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Leland Hawes Essay Prizes--Undergraduate & Graduate

The Tampa Bay History Center and University of South Florida Libraries’ Florida Studies Center invite submissions for the Leland Hawes Undergraduate and Graduate Prizes in Florida Studies.

Undergraduate students working toward a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to apply, as are students working towards an M.A. or Ph.D. degree. Subjects must cover Florida Studies ranging from Florida’s pre-colonial past through the twentieth century. 

Karen Chase
Robert A. Taylor

Taylor on Chase, 'FDR on his Houseboat, 1924-1926: The Larooco Log'

Karen Chase. FDR on his Houseboat, 1924-1926: The Larooco Log. Albany: Excelsior Editions, 2016. 213 pp. $19.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6227-1.

Reviewed by Robert A. Taylor (Florida Institute of Technology)
Published on H-Florida (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Jeanine A. Clark Bremer