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Voices from Florida-Peggy Macdonald: Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment

November 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Marjorie Harris Carr at the Bass Laboratory in Englewood, 1937.

Join us online for a special series about Florida’s culture, literature, and community-building featuring items from the MDPLS Special Collections and Archives. Space is limited for this online event. Registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within 24 hours of the event start time. Ages 10+ Historian Peggy Macdonald will present about the life of Marjorie Harris Carr. Raised by naturalist parents in rural Southwest Florida, Marjorie Carr used the power of the pen and grassroots activism to celebrate Old Florida and protect Florida’s wildlife and wild places, preserving many of north-central Florida’s ecological treasures.

This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Miami-Dade Public Library System. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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November 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm -
November 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Peggy Macdonald, Adjunct Professor at Stetson University
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Event Contact:

Katharine Labuda
(786) 988-6819

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