Dolores Austin Turner papers, 1958-1987 | The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South FL, Inc.
The papers collected are personal papers for Dolores Austin Turner, a political and equal rights activist, dating from 1958 until 1987, donated by her niece, Sheila A. Austin and her nephew, Charles L. Austin in 2005. The papers contain correspondence between Turner and political figures as well as political and community organizations. The documents give insight to her role in politics and community interests for the State of Florida. Papers include photographs, correspondence, certificates, newspaper articles (at least one written by Turner), invitations, flyers, and cards. There are no financial records associated with these papers.
Gwendolyn Sawyer Cherry- Fla. State Representative, Elaine Gordon- Fla. State Representative, Richard (Dick) Stone- Fla. Secretary of State, Shirley Chislom- Congresswoman, Reubin O'Donovan Askew- Fla. Governor, Harvey I. Reiseman- (Dade) County Commissioner, Robert W. Trust- United States Attorney, Bernice T. Greene- Chairwoman; Guidance Clinic; Soror of Sigma Gamma Rho, Birch Bayh- Senator, Evan Bayh- Senator.
Dade County public Schools, YMCA of Greater Miami and Dade County, Inc., National Council of Negro Women, Women in Distress, Inc., National Organization of Women, Dade County Commission on the Status of Women, Florida Women's Political Caucus, Presidential Candidates Screening Committee, Democratic National Convention Host Committee, Democratic National Committee, Florida House of Representatives, House Select Study Committee on the Equal Rights Amendment, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority (Gamma Delta Sigma chapter)
Florida Black Political Seminar- June 17, 1972; Senate-House hearing on Equal Rights Amendment- February 15, 1973; Buds of Spring- March 5, 1973; Forty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the YMCA of Greater Miami and Dade County- January 16, 1973; Democratic Convention in Miami Beach- July 10-14, 1972