Preserving Zora’s Eatonville: A Conversation with N.Y. Nathiri

N.Y. Nathiri, founding member and Executive Director of the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc, will discuss her extensive work spearheading efforts to preserve the historic town of Eatonville, Florida, including her establishment of the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities. Zora! Festival was named “One of 25 Cultural Tourism Success Stories” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Hosted by the University of North

Marcia Jo Zerivitz Presents Jews of Florida: Centuries of Stories

Registration Required. Please join us for this very special program presented virtually by scholar and oral historian Marcia Jo Zerivitz. This one-hour presentation is based on the author’s seminal book, the first comprehensive history of the Jews of Florida from colonial times to the present – a sweeping tapestry of voices spanning centuries. Despite not being officially allowed to live in Florida until 1763, Jewish immigrants escaping expulsions and exclusions

History Harvest: Marineland

Do you have memories of Marineland? Photos? Slides? Brochures? Postcards? Flagler College’s Digital Humanities Center is seeking your contributions to tell the story of this local attraction. Join Flagler College between 12 and 3 for their History Harvest, where they will scan your old photographs, slides, and memorabilia. You will leave with your items intact and your contributions made public on the digital archive! Why are your photographs important? Because

Sisters in the Struggle: Black Women’s Political Participation in Florida

Black women have long participated in the political system. From state issues to the national stage, Black women have sustained a long tradition of advocating for their communities. Join the Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center and Dr. Sharon Austin for a virtual presentation on some of these remarkable women and their impacts on their communities, state and nation. This event is funded by the Florida Humanities Florida Talks program, in

Powerful Doctoring Women

Grannies and midwives provided essential medical care for enslaved people, drawing upon their knowledge of herbs and their local environment. Join the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center and Dr. Martha Bireda for a virtual presentation on these “powerful doctoring women.” This event is funded by the Florida Humanities Florida Talks program, in partnership with the Friends of Lincolnville, Inc.

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