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    Rollins College Greeting incoming Freshman at the start of the 1943 1944 year Miss Susan Wesley assisted in the girls unpacking settling in and adjusting to life away from home A dorm mother to many girls who attended Rollins College Susan Wesley was an employee for the college a total of twenty four years The girls depended on Susan to help them through tough times nurse them to health when sick as well as be Slave Smuggling in New Smyrna Date s June 6 1826 to July 2 1831 Location Tag s Slavery african americans Smuggling New Smyrna It was June 6th 1826 when David R Dunham inspector of customs at New Smyrna located a small schooner from Virginia that was operating quite oddly The John Richard which was captained by James Spillman arrived in St Augustine from Alexandria with provisions for the U S troops that were stationed in Florida Captain Spillman intended to immediately stock up and depart for the West Indies Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley A Free Woman Date s 1855 to May 1870 Location Tag s african americans Anna Kingsley African American Women Unrestrained Florida landscapes surround the large white plantation home on Fort George Island now called The Princess House Echoes of past voices in celebration in labour and in daily life resound through the hollow rooms the large covered porch and the plantation grounds Once home to an African princess wed to a Spanish plantation owner the home stands as a piece of living African African Americans in the Seminole Hotel Date s 1886 Location Tag s Economy Race Relations african americans Observing the history of Winter Park the Seminole Hotel which was built in 1886 is one location that is significant in many ways to the American Life especially for African Americans The

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    Jai Kingsley A Free Woman Date s 1855 to May 1870 Location Tag s african americans Anna Kingsley African American Women Unrestrained Florida landscapes surround the large white plantation home on Fort George Island now called The Princess House Echoes of past voices in celebration in labour and in daily life resound through the hollow rooms the large covered porch and the plantation grounds Once home to an African princess

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    05 01 HIS 120 Decade of Decision 1890s 2014 12 11 HIS 120 2 Decade of Decision 1950s 2013 05 09 HIS 140 African American History to 1877 2014 12 12 HIS 141CE African American History Since 1877 2016 05 01 HIS 142 United States History to 1877 2008 08 01 HIS 142 HIS 142 United States History to 1877 2012 12 07 HIS 240 HIS 240 African American History

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    2008 08 01 RCC 100 Culture Power and Society 2008 12 30 HIS 142 HIS 142 United States History to 1877 2012 12 07 HIS 346 United States Since 1945 2012 12 17 HIS 120 2 Decade of Decision 1950s 2013 05 09 HIS 240 HIS 240 African American History I 2013 08 13 RCC 100 The Comic Book City 2013 12 15 HIS 120 Decade of Decision 1970s 2014

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    expanding the state of Florida In the winter of 1884 Flagler came to St Augustine Florida to spend his honeymoon with his second wife The city left a mark on Flagler and he returned in March of 1885 just Town Improvement Association of Winter Park Date s March 3 1887 Location Tag s Agriculture Economy Government The city of Winter Park was established in 1881 as a main trading center for fruit companies throughout Central Florida This flourishing trading spot transformed itself into a popular resort where northerners came to flee from the harsh cold northern winters According to the Seminole Hotel Booklet the Winter Park area was ideal for northern settlement since it was full of natural beauties Ocklawaha River Date s March 25 1881 Location Tag s Arts Leisure Migration Transportation In the 1880 s people who visited Florida were astounded by its many mysterious assets grand impressive strange tropical now gloomy and awe inspiring now fairy like and charming and again weird and wild nature as writer George Barbour described in his book for Florida tourists The Ocklawaha River flows north from Central Florida ending near Palatka Florida The river stretches over 100 miles Florida in 1887

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    unbuckled her seatbelt she needed to be prepared for tomorrow s big parachute jump over Jacksonville she wanted to get used to not having it on Willie had seen these maneuvers before Bessie loved to push the envelope and keep everyone on the edge of their seats and that included her manager Willie Bessie didn t know if she quite trusted this new plane yet She had just bought Zephaniah Kingsley and His Treatise on a Patriarchal Society Date s 1829 Location Tag s Zephaniah Kingsley Argument for Slavery in Florida Zephaniah Kingsley was a plantation owner on Fort George Island now Jacksonville FL In his Treatise of Patriarchal or Co operative System of Society Kingsley spoke of the use of slaves in southern states as the only answer to agricultural production because the white people of the region were not created to work within the area He used the argument of many slave holders of the time that whites Susan B Anthony s Personal Letter on Funding Date s May 25 1897 Location Tag s Womens Suffrage Organization In a letter to Mrs Gross Susan B Anthony discussed her plans for raising money for Woman s suffrage and the current actions of the International Council of Women A woman she spoke about throughout her letter was Reverend Anna Shaw noting her array of lectures throughout the North Reverend Shaw was an ordained Methodist minister physician temperance lecturer woman s suffrage speaker and peace Seminole Misison in the Everglades 1900 Date s November 1899 to November 1900 Location Tag s Diseases in Native Tribes Throughout Florida during the early centuries of the colonization of America Native Americans tribes dominated the Everglade region mainly the Seminoles With this came the need for missions in order to civilize and absorb the Indians

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    Teachers About Contact Log In Basic Search Search HIS 142 United States History to 1877 Fall 2012 Rollins College Description This course examines the transformation of North America from European contact to through the United State Civil Wars in the

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    Tag s Work Florida Winter Park On October 12 1887 Walter B Simpson and fellow Hannibal Square resident Frank R Israel were elected as Winter Park Aldermen They were the first black men to have ever been elected into any type of political office in Winter Park at that time This vote came during a tumultuous time when Hannibal Square was taken out of the Winter Park boundaries and during this 1887 election was once again reincorporated Duane Zimmerman s Journey to Work Date s 1989 to 1999 Location Tag s ORMC Orlando Every day for twenty years Duane Zimmerman would drive to Orlando Regional Medical Center to work Every day for twenty years Duane Zimmerman left his home in suburban MetroWest and traveled through poor and dangerous parts of Orlando to reach his job on the prosperous edge of Downtown Orlando Zimmerman left his own little Levittown a big white house with a massive lawn all demarcated by a big Henry Nehrling s vision of the future Date s 1890 to 1915 Location Tag s Nehrling botany horticulture Upon moving to Florida in 1884 Henry Nehrling made it his life s ambition to grow and cultivate rare plants He created thousands of breeds of flora and set up the foundation for Florida s thriving nursery program He was by all means a friend of nature but more than that he had a vision of the future The growth of Levittown suburbia hindered this dream but by no means did it destroy it His Do You Believe in Miracles The Ultimate Cold War Faceoff Date s February 22 1980 Location Tag s Cold War Olympics Do you believe in Miracles This was the question Sportscaster Al Michaels asked in Lake Placid New York on February 22 1980 seconds before the

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