217-219 South Sanford Avenue

Dublin Core

Title

217-219 South Sanford Avenue

Alternative Title

217-219 S. Sanford Ave.

Subject

Sanford (Fla.)
African Americans--Florida
Georgetown (Sanford, Fla.)

Description

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 approximately 1911 to 1917. J. V. Kendall ran a fish market here from approximately 1924 to 1926. From approximately 1947 to 1965, the Sanford Fish & Grocery Company operated from this suite, as well as the adjacent suite.

Resident J. B. Williams was the first known occupant of Suite 219 from approximately 1911 to 1917. From approximately 1924 to 1926, I. F. Schwartz operated his grocery store at this location. At the time that this photograph was taken in January 2012, both suites were vacant.

Creator

Rock, Adam

Source

Original color digital images by Adam Rock, January 23, 2012.

Date Created

2012-01-23

Is Part Of

Sanford Avenue Collection, Georgetown Collection, Sanford Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

305 KB
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Medium

3 color digital images

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Georgetown, Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Adam Rock and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura
Rock, Adam

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Flewellyn, Valada S. African Americans of Sanford. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2009.
"Pathways to History - Historic Georgetown." City of Sanford. http://www.sanfordfl.gov/index.aspx?page=483.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1911. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1911.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1917-1918. Jacksonville, FL: R.L. Polk & Co., 1917.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1924. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1924.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1926. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1926.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1947. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1947.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1952. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1952.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1965. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1965.

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Original Format

3 color digital images

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  2. SC00817.JPG
  3. SC00818.JPG