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  1. Camellias and Their Connection to Local Medical History

    Did you know that the American Camellia Society was established on the University of Florida campus in 1946? UF Associate Professor Dr. Alice Rhoton-Vlasak will join us to share about the fascinating history of the relationship between horticulture and medicine, specifically in Alachua County. Eventbrite…

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  2. Museum Nights: Noche de Museo

    Experience art and culture from across Latin and Indigenous America through tours, activities and dance. Storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar will present Stories of Florida-Con Sabor! in Spanish and English. Embark on a journey into the imagination that connects the people and cultures of Florida, con…

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  3. An African American and Latinx History of the United States

    How does US history look when we place Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa at the center of the story between 1776 to present? How does our understandings of the national narrative change when we juxtapose the American Revolution with the Haitian Revolution and the…

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  4. Play All Night! Duane Allman and the Journey to Fillmore East

    Public historian and musician Dr. Bob Beatty explores the life and genius of the late Duane Allman in his new book “Play All Night! Duane Allman and the Journey to Fillmore East.” Admission is free, but registration is required. The 1971 Allman Brothers Band album…

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  5. Writing a Florida Novel

    “Not to Keep,” the debut novel by Rebecca J. Johnston, follows the lives of five young friends as they grow from their shared childhood in the woods and swamps of North Central Florida through their experiences in WW1 and their return home from war. In…

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  6. Dreams in the New Century: Instant Cities, Shattered Hopes, and Florida’s Turning Point

    Eminent Florida historian Dr. Gary Mormino illuminates early twenty-first-century Florida and its connections to some of the most significant events in contemporary American history in his newest book “Dreams in the New Century: Instant Cities, Shattered Hopes, and Florida’s Turning Point.” Eventbrite registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dreams-in-the-new-century-tickets-387485889727 Zoom…

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  7. Native American Heritage Month: Indigenous Florida

    We are excited to welcome Nicole Nesberg to the Matheson to discuss the history of the indigenous people who lived in Alachua County and North Florida areas. Her presentation will offer an overview of the lives of the Potano, Timucua language family, and Alachua Seminole…

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