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merchant outside tourist shop

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Title

merchant outside tourist shop

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry, cultural tourism

Description

A merchant surveys the street from the doorway of his tourist shop stocked with shells and sponges in 1936. In decades past, tourist shops near the Sponge Docks marketed items such as sponges, shells, curios, and Greek vases.

Creator

Burgert Brothers

Source

Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System

Date

1936

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546150[1].jpg

Citation

Burgert Brothers, “merchant outside tourist shop,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed July 20, 2018, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/3001.