USFSP Unearths Treasure Trove of Florida’s Distant Past With New Project: La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas

La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas – created by J. Michael Francis, Ph.D., the Hough Family Endowed Chair of Florida Studies at USFSP – provides an interactive, multidisciplinary and comprehensive vision of Florida that brings a previously hazy picture of Spanish exploration of the state into sharp focus.

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Colonial Florida: Digital History

J. Michael Francis discussed the creation of a new initiative that contains infographics, maps, original documents and a historical database of people who lived in Florida between 1513 and 1821. The initiative aims to make colonial Florida history accessible to users across the world.

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