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identification card for Paul Stavropoulos

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Title

identification card for Paul Stavropoulos

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry, USCG port identification card

Description

This is the identification card for sponge fisherman Paul Stavropoulos. During World War II, sponge fishermen needed identification cards issued by the captain of the port in order to journey out to the sponge beds.

Source

Paul Stavropoulos

Date

c. 1942

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546094[1].jpg

Citation

“identification card for Paul Stavropoulos,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed December 9, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2944.