Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry
Sponge warehouses of the Greek-American Sponge Company of Chicago and the American Sponge & Chamois Company of New York, October 1932. In the past, there were many independent local sponge buyers, as well as agents of larger international merchant houses.
Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System
Burgert Brothers, “sponge warehouses,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed January 22, 2020, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2984.