Go deeper into the history of each park with scholarly articles and essays from Oxford University Press, freely available for the centennial year.

American National Biography

Barron Gift Collier

advertising entrepreneur/capitalist

he also left a legacy of scenic primitive wetlands--Everglades National Park

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American National Biography

Spessard Lindsey Holland

lawyer/politician

As wartime governor of Florida he set up the state civil defense, helped develop the Everglades NationalPark

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