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Fort Lauderdale Centennial Committee seeks historic photographs

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Preparations to celebrate the City of Fort Lauderdale’s 100th birthday next year are underway and residents are encouraged to take part.  In planning for this historic milestone, the Centennial Celebration Committee invites residents and organizations to submit photographs from the past century to commemorate the City’s history, colorful past and recount its evolution.

Black and white or color photography of families, landmarks, scenic beach or cityscapes are of particular interest, but all photos reviving the past 100 years are welcome.  The Centennial Celebration will showcase select photographs, providing snapshots throughout the years of Fort Lauderdale’s rich cultural heritage through a series of exciting events, visual presentations and educational programs that pay tribute to Fort Lauderdale’s past, present and future.

Photographs are to be scanned at the highest resolution available to the sender at a maximum 10MB file size and submitted digitally via email to .  Please caption any persons pictured with first and last name, note location and approximate year the photo was taken.

To inquire about a mailing address if you would like to send photos, or to learn more about the Centennial Celebration, visit the City of Fort Lauderdale’s website at or call the Centennial Celebration Committee staff liaison, Shannon Vezina, at (

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Aug 3 2010. Filed under Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Local news. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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