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Man selling sponges

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Title

Man selling sponges

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponges, tourism

Description

Mass tourism bloomed after World War I as the middle class expanded. As a result, tourism based on the sponge industry and Greek culture developed early in Tarpon Springs. This image shows a store selling sponges at 629 Dodecanese Boulevard in 1921.

Creator

Burgert Brothers

Source

Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida

Date

1921

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546018.jpg

Citation

Burgert Brothers, “Man selling sponges,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed July 22, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2878.