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November 2017

Walk Tampa: Tampa Bay Black History Tour

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robert Saunders Public Library, 1505 N Nebraska Ave
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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$20

Led by noted local historian Fred Hearns, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s African-American community, from the 1890s through the late 1960s. This outdoor trek begins at the new Robert Saunders Public Library and explores the social, political, musical and religious traditions of Tampa’s Black life in Tampa. History Center walking tours take place outdoors. Guests will walk approximately one mile. Pre-registration is required. Tours meet at the Robert Saunders…

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December 2017

My Doll and Me: Josephina

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
TBHC, 801 Old Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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$20

Drawing on the American Girl© book series, we’ll travel through time with your favorite dolls! Peek into the past with crafts, games, and snacks as well as hands-on gallery experiences. All activities reflect the time period or theme presented each week. This month, experience the similarities between Josefina and Florida Seminole girls while crafting a colorful wrap skirt for your doll! American Girl© dolls are welcome but not required for participation. Space is limited; pre-registration required. Fee includes child’s gallery…

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Florida Conversations: Towers In The Sand – History Of Florida Broadcasting

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Author Donn Colee intertwines the social history of the state while sharing stories of Tampa Bay’s most popular radio and TV personalities, broadcasting’s finest moments, and the precarious path the industry is now on. Florida Conversations is free and open to the public. It is underwritten by the Tampa Bay History Center endowment fund at USF, with media support by WUSF Public Media. The series is co-sponsored by the USF Libraries Florida Studies Center and the History Center. All presentations…

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