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  • Subject is exactly "Correspondence"

Date: 1929
A letter from "one of the sheriff's best friends" in Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated but likely 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims Sheiriff Douglass "is no good for a sheriff he is gone now and it is a…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0rnhmun11aavi8l/1929_Letter to Gov re Romeys Lawlessnesswm.pdf

Date: 1929
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated circa 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer urges the governor to send a special detective to Lake City to investigate the murders.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/dsct8bylqdtv2xt/No Date_Letter to Gov re special detective for Romey casewm.jpg

Date: 17-May-29
A Telegram from George Lahood to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 17, 1929 requesting Icer Romey (sone of Nola and Hasna Romey) be removed from the Columbia County Jail for his safety.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ghed3jf323s3l28/1929.05.17_LahoodTelegramwm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The letter names Chief John Bake, Deputy Sheriff Leo Cox, and Arthur Hall. It claims that Cox fired the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/9z48p4cyzt2r62a/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Anonymouswm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims "our sheriff (Douglass) is not doing his duty".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/b9fbw11hxdl7qyz/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from F Anonymouswm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from Salina, Kansas to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 expressing outrage over the lynching of Nola Romey.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/r47uuvz04i81pjm/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Kansaswm.jpg

Date: 20-May-29
A letter from "the American citizens of Lake City," Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 20, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims "it seems you are asking Guilty Parties to investigate this matter." It also states…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gvr8zomt98ampev/1929.05.20_Letter to Gov from LC Citizens Not only dirty actwm.pdf

Date: 25-Jun-29
A letter from Joe. M. Joseph, president of The Moral Progress Society of Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Florida Governor Carlton dated June 25, 1929. Arabic script on the letterhead indicates that the society was a Syrian Society. The writer urges the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wg2kyoh733iqev5/1929.06.25_Moral Progress Societywm.jpg

Date: 26-Jun-29
A letter from Elies Moses, Roy Allem and Peter Deeb officers of The Syrian-Lebanon-American Association to Florida Governor Carlton, regarding the murders of Nola and Hasna Romey. The Association urges the governor to order an investigation into…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zd4ol81f68l0cp5/1929.06.26_SyrianLebanonAmericanAssocGovCarltonwm.pdf

Date: 5-Jul-29
A letter from Edward J. Dieb, secretary-treasurer of the Southwestern Syrian Merchant's Associtation of Fort Worth, Texas to Florida Governor Carlton, dated July 5, 1929 regarding the murders of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer urges the governor to…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5htkxbho6pv0uek/1929.07.05_Southwestern Syrian Merchants Assocwm.jpg

Date: 11-Nov-29
A telegram from W. Alexander Director of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation to Florida Governor Carlton regarding the third lynching in Florida in 1929 and calling for action to be taken.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/dltqmep7t5kqwuv/1929.11.11_Telegram Commission on Interracial Cooperation Will Alexanderwm.jpg

Date: 18-Mar-30
Correspondence between Charles Taylor of Lake City, Florida and Governor Carlton regarding Taylor's investigation of the Romey lynching case. The notes are dated between March and April 1930.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2n03qjm2usvs2im/1930.03.18_CharlesTaylorInvestigationwm.pdf

Date: 28-Apr-30
A letter from James T. Smith of Tampa, Florida to Governor Carlton, dated April 28, 1930 regarding two incidents of mob violence reported in Tampa that day. The writer urges the governor to enforce the laws in his state.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/yoto9fx0igz0uwf/1930.04.28_Letter to Gov Tampa Violencewm.jpg

Date: 12-Jun-30
A letter from Arthur Jackson, Chairman of The General Conference of the Religious Society of Friends in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Florida Governor Carlton dated July 12, 1930. The writer is "shocked at this year's record of twleve lynchings."
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ajeykqhia4nm26x/1930.06.12_General Conf of Religious Society of Friends to Govwm.jpg

Date: 9-Oct-30
A letter from George Fort Milton of Chattanooga, Tennessee to Florida Governor Carlton, dated October 9, 1930. Milton explains his participation in the efforts of the Commission and asks Carlton to assist the commission as well.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/22zafmkw4i08lxa/1930.10.09_CommissionStudyLynchingToCarltonwm.pdf

Date: 3-Nov-30
A telegram from twenty-two women throughout the South to Florida Governor Carloton, dated November 3, 1930 expressing outrage over the sharp increase in lynching and urge Carlton and other governors to "erase this crime from the record of his state".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/apu9gyyi29au98s/1930.11.03_Telegram from Women vs Lynching to Govwm.pdf

Date: 31-Aug-31
A letter from K.I. Hamway of Brooklyn, New York to Florida Governor Carlton, dated August 31, 1931, regarding outrage over white complicitcy and participation in lynchings in the South.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/fhtkbz3nyuz8ypl/1931.08.31_Letter to Gov re lynching in South 1931-no name-datewm.jpg

Date: 11-Dec-31
A letter from Arthur Raper of the Souther Commission on the Study of Lynching to Florida Governor Carlton, dated December 11, 1931. The letter originally accompanied a copy of the commission's report.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/nnme5nhum01fv1g/1931.12.11_Southern Commission on Study of Lynching Arthur Raper to Govwm.jpg

Date: 1960
A letter from Herbert B. Attaway, Jr. to Philip J. Moses, dated 4 April 1960, remarking upon the qualities of Philip's mother Fannie Johns Moses.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-070.pdf

A letter written in Arabic

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1169.pdf

A birthday letter from the Diocese of Raleigh written to Alma Farris on the occasion of her 90th birthday. The letter includes a prayer and an acknowledgement of Alma's contributions to the Our Lady of the Snows church in Elizabethtown.
Findelin_birthday congrats from diocese of raleigh_2007.pdf

Date: 1951 c.
An undated card from Badia Assaf to Angele Ellis circa 1951.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2018-334.pdf

Date: 1915
A letter from the Law Offices of Katz and Sommerich to Joseph Oussani regarding Catholic v. Oussani, providing information on the deed between Oussani and Jenkens. Letter dated 28 August 1915
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0327.pdf

Date: Unknown
A copy of a letter from Salloum Mokarzel to Mary Mokarzel concerning her travels and his health. (Folder 2-2-2-3)
Mokarzel 2-2-2-3 Letter_wm.tif
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