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Florida Movie Posters

Rosewood

1997

Description

  • Lake County, Sanford
  • One-sheet
  • Director: John Singleton
  • Stars: Jon Voight, Ving Rhames
  • Rosewood is based on actual events involving the 1923 massacre that took place at the small black community of Rosewood, Florida. White rioters attacked and destroyed the town after a white woman falsely accused a black man of assaulting her. Today, a state historic marker stands on the sight of the town, once located in west central Florida.
  • Acc. No. 97M.26.01