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A postcard depicting docks along the Indian River in Cocoa, Florida. Non-indigenous fishermen first arrived in Cocoa, Florida, around 1860, and in 1882, settlement plats were made under the name Indian River City. In 1895, Cocoa was officially…

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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 workers and conveyors moving bananas from the shop to the refrigerator car in New Orleans, Louisiana. From the early 20th century through the mid 1960s, Standard Fruit Company and United Fruit Company made New Orleans the…

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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 a view down Murray Boulevard in Charleston, South Carolina, with Fort Sumter Hotel on one side and the docks on the other. Fort Sumter Hotel was built in 1923 and was converted into condominiums in the 1980s.This postcard is part…

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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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This photograph is of the waterfront on Commercial Street in Sanford, Florida. The Palm Avenue Dock is in the distance and the foreground is the park at the Sanford House Hotel. There is a century plant in the center of walkway in the park.The…

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This photograph was taken from Commercial Street looking West towards Oak Avenue in Sanford, Florida. The railroad dock can be seen in the distance. When Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) first established the City of Sanford, he laid out the streets…