HM: The Magazine of HistoryMiami

HM, The Magazine of HistoryMiami replaced South Florida History in 2010. Full color, feature articles recall, retell and explore historic events, people, places and themes pertaining to southern Florida.

HistoryMiami members receive HM as a benefit of membership. 


Volume 38, no. 1 (2010)

A Nervous Man Shouldn't Be Here
by Amy Paige Condon
Miami News editor William C. Baggs led the campaign to save Key Biscayne from development. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is named for him.

From Riches to Rags
by Julia Tuttle Usher
Read more about the personal story of Julia S. Tuttle, the "Mother of Miami," from her great-granddaughter.

The Relationship of Two Maverick Architects
by Randolph C. Henning
Learn about the unique relationship between Miami architect Alfred Browning Parker and the famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Remembering Marty
by Arva Moore Parks
HistoryMiami pays tribute to Martha "Marty" Pancoast Grafton, who played a pivotal role in shaping the Historical Association of Southern Florida.

Volume 39, no. 1 (2011)

The Beginnings of Aviation
by Antolin Garcia Carbonell
Learn how aviation, Miami's leading industry, has shaped the city and the character of its people.

William Franklin Gerecke:  A Profile
by Antolin Garcia Carbonell
Take a brief look at a Pan American World Airways photographer's life and views of Dinner Key.

An Evening with Woody Woodbury
by Eliot Kleinberg
Before Johnny Carson there was Woody Woodbury, the lounge performer most successfully known for his cocktail comedy.

The Palace on Flagler Street
by Arva Moore Parks
Read the story of a beloved landmark, the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, from its fame, failures, rescue, and rebirth.

Volume 40, no. 1-2 (2012)

The City's Cemetery
by Paul George, Ph.D.
The story behind the historic City of Miami Cemetery and the pioneers interred there.

Dr. Sanford Ziff: A Profile
by Paul George, Ph.D.
An interview with one of the leading champions of the arts and culture in South Florida.

Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like A Bee
by Mark Mathosian
An interview with Angelo Dundee as he recalls a youthful Muhammad Ali and the night he became heavyweight champion of the world.

Volume 41, no. 1-2 (2013)

Flashback:  Eighty Years Ago, a would-be assassin opened fire on FDR at Miami's Bayfront Park
by Scott J. Silverman
The story behind the attempted assassination of President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 15, 1933, at Miami's Bayfront Park.

The Dorion Seal:  The Journey of a Rare Spanish Artifact
by Ken Hardin and Jorge Zamanillo
Read more about HistoryMiami's latest acquisition, the Dorion Deal, and Florida's significance in the story of the Spanish presence in the New World.

Brickell Avenue's Millionaire's Row and Louis Comfort Tiffany's Comfort Lodge
by Geraldine H. Williams
Learn more about Brickell Avenue, the enclave of millionaires 100 years ago, and the demise of Louis Comfort Tiffany's Comfort Lodge.

Volume 41, no. 1-3 (2014)

Dr. Ferdie Pacheco: A Profile
by Paul S. George
An interview with "Renaissance man" and "Fight Doctor."

Old South and New South Clash over the Desegregation of Public Schools in S. Florida
by Irvin Winsboro
This article explores the fallacy of a "progressive" Florida in the face of court-ordered desegregation.

Greater Miami and the Cuban Missile Crisis as Told by Miami's Newspapers
by Carmen Lopez
Trace the moment in time between the United States and Soviet Union during the Cold War from Miami's daily newspapers.

Visions of Today
by Andrew Linn
Read more about the Museum's latest acquisition, architectural drawings from world-renowned firm, Arquitectonica.