William Jennings Bryan and his brother Charles sitting in the backyard of Marymont in 1925 prior to the Scopes Trial

Remembering William Jennings Bryan

When subscribers of the Miami Daily News opened up their evening edition on July 26, 1925, they were expecting the headline article to describe the opening of the newspaper’s great new building at 600 Biscayne Boulevard, named the Miami Daily…


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Opa Locka Zoo in 1926

Opa-locka Zoo (1926 – 1935)

The Opa-locka Zoo was established by Glenn Curtiss shortly after erecting the Opa-locka Administration Building. He created the first zoo in Dade County in 1926 for the purpose of “displaying animals typical of the Florida wilds, to provide entertainment for…