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2nd Seminole War Fort Diagram (Ft. Micanopy)

    Given the temporary nature of most 2nd Seminole War era forts, very few renderings of these posts have survived. A few months ago, while researching items held by the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale, I unexpectedly came across the enclosed diagram of Fort Micanopy (1837). It is certainly one of the most detailed images I have ever seen and so I wanted to share this with list members. The diagram reveals new information, such as the numerous exterior "kitchens" located outside of the palisaded structure.

The World Wings International, Inc. Research Grant

Since its first international flight in 1927, Pan Am positioned itself as a world leader in American commercial aviation. Formed in 1959, World Wings International, Inc. (WWI) is an association of former Pan Am flight attendants that now dedicates itself to charitable activities.  This collection includes the administrative records of the organization as well as scrapbooks, photographs, membership and annual meetings files, correspondence, and financial records.

Author: 
Barbara Krauthamer
Reviewer: 
Bryan Rindfleisch

Rindfleisch on Krauthamer, 'Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South'

Barbara Krauthamer. Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. xiii + 211 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-0710-8.

Reviewed by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University) Published on H-Florida (August, 2016) Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer

CFP deadline approaching--Society for Utopian Studies Meeting, St. Pete in October

Hello H-Florida subscribers,

 

My name is Justin Nordstrom and I'm writing as the Program Chair for the 2016 meeting of the Society for Utopian Studies (SUS).  This year, the SUS is meeting in St. Pete, and I wanted to help spread the word.  The conference takes place from Oct. 27-30 at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Pete.  Our announced Call for Papers deadline is approach next week (Monday, Aug 15) but I could discuss an extended deadline with our Steering Committee if there was significant interest.  

 

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