An African American boy and girl hold milk pails and pose in front of a fence.
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Archibald Slaymaker Glass Plate Negative collection

This collection is comprised of glass plate negatives and black and white photographs. The collection is largely family-centric, documenting the home and social life of the Slaymaker family in Virginia’s…

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Portrait of Otis R. Anthony
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Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida oral history project

In 1994, Otis Anthony donated a collection of oral histories conducted between 1977 and 1978 to the USF Department of Anthropology. The oral histories were sponsored by the Tampa Urban…

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Florida Civil Rights oral history project

This collection includes interviews with several of Florida’s civil rights leaders who were active at the height of the civil rights movement in the United States and Florida during the…

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Group Photo of AABG Team
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The African American Burial Ground & Remembering Project

The African American Burial Ground Project (AABGP) aims to recover and re-interpret African-American cemeteries in Florida. Learn about the project through oral history interviews and a timeline of African-American cemeteries in St. Petersburg, FL.

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Progress Village Community
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Progress Village records

These records outline the planning and construction of the Progress Village community in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Dates: 1957 – 1977
Extent: 2.25 linear (3 boxes)

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Citrus Park Colored School
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Citrus Park Colored School collection

The materials in this collection were assembled to document the historical and cultural role of the Citrus Park Colored School, which operated from 1925 to 1948.

Dates: 1921-1966
Extent: 2 boxes

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Jordan Park collection

Named for African American developer Elder Jordan, Sr., the Jordan Park public housing subdivision in St. Petersburg, Florida was constructed between 1939 and 1941. The community’s development is documented in site maps, construction photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1884-ca.1980s
Extent: 3.80 linear feet

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