500-504 South Sanford Avenue

Dublin Core

Title

500-504 South Sanford Avenue

Alternative Title

500-504 S. Sanford Avenue

Subject

Sanford (Fla.)
Georgetown (Sanford, Fla.)

Description

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 furniture shop moved to 422-424 South Sanford Avenue. The Boteler Howard Company, a wholesale confectioner business, occupied Suites 500-502 from approximately 1952 to 1965. Suite 504 was listed as vacant in 1952. In 1965, Hoover Radio & TV Service occupied Suite 504, which was later listed as vacant in 1975. Dave's Used Furniture was housed in Suite 500 in 1975. At the time that this photograph was taken in January 2012, Suite 502 was being occupied by Claire's Elegant Expressions and Suites 500 and 504 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

295 MB
291 MB
301 MB

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

"Pathways to History - Historic Georgetown" City of Sanford. http://www.sanfordfl.gov/index.aspx?page=483.
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.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1975. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1975.

Transcript

Sanford Ave
Claire's Elegant Expressions
Specializing in Fine Hats & Accessories

Fine Hats
Women's Accessories
Casual Hats
Designer Hats
Occasion Hats

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Original Format

3 color digital images

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