Florida Frontiers Radio Show #6

Program Number: 

6

Radio Program: 

Radio Show #6
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Program Segments: 

Mosquitoes, Alligators, and Determination

The Brevard Theatrical Ensemble has put together a musical, Mosquitoes, Alligators, and Determination, that celebrates Florida Cracker culture.

Mark-In Point: 

01:23

Length: 

12:00

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Florida East Coast Railway

Bobby Noles remembers when his grandfather was a railroad engineer with Henry Flagler's East Coast Railway in Florida, which ran down the east coast of the state.

Mark-In Point: 

13:54

Length: 

07:01

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African American History

Free African Americans arrived in the 1500s with the Spanish. Dr. Jane Landers has written a book on the subject, titled Black Society in Spanish Florida. Using Spanish records, Landers was able to trace the lives of individuals from Africa to Spain to North America.

Mark-In Point: 

21:01

Length: 

06:22

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Program Date: 

09 Feb 2009

Segment Summary: 

SEGMENTS | Mosquitoes, Alligators, and Determination | Florida East Coast Railway | African American History