The Florida Historical Society Virtual Public History Forum: May 20-22, 2021 accessible online at MYFLORIDAHISTORY.ORG
The Jillian Prescott Memorial Lecture
Pulitzer Prize winning author of the books Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America, and Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found. King has also written about race and criminal justice for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and The Atlantic. He attended the University of South Florida and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Presented Saturday, May 22, at 2:00 pm
May 20-22, 2021, Join us online for our annual Awards Presentation, and the Panel Discussions:
Territorial Florida in 1821
The Florida Land Boom of the 1920s
Fifty Years of Walt Disney World: Florida B.D. (Before Disney) and A.D. (After Disney)
With many Distinguished Panelists including:
- Dr. James M. Denham
- Dr. Cher Knight
- Dr. Canter Brown, Jr.
- Dr. Susan Parker
- Dr. Julian Chambliss
- Dr. Rick Foglesong
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