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September 2014

Spirited: A Prohibition Happy Hour

September 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Step back in time when flappers and suffragists, bootleggers, and real-life legends Al  Capone and Carry Nation took sides in the battle against the bottle. Get a behind-the-scenes look at Spirited: Prohibition in America, on exhibit for a limited time at the Tampa Bay History Center, and enjoy custom hand-crafted cocktails, craft beers from “Special Hoperations”, and light appetizers from The…

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Sangria & Stories: Prohibition in Tampa & America

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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An exciting new exhibition — Spirited: Prohibition in America — is coming to the Tampa Bay History Center Sept. 1 – Oct. 20, 2014. Experience an inside peek at Spirited: Prohibition in America, a traveling exhibition from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as TBHC’s Saunders Foundation Curator of History Rodney Kite-Powell leads a special, lively tour. Discover not only the history of…

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My Doll and Me: Kit

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to dance the jitterbug, make your own stationary, and solve the mystery of Kit’s stolen money on a scavenger hunt through our Prohibition exhibit! American Girl© dolls are welcome but not required for participation. Space is limited; pre-registration required. Gallery admission included. Appropriate for ages 6-12. *This is a “drop off” program. Parents may wish to wait with a…

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Florida Conversations: Music, Food & Fashion of the Prohibition Era

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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We’ve all heard numerous gangster-related stories about the Roaring Twenties and the Prohibition era. But now you can take a look at this incredible period of time in U.S. history through a very different lens: the societal and cultural changes that took place. Join TBHC Curator of History Rodney Kite-Powell as he leads a panel discussion of community experts on…

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Book Group : Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s by Frederick Lewis Allen

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Review and discussion of Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s by Frederick Lewis Allen. NOW AVAILABLE: purchase your copy from the Tampa Bay History Center Museum Store for $16.95. Contact Paulette Marsh pmarsh@tampabayhistorycenter.org 813-675-8972 for ordering. From Frederick Lewis Allen, former editor-in-chief of Harper’s magazine, comes a classic history of 1920s America, from the end of World War I to the stock…

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October 2014
$30.00

TBHC/OLLI Course: Prohibition – Its National & Local History

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every 0 weeks on Wednesday until October 15, 2014
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Prohibition, the most famous or infamous era in recent American history, is full of characters and chaotic situations in respect to the social network of America. Follow the 18th amendment from its passing to repeal. Reflect on the repercussions of the Women’s Temperance League and women’s right to vote. Learn more about the politicians, members of the press, and characters of…

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$17.00

Sangria & Stories: Prohibition’s Cultural Upheaval

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Enormous cultural transformations were taking place in 20th century America during the tumultuous era of Prohibition (1920-1933). Passionate debate was stirring between the “wets” and the “drys,” the working class was on the rise… and so was organized crime. Popular culture was also changing with the emergence of the speakeasy, the urban gay community, jazz, and of course those famous…

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$250.00

Tampa Bay History Center Gala – Celebrating 25 Years

October 10 @ 7:00 pm
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Tampa Bay History Center Gala – Celebrating 25 Years Friday October 10, 2014 - 7 p.m. to Midnight The Tampa Bay History Center’s annual Gala is its signature fundraiser – a black-tie non-seated party that brings together top business leaders, philanthropists, and cultural arts enthusiasts to celebrate our great community.  Importantly, it also raises critical funds for the History Center’s education programs.   The…

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Florida Conversations: Florida & America in the 1920′s

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Some of the greatest economic and social changes to take place in the U. S. occurred in the 1920s … and Florida found itself smack in the middle of this phenomenon. The transformation of the country’s cultural and commercial fabric was occurring everywhere, influenced by a variety of factors including immigration, the Red Scare, racial violence, the growth of wealth…

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Book Group: Deceived (A Hannah Smith Novel) by Randy Wayne White

October 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Review and discussion of Deceived (A Hannah Smith Novel) by Randy Wayne White. Hannah Smith returns in the stunning new adventure in the New York Times–bestselling series from the author of the Doc Ford novels. A twenty-year-old unsolved murder from Florida’s pothauling days gets Hannah Smith’s attention, but so does a more immediate problem. A private museum devoted solely to the state’s…

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