Miami Skyline in 1950s

The Decades: 1950 – 1959

The 1950s represented a decade of tremendous growth for South Florida. It also presented a lot of issues that lingered from pre-war Miami. The biggest issue was the growth of…

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Flagler Street on VJ Day in 1945

The Decades: 1940 – 1949

The first half of the 1940s was defined by World War II. Miami and all of South Florida was taken over by the military. Given its ideal climate and topography,…

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Dinner Key in 1930s

The Decades: 1930 – 1939

The seventh episode of the Miami History Channel features the decade of the 1930s. The decade of the Great Depression brought both despair and opportunity. Florida began to ease out…

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