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Michail Koutouzis in his warehouse

Dublin Core

Title

Michail Koutouzis in his warehouse

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry

Description

One of Tarpon Springs’ largest sponge merchants was Michail Koutouzis (1942-2013), standing amid sponges being packaged for sale in his sponge warehouse in April 2008. Originally from Kalymnos, Koutouzis and his brothers were all sponge merchants—first in business together and then separately. Two of the brothers left for the United States while the other remained in Greece, but they maintained close business and personal ties. Koutouzis went first to the Chicago area before settling in Tarpon Springs, where his family remains in the business.

Creator

Tina Bucuvalas

Date

April 2008

Format

jpeg

Type

photo

Files

1546199[1].jpg

Citation

Tina Bucuvalas, “Michail Koutouzis in his warehouse,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed October 23, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/3049.