People
Reverend Eugene Zimmerman and Emily Ann Zimmerman, an oral telling of Friendship with Zora Neale Hurston
An oral history interview with Reverend Gene Zimmerman and his wife, Emily Ann Zimmerman, as they share details of the friendship between Zora Neale Hurston and Emily Ann's mother, Mrs. Clifford Owen. LISTEN Part I (14:26) Eugene Zimmerman, I was b ... Read more
Places
Eau Gallie, Florida
Oral history interview with Reverend Gene Zimmerman and his wife, Emily Ann Zimmerman, as they share details of the friendship between Zora Neale Hurston and Emily Ann's mother, Mrs. H. A. Owen. Ms. Hurston and Mrs. Owen became friends in Eau Galli ... Read more
People
Devy Jefferson
Friday, January 27, 2012: Shane speaks with Devy Jefferson for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Ms. Jefferson was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1960, grew up in the Bronx, and moved to Eatonv ... Read more
People
Interview with Linda Pitts during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts
Interview with Linda Pitts during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts. Saturday, January 28, 2012: Shane speaks with Linda Pitts for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Linda moved to ... Read more
Events
Orlando Memory Visits the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012
The Orange County Library System shared information about the Orlando Memory project with visitors to the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012. As part of this outreach effort, the team spoke with festival visitors and Eatonville residents about their ... Read more
Events
Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities 2010
From the official website for the ZORA! Festival:Taking place the last week of January each year in Eatonville and throughout Orange County, Florida, this multi-day, multi-disciplinary event celebrates the life and work of 20th century writer, folklorist ... Read more