Religious Committee for the ERA newsletter

325542
Date
1977-01-10
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Newsletter number 3 of the Florida Religious Committee for the ERA.
Type
text

Senate Memorial No. 1452 Presented to Roxcy Bolton by Senator Edmond J. Gong, 1970

331454
Date
1970-06-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Senator Edmond J. Gong to Roxcy Bolton presenting a copy of Senate Memorial No. 1452.
Type
text

Florida Governor Reubin Askew addresses a joint session of the Florida legislature

19345
Date
1974
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PT00655

Representative Jon Thomas and his "Caution ERA" button - Tallahassee, Florida.

102819
Date
1973
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0213

House Speaker Ralph Haben with ERA proponents and opponents during a debate - Tallahassee, Florida.

102806
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0200

Roxcy Bolton: A Force for Equality

246094
Date
2018-03-28
Collection
Blog Posts
Type
text

Senator Pat Frank and Senator Guy Spicola handcuffed to each other - Tallahassee, Florida.

102816
Date
1979
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DND0210

Women's Rights Day Proclamation Presented to Roxcy Bolton by Edward Gurney, 1972

331451
Date
1972-09-12
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from U.S. Senator Edward J. Gurney to Roxcy Bolton presenting the Women's Rights Day Proclamation signed by President Richard Nixon.
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

Women's Equality Day

295209
Date
2014-08-26
Collection
Blog Posts

You Can't Fool Mother Nature - Stop the ERA

325540
Date
1970
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A conservative caucus voter's guide to the Florida senate.
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

Memorial of the Union Bank of Florida requesting an amendment of the bank's charter, 1844

212420
Date
1844
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Memorial by a committee appointed by the directors of the Union bank of Florida explaining their opposition to an act suspending the bank's operations. The memorial includes a request that the Legislative Council reverse their decision to close the bank, and instead adopt an amendment to its charter...
Type
text

Women’s Equality Day: The First Ladies of Florida Politics

322316
Date
2016-08-26
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

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

333857
Date
1957-05-02
Collection
Selected 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

Letter from Senator Edward Gurney to Roxcy Bolton, 1972

331465
Date
1972-06-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from U.S. Senator Edward J. Gurney to Roxcy Bolton regarding an invitation to celebrate Women's Rights Day at her home.
Type
text

LeRoy Collins and the Brown Decision

295170
Date
2014-05-16
Collection
Blog Posts

Constitution of 1868

189095
Date
1868
Collection
Florida's Early Constitutions
Description
Congress passed a series of laws known as the Reconstruction Acts in 1867. These laws required the former Confederate states to dissolve existing state governments, register all eligible men (white or African-American) to vote, and then hold conventions to create new state constitutions. To be readm...
Type
text

The Aucilla River Hideaway of Florida's "Pork Chop Gang"

295187
Date
2014-07-02
Collection
Blog Posts

Constitution of 1885

189169
Date
1885
Collection
Florida's Early Constitutions
Description
Delegates convened in June 1885 to revise Florida’s state constitution. The existing constitution had been in effect since 1868, when it was adopted as part of Florida’s reentry into the United States following the Civil War. The 1885 constitution legitimized poll taxes as a prerequisite for vot...
Type
text

Crawfordville High School Student Newspaper Featuring Essays on "The Segregation Issue," May 1954

329098
Date
1954-05
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This student newspaper contains student reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court's Brown vs. Board ruling earlier that month, which declared segregated school unconstitutional. Reactions range from outright opposition to tempered acceptance of the ruling. Segregation essays appear on the first and last p...
Type
text

Constitution of 1838

189087
Date
1838
Collection
Florida's Early Constitutions
Description
In December 1838, delegates convened at St. Joseph to form Florida’s first state constitution. The convention completed its work in January 1839, although Florida was not officially admitted to the Union as a state until March 3, 1845.
Type
text

Constitution of 1865

189093
Date
1865
Collection
Florida's Early Constitutions
Description
In October 1865, delegates convened to reestablish Florida as part of the United States by revoking the state’s Ordinance of Secession and passing a new state constitution. The state remained under martial law, however, and Congress refused to seat legislators from the former Confederate states un...
Type
text

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