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African and African American Experiences

Open access resources online.

BLACK HISTORY IN FLORIDA 

Digital History Projects

Black Educators: Florida’s Secret Social Justice Advocates, 1920-1960 (online exhibit)
http://exhibits.uflib.ufl.edu/FloridaBlackEducators/
             ​Lesson Plans: https://blackeducationalhistory.com/lessonplans/

Hannibal Square Report: A Historical Simulation
https://web.archive.org/web/20161112090312/http://social.rollins.edu/wpsites/hannibal/

Project Mosaic: Zora Neale Hurston
​http://social.rollins.edu/wpsites/mosaic-hurston/

Virtual Rosewood
https://www.virtualrosewood.com/

 

Collections Online

Advocate Recovered
http://www.advocaterecovered.org/

A. Quinn Jones Digital Collection
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/aqjones

James Haskins Collection (includes interview audio with Rosa Parks)
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/haskins/all

Joel Buchanan African American Oral History Archive
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ohfb

Sally Bradford Slave Register, 1860-1876
https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/329096

Stephens Sisters Jail-In Papers, 1960
https://www.floridamemory.com/collections/stephens_sisters/

Zora Neale Hurston Papers
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/znhurs/

 

Lesson Plans / Classroom Resources

African Americans at Fort Mose
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067333/00001

African American Settlement at Fort Mose
https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/programs/african-american/documents/Lessons/04_SS_LPQ2_093.pdf

Civil Rights Movement in Florida
https://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassroom/civilrights/

Explore Florida: African Americans Settle in Fort Mose
​https://fcit.usf.edu/florida/lessons/african/african1.htm

Explore Florida: Civil Rights Movement in Florida
https://fcit.usf.edu/florida/lessons/cvl_rts/cvl_rts1.htm

Famous Floridians: James Weldon Johnson
https://fcit.usf.edu/florida/lessons/johnson/johnson.htm

Florida: A Slave Sanctuary
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067323/00001

Florida’s Role in the Civil War: “Supplier of the Confederacy”
https://fcit.usf.edu/florida/lessons/cvl_war/cvl_war1.htm

Fort Mose 
https://www.polk-fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/floridaflavor/lessons/a-6.pdf

Lucreaty Clark, Basket Maker
https://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassroom/lucreaty/

Mary McLeod Bethune, Educator
https://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassroom/marybethune/

Remembering Rosewood
http://rememberingrosewood.org/pdf/lessonplan.pdf

Reconstruction in Florida
https://myfloridahistory.org/education/resource/reconstruction-florida

Role and Status of Africans in Spanish St. Augustine
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067293/00001

Slavery in Florida
https://myfloridahistory.org/education/resource/slavery-florida

Slave is a Dead Soul: Examining the Psychological Impact of Slavery Through the Writings of Juan Francisco Manzano
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067322/00001

Zora Neale Hurston and the WPA in Florida
https://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassroom/zora_hurston/

 

Webpages / Blogs

African American Newspaper Editors in Early 20th Century Florida
https://ufndnp.wordpress.com/tag/african-american-history-month/

Battle of Olustee
https://battleofolustee.org/battle.html

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Florida
https://www.floridamemory.com/blog/2018/04/04/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-in-florida/

Fort Mose: America’s Black Colonial Fortress of Freedom
https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/histarch/research/st-augustine/fort-mose/

 

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