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The Remarkable Story of Drs. John Milton and Esther Hawks: a 19th Century Love AffairHistoric Anderson-Price Memorial Building 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach, FL, United States
Joe Vetter, historian and re-enactor, back by popular demand, shares the lives of Dr. John Milton Hawks and Dr. Esther Hawks who were Civil War physicians, pioneers in medicine, abolition, suffrage, and education, and also founders of Port Orange and Edgewater.
Race and Change Across Cultures and Generations: Florida StoriesHistoric Anderson-Price Memorial Building 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach, FL, United States
Dr. Kitty Oliver discusses how far we’ve come and how progress can be made that inspires our youth, drawing on an archive of over 125 oral histories of blacks, whites, Hispanics, Asians and Caribbeans from a variety of heritages. Dr. Kitty Oliver is a veteran journalist and academic, an author and oral historian, a media producer, and a professional singer with an MFA in Creative Writing, specializing in literary nonfiction