2017 Samuel Proctor Award Winner
The historic photographs published in this book are part of the permanent collection and display at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center, located in Winter Park, Florida, USA. The center is a program of Crealdé School of Art and is operated in partnership with the City of Winter Park. The Heritage Center was established in 2007 as a tribute to the past, present and future of Winter Park’s African American community. It is a unique cultural facility that celebrates community heritage through documentary photography and public art. Crealdé School of Art is a forty year old, widely recognized visual arts school, offering an educational curriculum of over 100 courses for students of all ages and backgrounds, three galleries, and an award winning outreach program that brings arts and humanities to many underserved communities throughout Central Florida. Its mission is based on the belief that the arts are for everyone; every individual has a story worth telling and something creative to contribute, making a positive impact on family and community life. The historic city of Winter Park is part of the greater Orlando area, the number one tourist destination in the world.