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  • Tags: 1930s

A narrative family tree "based on the village church records of births, baptisms, marriages and deaths and some oral history, which were compiled in 1934 by Father Yousef (Kalem Cory's father)," priest of the village referred to in the document as…
Domit_1934_history of families of mazarat taffahP.pdf

Date: October 1938
Short story about a father bought to his son a drum, when it broke they found a paper in it with some latin wordings. it was an ancient piece from the sixteenth century that belonged to the church. In Vol 19, no. 18, name of magazine/newspaper not…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0mhmhwpoavxgt7t/Baddour_Newspaperarticle-3_wm.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: 4-Apr-30
A letter from Columbia County Florida Sheriff Wiley "Babe" Douglass to Governor Carlton metnioning the sheriff's lack of knowledge of alleged open bar rooms on the main street of Lake City.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/u6hufji2hdfotan/1930.04.04_AlbrittonComplaintwm.jpg

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: 15-May-30
A letter from Hettie Talbert to Florida Governor Carlton inquring how best to approach unlawfulness in her area. The governor response suggesting she report concerns to the local courts and sheriff.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/pwbjo3q9lfd2cmo/1930.05.15_TalbertComplaintwm.pdf

Date: 30-May-30
A letter from an anonymous person to Florida Governor Carlton claiming that alcohol and drugs are being sold illegally in Columbia County. The writer alleges that when sheriff Douglass is informed of impending raids by "prohibition men" enforcing…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0422dwn7zzqny9m/1930.05.30_OnDouglassBootleggingwm.pdf

Date: 30-May-30
A letter from the wife of Lake City Judge Joe Gillen to Florida Governor Carlton reporting inceidences of illegal alcohol sales during prohibition in which local police were complicit. She states that a local Deputy Sheriff runs a "place called Red…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gfw477bprey1e1z/1930.05.30_MrsJoeGillenComplaintwm.pdf

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: 6-Jun-31
A letter from R.H. Champan to Florida Governor Carlton in which Chapmen renegs an endorsement for a candidate, W.H. Brown for Constable given Brown's alleged mistreatment of African-American citizens and illiterate white citizens.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/mrr4a7ddcfczdps/1931.06.06_OnConstablePositionwm.jpg

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: Jun 1932
Correspondence to Governor Carlton of Florida regarding the lynching of Henry Woods in Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida after Woods shot and killed the Jasper Chief of Police, Ira Foler. Perry Allison and Lit Cole, policement of Lake City were…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/yxdaqug7yfi1xk8/1932.06_Lynching_HenryWood_Jasper_LakeCitywm.pdf

Date: 11-Sep-32
A letter from "a worried woman" (as signed) to Florida Governor Carlton regarding bootlegging. She provides a list of names and establishments violating prohibition laws .
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wso3h1v051xf0cz/1932.09.11_AnonymousOnBootleggingwm.pdf

Date: April 1936
A poem by Shukri Baddour as a reply to Naseeb Salibi earlier friendship poem. Baddour's poem dated April 11, 1936.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/37v6ztgs2lr7app/Baddour_Newspaperarticle-6_wm.jpg
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