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Record Group Number: 000155
Series/Collection Number: .S 1810
Creator: Florida. Dept. of State.  --Division of Historical Resources.
Title, Dates: Florida legislative history oral history interview files, 2000-2002.
Amount: 11.75 cubic ft.
Medium Included: audiotapes
Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by record type.
Terms Governing Use: Only the videotape copies should be viewed.  Beta tapes are reserved as master copies.
Biographical/Historical: **** DEACCESSIONED ****
    In 2000, the Department of State began planning for a "Museum of Florida Political History and Governance" which would explore the rich political legacy of Florida government on citizens' lives and emphasize the importance of public service and citizen participation.  Particular emphasis was placed upon the state's legislative history in order to instill in the public and newly elected officials a sense of the common threads of policy and procedure that were present in the state's early years that remain timely today.
    As part of the planning and information gathering for this museum, the Division of Historical Resources conducted a series of oral history interviews with former Florida legislators.  The museum planners intended for the interviews to become central exhibits.
Summary: * * * D E A C C E S S I O N E D * * *   
    This series consists of oral history interviews conducted with prominent and influential political figures from Florida's legislative past.  The interviews provide context to the state's historical legislative policy and procedure by including commentary and explication from those senators, representatives, and other public servants most directly involved in their creation and implementation.  Some of the interviews are recorded on both audio and video tape.
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General Note: **** DEACCESSIONED****Records were transferred to the Historic Capitol Museum.
Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Barron, Dempsey J., 1922-2001
Conner, Doyle, 1928-
Askew, Reubin O'D., 1928-
Bryant, Farris, 1914-
Grizzle, Mary
Lewis, Philip D.
Hodges, Randolph.
Turlington, Ralph D., 1920-
Horne, Mallory E., 1925-
Henderson, Warren S., 1927-
Cramer, Bill, 1922-
Meek, Carrie P., 1926-
Jennings, Toni, 1949-
Schultz, Fred, 1929-
Ashler, Phil
Dubbin, Murray, 1929-
Harris, Marshall A.
Pettigrew, Richard A., 1930-
Redman, Jim L., 1932-
Jones, Fred C., 1930-
Karl, Frederick B., 1924-
Sessums, T. Terrell, 1930-
Tillman, Jim K. 1935-
James, William G., 1930-
Herell, Clifford.
Stenstrom, Doug.
Cleveland, Mack.
Mahon, Lacy, Jr.
Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.
Legislators Florida
Oral history
Oral histories. aat
Florida Government
Florida Politics and government 1951-
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