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An advertisement produced to showcase the advent of mid-century modernism in Orlando, Florida. The film depicts marketing strategies aimed at attracting white middle-to-upper class men in either military or defense technology engineering professions.…

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A brochure of commemorative images published in 1988 as part of the celebration of the dedication of the George Westinghouse Museum, located in Wilmerding, Pennsylvania. The historic building, colloquially called The Castle, selected to house the…

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A booklet of postcards from Tarpon Springs, Florida. The earliest Americans settlers to Tarpon Springs came following the American Civil War. The town was first promoted by Hamilton Disston (1844-1896) as a town for relaxation and health. In early…

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A postcard depicting a sightseeing boat at the Tarpon Springs Sponge Exchange in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Sponge harvesting in Tarpon Springs began in 1852 when Walter Lowe sailed to Anclote Key to secure cargo containing sponges. The Anclote and…

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A postcard depicting a fleet of sponge ships in the harbor in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Sponge harvesting in Tarpon Springs began in 1852 when Walter Lowe sailed to Anclote Key to secure cargo containing sponges. The Anclote and Rock Island Sponge…

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A postcard depicting the first community hospital in the Carolinas, Roper Hospital, behind the Municipal Yacht Basin in Charleston, South Carolina. This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in…

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A postcard depicting the Robert E. Lee loading cotton on the docks in New Orleans, Louisiana. The steamboat operated in 1866 and won a famous race against the Natchez in 1870. The Robert E. Lee caught fire in 1882 and 21 passengers were killed.This…

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A postcard depicting sponges along a dock in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Sponge harvesting in Tarpon Springs began in 1852 when Walter Lowe sailed to Anclote Key to secure cargo containing sponges. The Anclote and Rock Island Sponge Company was formed…

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A postcard depicting a fleet of sponge ships in the harbor in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Sponge harvesting in Tarpon Springs began in 1852 when Walter Lowe sailed to Anclote Key to secure cargo containing sponges. The Anclote and Rock Island Sponge…

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A postcard depicting a sponge diver and sponge boat in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Sponge harvesting in Tarpon Springs began in 1852 when Walter Lowe sailed to Anclote Key to secure cargo containing sponges. The Anclote and Rock Island Sponge Company…

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A postcard depicting a diver surfacing with a net full of sponges in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Sponge harvesting in Tarpon began in 1852 when Walter Lowe sailed to Anclote Key to secure cargo containing sponges. The Anclote and Rock Island Sponge…

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A postcard depicting a diver suiting up to go sponge diving in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Sponge harvesting in Tarpon began in 1852 when Walter Lowe sailed to Anclote Key to secure cargo containing sponges. The Anclote and Rock Island Sponge Company…

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A postcard depicting Charleston Harbor in Charleston, South Carolina. The harbor was the site of two major Civil War events: the Battle of Fort Sumter and the attack on the USS Housatonic, a Union warship, by the H. L. Hunley, a Confederate…

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A postcard depicting an illustrated aerial view of a Lake Geneva harbor. The lake is located on the north side of the Alps and is shared by Switzerland and France. This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a…

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Captain Charles Henry Coe (1856-1954) and his yacht, The Buccaneer II, in 1943. Coe was born in Torrington, Connecticut, on February 3, 1856, to William Henry Coe (1824-1879), who founded the town of Glencoe, and Deborah Little Archer Coe…

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The Buccaneer, a yacht owned by Captain Charles Henry Coe (1856-1954). The Navy-built 30-by-9 foot, 5-ton cabin cruiser included a 4-cycle Lathrop engine and was docked at the city dock in Palm Beach, Florida, at the time that the ad was run. Capt.…

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An advertisement for the sale of The Buccaneer, a yacht owned by Captain Charles Henry Coe (1856-1954). The Navy-built 30-by-9 foot, 5-ton cabin cruiser included a 4-cycle Lathrop engine and was docked at the city dock in Melbourne, Florida, at the…

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Sanford's Riverfront looking north during late 19th century, with a steamship pictured in the background. By the mid-1880s, Sanford had become a major distribution center due to the city's strategic location along Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River.…

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Sanford's riverfront canal and port, which is the largest in Central Florida, on Lake Monroe in Sanford, Florida. Lake Monroe is a lake that is part of the St. Johns River system in Florida and is also the eigth largest lake in the Orlando…