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On May 26, 1956 Florida AM Students Carrie Patterson and Wilhemina Jakes were arrested in Tallahassee for refusing to give up their bus seats. NAACP officials CK Steele and Edwin Norwood (shown) begin negotiations with city officials as students launch a year-long bus boycott. Timeline: http://www.tallahassee.com/legacy/special/boycott/timeline.html #TodayInBlackHistory

Reverend C. Steele (right), pastor at the Bethel Baptist Church, and Edwin Norwood (middle) protested segregated seating on Tallahassee, Florida city buses in December almost seven months after the boycott began.

Policeman - Tallahassee, Florida

Over digitized photographs from the State Library and Archives of Florida.

The first Christmas celebrated on land that is now part of the United States took place near Tallahassee, Fla., in 1539, according to historians there. Image: Visit Tallahassee

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The first Christmas celebrated on land that is now part of the United States took place near Tallahassee, Fla., in according to historians there.

Aerial view of the State Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida.

Timeline: - A History of Corrections in Florida

Florida Memory - State Capitol building - Tallahassee, Florida

Over digitized photographs from the State Library and Archives of Florida.

Florida Memory - State Theatre - Tallahassee, Florida

Over digitized photographs from the State Library and Archives of Florida.

Florida Memory - Park Avenue in Tallahassee, Florida.

Accompanying note: "Park Avenue is lined with slender dogwoods.

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Tallahassee: The South

Green Derby and recreation center - Tallahassee, Florida- this building still looks almost the same. It's at the end of my street and amazes me with its history.

The site later became home of the Country Flower Shop.

Florida Memory - The old Publix on North Monroe in Tallahassee, Florida. 1971

Florida Memory - The old Publix on North Monroe in Tallahassee, Florida.

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