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Race, Class, and Culture: The Progressive Era of Leon County

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Goodwood Museum presents a roundtable discussion about Fanny Tears, one of a dozen Northerners, and the only woman who purchased Leon County’s former cotton plantations as winter residences. This discussion, based on new research, covers how these northern, urban elites confronted the South’s inflexible racial system in rural, Black-majority Leon County. Discussion participants include Dr. Larry Rivers from Florida A&M University, Dr. Maxine Jones from Florida State University, Dr. Lee Warner, a historic preservation expert, Ms. Sabrina Shade from Florida State University. The discussion will be moderated by Jennifer Lundal Humayun, the executive director of Goodwood Museum & Gardens.

Registration is suggested but not required to attend. Parking is available onsite at the museum.

Funding for this program is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Goodwood Museum & Gardens. 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.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

September 27 @ 6:00 pm -
September 27 @ 9:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Larry Rivers, Florida A&M University Dr. Maxine Jones, Department of History, Florida State University Dr. Lee Warner, historic preservation expert Ms. Sabrina Shade, Florida State University Jennifer Lundal Humayun, Executive Director, Goodwood Museum & Gardens
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Event Registration Link:
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Event Contact:

Ashley Hunter
(850) 877-4202

Event Venue:

Goodwood Museum and Gardens
1600 Miccosukee Rd.
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
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Venue Phone:
(850) 877-4202

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