Eatonville Speaker, June 22, 1889

Dublin Core

Title

Eatonville Speaker, June 22, 1889

Alternative Title

Eatonville Speaker

Subject

Eatonville (Fla.)
African Americans--Florida

Description

The Eatonville Speaker edition for June 22, 1889. Eatonville, Florida, was incorporated as one of the first all-black towns in the country on August 15, 1887. The town was named after Josiah C. Eaton, one of the few white landowners who was willing to sell land to African Americans in order to incorporate the town. Eatonville is also known as the hometown of Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), noted African-American author of Their Eyes Were Watching God.

Source

Original 4-page newspaper: Eatonville Speaker, June 22, 1889: Maitland Historical Museum, Art & History Museums - Maitland, Maitland, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1889-06-22

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 4-page newspaper: Eatonville Speaker, June 22, 1889.

Is Part Of

Maitland Historical Museum, Maitland, Florida.
Maitland Historical Museum Collection, Maitland Collection, Orange County Collection. RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Medium

4-page newspaper

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Eatonville, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Audience

95.2 MB

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by Eatonville Speaker.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Maitland Historical Museum, Art & History Museums - Maitland and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Historic Town of Eatonville, Florida." Town of Eatonville. http://townofeatonville.com/.

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

4-page newspaper

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