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Global Events That Touched Florida: Great Depression through Cold War

November 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Florida History, 500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399 United States

This program explores Floridians’ memories of U-boat attacks, German POWs, the Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis, and more, using excerpts from Ms. Gould's Floridays shows first heard on public radio station WQCS/88.9 FM, Fort Pierce. In one excerpt, a man talks his father’s poker game that was rattled by a...

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Making Chief Osceola: The Abolitionists and the Rise of an American Myth

November 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Manatee Village Historical Park, 1404 Manatee Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208 United States

Dr. Andrew Frank is an ethnohistorian for Florida State University whose research focuses on the history of the Florida Seminoles and the Native South. Frank’s talk will explore the life and legacy of Chief Osceola, a leader of the Seminole resistance during the Seminole Wars. Reception with light refreshments to...

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