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McMillan v. Escambia County Case File

 Collection — Container: M1985-16
Identifier: M1985-16

Scope and Contents

Partial exhibit files offered by plaintiff in the United States District Court suit, McMillan versus Escambia County, 1977, seeking to establish single member district elections for Escambia County Commissioners. These files are mostly photocopies of records and reports, 1955-1977, of both the City of Pensacola and Escambia county showing breakdowns by race in such areas as school board members and teachers, elected officials, appointments to committees and public boards, election poll workers, local government employment, and allocation of road paving projects and recreational facilities. Other materials include U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity reports, U.S. Housing and Urban Development applications for community block development funds, affirmative action plans, annual budget and audit reports, and federal revenue sharing applications. Additional files cover the 1959 extablishment of at-large voting; campaign disclosure files for Louis L. Brown, Peter Gindl, Charles E. Deese, Kenneth J. Kelson, Jack Kenney, Marvin Beck, Zearl Lancaster; and the proposed charter for Escambia County.


  • created: 1955-1977
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/00/1986

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Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.


148.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

Larry T. Menefee, by arrangement with James Barry Dunford, January 1986

Processing Information

Cataloged 01/21/1986

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McMillan v. Escambia County Case File
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Repository Details

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