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Title: Charles A. Ray Photography Collection
Description: Photojournalist Charles Ray documented the second half of the twentieth century with an unerring eye and an incomparable nose for news. Ray's camera captured a nation in flux. Through his lens, the public experienced the drama of presidential campaigns, the passion of the civil rights movement, and ...
Title: Ellen Peterson Legacy Collection
Description: Ellen Peterson was a community leader and activist with a focus on the causes of women’s rights and environmental conservation in Southwest Florida. Ms. Peterson passed away on October 14, 2011 at the age of 88. In a series of interviews taken on October 30, 2018, Ms. Peterson’s friends discusse...
Title: FGCU Art Galleries Permanent Collection
Description: The FGCU Art Galleries Permanent Collection consists primarily of two-dimensional works from the mid-20th century to the present. Notable artists represented in the collection include Harvey Littleton, Warrington Colescott and Ann Wolff. The collection focuses on works of art that have the potential...
Title: Family Snapshots from Germany in the 1920s-1940s
Description: Found photo albums of an unknown German family featuring black and white images taken between 1920s through the 1940s. The majority of the images depict daily life for German citizens, including gatherings and vacations, with some later images marking the unfortunate rise of the Nazi Party. The albu...
Abstract/Description: Found photo albums of presumably belonging to a German family featuring photographs taken between 1920s through the 1940s. The majority of the images depict daily life for German citizens, including gatherings, vacations, with some later images portraying the unfortunate rise of the Nazi Party.
Title: Koreshan Collection
Description: The Koreshan Collection presents a photo-journal documenting the daily life of the Koreshan settlement in Southwest Florida. Founded by Dr. Cyrus Teed, a former Civil War surgeon who later translated his name to the Hebrew version, Koresh, the Koreshan Unity was a faith-based group first established...
Title: Maniichuk-Brady Collection of Socialist Realist Art
Description: The Maniichuk-Brady Collection of Socialist Realist Art features works by Ukrainian artists painted during the decades following Stalin and preceding the fall of the U.S.S.R. (1953-1991). Initiated by Stalin, artists throughout the Soviet Bloc were classically trained in realist and socialist reali...
Title: Manuscripts
Title: Minnie L. Gatewood Diaries
Description: Minnie L. Gatewood (1875-1944), who married a minister when she was 16 years old, kept diaries chronicling her life in Southwest Florida. The five volumes of her diary cover her life from 1892 to 1900, and are a valuable resource for scholars of Florida history. Mrs. Gatewood also kept a "Want Book"...
Abstract/Description: Minnie L. Gatewood (1875-1944), who married a minister when she was 16 years old, kept diaries chronicling her life in Southwest Florida. The five volumes of her diary cover her life from 1892 to 1900, and are a valuable resource for scholars of Florida history. Mrs. Gatewood also kept a "Want Book"...
Title: Sanibel Historical Collection
Description: The Sanibel Historical Collection presents a visual history chronicling the development of Sanibel, one of Florida's premiere destinations. Originally inhabited by the Calusa Indians, the Spanish later colonized the region until Florida was ceded to the United States. Sanibel Island houses a variety...

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