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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Letter of encouragement from high school student Judy Fox in Brooklyn to Patricia Stephens stating that she read about Patricia in the CORE-lator and writes that her classmates are aware of picketing against Woolworth's.
Letter of encouragement from Daisy P. Jones to the Stephens sisters telling them that she is thinking about them and relating that her daughter at Skidmore College is involved in civil rights activism and fundraising activities.
Letter of encouragement from Yale University student Victor Lebovics to Patricia Stephens congratulating her for her actions and saying that people in the North have signed a petition or sent money to CORE.
Letter from University of Miami student activist Bob Kunst to Patricia Stephens inquiring about her situation at Leon County Jail and reporting on the evacuation to Holly Hill, Florida, due to a hurricane.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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