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Program Number

03

Program Segments

Maya Angelou and N. Y. Nathiri on Zora Neale Hurston

N. Y. Natheri and Maya Angelou talk about the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival held in Eatonville, which is the oldest African American municipality in the U.S. The purpose of the festival is to preserve and promote African American culture.

Mark-In Point: 01:14 Length: 17:09

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Home

Janie Gould talks to park ranger Gayle Rawley about Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings's life at her historic home in Cross Creek, which is now a state park.

Mark-In Point: 18:50 Length: 04:55

Eatonville Quilters

Quilters from Eatonville talk about learning the art from older family members. Eatonville was the first African American town in the U.S., and the quilts these women make reflect that heritage.

Mark-In Point: 22:47 Length: 05:37

Program Date

1-19-2009

Segment Summary

SEGMENTS | Maya Angelou and N. Y. Nathiri on Zora Neale Hurston | Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Home | Eatonville Quilters

Keywords

African Americans; Florida Authors; Florida Frontiers; Women's History; Historic Preservation; Folklife

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