Stetson Kennedy, native Floridian and social activist, recalls his friendship with Zora Neale Hurston, Woody Guthrie, and Harry T. Moore. He also talks about his career as a WPA folklorist and his exposure of the Ku Klux Klan.
Ginger Stanley Hallowell talks about her days as a mermaid at Weeki Wachee. Lu Vickers, author of Cypress Gardens: America's Tropical Wonderland, discusses the golden age of Florida tourism during the 1960s and 1970s.
Brevard Cultural Alliance's mission is to build and sustain a dynamic and vibrant arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County's quality of life.
With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, FHC grants primarily respond to the needs of local communities, but they often address topics of statewide interest. FHC is particularly interested in projects that are collaborative, attract diverse audiences, encourage active participation from the public, and explore humanities topics and disciplines in interesting and engaging ways.
This project is sponsored in part by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.