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 from Kathryn Peterson to Patricia Stephens, April 27, 1960

331183
Date
1960-04-27
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Kathryn Peterson in Orinda, California, to Patricia Stephens writing because she read Stephens' letter in the CORE-lator.
Type
text

Letter from Clyde R. Appleton to the Eight Jailed Students, April 28, 1960

331192
Date
1960-04-28
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Tucson, Arizona, public school teacher Clyde R. Appleton to the eight jailed students discussing the importance of their activism.
Type
text

Letter from Hugh Montgomery to Patricia Stephens, April 27, 1960

331185
Date
1960-04-27
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Hugh Montgomery of Oakland, California, to Patricia Stephens praising the eight jailed students for their actions.
Type
text

Letter from Jack M. Beggs Jr. to Patricia or Priscilla Stephens, May 2, 1960

331209
Date
1960-05-02
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Jack Beggs to "Miss Stephens " after reading about the students' imprisonment in the The New Republic magazine.
Type
text

Letter from Ruth Cavin to "Patricia Stephens and Your Fellow Student Prisoners," April 26, 1960

331177
Date
1960-04-26
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from CORE member Ruth Cavin in Brooklyn to the eight jailed students reporting that white Northerners are mobillizing in response to the injustice of the students' imprisonment.
Type
text

Letter from Arthur Robinson to Priscilla Stephens, March 27, 1960

331074
Date
1960-03-27
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Arthur Robinson from the Bronx in New York to Priscilla Stephens.
Type
text

Greeting Card from Gussie Suggs to Priscilla Stephens, ca. 1960

331263
Date
1960
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Greeting card from Mrs. Gussie Suggs to Priscilla Stephens encouraging Priscilla to keep up the good work.
Type
text

Letter from Ralph Grossman to Patricia Stephens and Friends, April 25, 1960

331165
Date
1960-04-25
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Ralph Grossman to Patricia Stephens and Friends encouraging their activism.
Type
text

Letter from Minnie Vaughn to Priscilla Stephens, March 25, 1960

329149
Date
1960-03-25
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Minnie Vaughn to Priscilla Stephens expressing her negative opinion of the white race and encouraging the students to fight for the rights of African-Americans.
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

Postcard from Mrs. Charles B. Johnston to Patricia Stephens, April 28, 1960

331193
Date
1960-04-28
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Greeting card from Mrs. Charles B. Johnston to Patricia Stephens offering encouragement and telling Patricia to wear her culture with pride.
Type
text

Letter from Jalanne E. Pallings to Patricia Stephens, April 20, 1960

331138
Date
1960-04-20
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Jalanne E. Pallings to Patricia Stephens praising Stephens for her activism and speaking about the activism of other students all over the United States.
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 James King to Priscilla and Patricia Stephens, April 6, 1960

331105
Date
1960-04-06
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Minister James King of First Baptist Church in Dayton, Ohio, to Patricia and Priscillia Stephens saying there are thousands of people who agree with what the sisters have done.
Type
text

Postcard from Mary Phillips to Patricia Stephens, April 22, 1960

331150
Date
1960-04-22
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Postcard from Mary Phillips, with postmark from Lemont, Illinois, to Patricia Stephens mentioning that she had seen Stephens' article in the CORE-lator and telling Stephens that her actions are changing the world.
Type
text

Letter from Marian Weinberg to Clement Carney, May 5, 1960

331224
Date
1960-05-05
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Marian Weinberg to Clement Carney offering support and encouragement.
Type
text

Letter from Sadie Bernita Lackey to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, April 20, 1960

331139
Date
1960-04-20
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Sadie Bernita Lackey to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens relaying that she too is an activist and encouraging the sisters to continue the fight for equality through non-violence.
Type
text

Letter from Mildred D. Hill to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, March 29, 1960

331084
Date
1960-03-29
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Mildred D. Hill to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens admiring their courage and writing about her activism in New York.
Type
text

Selma, Alabama Demonstration

243485
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Description
This film contains footage of the March 1965 voter registration demonstrations in Selma, Alabama. There is sound at the beginning, but the majority of the film is raw footage with no sound. It first shows African American protesters, including students, marching and singing in front of a courthouse....
Video Details
10:42; B&W; silent; V-142 S. 1239

To Reach For Tomorrow

253576
Date
1968
Collection
Video
Description
This is a promotional film put together for Governor LeRoy Collins' 1968 U.S. Senate campaign. It begins with footage of the Vietnam War, and Governor Collins pleading to end it. From there it moves to the race wars going on in the United States, with footage of black slums in Miami, Florida. Collin...
Video Details
30:00; b&w; Sound; V-139 S. 828

First Tallahassee Sit-In (February 13, 1960)

295148
Date
2014-02-13
Collection
Blog Posts

FAMU Hospital

295151
Date
2014-02-25
Collection
Blog Posts

Mary McLeod Bethune

252651
Date
July 10, 1875
Collection
Blog Posts

Fort Lauderdale Wade-In Demonstrations

260498
Date
July 1961
Collection
Blog Posts

Election reminder from the Tallahassee Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1960

297311
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier from the Tallahassee Junior Chamber of Commerce reminding Tallahassee citizens that an election would be held February 23, 1960 to ratify the Urban Renewal Act. The flier lists the precinct sites at that time, which were located at the Florida Electric Company, Lafayette Park Community Center,...
Type
text

Program for the Conference on Faculty Desegregation, 1966

329158
Date
1966-05-26
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the FEA/FSTA joint conference on faculty desegregation in Florida.
Type
text

Program for the Florida Education Association Desegregation Workshop, 1967

329159
Date
1967-07-31
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This program lists the schedule of events for the FEA workshop on school desegregation
Type
text

Program for the Groundbreaking of the R.A. Gray Building In Tallahassee, 1973

331432
Date
1973-11-07
Collection
Selected Documents
Type
text

"Facts About the Community Relations Service" Brochure, August 1964

331504
Date
1964-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure outlining the responsibilities and mission of the Community Relations Service (CRS).
Type
text

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