

Example: Miami OR Dade