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Florida's Industrial Reform School System: Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys 1900 - Present

FLORIDA’S INDUSTRIAL REFORM SCHOOL SYSTEM: ARTHUR G. DOZIER SCHOOL FOR BOYS 1900 TO THE PRESENT; BOOT HILL BURIAL GROUND;

Below is the proposed structure for the project website and digital archive

HISTORY: THE ROAD TO REFORM

PROJECT OVERVIEW
CREATING REFORM – STARTING A REFORM SCHOOL
MAPS
TIMELINE(S)
SEGREGATION IN THE NEW SOUTH – POLITICS AND PRACTICE OF TERROR UNDER JIM CROW LABOR
LAWS AND PEONAGE
HISTORY OF BOOT HILL BURIAL GROUND

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND CIVIL RIGHTS: RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS

DEATH AND BURIAL AT THE REFORM SCHOOL

LOCATING THE CEMETERY – FIELD SURVEY
HISTORICAL BURIAL INFORMATION
ARCHIVAL CAUSES OF DEATH
THE FATAL FIRE OF 1914
DEATHS FOLLOWING ESCAPE
INFLUENZA AND PNEUMONIA OUTBREAKS 1918 AND 1932
GENERAL TRENDS IN MORBIDITY & MORTALITY
CASES OF HOMICIDE
VARIATION IN REPORTING

FORENSIC FIELD RESULTS

GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR AND MAPPING
GEOFORENSIC ANALYSIS
ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION
MORTUARY ARTIFACTS
BURIAL PRACTICES

FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE JUSTICE IMPERATIVE

MISSING PERSONS
SKELETAL ANALYSIS FOR IDENTIFICATION
DNA AND THE NAMUS DATABANK

REMEMBERING DOZIER TODAY – ETHNOGRAPHY, ETHNOHISTORY, & ORAL HISTORY

LIVING AND WORKING AT DOZIER IN JACKSON COUNTY, FL

Interviews with former students, families, workers, politicians, community residents, and former staff, teachers, management and visitors

ARCHIVES AND MATERIAL RECORDS (NEWSPAPERS, LEDGERS, BOOKS, PICTURES, MAPS)
DOCUMENTING DAILY LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AT DOZIER: A VISUAL PROFILE

Public imagery – Manicured lawns, Christmas lights, and beautiful pictures
Private/personal picture collections

RACE AND PLACE – SEGREGATION AND RACE AT DOZIER
GENDER ROLES
SPORTS

DEFINING AND DOCUMENTING ABUSE

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND CIVIL RIGHTS FOR FAMILIES TODAY

GOING DOWN: THE WHITE HOUSE

BLACK MEN, LABOR AND REFORM AT DOZIER: OPENING A DIALOG

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SUGGESTED READINGS

RESEARCH PAPERS & REPORTS

MEDIA: YESTERDAY AND TODAY

USF RESEARCH TEAM & COLLABORATORS