Contemporary Florida, 1960-
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 0-11
Scope and Contents This collection contains detailed information about Florida schools during the administration of Thomas D. Bailey as State Superintendent of Public Instructions. The items in the collection are: 69 page typewritten essay on the Development of the Florida Department of Education 1900-1965; A typewritten "When I took office in 1949..." statement; Typewritten Statement by Thomas D. Bailey, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tallahassee, Florida - Re: Progress in Florida education; and Statement by Thomas D. Bailey, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tallahassee, Florida, August 23, 1965, annoucing Bailey's retirement, which was submitted to Florida's...
Dates: Created: 1949-1967; Other: Date acquired: 07/00/1971
Collection — Box 137
Identifier: MSS 1-22
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopied materials related to Thomas D. Bailey's time as Florida Superintendent of Public Instruction. It contains correspondence from 1955-1971, personal and biographical data about Bailey, as well as a large number of speeches and statements made while in office. These speeches cover a wide array of topics including graduation speeches for the Naval Air Station Civilian Apprentices in Pensacola; aid to children; Bible reading and prayer in public schools; the House Committee of Public and Higher Education; the necessity of community junior colleges as presented at the Southern States Work Conference in Daytona Beach; opposition to close sessions...
Dates: Created: 1951-1972