CORE Press Release About Five Jailed Student Leaders Receiving Gandhi Award, June 29, 1960

331511
Date
1960-06-29
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Press release from CORE noting the five recipients of the Gandhi Award: Barbara and John Broxton, William Larkins and Patricia and Priscilla Stephens. These five students served a 49-day jail sentence after being arrested during a sit-in demonstration at Woolworth's lunch counter in Tallahassee.
Type
text

Florida Free Press Newsletter, November 20, 1964

331514
Date
1964-11-20
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Florida Free Press newsletter, number 17, published by the North Florida Citizenship Education Project. This newsletter features stories about Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) activities in North Florida, voter registration drives and other news.
Type
text

ERA Depends Upon YOU The Individual Program, Miami, November 13, 1976

331516
Date
1976-11-13
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program for the ERA Miami workshop held by ERA America.
Type
text

Advertisement for Congress of Racial Equality's Jazz Album, ca.1960

331520
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Brochure advertising CORE's all-star jazz 2-record album for half the price. Proceeds from sales help the CORE treasury to help bail out jailed demonstrators, conduct CORE workshops and organize African-American voter registration drives.
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

Letter from Larry Hunsicker to Patricia Stephens, March 30, 1960

331087
Date
1960-03-30
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Larry Hunsicker at Columbia University to Patricia Stephens reporting that a number of student groups in the North are picketing Woolworth's.
Type
text

FAMU and Civil Rights, Miami, ca. 1963

331515
Date
1963
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
A Miami CORE flier describing demonstrations in Tallahassee in which Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU) students were arrested and released on bail. Two FAMU students, Patricia Stephens Due and Rubin Kennon, were suspended as a result. The flie...
Type
text

Letter from Priscilla Stephens, ca.1960

331250
Date
1960
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
An unaddressed letter from Priscilla Stephens relating plans to deliver speeches in Palm Beach, Miami, Washington, D.C., New York and New Jersey for the ACLU.
Type
text

Letter from Kathy Perls to the Eight Jailed Students, April 19, 1960

331131
Date
1960-04-19
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Kathy Perls in New York, New York to the eight jailed student protestors. Perls discusses picket lines at Woolworth's in New York.
Type
text

Letter from Virginia Tenzer to Patricia or Priscilla Stephens, April 23, 1960

331157
Date
1960-04-23
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Virginia Tenzer of Connecticut to "Miss Stephens" praising the eight jailed students for standing up for their rights and saying that she and her husband stand behind the students.
Type
text

Letter from Clarence E. Pickett to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, April 28, 1960

331187
Date
1960-04-28
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Clarence E. Picket to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens telling them he was "touched" by their stand against inequality.
Type
text

Easter Greeting Card from "Myrtle & the family," ca. 1960

331262
Date
1960
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Easter greeting card from "Myrtle & the family" to "All of You" telling them that she is thinking about them during the holiday.
Type
text

Letter from Richard Huett to Patricia Stephens, April 29, 1960

331197
Date
1960-04-29
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Richard Huett to Patricia Stephens discussing a trip the Stephens sisters will be taking to New York and expressing interest in arranging an interview with them to discuss "the article."
Type
text

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

331218
Date
1960-05-03
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from from Norman J. Whitney of the American Friends Service Committee to Priscilla Stephens praising her for her non-violent strategies.
Type
text

Letter from Joan D'Amico to the Eight Jailed Students, April 21, 1960

331145
Date
1960-04-21
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Joan D'Amico of University of Oklahoma to the jailed students of Florida A & M University encouraging their activism.
Type
text

Letter from Julianne E. Nolling to Priscilla Stephens, April 20, 1960

331136
Date
1960-04-20
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Julianne E. Nolling to Priscilla Stephens praising Priscilla's activism and noting her fundraising endeavors to support Priscilla's cause.
Type
text

Letter from "Al" to Priscilla Stephens, August 16, 1960

331239
Date
1960-08-16
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from "Al" to Priscilla Stephens checking in on her and providing clippings for a scrapbook she is making with her sister, Patricia.
Type
text

Letter from Mary L. Beebe to Patricia Stephens, April 12, 1960

331120
Date
1960-04-12
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Mary L. Beebe of Bryn Mawr College to Patrician Stephens telling her to "keep up the tremendous work."
Type
text

Lincoln School, Tallahassee

295150
Date
2014-02-24
Collection
Blog Posts

Minutes from a Tallahassee Action Group, ca. 1960

331528
Date
1960
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Minutes from a Tallahassee action group discussing what happened in December, including the resignation of George Brown as chairman of the group. Reverend J. S. Johnson automatically assumed chairmanship.
Type
text

Letter from Charles Armstrong to Patricia Stephens, March 29, 1960

331080
Date
1960-03-29
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from Charles Armstrong, a political organizer from Chicago, to Patricia Stephens offering congratulations on her stand against inequality and to raise funds for the cause in Tallahassee.
Type
text

Letter from Charles LaVon Sands to Patricia Stephens, March 29, 1960

331083
Date
1960-03-29
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Charles LaVon Sands, a senior at Northwestern Senior High School in Miami, to Patricia Stephens introducing himself and offering support to her and the seven other jailed students. Sands requests that Patricia write him back and provides her with stamps.
Type
text

Letter from Lucille Banta to "Fellow Freedom Fighters," April 19, 1960

331133
Date
1960-04-19
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Lucille Banta to the eight jailed students writing how inspired she is by their activism.
Type
text

Letter from "Orville II" to Priscilla Stephens, April 21, 1960

331143
Date
1960-04-21
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
A piece of hate mail from "Orville the Second" to Priscilla Stephens reacting to an article published in the Oklahoma University newspaper.
Type
text

Letter from Ray and Cynthia Arvio to Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, Angela Nance and Barbara Broxton, April 20, 1960

331140
Date
1960-04-20
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Ray and Cynthia Arvio to Priscilla and Patricia Stephens, Angela Nance and Barbara Broxton praising the non-violent activism of the jailed students and describing picketing Woolworth's in Massachusetts.
Type
text

Letter from Irene Mass to Patricia Stephens, April 9, 1960

331111
Date
1960-04-09
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
A letter from Irene Mass to Patricia Stephens on behalf of college students from College of Wooster in Ohio. Mass discusses how Wooster students picketed and raised money for "southern students who have been forced out of college."
Type
text

Draft Letter from Patricia and Priscilla Stephens to the Pittsburgh Courier, April 7, 1960

331107
Date
1960-04-07
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Draft of a letter from the Stephens sisters to the editor of the African-American newspaper The Pittsburgh Courier discussing their imprisonment, demonstration at Woolworth's and donating a dollar to the Dollars for Dignity fund.
Type
text

Letter from Mrs. Fred T. Jones to "Students," April 26, 1960

331181
Date
1960-04-26
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of support from Mrs. Fred T. Jones to the eight jailed students listing the ways she intends to support the students' cause: by refusing to buy at Woolworth and Kress stores, writing to the vice presidents of those chains and contributing to CORE.
Type
text

Letter from J. D. Cooper to Barbara Broxton, Patricia and Priscilla Stephens, John Broxton and William Larkins, May 4, 1960

331221
Date
1960-05-04
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter of encouragement from J.D. Cooper to jail-in participants mentioning that $6.00 is enclosed for lunch.
Type
text

Letter from Elin D. Hannigan to Priscilla Stephens, April 28, 1960

331188
Date
1960-04-28
Collection
Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
Description
Letter from Elin D. Hannigan in Rhode Island to Priscilla Stephens offering moral support and encouragement.
Type
text

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