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The Florida Department of Health in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties and their partners are collaborating to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in Northwest Florida. Executive Order 20-315 directs the state of Florida to focus on the following populations during the initial phase: Long-term care facility residents and staff Persons 65 years of age and […]
Drawing on a broad range of archival material, Dr. Jamin Wells, assistant professor and director of the Public History Master’s Program at the University of West Florida, recently published his first book, “Shipwrecked: Coastal Disasters and the Making of the American Beach.” Wells examines how shipwrecks laid the groundwork for the beach tourism industry that […]
Exploration of the maritime history and heritage of the Gulf Coast is now readily available through the Gulf Coast Digital History Project, featuring a digital portal established by the University of West Florida and various partners. One touch of a screen or click of a mouse allows users to explore thousands of digitized photographs, maps and other historic documents, along with a curated list of books and articles.