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Spanish Catholicism and Colonialism

Historian Dr. Michael Gannon, formerly a Catholic priest, discusses Spanish Catholicism's influence on Florida history.

Mark-In Point: 01:13 Length: 15:39

Florida's Fence Law and Travel by Car

Native Floridian Victor Gacy remembers when a lack of highways made trips across the peninsula painfully long.

Mark-In Point: 17:22 Length: 05:04

The Virgil Hawkins Story

Martin Dyckman, a former political columnist for the St. Petersburg Times, talks about the struggle of Virgil Hawkins to enter law school and become a member of the bar in segregated Florida.

Mark-In Point: 22:26 Length: 06:14

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SEGMENTS | Spanish Catholicism and Colonialism | Florida's Fence Law and Travel by Car | The Virgil Hawkins Story


Florida Frontiers; Colonial History; Transportation; Development; African American; Civil Rights