The semi-annual meeting of the officers and board of directors of the Florida Historical Society was convened in the Board Room, Florida Technological University, Orlando, Florida, January 19, 1974, at 9:45 a.m., by President John E. Johns. Attending were Milton D. Jones, Thelma Peters, Alva L. Jones, Jay B. Dobkin, Samuel Proctor, Audrey Broward, Addie H. Emerson, Michel G. Emmanuel, David A. Forshay, Marty Grafton, John W. Griffin, James R. Knott, Eugene Lyon, John K. Mahon, Jessie Porter Newton, Sister Elizabeth Ann Rice, Jerrell H. Shofner, and G. Norman Simons. Absent were William Bevis, James G. Craig, and Anthony P. Pizzo. Dr. Johns welcomed the group, and extended a special word of welcome to Mrs. Emerson, Mrs. Grafton, and Mrs. Porter who were meeting with the board for the first time since their election at the annual meeting, May 1973. Judge James R. Knott of West Palm Beach was reelected to the board. Judge Knott has served previously as a director and as president of the Society.
Society, Florida Historical
"Minutes of the Directors' Meeting, January 19, 1974,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 52:
4, Article 11.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol52/iss4/11