The First Hollywood
A film historian details the rise and fall of Jacksonville’s budding movie industry of the early 1900s
Stetson Kennedy in Key West
In the 1930s, legendary Florida writer and activist Stetson Kennedy goes on a Key West retreat, observing and participating in the local culture
The Civil Rights Movement in Jacksonville
The story of Jacksonville’s civil rights struggles of the 1950s and 60s.
Spring Training in Florida
A historian explains how Florida became a preferred destination for major league baseball clubs in the early spring months.
Florida and the Harlem Renaissance 2003
Actor/scholars portray three of the leading lights of the Harlem Renaissance – all of whom grew up in Florida.
Trolley Tracks in Florida
Remembering the days when light rail tracks were part of Florida’s urban landscape.
John Willis Menard
Reconstruction was a time of hope for many of Florida’s black former slaves. A poet of the time is now in print for the first time since the 1870s.
A Florida legislator undertakes to document an important chapter in our state’s history: the French occupation of Florida several years before the founding of St. Augustine.