The Mike D'Orso - Rosewood papers date from 1993-1995. Included in this collection are interview tapes and transcripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials collected while writing the book. Also included are edited sections of the manuscript and galley proofs.
The collection is arranged info five sections. Series I, interviewees and characters, includes photographs, interview transcripts and notes on individuals interviewed for the book and on historical characters in the story. Series II, background research, includes newspaper clippings, book chapters and articles used as background research for the book. Series III, legal/legislative papers, contains an insurance valuation report used to determine compensation and the transcript of the Florida state legislative hearing on the Rosewood claims bill. Series IV, editing of manuscript, includes photographs used in the book, edited manuscript and galley proofs. Series V includes audio cassette tapes, video tapes and computer disks.