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Kent Spriggs Papers

 Collection — Container: unprocessed
Identifier: MSS 2004-04
Scope and Contents Consists of Kent Spriggs' case files related to the 1973 retrial of Dave Keaton and Johnny Frederick of the Quincy Five and those related to Keaton et al. v. Townsend, a civil case brought by the Quincy Five against the State of Florida and Joe Townsend for the coerced testimony that implicated the men in the case. Included in these files are correspondence with Alfonse Figgers, Dave Keaton, David Charles Smith, Johnny Frederick, and Johnny Burns who were collectively known as the Quincy Five. Also contains files related to Clifford N. Steele, et al. v. Board of Public Instruction of Leon County, Florida, et al., including correspondence, newspaper clippings and trial notes and...
Dates: Created: 1963-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1971-1976

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  • Repository: FSU Special Collections & Archives X
  • Subject: Manuscripts X
  • Subject: Tallahassee (Fla.)--History X
  • Subject: Manuscripts X
  • Subject: Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections X
  • Subject: Civil Rights--Florida--History X
  • Names: Spriggs, P. Kent X