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cleaning sponges in 1975

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Title

cleaning sponges in 1975

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry

Description

A crew member finishes the grueling job of cleaning sponges on February 11, 1975. Sponges, which are simple animal organisms, must be cleaned of their skin, internal matter, and any stones or sand that have adhered to them. Crew members repeatedly squeeze and rinse them with water until they are ready to dry and sort.

Source

Tampa Tribune

Date

1975

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546112[1].jpg

Citation

“cleaning sponges in 1975,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed May 20, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2962.