Archive | August, 2012

*NEWLY RELEASED BOOK* by Dr. Antoinette T. Jackson!

Dr. Antoinette Jackson’s newly-published book, Speaking for the Enslaved: Heritage Interpretation at Antebellum Plantation Sites, is the culmination of over 10 years of research and engagement with communities and descendants of enslaved Africans who worked on rice plantations along the southeastern coast. It was praised as “a must read for students, museum specialists and the […]

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Newsletter Fall 2012, Volume 3

A prestigious appointment will have the University of South Florida’s Associate Professor Antoinette Jackson spending a lot more time at national parks over the next couple of years. As the newly-appointed regional ethnographer for the National Park Service for the Southeast Region, Jackson is concerned with research and resource development in the region’s 66 parks […]

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Homestead Beach final deliverable in the making

I took another trip to Homestead and Miami in the past couple of weeks.  I visited the archives department of the Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation department as well as History Miami to search through photos and documents.  The picture below is one among the photos that I have found of the swimming lessons given at the North […]

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