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Library of Florida History

George "Speedy" Harrell recalls the WPA-era post office in Cocoa Beach, which is now the research library for the Florida Historical Society.

Mark-In Point: 01:08 Length: 16:47

Racial Segregation in Florida

Joe Idalette remembers what it was like to be African American in Indian River County. African Americans worked in Vero Beach but lived in Gifford. A bell was rung in the evening to let them know they had to leave Vero Beach before sundown.

Mark-In Point: 18:06 Length: 04:37

The Old Customs House in Key West

Director Claudia Pennington, historian Tom Hambright, architect Bert Bender, and public realations director Steve Pratt of the Key West Art and History Society talk about the Old Customs House in Key West, which welcomed immigrants to Florida for more than 100 years.

Mark-In Point: 22:48 Length: 05:20

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SEGMENTS | Library of Florida History | Racial Segregation in Florida | The Old Customs House in Key West


Florida Frontiers; Historic Preservation; African American

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Transcript - Radio Program #28

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