For Classes

The P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History regularly provides support for class assignments in American history, Florida history, anthropology, and museum studies, as well as courses taught by the English Department, Women’s Studies, African American Studies, and Romance Languages. Consult this page to find help and research assistance on classes for the current semester. We also have an internship program.

Boats in Miami

Florida's Waterways – A Guide for Environmental History

Created by Michele Wilbanks, Special & Area Studies Collections

1920s Florida

HIS 4944: An Internship in the Archives

Students desiring hands-on training as an intern in Special Collections can arrange for an internship through the Undergraduate Coorinator in the History Department.

Featured Intern Project

Florida Growers

Florida Diaries: Travelers' Accounts of their Visits

By Austin Light, with Caitlin LogroƱo, James Cusick and Bridget Bihm-Manuel. A sample of travel memoirs, featuring the visit of a Philadelphia couple in 1874; the world-trotting Raymentons on a tour in 1916; Ivar Widing, a young Bostonian, making a one-man sea trip in 1915-1916; and a North Carolina coal baron in 1920.

Class Projects Online

Prohibition Poster

Picturing U.S. History: A History Student Project

History undergraduates created online blogs examining icons and imagery in American culture. Supervised by Prof. Matt Gallman (History, University of Florida)

K-12 Resources on Spanish Colonial St. Augustine

Teacher Resources

Classroom Materials about Colonial Spanish St. Augustine

Developed as part of summer teacher workshops through the Florida Humanities Council, all materials on this website are open-access for free use in school classrooms.

Spanish Galleon