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Florida Holocaust Museum takes rock ‘n’ roll detour with exhibit on legendary promoter Bill Graham
Bill Graham's I.D. card from1939 can be seen with Nazi insignias. The card is on display at the Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg as part of the exhibition, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Graham's mother and sister were killed in the Holocaust. Graham was orphaned and made his way to the US where he was adopted by a family in the Bronx, N.Y. His birth mane was Wolfgang Grajonca which he later changed to Bill Graham. He became a legendary concert promoter and helped launch the careers of some of the biggest Rock & Roll artists of all time. SCOTT KEELER   |   Times
ST. PETERSBURGThe apples in the barrel aren’t real. Even if they were, you couldn’t just grab one and munch it, like Jimi and Jerry and Janis likely did decades ago.But rest assured, it is the very same wood and tin barrel that sat by the...
Students from Sickles and Chamberlain High Schools play together in heavy rain during halftime at Sickles High School in Tampa on Friday, August 17, 2018.
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LUIS SANTANA   |   Times (2017)
The Kiwanis Club of Tampa hosted a rubber duck race to raise funds for The Tampa Kiwanis Foundation which supports many local children\u2019s programs and charities. More than 7,000 duck have been purchased for the race at $5 per duck. The rubber ducks  raced down the Hillsborough River starting at Curtis Hixon Park and the first 3 ducks that  crossed the finish line won their adoptive parents a cash prize. The first place prize is $5,000. [Saturday, August 12, 2017] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
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Florida Holocaust Museum takes rock ‘n’ roll detour with exhibit on legendary promoter Bill Graham
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