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Misconceptions: Investing in Richard Florida's Creative Class By Kevin Tummers
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A paper discussing Richard Florida's Creative Class theory, largely in relation to Halifax, NS, as well as other Canadian places. Discusses his views on professional sports. Masters thesis paper -... More > 2006, Maastricht, NL.< Less
Florida Machine Cancels By Richard Small
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The postal cancellations made by machines for Florida. Includes a complete list of promotional slogans.
The Francis Richard Family: From French Nobility to Florida Pioneers By Mark A. McDonough
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After killing a man in a duel, Louis François was forced to flee Florence and his privileged life of a nobleman. He started over in the French colony of St. Domingue (Haiti). He married, took... More > on the Richard surname of his extended family, started his own family and a successful plantation. The Slave Revolt of 1791 forced them to flee. They made their way to Florida, a Spanish colony. Despite enduring the privations of pioneer life and Indian attacks, the Richards survived and even prospered. During the Patriot War of 1812, Georgian rebels devastated the area and forced the Richards to abandon their plantations. Francis Jr. returned and operated a sawmill plantation. He fathered 11 children with his slaves; educated, and provided for them all. Raising 15 children on his plantation during the "Seminole Wars," brother John Charles became the progenitor of a long line Florida Richards. While most members of the "Richard Clan" were prominent citizens, quite a few were of dubious character, and met violent deaths.< Less
The Francis Richard Family: From French Nobility to Florida Pioneers By Mark A. McDonough
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After killing a man in a duel, Louis François was forced to flee Florence and his privileged life of a nobleman. He started over in the French colony of St. Domingue (Haiti). He married, took... More > on the Richard surname of his extended family, started his own family and a successful plantation. The Slave Revolt of 1791 forced them to flee. They made their way to Florida, a Spanish colony. Despite enduring the privations of pioneer life and Indian attacks, the Richards survived and even prospered. During the Patriot War of 1812, Georgian rebels devastated the area and forced the Richards to abandon their plantations. Francis Jr. returned and operated a sawmill plantation. He fathered 11 children with his slaves; educated, and provided for them all. Raising 15 children on his plantation during the "Seminole Wars," brother John Charles became the progenitor of a long line Florida Richards. While most members of the "Richard Clan" were prominent citizens, quite a few were of dubious character, and met violent deaths.< Less
Florida Pineywoods Pioneers By Mary Joye & Richard Powers
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A family's real life journey in an 1830s Florida that intertwines with the Seminole Wars, The War Between the States and settling Florida.
Florida without Disney By Stephen Mark Richards
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Florida without Disney shows how you can take your own personal visit to Florida, or anywhere else for that matter, and use it to link yourself to an entire universe of knowledge, understanding and... More > adventure. People of all ages, children and adults alike, are stimulated by: facts stranger than fiction; surprising revelations; truelife adventures; close encounters in the wild; and cultures in all their incredible variety. Florida without Disney brings all these elements together in a book encompassing time from prehistory to the present along with locations from around the world and beyond. It provides a template for injecting greater fascination, interest and curiosity into your own journeys through life.< Less
South Florida Winters: 1981-1984 By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson started writing a daily diary in the summer of 1969, when he turned 18, and has compiled daily entries since then. In the six volumes of THE BROOKLYN DIARIES (SUMMER IN BROOKLYN,... More > AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN, WINTER IN BROOKLYN, SPRING IN BROOKLYN, MORE SUMMER IN BROOKLYN, and A YEAR IN ROCKAWAY), Grayson published selected entries from 1969 to 1980. Now, in SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS, the first volume of THE EIGHTIES DIARIES, Grayson describes his move, at age 29, from his native New York City to South Florida's sunny and warm winters. In the years 1981-1984, Grayson publishes several books of short stories, runs for the Davie Town Council, becomes a community college professor, and a celebrity getting his photo in People, USA Today, and national and local newspapers and magazines, and appears on dozens of radio and TV shows. SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS contains his entries from the days of the Mariel boatlift, the condo commando and the cocaine cowboy in Miami/Fort Lauderdale during the age of Reagan.< Less
South Florida Winters: 1981-1984 By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson started writing a daily diary in the summer of 1969, when he turned 18, and has compiled daily entries since then. In the six volumes of THE BROOKLYN DIARIES (SUMMER IN BROOKLYN,... More > AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN, WINTER IN BROOKLYN, SPRING IN BROOKLYN, MORE SUMMER IN BROOKLYN, and A YEAR IN ROCKAWAY), Grayson published selected entries from 1969 to 1980. Now, in SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS, the first volume of THE EIGHTIES DIARIES, Grayson describes his move, at age 29, from his native New York City to South Florida's sunny and warm winters. In the years 1981-1984, Grayson publishes several books of short stories, runs for the Davie Town Council, becomes a community college professor, and a celebrity getting his photo in People, USA Today, and national and local newspapers and magazines, and appears on dozens of radio and TV shows. SOUTH FLORIDA WINTERS contains his entries from the days of the Mariel boatlift, the condo commando and the cocaine cowboy in Miami/Fort Lauderdale during the age of Reagan.< Less
RAP ON TRIAL: 2 Live Crew, Obscenity, and South Florida Justice, 1990 By Richard Grayson
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In 1990 the rap group 2 Live Crew's album, "As Nasty As They Wanna Be," with its hit single, "Me So Horny," was declared obscene by a federal judge in South Florida. Broward... More > County subsequently arrested 2 Live Crew for a live performance of the banned album at a Hollywood nightclub and also arrested a Fort Lauderdale record store owner for selling the forbidden CD. Acclaimed author and diarist Richard Grayson (The Brooklyn Diaries, With Hitler in New York, WRITE-IN: Diary of a Florida Congressional Candidate) here takes us back to the courtrooms of Broward County in that tumultuous fall of 1990. Grayson's diary entries from those two obscenity trials -- both with shocking verdicts -- make for an amazing historical record of a time when hiphop music was considered not fit for "civilized" people.< Less
Rap on Trial: Crew, Obscenity, and South Florida Justice, 1990 By Richard Grayson
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In 1990 the rap group 2 Live Crew's album, "As Nasty As They Wanna Be," with its hit single, "Me So Horny," was declared obscene by a federal judge in South Florida. Broward... More > County subsequently arrested 2 Live Crew for a live performance of the banned album at a Hollywood nightclub and also arrested a Fort Lauderdale record store owner for selling the forbidden CD. Acclaimed author and diarist Richard Grayson (The Brooklyn Diaries, With Hitler in New York, WRITE-IN: Diary of a Florida Congressional Candidate) here takes us back to the courtrooms of Broward County in that tumultuous fall of 1990. Grayson's diary entries from those two obscenity trials -- both with shocking verdicts -- make for an amazing historical record of a time when hiphop music was considered not fit for "civilized" people.< Less

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