DAVID SCHMIDT
Legacy of FDR’s WPA and CCC Projects in Sarasota County
This program examines the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), focusing on the projects that still exist in Sarasota County.

David is currently the curator of the Florida Civilian Conservation Corps Museum at Highland Hammock State Park in Sebring. Before that, he taught for 37 years focusing on United States history, Geography, and special education. His studies include two summers of research at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library in Hyde Park, New York.

When: February 22, 2018
Doors open at 6:30; program starts at 7:00
Where: Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Blvd. of the Arts Sarasota, FL
Cost: Free to members; $5 non-members
For reservations, call 941-361-2453 or e-mail info@foschc.org
Light refreshments will be available

This program is sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture

 

2018 FLORIDA HUMANITIES COUNCIL SPEAKERS’ SERIES – February 22