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SOC. Social Activism, Social Organizations, Social Research

Identifier: SOC

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

A. Quinn Jones Collection

Identifier: MS 245

The collection documents the life and career of African American educator, A. Quinn Jones, his wife Frederica Jones, and the African American community in Gainesville, Florida, concentrating on Lincoln High School and the Greater Bethel AME Church.

Dates: 1901-2007

Anita Spring Collection on Visions 2000

Identifier: MSS 0602

Reports, background papers, summaries, newspaper clippings, and meeting notes produced by the Committee for Visions for the Future of Gainesville and Alachua County as part of the Florida Legislature's 1985 Act (House Bill 1408).

Dates: 1983 - 1987

Ethel Fairmont Beebe Papers

Identifier: MS Group 115

Manuscripts, correspondence, and other documents relating to Ethel Beebe and to her career as a writer and animal rights activist.

Dates: 1900-1977

Harry T. Moore Documentary Collection

Identifier: MSS 0366

This collection consists of material used in a documentary on the bombing of Harry T. Moore's home in Mims, Florida, in December 1951. The film was entitled Freedom Never Dies: The Legacy of Harry T. Moore.

Dates: 1937-2001; Majority of material found within 1943-1992

Lois Hensel Collection on the Gainesville Eight

Identifier: MSS 0354
Abstract The "Gainesville Eight," a group of anti-Vietnam War protesters associated with Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), planned a demonstration during the 1972 Republican National Convention in Miami, Florida. They were arrested and charged on accusations of plotting a violent protest, but were later acquitted due to lack of evidence and signs of government interference. This collection houses newspaper clippings covering the trail, juror notes, VVAW papers, some correspondence, and...
Dates: 1973-2015, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1978

Lucius Moody Bristol Papers

Identifier: Ms Coll. 035

Writings of Lucius Moody Bristol, Special Status Professor at the University of Florida.

Dates: 1940-1946

Margaret Dreier Robins Collection

Identifier: MS Group 015

Women's Trade Union League, social work, suffrage, anti-war, personal papers, photos, correspondence, and biographical material on Robins family members.

Dates: 1876-1950; Majority of material found within 1905-1945

Robert "Bob" Canney Collection

Identifier: MS 191

Papers of social activist Robert Benjamin Canney, primarily related to his trial and imprisonment following a 1970 anti-war demonstration in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dates: 1964-1988; Majority of material found within 1967-1976

University Women's Club Records

Identifier: MS Coll 160

Scrapbooks, minutes, yearbooks, newsletters, photographs, and other records belonging to the University Women's Club.

Dates: 1922 - 2022