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  • Tags: Florida

Date: 1963
A snapshot taken of the El-Khouri family vacation to Miami, Florida. The trip was taken in part so that Joseph El-Khouri could attend the 1963 Lion's Convention.
El-Khouri_Miami Vacation 1963_1_wm.jpg

Date: 1963
A photograph of the taken of the seven El-Khouri children at the Seaquarium in Miami, Florida. The trip was taken in part so that Joseph El-Khouri could attend the 1963 Lion's Convention.
El-Khouri_Miami Vacation 1963_2_wm.jpg

Date: 1963
A snapshot taken of a parade during the El-Khouri family vacation to Miami, Florida. The trip was taken in part so that Joseph El-Khouri could attend the 1963 Lion's Convention.
El-Khouri_Miami Vacation 1963_5_wm.jpg

Date: 1963
A snapshot taken of a band on a float in a parade during the El-Khouri family vacation to Miami, Florida. The trip was taken in part so that Joseph El-Khouri could attend the 1963 Lion's Convention.
El-Khouri_Miami Vacation 1963_8_wm.jpg

Date: 1963
Two variations of photographs taken of Joseph with his seven children in a swimming pool during the El-Khouri family vacation to Miami, Florida. The trip was taken in part so that Joseph El-Khouri could attend the 1963 Lion's Convention.
El-Khouri_Miami Vacation Joseph with Anthony George Catherine Barbara Marsha Mariam Theresa 1963_1_wm.jpg

Date: 4-Jun-29
A series of letters reguarding the arsen business in Fort White, Florida in Columbia County. Mrs. W.J. Howell writes the governor asking him to investigate the matter as the County Sheriff Douglass has failed to adequately investigate. Carlton…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/d3b2qyjqoc5gw2q/1929.06_Howell_FortWhiteArsenwm.pdf

Date: 18-Oct-29
A series of letters from E.B. William's of Madison County, Florida reguarding a situation in which the sheriff of Madison County and the sheriff (Douglass) of Columbia County fail to arrest W.L. Haines convicted of operating an automobile while…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3qkwjfxhky14u53/1929.10.18_WilliamsComplaintwm.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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 1929
A letter from an anonymous person to Florida Governor Carlton regarding an establishments outside of Lake City and White Springs called "Baker's Place" and "Fatty's Place". The writer claims the establishments sell a lot of illegal alcohol (during…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5pmt1b29z4792j2/No Date_AnonymousOnBakersPlacewm.pdf

Date: 25-Jul-19
An article in The Valdosta Daily Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on July 25, 1919 "Chaingang Term for Booze Seller: Valdosta Man Gets Additional Sixty Day Sentence For Not Being on Time". The article regards Nola Romey who was charged with…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/m2qgf6tz83bpyzl/1919.07.25_ValdostaDailyTimeswm.pdf

Date: 26-Jul-19
An article in The Valdosta Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on July 26, 1919 "N.G. Romey Gets Jail And Gang Sentence: Learns to Appreciate Meaning of the Law and Respect for Courts". The article regards Nola Romey who was charged with violating…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/xts4vhznll3uprf/1919.07.26_Clip_ValdostaDailyTimes_NGRomeyGetsJailwm.jpg

Date: 29-Jun-22
An article in The Valdosta Daily Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on June 29, 1922 "Valdosta Man Is Taken Out And Given Beating". The article reports the beating of Nola Romey by "five white-robbed and hooded men" who alleged he "rather…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/e2zrdnquv67guh6/1922.06.29_ValdostaDailyTimeswm.pdf

Date: 30-Jun-22
An article in The New York Times, published in New York City, New York on June 30, 1922 "Another Beaten In South: Georgia Business Man Says He Was Seized by Five in White Robes". The article reports the beating of Nola Romey by five white robed and…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/jhej41je0oxbh7s/1922.06.30_NewYorkTimeswm.pdf

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: 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: 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: 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
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