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men with sponges in Sponge Exchange

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Title

men with sponges in Sponge Exchange

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry, Sponge Exchange

Description

Men gather to survey heaps of large sponges in the yard of the Sponge Exchange. The early wooden buildings indicate that this might be in the 1910s, before the sturdier brick buildings were constructed.

Source

Dr. Themistocles J. Diamandis

Date

c. early 1900s

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546115[1].jpg

Citation

“men with sponges in Sponge Exchange,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed May 24, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2965.