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August 2014

Public Tours: History Highlights

August 16 @ 11:30 am - August 30 @ 12:30 pm
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Every week until August 16, 2014

Let our knowledgeable and engaging docents provide an additional dimension to your museum experience with a guided gallery tour. Public tours include gallery overviews and highlights, and last less than an hour. Public tours are free with admission, and do not require a reservation.

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Public Tours: History Highlights

August 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Let our knowledgeable and engaging docents provide an additional dimension to your museum experience with a guided gallery tour. Public tours include gallery overviews and highlights, and last less than an hour. Public tours are free with admission, and do not require a reservation.

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Public Tours: History Highlights

August 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week until August 30, 2014

Let our knowledgeable and engaging docents provide an additional dimension to your museum experience with a guided gallery tour. Public tours include gallery overviews and highlights, and last less than an hour. Public tours are free with admission, and do not require a reservation.

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September 2014

Spirited: Prohibition in America: Opening Day

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBHC,
801 Old Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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In a tumultuous era spanning 13 years, Americans could no longer manufacture, sell, or transport intoxicating beverages. Prohibition was now a part of the Constitution, holding the same status as freedom of speech and the abolition of slavery. Ratified in 1919, the 18th Amendment stirred up a passionate and sometimes volatile debate between “wets” and “drys” that will forever cement…

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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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