Akerman, Minnie Clarke Edwards, 1872-1955 in subject [X]
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1 Title:   Akerman family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Akerman, Emory S.  
  Dates:   1940-1989  
Consists of materials documenting the Akerman family members' extensive legal careers, especially Emory Akerman's work on voting rights for black citizens in Florida and his relationship with the NAACP in the 1940s. Includes Emory's correspondence with members of the NAACP, a complaint filed against the city of St. Petersburg, Florida, which led to black citizens voting for the first time in the city's white primary, and materials documenting his bid for Congress, which he ultimately lost to Joseph Hendricks.
  Identifier:   ms4064  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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