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HISTORY HARVEST: MARINELAND

Date: Sunday, October 10
Location: Crisp-Ellert Art Museum

Do you have memories of Marineland? Photos? Slides? Brochures? Postcards?

Then help us build our digital archive! Flagler College’s Digital Humanities Center is seeking your contributions to tell the story of this local attraction. During our History Harvest, we will scan your old photographs, slides, and memorabilia. You will leave with your items intact and your contributions made public on our digital archive!

Why are your photographs important? Because history often leaves out the audience. We know the history of Marineland through its organizational archives, but we know little about the everyday experience of the place and its marine residents. How did Marineland shape your view of marine life? Community contributions will help us learn more about human-animal interactions.

Over the course of its 83-year history, Marineland has grown, shifted, and changed. Help us tell the story of Marineland’s animal life and increase our understanding of how our community has lived alongside non-human creatures!

For more information about this project, visit- https://marineland.omeka.net/

History Harvest

12 pm – 3 pm

Drop by with your photos anytime. Students will scan and return them immediately. They will be added to our digital collection later this Fall.

If you’d like to sign up for a specific time slot, or have photos but cannot attend the event, please contact Dr. Kelly Enright.

History Talk

3 pm – 4:30 pm

Marineland Historian, Terran McGinnis, will present Marineland’s history followed by Q&A and discussion led by Kelly Enright, Director of Historical Studies

Other Details

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served outside. Masks are required inside. This is a co-curricular event for students.

Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

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