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VKB00001 Virginia Key Beach Park Trust Oral History Collection, 2004-2005
The Virginia Key Beach Park Trust Oral History Collection includes VHS tapes and DVDs containing interviews from activists and citizens who participated in or experienced the 1945 foundation of the segragated Virginia Key Beach and its current restoration through the Virginia Key Beach Trust. Interviewees discuss their personal beliefs, political activism, and current issues involving the restoration and preservation of the beach. Each person uniquely recounts their personal experiences and histories about the beach, including stories about relatives, friends, and both political and personal battles in the segregated climate. Each interviewee tells their history of the park in a unique, engaged way, offering a personal and detailed account as well as a plan of action to implement a museum and a rejuvinated historical environment at Virginia Key as a cultural reminder of the past.
VKB0001 Virginia Key Beach Photo Collection, 1938-2011
Photo collection from Virginia Key Beach spanning 1940's through present day.

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