A History of Central Florida, Episode 29: Mosquito Beater

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Title

A History of Central Florida, Episode 29: Mosquito Beater

Alternative Title

Mosquito Beater Podcast

Subject

Cocoa Beach (Fla.)
Mosquitoes--United States

Description

Episode 29 of A History of Central Florida podcasts: Mosquito Beater. A History of Central Florida Podcast series explores Central Florida's history through the artifacts found in local area museums and historical societies. These podcasts can involve the participation or cooperation of local area partners.

Episode 29 features a discussion of a mosquito beater located at the Florida Historical Society in Cocoa, Florida. This podcast also includes interviews with Dr. Gordon Patterson of the Florida Institute of Technology, George "Speedy" Harrell of the Mosquito Beater Club, and Dr. Nick Wynne of the Florida Historical Society.

Creator

Gibson, Ella

Source

Original 11-minute and 24-second podcast by Ella Gibson, 2014: "A History of Central Florida, Episode 29: Mosquito Beater." A History of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 2014-09-26

Date Copyrighted

2014-09-26

Date Issued

2014-09-26

Contributor

Patterson, Gordon
Harrell, George
Wynne, Nick
Cassanello, Robert A.
Clarke, Bob
Dickson, Bethany
Hazen, Kendra
Kelley, Katie
Velásquez, Daniel

Is Part Of

A History of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
A History of Central Florida Collection, RICHES Podcast Documentaries Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

video/mp4

Extent

61.8 MB

Medium

11-minute and 24-second podcast

Language

eng

Type

Moving Image

Coverage

Florida Historical Society, Cocoa Beach, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Ella Gibson and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"A History of Central Florida, Episode 29: Mosquito Beater." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/4569.
Patterson, Gordon M., and Gordon M. Patterson. The Mosquito Crusades A History of the American Anti-Mosquito Movement from the Reed Commission to the First Earth Day. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2009.
Patterson, Gordon M. The Mosquito Wars: A History of Mosquito Control in Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2004.

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Original Format

1 video podcast

Duration

11 minutes and 24 seconds

Producer

Cassanello, Robert A.

Director

Gibson, Ella

Locations

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