Was Cyrus Teed a visionary or villain, savior or two-bit charlatan? In The Allure of Immortality, Lyn Millner weaves the many bizarre strands of Teed's life and those of his followers, the Koreshans, into a riveting story of angels, conmen, angry husbands, yellow journalism, and ultimately, hope.
Chronicles the exploits of the most influential men and women of the sport throughout the state. Chosen by Doug Kelly for their contributions to the techniques, equipment, and strategies of fishing--and often radiating colorful personalities--these "hall of fame" legends and pioneers have helped preserve the Sunshine State as a top fishing destination.
A history of continuity and change in Florida's state prison system between 1910 and 1957, exploring conditions at the state prison farm at Raiford (the third largest prison farm in the South at this time) as well as in the chain gangs and road prisons.
From New Spain, to Old South, to New South, to Sunbelt, the story of how and why millions have come to Florida and influenced the enduring but changing meanings of a dreamstate. 52 b&w and 6 color photos, 4 maps.
Tells the story of the manufacture & transport of the nearly 23,000 Spanish treasure silver coins salvaged in Florida waters. Traces the coins from their minting in Peru and Mexico, creating a "virtual" visit to a mint where readers watch the molten silve