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A newspaper advertisement for the Horse and Rider Western Store, located at 2858 Sanford Avenue in Sanford, Florida. The store sold various Western-style products and gear for horseback riding, including saddles, gun belts, and belt buckles.

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The entry feature of the San Lanta subdivision, which was constructed at the corner of South Sanford Avenue and East Fourteenth Street in Sanford, Florida, in 1924.

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Patricia Ann Black next to the Heritage Marker #3 of the Georgetown Pathways to History Project, which was developed by the Georgetown Heritage Advisory Committee with assistance from the Sanford Museum and Sanford Historical Society. Georgetown was…

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An invitation to a ceremony commemorating the completion of the Sanford Avenue Streetscape and the unveiling of several heritage markers. The unveiling of the heritage markers was held in Paulucci Park, located at the southwest corner of First Street…

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Special thanks being given to Patricia Ann Black (1956- ), who can be seen wearing red in the photographs, at a ceremony commemorating the completion of the Sanford Avenue Streetscape and the unveiling of several heritage markers. The unveiling of…

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Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett addressing the audience at a ceremony commemorating the completion of the Sanford Avenue Streetscape and the unveiling of several heritage markers. The unveiling of the heritage markers was held in Paulucci Park, located…

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The ceremony commemorating the completion of the Sanford Avenue Streetscape and the unveiling of several heritage markers. The unveiling of the heritage markers was held in Paulucci Park, located at the southwest corner of First Street and Palmetto…

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An oral history of Garnett White, conducted by Joseph Morris on October 13, 2011. Born in St. Augustine, Florida, White moved with his family to Sanford at a young age. In the interview, he discusses attending Southside Elementary School during World…

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An oral history of 89-year-old Odetta Copper (b. 1921), who was born on June 26, 1921, in France, Florida. She migrated to Sanford in 1946. Copper tells of her strict upbringing and the hardship she faced when growing up with her parents and nine…

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The 1916 Salmagundi yearbook for Sanford High School. The yearbook was named after the Native American word meaning "a general mixture." Anna McLaughlin was the editor-in-chief of the Salmagundi for the 1913-1914 school year, which 15 cents. It has…

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The 1915 Salmagundi yearbook for Sanford High School. The yearbook was named after the Native American word meaning "a general mixture." Ethel Hickson was the editor-in-chief of the Salmagundi for the 1913-1914 school year, which cost fifteen…

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The 1914 Salmagundi yearbook for Sanford High School. The yearbook was named for the Native American word meaning "a general mixture." Alice Coffee was the editor-in-chief of the Salmagundi for the 1913-1914 school year, which cost fifteen cents. It…

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The lot located at 308-310 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of Suite 308 was African-American resident Alexander Long in 1911. In 1947, the Joe Moss…

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Trinity United Methodist Church (UMC), located at 526 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida in 2012. Trinity Church was originally named the New Mount Zion Colored Methodist Episcopal (CME)…

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The lot located at 410 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known residents of this lot were two African Americans: Randall Turner in 1911 and Virgil Jones in 1924. Turner…

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The lot located at 205 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. Georgetown was established by the city's founder, Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), as a suburb for black residents in the…

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The lot located at 519 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of this lot was an African-American resident named Joseph D. Sneed, who lived here from…

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The two-story house, built in 1930, located at 511 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida in 2012. Dr. Edward D. Strickland, a successful Georgetown dentist, resided here in 1926. He had…

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The building located at 506-510 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known residents of Suite 506 were all African Americans: W. M. Walker in 1911, Will Burnett in 1917, and…

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The lots located at 505-507 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known residents of Suite 505 were all African Americans: Washington Crittenden in 1911, Mack Dupree in 1917,…

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The lots located at 501-503 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known residents of Suites 501 were two African Americans: W. M. Walker in 1911 and Rachel Tayes in 1924. In…

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The lot located at 500-504 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of Suites 500-504 was Benton's Furniture Exchange Used Furniture in 1947. By 1952, the…

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The lot located at 421 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known residents of this lot were all African Americans: Berry M. Gardner from approximately 1911 to 1917, E. D.…

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A lot located at 430-444 South Sanford Avenue in the Georgetown neighborhood of Sanford, Florida. At the time that this photograph was taken in January 2012, Suite 430 was being occupied by Beverly's Hair Cutting Services, Suite 444 by Ellen's Wine…

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The lot located at 417-419 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of this lot was D. O. Brown, who resided there in 1917. Mrs. S. L. Brown operated her meat…

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The lot located at 411-415 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known resident of Suite 411 was E. D. Davis in 1911, followed by Charles Stout in 1917 and Edward Davis in…

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The lot located at 401-403 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of Suite 401 was Sanford Ice and Cold Storage in 1887. The first known residents were W. M.…

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The lot located at 400-402 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known residents of Suite 400 were J. I. Anderson, Harry Wray, and S. Comick in 1911. J. M. Stumon was listed…

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The lots located at 314-316 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of Suite 314 an African-American resident named A. Brooks in 1911. By 1917, D.C. Brock, a…

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The lots located at 313-317 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of Suite 313 was an African-American resident named Burton Williams in 1911. The Diamond Place…

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The lots located at 224 South Sanford Avenue in the Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant this lot was W. C. Martin, who resided here in 1911. Wilbur Forester later resided at this…

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The lots located at 217-219 South Sanford Avenue in the Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of Suite 217 was Rufus Sheppard, an African American who was listed as a resident here from…

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The lots located at 211-215 South Sanford Avenue in the Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of Suite 211 was Rosa McCain, who resided here in 1911. In 1917, George H. Kirkland was…

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The lots located at 210-216 South Sanford Avenue in the Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of Suite 210 was City Shoe Shop Repairs from approximately 1926 to 1965. By 1975, Sanford…

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The lots located at 208 South Sanford Avenue in the Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of this lot was Clark General W. Clothing in 1947. By 1952, the Sanford Shoe Center was…

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The lots located at 202-204 South Sanford Avenue in the Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of 202 South Sanford Avenue was L. L. Daniel, an African American who resided here in 1911.…

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Lot located at 123 South Sanford Avenue in the Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of this lot was George Latham, an African-American resident, in 1911. Lydia Goodwin, another African…

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The lot located at 119 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of this lot was Stafford Service Station Fill Station in 1947. In 1952, Ed & Jeff's Amoco…

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The lot located at 118 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known occupant of this lot was Hunt's Tuxedo Feed Store from approximately 1947 to 1975. At the time that this…

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The lots located at 110-114 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known resident of this lot was an African-American barber named F. E. Eaverly in 1911. In 1917, both Eaverly…

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The lot located at 104 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The earliest known resident of this address was D. C. Howard in 1917. At the time that this photograph was taken in January…

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Seminole County Public Schools' Teacher Records from 1913 to 1954. When the Seminole County School Board was established in 1913, it began recording teachers' names, ages, certifications, years of experience, number of months contracted, and salaries…

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Daphne F. Humphrey was born in Sarasota, Florida, but migrated to Sanford at age 5. In this oral history, she first describes Georgetown, an historic African-American community in Sanford. She then talks of her mother, Marie Jones Francis, the…

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A handwritten note listed the graduates of the Sanford High School Class of 1913 that attended the 50 Year Class Reunion held in June 1963. The graduates included: Albert Pattishall, lawyer and judge; Lenney Dean, minister; Wallace Crosby, engineer;…

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This newspaper article, from The Evening Herald, commemorating Dr. George H. Starke (1898-1978) for his services to the community. In 1971, the Sanford Mayor Lee P. Moore dedicated George Starke Park to Dr. Starke, located at 1501 West Third Street.…

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This newspaper clipping, from The Sentinel Star, is an obituary for Dr. George H. Starke (1898-1978), following his death from a heart attack at age 80. Approximately 800 people attended Dr. Starke's funeral at the Sanford Civic Center, located at…

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The former lot of a grocery store, located at 206 South Sanford Avenue owned by Harry Black (d. 1911), the grandfather of Patricia Ann Black, in 2012. Harry and Maggie Benjamin Black (ca. 1870-ca. 1934) were the parents of Leckward Black, Mustar…

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The Refoe residence, located at 619 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an historic African-American neighborhood in Sanford, Florida. The house was the home of the Refoes, a family of educators who served the black community of Sanford. The Refoe…

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The Hopper Academy was the first African-American school in the Georgetown district of Sanford, Florida. Established in 1886, the school was originally named Colored School No. 11. A new building for the school was constructed at 1110 Pine Avenue in…

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The House of Bread Bakery, located at 401 South Sanford Avenue in Sanford, Florida, in the 1920s. This four-unit building was located on the corner of South Sanford Avenue and East First Street in the historic African-American neighborhood called…

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Crooms Academy Graduating Class of 1929 on the steps of the home of Professor Joseph National Crooms, located at 812 South Sanford Avenue in Sanford, Florida. The Crooms Academy of Information Technology is located at 2200 West Thirteenth Street and…

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Crooms Academy Graduating Class of 1927. Professor Joseph National Crooms, the school principal, can be seen in the center of the photograph. The Crooms Academy of Information Technology is located at 2200 West Thirteenth Street in the Goldsboro…

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An original letter of correspondence between brothers and business partners Joshua Coffin Chase and Sydney Octavius Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include a copy of a letter to Cary D. Landis in regards to the Brevard County Road, a copy of a…

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Trinity United Methodist Church (UMC), located at 526 South Sanford Avenue in Georgetown, an African-American community in Sanford, Florida, in 2011. Trinity UMC was originally named the New Mount Zion Colored Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church and…

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The City of Stanford in the 1890s, after the Great Fire of 1887. The present-day Sanford, Florida, area was originally inhabited by the Mayaca and Joroco tribes by the time Europeans arrived. The tribe was decimated by war and disease by 1760 and was…

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The City of Sanford riverfront in the 1880s, just before the Great Fire of 1887. The present-day Sanford, Florida, area was originally inhabited by the Mayaca and Joroco tribes by the time Europeans arrived. The tribe was decimated by war and disease…

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The James Edmundson Ingraham House, located at South Sanford Avenue in Sanford, Florida. James Edmundson Ingraham was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin, and is historically known as an entrepreneur and railroad company executive. In 1874, he moved…

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Seminole County Historic Marker about the community of Georgetown in Sanford, Florida. Henry Shelton Sanford established Georgetown in the 1870s as a community for migrating African Americans to settle. Georgetown became a self-sustaining community…

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Hook and Ladder Company #1 and Hose Company #1 parading along Sanford Avenue on January 1, 1884. The building pictured behind the companies is believed to be Sanford Fire Department, the city's first fire station. On September 20, 1887, the Great…

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This is an especially dated dry plate photograph of Sanford, Florida in 1887. The majority of Sanford's buildings prior to the fire of 1887 were built of wood, without much structural integrity. The photograph shows signs of flaking emulsion, as…

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The purpose of this cityscape is to contrast the drastic transformation the city of Sanford, Florida underwent between 1877 and 1910. Within the space of a single generation, the city had gone from a remote outpost for crackers and the most hardened…

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Sanford Ice and Cold Storage, founded in 1887, was located at 401 South Sanford Avenue in Sanford, Florida. This four-unit building, located on the corner of South Sanford Avenue and East First Street in the historic African-American neighborhood…

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Official schedule of the Sanford Lookouts of the 1939 Florida State League. The cover page features a drawing of a batter and catcher. There are two advertisements and a list of games played by the Lookouts in the 1939 Season.

Sanford entered…