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Past Recipients of the Senator Bob Williams Award

2000

Senator Bob Williams (posthumously), Florida Division of Archives, History and Records Management

2001

Fran Mainella, Director of the Division of Recreation and Parks for the State of Florida, who increasing staff training, committed unprecedented funding to the restoration of vital sites that define Florida’s significant resources and supported the development of heritage tourism.

2002

Herschel E. Shepard, Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, a preeminent historic preservation architect. His brilliant restoration work saved Florida’s  Historic Old Capitol for future generations.

2003

Bob Carr, who began directing archaeological projects in 1974 for the State of Florida. In 1978 he became the first county archaeologist in Miami-Dade County’s Historic Preservation Division. From 1996 to 1999 he served as director of that Division. Carr has discovered and documented over 300 sites across Florida, excavating the 11,000-year-old Cutler Fossil Site and investigating the nation’s most southerly prehistoric site in Key West.

2004

Leroy Irwin, who began a cultural resource management program in the Department of Transportation’s Central Environmental Management Office more than 25 years ago. He contracted with the Division of Historical Resources, then the Division of Archives, History, and Records Management, Department of State, to provide archaeological and historical services related to transportation projects.

2005

F. Blair Reeves, a highly respected registered architect, professor emeritus of the University of Florida and a consultant specializing in architectural education and preservation.

2006

John Porter Daniels, for his dedication and contributions to the preservation of Florida’s heritage. His work exemplified the difference one individual can make in the public sector that has a positive impact on historic preservation.

2007 (two recipients)

Dr. James Nathaniel Eaton, Sr., (Posthumously) earned both his Bachelor's (1952) and Master's (1959) degrees from Fisk University, and accepted a position at Florida A&M University (FAMU) in 1958. From 1969 to 1977, "Professor Eaton,” as he was affectionately called by students, served as chairman of FAMU's Department of History, Geography and African-American Studies. In 1975 he was named founding archivist, curator and director of the Florida Black Archives on the FAMU campus, now known as the Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum. Professor Eaton was nationally and internationally known for his work and expertise in the areas of African-American, American, Russian and Southern history. During more than 50 years as an educator, he never missed a day of class, and was selected "Most Outstanding Teacher of the Year" 25 times in his 44 years at FAMU. He was a key player in the placement of FAMU's Carnegie Library in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978, and the designation of the FAMU campus as a National Historic District in 1998. Until his death, he took every opportunity to emphasize his personal belief and motto, "African- American history is the history of America." Professor Eaton passed away in 2004.

E.L. Roy Hunt  is Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Emeritus, at the University of Florida College of Law. Professor Hunt is a founder, past president (1983-85) and past member of the board of trustees of the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation. For the past six years he has chaired the Department of State's Great Floridians Ad Hoc Nominating Committee. In 1987, Hunt was the author of Historic Preservation in Florida, the first comprehensive guide to the federal, state and local laws available to support preservation efforts in Florida. Professor Hunt is a member of the board of advisors of The National Trust for Historic Preservation (1985-88, 1997-present), and was appointed to the National Parks Service, National Historic Landmarks Committee in 2002. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to historic preservation, including the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation’s Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Preservation (1983), and a Resolution of Gratitude for Significant Contributions to Education and Historic Preservation from Florida's Governor and Cabinet (April 6, 1985).

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