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Title A Black Perspective of Nassau County Past, Present and Future.
Object Name Application, Financial
Scope & Content This is the grant application to The Florida Endowment for the Humanities, 1982, submitted by the Eight Flags Museum of Nassau County in support of a humanistic examination of Nassau County's black community, to be presented through a series of three public programs and an accompanying audio-visual presentation. The application was successful. Specific topics were early settlement of freed blacks in the area during the post civil war period; unique development of American Beach prior to the civil rights movement; how the black population has been and will be affected by the activities of their ancestors.
Catalog Number 2016.008.001
Collection Peck Collection
Accession number 2016.008
Caption 8 Flags Grant Application 1982
Number of images 50
People Groshell, Dorothy
Hightower, J. Howard (PhD)
Albert, Charles (mayor)
Simpson, Vernon
Williams, Shirley
Gildenston, James R.
Funkhauser, Jack
Myers, Elmo
Search Terms American Beach
Nassau County
Cultural Heritage
ITT Rayonier
Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society.
New Heritage Society
Peck High School
Rosenwald Schools
Subjects African-Americans
Civil rights
Historical Societies
Classification African Americans
Cultural Activities