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Zora Neale Hurston Day – January 28th

FORT PIERCE — Governor Charlie Crist is proclaiming Jan. 28, 2010 Zora Neale Hurston Day in Florida in remembrance of the late Harlem Renaissance author who died in Fort Pierce 50 years ago on Jan. 28, 1960.

Crist is calling up Florida residents to consider Hurston’s literary achievements, her anthropological work that has helped to preserve the black culture of Floridians and many other areas and her valuable contributions to Florida’s cultural arts, historical research and state tourism from visitors to various areas around the state.

Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities
January 23-31, 2010

A Guide to the Zora Neale Hurston Papers.University of Florida Smathers Libraries.



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