Oral History of Diane Yeaton

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Title

Oral History of Diane Yeaton

Alternative Title

Oral History, Yeaton

Subject

New Smyrna Beach (Fla.)
Restoration ecology--Florida

Description

An oral history with Diane Yeaton, President of the Board of Trustees of the Marine Discovery Center, located at 520 Barracuda Boulevard in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Yeaton migrated to New Smyrna Beach from Rhode Island in 2002. The Marine Discovery Center, Inc. (MDC) was founded in 1998 for the purpose of protecting the Indian River Lagoon. Founders include New Smyrna Beach Mayor, James Vandergrifft, as well as various civic leaders, biologists, and other members of the community.

Abstract

Oral history interview of Diane Yeaton. Interview conducted by Zachary McCormick at Daytona State College, New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater Campus in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.

Table Of Contents

00:00 Opening credits
00:17 Introduction
00:32 Memories of Central Florida
01:15 Involvement at the Marine Discovery Center
01:51 Education at MDC
02:18 Restoration of the Indian River Lagoon
02:45 Yeaton's role at the MDC
03:20 Fundraising and grants
04:12 Environmental group partnerships
04:56 Marine wildlife rescue
05:57 How students can get involved
06:38 Favorite marine animals
07:07 Benefits of being a MDC employee
07:47 MDC's plans for 2014
08:25 Purpose of oyster bed restoration
09:57 Experience in education
10:32 Relationship with the Marine Science Center
11:04 How to help an injured animal

Creator

McCormick, Zachary
Yeaton, Diane

Source

Original 12-minute and 12-second oral history: Yeaton, Diane. Interview by Zachary McCormick. Daytona State College, New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater Campus. October 29, 2013. Audio/video record available.

Date Created

2013-10-29

Contributor

Grigas, Carol S.
Ritten, Cody
Haley, Shannon
Grooms, John Robert, Jr.
Jones, Ian
Botta, Karen

Is Part Of

Daytona State College History Skill Building Project 2013.
Daytona State College Collection, New Smyrna Beach Collection, Volusia County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

video/mp4

Extent

66.3 MB

Medium

12-minute and 12-second audio/video recording

Language

eng

Type

Moving Image

Coverage

Marine Discovery Center, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Marine Science Center, Ponce Inlet, Florida
Mosquito Lagoon, Florida
Indian River Lagoon, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Science Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and published by the Daytona State College School for Behavior and Social Sciences.

Rights Holder

Copyright to the resource is held by Daytona State College and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

History Skill Building Project 2013, School for Behavior and Social Sciences, Daytona State College

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"ABOUT MARINE DISCOVERY CENTER." Marine Discovery Center. http://www.marinediscoverycenter.org/about-us/.
Sweett, Lawrence J. New Smyrna Beach. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2006.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

McCormick, Zachary

Interviewee

Yeaton, Diane

Location

Daytona State College, New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater Campus in New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Bit Rate/Frequency

138kbps

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