Smith, Peter Dunbaugh

Peter Dunbaugh Smith earned his Ph.D. in Humanities from Florida State University. He previously taught at the College of Central Florida as an Associate Professor for the Humanities and Social Sciences and is currently an independent scholar and musician.

Cultural History of the First Jazz and Blues Communities in Jacksonville, Florida 1896-1916. A Contribution of African Americans to American Theatre
2015 1-4955-0351-8
This rich and descriptive analysis of one particular neighborhood and its contributions to the formation of new, and distinctively African-American, performance ideologies by lesser known performers contributes to a greater understanding of this historical period and the body of creative work that has never been fully chronicled or acknowledged before.