Historian Robert L. Gold has authored numerous books and articles and serves as a Florida Humanities Council speaker on such topics as Characters and Crooks in Florida History. His 1973 Florida Historical Quarterly article That Infamous Foridian, Jesse Fish won the 1974 Arthur W. Thompson Prize in Florida History.
Gold graduated from Columbia University in 1957 and received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1964. Dr. Gold has taught history at
In the 1970s, Professor Gold presented a variety of college courses at prisons in Illinois: Marion Federal Penitentiary, Menard Maximum Security Facility, and two medium security facilities -- one in Centralia, the other in Anna.
Dr. Gold has been Executive Director of the Museum of Charlotte County, Punta Gorda, and the Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board in Florida and has served as president of the Florida Conference of College Teachers of History and as Florida Historical Society Speaker and Program chairman. He has been an editor with
His article "Babe Ruth at Sing Sing" is to be published this summer in The National Pastime.
SPECIAL THANKS to:
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH SITES Below: Photo of author's mother and father, Henry and Ernestine (Esther) Gold, June 1920.
Below: Photo of author's mother and father, Henry and Ernestine (Esther) Gold, June 1920.
V0LUME 78 * NUMBER 2 * SPRING 2002
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NYCHS appreciates Michael H. Siegel, Ph. D., a retired Professor of Psychology, making available to us his Ossining photos of longtime friend Robert L. Gold at the microphone and with his brother, Michael M. Gold, M.D.,in May, 2001.
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