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Civil rights.

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

American Civil Liberties Union of Florida Records

Identifier: Ms 002

Correspondence and miscellaneous materials relating to personal liberty, civil rights, crime and criminals, desegregation of schools, and women.

Dates: 1955-1996

Federal Bureau of Investigation St. Augustine Surveillance Files

Identifier: Ms 106

Photocopies of surveillance records of racial tension in St. Augustine by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Dates: 1963-1967

George A. Smathers Papers

Identifier: Ms 091

The papers of George A. Smathers (Democrat - Florida) documenting his service in the U.S. Senate.

Dates: 1934-1994

John A. H. Murphree Files Regarding the Virgil D. Hawkins Case

Identifier: MSS 0390

Case files belonging to Florida Circuit Judge John A. H. Murphree concerning the 1956 Supreme Court Case Virgil Hawkins v. Board of Control regarding the admission of Virgil Hawkins, a Black man, as a law student at the all white law school at the University of Florida. Murphree was appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to act as commissioner on the case and gather information for the Florida Supreme Court ruling.

Dates: 1956, 1978

Judge John Milton Bryan Simpson Papers

Identifier: Ms 090

Correspondence, newspaper clippings and case briefings of Judge Bryan Simpson.

Dates: 1933-1983

Lillian Smith Papers

Identifier: MS Group 002

The papers of author, editor, and civil rights leader, Lillian Smith, include her manuscripts and short writings, biographical material, and correspondence, business records, and manuscripts for the journal The South Today.

Dates: 1915-1972; Majority of material found within 1935-1966

Records of the University of Florida Department of Religion

Identifier: Series 069

Files maintained by the Dept. of Religion including administrative materials and documents related to extra-curricular activities of the faculty.

Dates: 1955-1986

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

Spessard L. Holland Papers

Identifier: Ms 055

Personal and official political papers, dated 1913-1972, of former U.S. Senator and Florida Governor, Spessard Lindsey Holland.

Dates: 1913-1972