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The Work of Zora Neale Hurston

Event Date:

May 11 @ 2:00 pm


Jacksonville Public Library
303 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202


Raelyn Wiirre

Program Description:

Journey through the Florida of Zora Neale Hurston, an accomplished anthropologist, folklorist, and author of the Great Depression. During her time with the Florida division of the Federal Writers’ Project, Hurston traveled extensively throughout the state, documenting African-American folklife. Program participants will share in these stories and traditions from Florida’s rich African-American history through sing-alongs and music-making with homemade percussion instruments. Participants are welcome to bring their own DIY instruments.



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