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Democracy in Florida: A Work in Progress with Dr. Steve Noll
June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dr. Steve Noll examines the history of democracy in Florida from Spanish colony to the present day, exploring how people have worked to improve the democratic process and insure that all people have the chance for their voice and vote to be heard. Steve Noll is a master lecturer in the history department at the University of Florida, where he received his PhD in 1991. Dr. Noll taught special education in the public schools of Alachua County for 28 years before moving over full-time to UF in 2004. Dr. Noll has written extensively on general Florida history as well as more specialized subjects ranging from Florida environmental policy, the ill-fated Cross Florida Barge Canal, and the disability rights movement of the 1970s.
Registration is required to attend. This program accompanies
Voices and Votes: Democracy in America opening at the Leesburg Public Library on November 16, 2024.
Voices and Votes: Democracy in America is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Florida Humanities. Support for the local exhibition and programming was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
June 7 @ 1:00 pm -
June 7 @ 2:30 pm