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“Here is your Heart”: Reflections on Travel to Eatonville, Florida

Members of the grant team, Chaitra and Bernetiae, made their way to Orlando last weekend for the 30th annual Zora! Festival.   We started off in Macedonia Baptist Church on Friday morning listening to longtime Eatonville supporter, landscape architect and … Continue reading

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Eatonville, Florida: A Vital History

Contributed by Bryan Giemza, Director of the Southern Historical Collection As part of the Collection’s ongoing work with the Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance, I visited the historic town of Eatonville, Florida in December.  In recent days the town … Continue reading

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