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A rough draft of a resolution entitled "A Declaration of Conscience", which was read to the members of the Orlando Ministerial Association during their meeting on October 2, 1958. The resolution addresses a recent bombing of a place of worship.

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A sheet containing a list of addresses on the front side and handwritten notes on the back. These notes appear to be the draft of a speech supporting equal opportunity in education in the United States. The end of the speech states that the Orlando…

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The audience at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested donation. The screening of the film was followed by a…

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Charley Williams at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested donation. The screening of the film was followed…

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Charley Williams and John Ashworth at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested donation. The screening of the…

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Charley Williams, William "Bill" Rawls, Jr. and John Ashworth at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested…

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John Ashworth at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested donation. The screening of the film was followed by a…

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John Ashworth, John Reyer Afamasaga, Tim Huebner and Margaret Vandiver at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10…

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John Reyer Afamasaga, Tim Huebner and Margaret Vandiver at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested donation.…

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Josie Lemon Allen at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested donation. The screening of the film was followed…

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A letter from John C. Fuller, Secretary of the Orlando Ministerial Association (OMA), to all members of the organization on September 28, 1960. Fuller invites members to attend the opening meeting of the fall at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida, on…

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A letter from Robert W. Hunt, President of the Orange County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), to the members of the Temple of Liberal Judaism, on March 31, 1960. A memorandum received from the national office of the…

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A typewritten card containing the schedule of the Liberal Religious Youth, which was an autonomous youth group affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Association. The group had a presence in Orlando and was responsible for organizing and…

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A memorandum attached to a letter from Robert W. Hunt, President of the Orange County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), to the members of the Temple of Liberal Judaism, on March 31, 1960. The document calls for a…

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The Orlando Ministerial Association's minutes of a charter meeting on February 20, 1958. The meeting was held at Temple Israel in Winter Springs, Florida. The association was founded with the purpose of being "open to all clergymen of Orlando…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association (OMA). The meeting was held on December 8, 1960. The meeting began with a discussion about the Thanksgiving service hosted at the First Unitarian Church. The Association decided that…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on April 2, 1959, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. A financial report was made and Rabbi Shwartz began a discussion about the "Parent Option Plan", which…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on April 3, 1958, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. According to the document, a number of visitors became members during the meeting and it was decided that…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on December 3, 1959, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. The matter of a possible amalgamation of the two local ministerial associations was discussed. The…

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Minutes of two monthly meetings of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meetings were held on December 5, 1958, and January 19, 1959. The record of the December meeting was written by acting secretary J. E. Williams. It was conducted at the…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on February 5, 1959, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. Secretary John. C. Fuller announced that a special offer was available to clergymen for Time magazine…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on January 7, 1960, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. Harold E. Scott, chairman of the Citizens Committee for Good Government, began the meeting by speaking…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on June 5, 1958, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. The focus of this meeting was the bombings of a synagogue and African-American school that took place in…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on March 3, 1960, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. The committee charged with looking into a possible merger had no report available on a possible…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on March 5, 1959, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. Pat Pinkerton of the Orlando Sentinel was present to discuss an update on the newspaper's policy of…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on March 6, 1958, at the temple of Liberal Judaism in Orlando, Florida. The document introduces a number of new members and mentions that the minutes of the…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association held in May 1959. One of the topics discussed was the high dropout rate at Jones High School, a notable African American school in Orlando. It was decided that a committee would be…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on May 8, 1958, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. According to the document, the members in attendance discussed the bombing of a synagogue and a black…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on October 2, 1958, at the Y.M.C.A in Orlando, Florida. The first topic discussed was an election of permanent officers that would take place on October 20,…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on October 30, 1958, at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. This meeting is notable for being the first annually held business meeting. The first topic…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on April 21, 1960, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. Secretary John C. Fuller reported that the County Bar Association was sending all the members copies of…

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Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on March 17, 1960, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. The meeting began with Reverend E.A. Jupiter giving his report on the lunch counter demonstrations that…

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A photographic postcard of the Masonic Temple, located on 205 East Central Boulevard in Orlando, Florida. The building was constructed in the 20th Century Commercial style in 1925 and was dedicated on January 13, 1926. The original owner was the Free…

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A card with handwritten notes from an unidentified member of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The front of the card contains fragmented terms and sentences. On the back of the card are notes describing events that occurred in 1960. It states that…

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The Orlando Ministerial Association's Thanksgiving service booklet from November 24, 1960. The cover of the booklet features a photograph of a church surrounded by autumn foliage. The interfaith service was the first such community workshop service…

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Patty Reynolds behind a table with stacks of calendars, entitled "A History of Racial Injustice", at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to…

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Proposed charter for the Orlando Ministerial Association, which was a group of white, black and Jewish clergymen whose goal was to meet the social, moral and religious problems of Orlando. The association was open to people of all races and creeds,…

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The Orlando Ministerial Association's resolution on lunch counter demonstrations. The resolution, passed on April 21, 1960, supported non-violent demonstrations at segregated lunch counters in Orlando stores. According to the document, the…

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The Orlando Ministerial Association's resolution on Florida Senate Bill no. 682, the Sunday Closing Law. According to the document, the association opposed the bill, whose referendum was scheduled for May 3, 1960, because they believed that…

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Sandy Cawthern with a sign-in sheet at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested donation. The screening of the…

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Sioux Villa, located at 60 Waverly Place in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2007. In 1906, this two-story bungalow was built for Mahlon Gore on the south shore of Lake Lucerne. Gore was born in Climax, Michigan, on February 4, 1837. In 1861, he…

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Street map of the City of Orlando, Florida, printed in 1936. The map shows the route of a 23-mile scenic drive around 18 lakes in Orlando. It has listings of apartment houses, churches, hotels, real estate brokers, newspapers, schools, clubs,…

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Two banners for the Truth and Justice Project, Orange County, at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. The event took place on March 7, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm, with a $10 suggested…

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Mayor William "Bill Rawls, Jr. at a screening of the 60-minute documentary, "The Yard", at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. Rawls became the first African-American mayor of the city of Brownsville, Tennessee, in 2014. The event took place on…

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A poster board on an easel with instructions that encourage sharing one's experiences about race and ethnicity using just six words by adding their thoughts to a sticky note and leaving it for others to read. The display was set up outside a…