Congratulations to USF graduate student, Iyshia Lowman, for her recently published report by the National Park Service entitled, Jim Crow at the Beach: An Oral and Archival History of the Segregated Past at Homestead Bayfront Park. Charles Lawson, NPS Cultural Resource Manager, Biscayne National Park, Florida, who funded the study about this previously undocumented aspect [...]
Working with the National Park Service and the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site team to make sure the community of Archery, Georgia near President Carter’s boyhood home establishes its place in history, Dr. Jackson’s work has Carter’s personal attention. The nation’s 39th president is both excited and supportive of the project and our research efforts in heritage studies.
View a 5-minute video about our lab’s mission which includes an excerpt of President Carter’s interview. View Video