CIV. Civil and Human Rights Collections
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Newspaper articles, publications, interviews, and notes collected and created by author Devery Anderson during research for publications on Emmett Till, including his 2015 monograph Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement.
Online Copies Available
Select materials from the Devery Anderson Papers have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Subject files documenting her professional interests and teaching activities; research notes for her Florida State University (FSU) Florida Government classes; reference materials reflecting her teaching and other activities; class materials (reading lists, curricula, student papers) for her FSU Florida Government course; manuscripts; correspondence to Daisy Parker Flory and her husband Claude Flory; photograph of Dr. Flory.
Newclippings, photographs, creative and scholarly works, and government records collected by Davis Houck during research on the role of the press in the American civil rights movement, with special emphasis on the 1955 murder of Emmett Till near Money, Mississippi.
Online Content Available
Digitized and born-digital content from this collection is available through the FSU Digital Library.
Agendas, articles, charts, correspondence, memoranda, minutes, press releases, and other attachments documenting the activities of the Florida State University (FSU) Administrative Council.
This collection includes minutes taken at Council of Deans meetings on topics such as the academic calendar, general education requirements, grading, salaries, transfer credits, and vacation policies.
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs and photo album, slides, publicity, itineraries, programs, newsclippings, newsletters and other materials documenting the activities sponsored by the Florida State University (FSU) Office of Multicultural Affairs.
This collection includes files from Bernard Sliger's tenure as President of Florida State University, including correspondence, files from campus committees, campus reports, budget files, information on academic programs or colleges, and files on other universities in Florida.
This collection includes subject files from Doak Campbell's tenure as President of Florida State College for Women and Florida State University. The files include correspondnce and files on FSU faculty, buildings, University budgets, academic programs, and campus committees.
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Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.
Correspondence, subject files, publications, course materials, sound recordings, videocassettes, and digital media documenting the scholarship, instruction, and faculty service of Rev. Dr. William R. Jones. Major subjects include racism and oppression in the United States, Black liberation theology, and Florida State University units including the Department of Religion and the African American Studies program.
Audiovisual recordings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other documentation of the work of Keith Beauchamp, especially regarding Emmett Till and the 2005 motion picture The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till.
Online Copies Available
Some material from the Beauchamp Papers is available through the FSU Digital Library
Materials collected and created by Kent Mommsen in completing his 1970 doctoral dissertation "Career Patterns of Black American Doctorates," including approximately 950 paper questionnaires (each 32 pages, front and back) with responses; one microform reel ("Daniel Thompson PhD: Career Patterns of Negro Teachers"); nine 5" reel to reel audiotapes with 15 lectures; 2 boxes of card indexes of names and addresses of individuals connected with the study; photocopies of index cards citing these inidividuals and their occupations; 2 data tapes (7-1/2" and 10-1/2" in diameter); and an originally bound printout of entire data file.
Meeting notes, reports, correspondence, programs, photographs, and clippings that document the activities of The Florida State University Pride Student Union.
Collection of documents detailing the course of a class action law suit filed against Publix Supermarkets, Inc. in 1995. The suit alleged gender discrimination against the company's female employees, represented nearly 40,000 women, and was eventually settled in 1997. The collection consists primarily of court filings filed with the Court between 1995-1997, but also includes in-house paperwork from Thomas A. Warren's law firm such as correspondence, record keeping, memorandums, research documents, and other miscellaneous documents that track the lifetime of the case from beginning to end.
Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews for project "An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in Tallahassee, Florida 1956-1966: Personal Interviews with Key Civil Rights Leaders, Spokesmen, and Participants," prepared by Dr. Jackson Lee Ice for the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Religion, Department of Religion, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Supported by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.