This book is an account of the origins, founding, and development in twentieth-century Florida of a people's museum that reflects Florida's changes through Spanish exploration, statehood, tourism, endangered manatees, and space development over a thousand years. This story of volunteerism leads to today's South Florida Museum and its several facilities.such as a#39;Baby Snoots, a#39; shown on this cover page, whose principal delight is to display her tricks for the visitor.11 As more ... of Mammalogy in 1957.14 These were the first scientific articles about what would become the aoldest manatee born in captivity. ... As the 1958 Herald Mail-Away cackled, aOne of the most popular young ladies in Manatee County is a plump a#39;babya#39; weighing about 650 pounds.
|Author||:||Thomas Peter Bennett|
|Publisher||:||University Press of America - 2010-12|