Every Florida Book Project

the Pioneers & Crackers of Florida's frontier

Frontier History

Florida's Frontiers: A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier

Paul E. Hoffman

Florida's Last Frontier:

The History of Collier County

Charlton W. Tebeau

Southeast Florida Pioneers:

The Palm and Treasure Coasts

William E. McGoun

Pioneer Florida

Donald Brenham McKay


Cracker Cowboys

Cracker: Cracker Culture in Florida History

Dana M. Ste.Claire

Betty Turco

The Legacy of the Florida Pioneer "Cow Hunters": In Their Own Words

Nancy Dale

Florida Cow Hunter: The Life and Times of Bone Mizell

Jim Bob Tinsley

Gladesmen: Gator Hunters, Moonshiners, and Skiffers

Glen Simmons and Laura Ogden


Front Porch Stories:

Tales of the Hendry Family, Pioneers in Florida's Peace River Basin

Ella Kathryn Hendry

The Stranahans of Fort Lauderdale:

A Pioneer Family of New River

Harry A. Kersey

Memoirs of an Everglades Pioneer

Gertrude Petersen Winne

Cracker Times and Pioneer Lives:

The Florida Reminiscences of George Gillett Keen and Sarah Pamela Williams

James M. Denham and Canter Brown

Gaters, Skeeters And Malary: Recollections Of A Pioneer Florida Judge

Ellis Connell May

Pioneer Family: Life on Florida's Twentieth-Century Frontier

Michel Oesterreicher and Daniel L. Schafer

historic letter collections

Echoes from a Distant Frontier:

The Brown Sisters' Correspondence from Antebellum Florida

Denham, Huneycutt, Aldrich, & Anderson

Come to My Sunland: Letters of Julia Daniels Moseley from the Florida Frontier, 1882-1886

Julia Daniels Moseley


Daniel Ladd: Merchant Prince of Frontier Florida

Jerrell H. Shofner

The Francis Richard Family: From French Nobility to Florida Pioneers

Mark A. McDonough

Life & Death on the Loxahatchee:

The Story of Trapper Nelson

James D. Snyder


A Florida Pioneer, The Adventurous Life of Josef Henschen, Swedish Immigrant in the 1870s

Rebecca Weiss

Florida's Forgotten Pioneer:

The Gallant Captain Melton Haynes

Bob Grenier