History

  1. Re-Evaluating Women’s Page Journalism in the Post-World War II Era

    The Matheson History Museum is excited to welcome back Kimberly Wilmot Voss to discuss her latest book “Re-Evaluating Women’s Page Journalism in the Post-World War II Era” in celebration of Women’s History Month. “Re-Evaluating Women’s Page Journalism in the Post-World War II Era tells the…

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  2. From Segregation to Black Lives Matter: An African American Oral History Symposium

    The symposium will feature panels, films, exhibits, performances, and lectures on many different facets of Black History. The event will bring together scholars, educators, and community organizers to discuss how to infuse African American history in K-12, higher education and social justice organizing on a…

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  3. Cassadaga: Speaking of the Dead

    Author and photographer Gary Monroe was allowed unrestricted access to Cassadaga, the Spiritualist community that was founded in central Florida more than a century ago on the principle of continuous life, the idea that spirits of the dead commune with the living. Though the founders…

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  4. Civil War Places

    Historian and author Matt Gallman will join us on Thursday, April 11th to discuss his latest book “Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians.” He and Gary Gallagher served as the editors and contributors to this collection of essays….

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  5. The Journey Down Four Florida Roads

    Journalist and author James Williams will join us on May 11th to discuss his latest book “Four Florida Roads.” “Four Florida Roads” is a narrative of these iconic roads: Bellamy Road, The Tamiami Trail, U.S. 301 and Interstate 95. The history of these four roads…

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