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Sponge warehouses of the Greek-American Sponge Company of Chicago and the American Sponge & Chamois Company of New York, October 1932. In the past, there were many independent local sponge buyers, as well as agents of larger international merchant…

One of Tarpon Springs’ largest sponge merchants was Michail Koutouzis (1942-2013), standing amid sponges being packaged for sale in his sponge warehouse in April 2008. Originally from Kalymnos, Koutouzis and his brothers were all sponge…
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