Native Floridian Bill Hall talks about his novel, The Trouble with Panthers, a fictionalized account of a Florida cattle-raising family. Hall's novel focuses on the decline of traditional Florida cattle culture in the face modern economic developments.
Dr. Harry Kersey Jr. talks about the Stranahan family of Fort Lauderdale, who came to Florida during frontier times and later became conerstones of the community. Ivy Stranahan was an activist for Seminole rights, women's rights, and the environment.
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.