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Ben Montgomery - Times Correspondent

Times Correspondent

  1. EDMUND D. FOUNTAIN   |   Times 
(03/19/2009) In the woods not far from the current Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, up a dirt road, and up a hill is a small cemetery with 31 unmarked graves. Some of the White House Boys think the bodies of children murdered by guards at the Florida School for Boys are buried in the cemetery. Some of the graves can be attributed to students killed in a 1914 fire. Others can be attributed to a flu epidemic that swept the campus, but not all are accounted for.
    Read the classic Tampa Bay Times story that exposed a dark chapter of Florida history.
  2. Seen from a distance through the window of a moving van, an inmate at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys tends to the school's kennels on October 13, 2009. [EDMUND D. FOUNTAIN, Times]
    A company doing pollution cleanup at the old Dozier School for Boys property in Marianna, 60 miles west of Tallahassee, has discovered 27 “anomalies” that could be possible graves.
  3. A St. Petersburg Times headline from the death of Claude Neal.
  4. Robert E. Lee Elementary School, the subject of controversy lately because of its namesake, caught fire Tuesday night. [Courtesy of Renee King]
  5. Thomas and Mina Edison look out at their Moonlight Garden from Thomas'  office, behind them. In 1926, when the garden was planted, Thomas was 79.. Provided by Edison & Ford Winter Estates.

  6. Scores of people walk on the floor of Tampa Bay along Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa. The water dramatically receded Sunday afternoon ahead of Hurricane Irma.
  7. A tree down came down but missed this 1920s home at 738 Seventh St. N in the Historic Uptown neighborhood of St. Petersburg. Damage became apparent with the light of day Monday morning.
  8. Dimly Tamayo, 33, left, her husband William Tamayo, 28, center, both watch her father Omar Perez measure wood to cover the windows of his home ahead of Hurricane Irma in the Palmetto Beach neighborhood in Tampa on Saturday, September 9, 2017.
  9. Sep. 5, 2017• Arts & Entertainment
    Jim Wolf, 52, of Alma, Michigan, and a crew of friends drove a 27-foot Avalon pontoon boat from Clearwater Beach to Cuba in June. Asked why, Wolf said: "Because we can." The team faced a several storms but made it back to Florida safely. (Photo courtesy Jim Wolf)
  10. [Illustration by Steve Madden | Times]