Cracker crazy Invisible histories of the Sunshine state

DVD - 2007

Renegade filmmaker Georg Koszulinski takes on Florida's history from a decidedly different point of view. Blending archival and original footage, he brings to life a cast of historical characters spanning over 12,000 years, from Florida's ancient Indians to the migrant farm workers of the 21st century. Meet Osceola and the Seminoles, who fought alongside escaped slaves in the most costly Indian War in American History. Unmask Florida's Ku Klux Klan and don't forget about Walt... Disney and Henry Flagler - perhaps the two characters most responsible for the Florida we know today.

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Published
[Gainesville, FL] : Substream Films c2007.
Language
English
Physical Description
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD, full screen.
Other Authors
Georg Koszulinski (-), Morgan Caraway, Scott Camil, Rene Cranford, Clint Robinson, Lee Tiger
  • Florida's first people
  • Spanish conquest of Florida
  • Andrew Jackson and the Seminole Wars
  • Walt Disney's secret history
  • Osceola and the 2nd Seminole War
  • The self-reliant cracker
  • Big Sugar and the Everglades
  • The battle of Lake Okeechobee
  • Slavery after the Civil War
  • Henry Flagler and his railroad
  • The Labor Day hurricane of 1935
  • From the Klan to Katherine Harris
  • The unconquered
  • Florida's migrant farmworkers
  • Underwater is where it ends.