African Americans--Florida--Pensacola--Politics and government--20th century.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — 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...
Dates: Created: 1955-1977; Other: Date acquired: 01/00/1986
Collection — M1999-01
Scope and Contents The Pensacola Lost Neighborhoods Collection consists of a series of newspaper columns and supporting materials from the Pensacola News Journal in February and March, 1999 highlighting the areas of the Tanyard, West Hill or Belmont-Devilliers, and Hawkshaw, primarily African-American neighborhoods of Pensacola, Florida, with emphasis on their history and social life, 1900 through the 1950s. Includes letters and reminiscences of Jean Badgett Burgess, Ida Y. Coleman, Victoria Gaines Grasty, Neil...
Dates: Created: 1999; Other: Date acquired: 07/14/1999