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Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Mary E. Adkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066660
eISBN:
9780813058856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066660.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chesterfield Smith was one of the boldest lawyers of the twentieth century. A child of a poor, broken household but also a child of a politically connected family, Smith grew up aimless. His World ... More

Sisterly NetworksFifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Catherine Clinton (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066615
eISBN:
9780813058764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066615.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tracing the development of the field of southern women’s history over the past half century, Sisterly Networks shows how pioneering feminists laid the foundation for a strong community of sister ... More

Lunar OutfittersMaking the Apollo Space Suit

Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Bill Ayrey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Lunar Outfitters chronicles the history of the Apollo space suit and how it was developed and produced. It focuses on the employees of ILC Industries, the maker of these lunar suits, and highlights ... More

The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

Simon Wendt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066608
eISBN:
9780813058757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066608.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a comprehensive account of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and its efforts to keep alive the memory of the nation’s past. It argues that, especially prior to World War II, ... More

The Politics of Language in Puerto RicoRevisited

The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico: Revisited

Amílcar Antonio Barreto

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401131
eISBN:
9781683401414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401131.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Should Spanish be Puerto Rico’s sole official language, or should English be a co-official language? Answers to this question are inseparable from matters of cultural pride, nationalism, and ... More

The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida

Christine Ardalan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066158
eISBN:
9780813058368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066158.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the Jim Crow era, Florida’s public health nurses, mostly white and a few black women, tackled the state’s public health issues born of race, climate, geography, and poverty. These pioneering ... More

The Modern Republican Party in Florida

The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Peter Dunbar and Mike Haridopolos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066127
eISBN:
9780813058337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066127.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Modern Republican Party in Florida chronicles the emergence of the modern Republican Party in Florida. It provides the historic political foundation for the modern political era in Florida; it ... More

How the New Deal Built Florida TourismThe Civilian Conservation Corps and State Parks

How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism: The Civilian Conservation Corps and State Parks

David J. Nelson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056319
eISBN:
9780813058092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056319.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism, David Nelson examines the creation of modern Florida tourism through the state and federal government during the Great Depression. And more specifically, ... More

Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

Darius J. Young

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056272
eISBN:
9780813058061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056272.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the life and career of Robert R. Church Jr., who grew up the son of the first black millionaire in Memphis, Tennessee, and would eventually surpass his father’s notoriety as the ... More

Detain and PunishHaitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Carl Lindskoog

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400400
eISBN:
9781683400660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400400.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In Detain and Punish, Carl Lindskoog provides the first in-depth history of immigration detention in the United States. Employing extensive archival research to document the origins and development ... More

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