Joe Lee on Charles Simeon Lee's Celery Farm

Dublin Core

Title

Joe Lee on Charles Simeon Lee's Celery Farm

Alternative Title

C. S. Lee's Celery Farm

Subject

Oviedo (Fla.)
Celery
Farming--Florida
Agriculture--Florida

Description

Joe Lee, an African-American laborer, with Blue Goose celery at Charles Simeon Lee, Sr.'s farm in Oviedo, Florida, in 1928. The two Lees were of no relation. C. S. Lee (1892-1991) was born on October 27, 1892, and married Goldie Eva Beckley Lee (1892-1976) on April 21, 1915. During the Great Depression, Lee grew celery and bought 20,000 acres to start a cattle ranch. He passed away on November 9, 1991.

Source

Original black and white photograph, 1928: Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.

Date Created

1928

Date Modified

1997-08

Has Version

"Joe Lee on Charles Simeon Lee's Farm." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/6354.
"Loading Celery by Bettye Reagan." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/6932.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph, 1928.

Is Part Of

Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.
Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

306 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Oviedo, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Donated to the Oviedo Historical Society by Thelma Lee Clonts in August of 1997.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Thelma Lee Clonts and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Lake Charm Circle, Oviedo...." The Orlando Sentinel, November 11, 1991. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1991-11-11/news/9111110197_1_oviedo-grandchildren-clarksville.
Robison, Jim. Around Oviedo. 2012.
"Goldie Eva Beckley." The Hennessee Family Genealogy Pages. http://www.thehennesseefamily.com/getperson.php?personID=I9802&tree=hennessee.

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Original Format

1 black and white photograph

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