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A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture

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The Discipline of Nature: Architect Alfred Browning Parker in Florida

Among the modernist architects who transformed postwar Florida into a laboratory of regionalist architecture, Alfred Browning Parker was an Iconoclast. He shared the conviction, common among young architects in Miami, that an authentic regional architecture had not yet been "invented." Inspired by the power of place and eager to innovate, Parker became a disciple of American traditions and the region's foremost organic architect.

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E. G. Barnhill: Florida Photographer, Adventurer, Entrepreneur

Filled with vibrant images of Barnhill’s unique creations, precursors to the popular landscape art of the Highwaymen and others, this book showcases a little-known artist whose inventive techniques--particularly his uranium-dye coloring--merit a place in the story of American photography.

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Thatched Roofs and Open Sides: The Architecture of Chickees and Their Changing Role in Seminole Society

In Thatched Roofs and Open Sides, Carrie Dilley reveals the design, construction, history, and cultural significance of the chickee, the unique Seminole structure made of palmetto and cypress.


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Remembering Paradise Park: Tourism and Segregation at Silver Springs

Full of vivid photographs, vintage advertisements, and interviews with employees and patrons, Remembering Paradise Park portrays a place of delight and leisure during the painful era of Jim Crow. 

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Africa in Florida: Five Hundred Years of African Presence in the Sunshine State

This collection of essays and art explores how Florida both shapes and is shaped by the multiple African diasporas that move through it.

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Mary Ann Carroll: First Lady of the Highwaymen

The never-before-told story of a black female artist's hard-fought journey to provide for her family while also making a name for herself in a man's world.

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Monumental Dreams: The Life and Sculpture of Ann Norton

Tells the inspiring story of how Norton--a child of the South who eschewed her roots for the cosmopolitan world of New York City and beyond--paved her own way to become an artist and sculptor whose work encapsulates and transcends the modernist movement.

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Enchantments: Julian Dimock’s Photographs of Southwest Florida

A captivating journey through time and place

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Hidden Seminoles: Julian Dimock's Historic Florida Photographs

A treasure trove of fascinating images