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“More Poetical Than True”: Florida, 1842–1850

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter details early childhood influences on Mary Edwards Bryan in Florida's Jefferson and Gadsden Counties. It examines the collapse of her family's plantation life, her schooling, her ... More


Lynched Twice: Arthur C. Williams, Gadsden County, 1941

Tameka Bradley Hobbs

in Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061047
eISBN:
9780813051314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061047.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The first in the series of lynchings examined in this text is that of Quincy resident Arthur C. Williams, a twenty-two-year-old black man. Williams was accused of robbery and the attempted rape of a ... More


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