Museum Exhibit - Visions of Paradise @ Florida OCHP

A Selected Bibliography

Arsenault, Raymond. "The End of the Long Hot Summer: The Air Conditioner and Southern Culture." The Journal of Southern History 50, no. 4 (1984): 597- 628.

Arsenault, Raymond. "Is There a Florida Dream?" Forum 17, no. 3 (1994): 22-27.

Arsenault, Raymond. St. Petersburg and the American Dream, 1888-1950. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996.

Benson, Charles D., and William Barnaby Faherty. Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations. NASA Special Publication 4204, NASA History Series, 1978. Available from http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-4204/contents.cfm; INTERNET.

Bordelon, Pamela, editor. Go Gator and Muddy the Water: Writings by Zora Neale Hurston from the Federal Writers' Project. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999.

Braden, Susan R. The Architecture of Leisure: The Florida Resort Hotels of Henry Flagler and Henry Plant. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002.

Bretos, Miguel A. Cuba and Florida: Exploration of an Historic Connection, 1539- 1991. Miami: Historical Association of Southern Florida, 1991.

Bramson, Seth H. Speedway to Sunshine: The Story of The Florida East Coast Railway. Erin, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press, 1984.

Breslauer, Kenneth C. Roadside Paradise: The Golden Age of Florida's Tourist Attractions, 1929-71. St. Petersburg, Florida: RetroFlorida, Inc., 2000.

Campbell, A. Stuart. The Cigar Industry of Tampa, Florida. Gainesville: University of Florida, 1939.

Covington, James W. Plant's Palace: Henry B. Plant and the Tampa Bay Hotel. Louisville, Kentucky: Harmony House Publishers, 1990.

Curl, Donald W. Mizner's Florida: American Resort Architecture. New York and Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Architectural History Foundation and the MIT Press, 1984.

Downs, Dorothy. Art of the Florida Seminole and Miccosukee Indians. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1995.

Dunlop, Beth, editor. The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 23 (Florida theme issue). Miami: Wolfson Foundation of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, 1998.

Foster, Mark S. Castles in the Sand: The Life and Times of Carl Graham Fisher. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2000.

George, Paul S. "Passage to the New Eden: Tourism in Miami from Flagler Through Everest G. Sewell." Florida Historical Quarterly 59, no. 4 (1981): 440-463.

Hemenway, Robert E. Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biography. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1977.

LaHurd, Jeff. Come on Down: Pitching Paradise During the Roaring '20s. Sarasota, Florida: Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation, Inc., 1995.

Monroe, Gary. The Highwaymen: Florida's African-American Landscape Painters. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001.

Mormino, Gary R. "Sunbelt Dreams and Altered States: A Social and Cultural History of Florida, 1950-2000." Florida Historical Quarterly 81, no. 1 (2002): 3-21.

Mormino, Gary R., and George E. Pozzetta. The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Nolan, David. Fifty Feet in Paradise: The Booming of Florida. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984.

Outwater, Eric B., and Myra Yellin Outwater. Floridiana: Collecting Florida's Best. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 2000.

Phelts, Marsha Dean. An American Beach for African Americans. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997.

Roberts, Diane. "The Lure of the Mermaids." Oxford American, January/February (2000): 51-59.

Roberts, Larry. Florida's Golden Age of Souvenirs, 1890-1930. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001.

Various authors, "Turning Dreams into Dollars: How Tourism Defines Florida," theme issue of Forum 24, no. 2 (2001): 4-38.

West, Patsy. The Enduring Seminoles: From Alligator Wrestling to Ecotourism. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1998.


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