Letter from Monroe S. Wasch to Priscilla Stephens, April 16, 1960

331129
Date
1960-04-16
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from college student Monroe S. Wasch to Priscilla Stephens talking about picketing Woolworth's in New York, how much students in the North admire what Stephens has done for equal rights and giving his analysis of the civil rights movement.
Type
text

Letter from Paul E. Richardson to Patricia Stephens, April 21, 1960

331144
Date
1960-04-21
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of from Paul E. Richardson of Utica, N.Y. to Patricia Stephens writing about his daughter at Virginia State College who is also participating in the civil rights movement. Richardson encourages Patricia to continue her fight for equality.
Type
text

Letter from Ned Jones to Patricia Stephens, March 26, 1960

331073
Date
1960-03-26
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Ned Jones of New York City to Patricia Stephens encouraging her fight for justice.
Type
text

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

331090
Date
1960-03-30
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Greeting card from Nancy Robinson to Patricia Stephens offering support and mentioning a gift of $1 each to Patricia and Priscilla.
Type
text

Letter from Leo H. Pierce to Patricia Stephens, March 31, 1960

331092
Date
1960-03-31
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from FAMU graduate Leo H. Pierce to Patricia Stephens discussing how he read about her in the paper and the possibility of visiting her during his next trip to Tallahassee.
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

Letter from Sue Johnson to Patricia Stephens, April 7, 1960

331109
Date
1960-04-07
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Sue Johnson, a college student at Bryn Mawr, to Patricia Stephens offering support and noting the creation of the Bryn Mawr Civil Rights Committee.
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

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 James B. Price to Patricia Stephens, May 2, 1960

331212
Date
1960-05-02
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from James B. Price of Detroit, Michigan, to Patricia Stephens telling Patricia and the other jailed students that he appreciates their activism and says he hopes he would be as courageous if he were in the same situation.
Type
text

Letter from Norman J. Whitney to Patricia Stephens, May 3, 1960

331216
Date
1960-05-03
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Norman J. Whitney to Patricia Stephens praising her courage and nothing the powe of nonviolence. The letter includes quotes from Gandhi and Jesus.
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

Greeting Card from Jim and Barbara Robinson to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, ca. 1960

331259
Date
1960
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
A CORE greeting card from Jim and Barbara Robinson to Patricia and 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

Greeting Card from A. Gordon to Patricia or Priscilla Stephens, ca. 1960

331264
Date
1960
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Greeting card from Erong [?] A. Gordon to Patricia Stephens asking Patricia for her birthday and telling her to visit the Prayer Temple church in Tallahassee.
Type
text

Letter from Tommy McGregory to Patricia Stephens, ca. 1960

331245
Date
1960
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of support from Tommy McGregory in Yokohama, Japan, to Patricia Stephens mentioning that he saw her letter published in Jackie Robinson's column in the New York Post. McGregory writes about his travels around the world and says that people often ask him about the "Negro situation" in the Unit...
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

Letter from Association of Citizens Councils of Florida to Board of Control, Florida State University, 1957

325048
Date
1957-01-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Homer T. Barrs of the Association of Citizens Councils of Florida to the Board of Control at Florida State University encouraging the board to take action against students of state-supported institutions of higher learning participating in civil rights acitivities in Tallahassee.
Type
text

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

325052
Date
1957-01-28
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from Dean Boggs of the Duval County Federation for Constitutional Government addressed to FSU President Doak Campbell praising the president's decision to expel student John Boardman.
Type
text

Handwritten Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell Regarding the Dangers of Foreign Students, 1957

325058
Date
1957-01-28
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Letter from "A Foreigner" warning FSU President Doak Campbell about "foreign students."
Type
text

SGA Newsletter, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, March 22, 1960

331518
Date
1960-03-22
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)'s SGA newsletter, volume 1, number 5 with a letter from Clement Carney, who was in jail following a sit-in at Woolworth's in Tallahassee. The seven other jailed students are listed in the newsletter and FAMU's students are asked to write them let...
Type
text

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

331523
Date
1960-12-08
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Memo from CORE outlining locations of recent demonstrations against lunch counter segregation across the South.
Type
text

Southern Conference Education Fund Report on Hearing by Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, February 15, 1961

331530
Date
1961-02-15
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Press release detailing a hearing by the Florida Legislative Investigation Committee (Johns Committee). The press release discusses how the committee planted spies to uncover the nature of the work of the Southern Conference Educational Fund and the integration movement.
Type
text

CORE Rules for Action Pamphlet, ca. 1957

331540
Date
1957
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and their principle of non-violent direct action that includes guarantees of the individual to the group and guarantees from the local group to the individual.
Type
text

Letter from Hazel Holley to Priscilla Stephens, March 3, 1960

329139
Date
1960-03-12
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Hazel Holley of Jamaica, New York, to Priscilla Stephens. Holley says that she sent her son to Bethune-Cookman College to expose him to Southern culture.
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

Telegram from the Hotel and Club Employees Union Local 6 to Patricia Stephens, April 1, 1960

331095
Date
1960-04-01
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Telegram from the Local 6, Hotel, Restaurant and Club Employees & Bartenders Union, AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) to Patricia Stephens expressing "sympathy mixed with horror" that she was jailed and promising financial support from the union for her ...
Type
text

Letter from Dorothy Johnson to Patricia Stephens, April 22, 1960

331151
Date
1960-04-22
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Dorothy Johnson to Patricia Stephens praising Stephen's courage and stating the she attended a CORE institute in Miami the summer before.
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 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

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