Emancipation in Florida: A Historical Overview
This collection of primary resources tells the story of emancipation history in Florida and Texas, showing the distinction between how news regarding the end of slavery spread among the two states. A resource from the Faith and Folklore: Sites and Black Women’s Stories in the 20th Century webinar from March 5, 2021.
Bibliography on the Civil Rights Movement in Florida
Irvin Winsboro, a series panelist, compiled a bibliographic collection of books, articles, and book chapters on the Civil Rights movement in Florida. A resource from the “I Am a Man”: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Florida webinar from November 2, 2020.
Honoring Florida’s Emancipation Day: A Panel Discussion
On February 11, 2021, the Tallahassee Historical Society hosted a discussion on Florida’s Emancipation Day. The panel: Althemese Barnes, Clifton Lewis, Jarvis Rosier, and Diane Williams-Cox. A resource from Reconstruction and the Jim Crow Era webinar from October 29, 2020.
La Florida Race Relations Bibliographic Resources
A bibliography consisting of books and articles related to the First Spanish Period (1513-1762), British Occupation (1763-1783), and the Second Spanish Period (1784-1821). A resource from The Spanish Colonial and Slavery Eras in Florida webinar from October 22, 2020.
Water as A Divider: When Beaches Were Not For All
Telling the story of a beloved bay
Someplace so familiar
History unfolded as water set the course
Where there’s a will…Makeshift Freedom
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