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View of Sponge Docks

Dublin Core

Title

View of Sponge Docks

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, Sponge Docks

Description

In 1921, dozens of Greek boats in the sponge fleet line the wooden docks where men work and an anchor lies. Along with the lone horse-drawn buggy are the Sponge Exchange jitney and cars that are probably owned by the more affluent sponge merchants.

Creator

Burgert Brothers

Source

Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida

Date

1921

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546021.jpg

Citation

Burgert Brothers, “View of Sponge Docks,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed August 24, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2881.