President Calvin Coolidge Visits Sanford

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Title

President Calvin Coolidge Visits Sanford

Alternative Title

President Coolidge Visits Sanford

Subject

Sanford (Fla.)
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933
Chase, Sydney Octavius, 1860-1941
Chase and Company (Sanford, Fla.)
Citrus fruit industry--Florida
Citrus--Florida

Description

President Calvin Coolidge receiving citrus fruit while visiting Sanford, Florida, in 1929. Sydney Octavius Chase, co-owner of Chase & Company, is photographed on the right, wearing a light suit.

Chase & Company was established in 1884 by brothers Sydney Octavius Chase and Joshua Coffin Chase. The company sold insurance and later invested in storage facilities and fertilizer sales. Chase & Company was known mainly for its agricultural interests and maintained a series of citrus groves throughout Central Florida. The company was based out of Sanford and became one of the city's largest employers into the early twentieth century.

Source

Original black and white photographs, February 1, 1929: Chase Collection (MS 14), box 215, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Date Created

1929-02-01

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographs, February 1, 1929.

Is Part Of

Chase Collection (MS 14), box 215, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Sanford Collection, Chase Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Is Referenced By

Folder referenced in Chase Collection finding guide, http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/pkyonge/chase.htm.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

96 KB
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Medium

3 black and white photographs

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Entire Chase Collection is comprised of four separate accessions from various donors, including Cecilia Johnson, the granddaughter of Joshua Coffin Chase and the children of Randall Chase.

Rights Holder

The displayed collection item is housed at Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Rights to this item belong to the said institution, and therefore inquiries about the item should be directed there. RICHES of Central Florida has obtained permission from Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida to display this item for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Digital Collections (UFDC), University of Florida

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Warner, S.C. "Development of Marketing Citrus Fruits in Florida." Florida State Horticultural Society vol. 36 (1923): 198-200.
Hopkins, James T. Fifty Years of Citrus, the Florida Citrus Exchange: 1909-1959. Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press: 1960.
"Sydney Chase Sr. (1860-1941)." Florida Citrus Hall of Fame. Copyright 2012. http://floridacitrushalloffame.com/index.php/inductees/inductee-name/?ref_cID=89&bID=0&dd_asId=600.
Sanford Historical Society (Fla.). Sanford. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2003.
"Episode 52: An Interview with Jim Clark, Part 2." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/2506.

Transcript

Sydney Chase is the man in the light suit on the right.

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Original Format

3 black and white photographs

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