From 1936 to 1940, Viola Muse worked as an interviewer and writer in the Negro Writers’ Division of the Florida Federal Writers Project, which was based in Jacksonville. During the 2021-2022 academic year, faculty, students and staff at the University of North Florida are editing her papers, which are held at the Jacksonville Historical Society.

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