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Florida Memory 1941-1945

Vintage photos from The State Archives of Florida shot during WWII. The State Archives of Florida is the central repository for the archives of Florida State Government. It is mandated by law to collect, preserve, and make available for research the historically significant records of the State, as well as private manuscripts, local government records, photographs, and other materials that complement the official State records.
Naval Photography School students with Graflex cameras: Pensacola Naval Air Station
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Young women at the municipal casino: Lido Beach, Florida

Local call number: JJS0370..Title: Young women at the municipal casino: Lido Beach, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 5 x 4 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection... more

Model with a basket of flowers: Sarasota, Florida

Local call number: JJS0093 ..Title: Model with a basket of flowers: Sarasota, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 5 x 4 in. ..Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection ( ht... more

John M. Gonatos in his curio shop with assistant Niki Vasilikis: Tarpon Springs, Florida

Local call number: JJS0112..Title: John M. Gonatos in his curio shop with assistant Niki Vasilikis: Tarpon Springs, Florida..Date: 1942..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph... more

"Jiu Jitsu" at the Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) in Jacksonville

strong>Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/259157 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/259157 ) ...Local call number: PR77969...Title: "Jiu Jitsu" at the Naval Air Technical Training Cent... more

Greek sponge boats on ways: Tarpon Springs, Florida

Local call number: JJS0109..Title: Greek sponge boats on ways: Tarpon Springs, Florida..Date: 1942..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 5 x 4 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection ( http:/... more

"Enjoying Mid-Winter Bathing and Sunshine at Miami Beach, Fla."

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/160187 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/160187 ) ..Local call number: PC2356..Title: "Enjoying Mid-Winter Bathing and Sunshine at Miami Beach, Fla."..... more

Unidentified couple posing with their sailfish and other fish at Layton's Park: Riviera Beach, Florida

Local call number: Pr30442..Title: [Unidentified couple posing with their sailfish and other fish at Layton's Park: Riviera Beach, Florida]..Date: ca. 1942..Accompanying note: "The Rambler ~ Capt. B. McBri... more

Portrait of Ringling Circus choreographer George Balanchine: Sarasota, Florida

Local call number: JJS0041..Title: Portrait of Ringling Circus choreographer George Balanchine: Sarasota, Florida..Date: April 1942..Accompanying note: "Director of ballet of elephants."..Physical des... more

Photography class at NAS Pensacola

Local call number: JJS1930..Title: Photography class at NAS Pensacola..Date: ca. 1942..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection ( http://floridamem... more

Naval Photography School instructor and students at NAS Pensacola

Local call number: JJS0827..Title: Naval Photography School instructor and students at NAS Pensacola..Date: ca. 1942..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint - b&w - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz ... more

Naval Photography School students loading aerial camera on to a plane at NAS Pensacola

Local call number: JJS0825..Title: Naval Photography School students loading aerial camera on to a plane at NAS Pensacola..Date: ca. 1942..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 4 in...Series Title: Jos... more

Naval Photography School instructor and students at NAS Pensacola

Local call number: JJS0852..Title: Naval Photography School instructor and students at NAS Pensacola..Date: ca. 1942..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint - b&w - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz ... more

Naval Photography School instructors at NAS Pensacola

Local call number: JJS0812..Title: Naval Photography School instructors at NAS Pensacola..Date: ca. 1942..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 4 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection (... more

Halloween party for the troops in Miami, Florida

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/136307 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/136307 ) ..Local call number: MS25966..Title: Halloween party for the troops in Miami, Florida..Date: October 25, 1943..... more

Eva Gibson with mosquito powder and pot near cottage - Big Pine Key

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/149588 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/149588 ) ...Local call number: N041504...Title: Eva Gibson with mosquito powder and pot near cottage - Big Pine Key...Da... more

U.S. Army Lt. William "Bill" O'Conner training near Eglin Field: Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254304 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254304 ) ..Local call number: DG01011..Title: U.S. Army Lt. William "Bill" O'Conner training near Egli... more

Passover supper at Temple Beth Jacob - Miami Beach

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/136283 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/136283 ) ...Local call number: MS25942...Title: Passover supper at Temple Beth Jacob - Miami Beach...Date: April 26, 194... more

North American P-51D Mustangs at MacDill Army Air Base: Tampa, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/137309 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/137309 ) ..Local call number: N027558..Title: North American P-51D Mustangs at MacDill Army Air Base: Tampa, Flo... more

Military seder during World War II: Tampa, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/136340 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/136340 ) ..Local call number: MS26001..Title: Military seder during World War II: Tampa, Florida..Date: 1943..Ph... more

Curtis Peterson and Ethel Shultz at the Breakers hotel in Palm Beach, Florida

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/255585 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/255585 ) ...Local call number: PR30672...Title: Curtis Peterson and Ethel Shultz at the Breakers hotel in Palm Beach, Fl... more

Lt. Joe Steinmetz photographing a camellia bush at NAS Pensacola

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245169 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245169 ) ..Local call number: JJS0199..Title: Lt. Joe Steinmetz photographing a camellia bush at NAS Pensacola..... more

Lt. Joe J. Steinmetz with Speed Graphic camera at NAS Pensacola

Local call number: JJS0275..Title: Lt. Joe J. Steinmetz with Speed Graphic camera at NAS Pensacola..Date: October 1945..Physical descrip: 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Stein... more

"Jay Dee" jungle cruise at Silver Springs: Ocala, Florida

Local call number: JJS0956..Title: "Jay Dee" jungle cruise at Silver Springs: Ocala, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz... more

H.G Champlin at the L&N Freight Depot: Pensacola, Florida

Local call number: JJS1116..Title: H.G Champlin at the L&N Freight Depot: Pensacola, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 5 x 4 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Colle... more

Flower vendor in Havana, Cuba

Local call number: JJS2156..Title: Flower vendor in Havana, Cuba..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 5 x 4 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection ( http://floridamemory.com... more

Ferris wheel in Taos, New Mexico

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/246460 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/246460 ) ..Local call number: JJS0978..Title: Ferris wheel in Taos, New Mexico..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 tran... more

Burquest and Stockbridge Company employees loading celery crates onto trucks near Sarasota, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245351 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245351 ) ..Local call number: JJS0421A..Title: Burquest and Stockbridge Company employees loading celery crates ... more

Visitors partaking in the main attraction at the Fountain of Youth in St. Augustine, Florida

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/245333 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/245333 ) ..Local call number: JJS0352..Title: Visitors partaking in the main attraction at the Fountain of Youth in St. ... more

Venetian Pool: Coral Gables, Florida

Local call number: JJS0973..Title: Venetian Pool: Coral Gables, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..General Note: The Venetian Pool, located at 2701 De Soto Blvd. in Coral Gables, Florida, was completed in 1924. It was ad... more

St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club

Local call number: JJS0186..Title: St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club..Date: ca. 1945..Accompanying note: "The Saint Petersburg Shuffleboard Club located in Mirror Lake Park, is said to be the largest partic... more

Sponge fleet at St. Nicholas dock for Epiphany services: Tarpon Springs, Florida

Local call number: JJS1117..Title: Sponge fleet at St. Nicholas dock for Epiphany services: Tarpon Springs, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Jan... more

Sponge diver John Gonatos: Tarpon Springs, Florida

Local call number: JJS0190..Title: Sponge diver John Gonatos: Tarpon Springs, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 5 x 4 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection ( htt... more

Sponge diver entering the water near Tarpon Springs, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245467 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245467 ) ..Local call number: JJS0495..Title: Sponge diver entering the water near Tarpon Springs, Florida..Date... more

St. Augustine Cathedral

Local call number: JJS0192..Title: St. Augustine Cathedral..Date: ca. 1945..General note: The St. Augustine Cathedral is home to the oldest parish in what is now the United States, founded in 1565 by the Spanis... more

"Southernmost House" located at 1400 Duval Street in Key West, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245944 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245944 ) ..Local call number: JJS0940..Title: "Southernmost House" located at 1400 Duval Street in Key... more

Royal Poinciana in bloom on Truman Avenue: Key West, Florida

Local call number: JJS1069..Title: Royal Poinciana in bloom on Truman Avenue: Key West, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collec... more

Royal Poinciana in bloom in Key West, Florida

Local call number: JJS0965A..Title: Royal Poinciana in bloom in Key West, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection ( http://... more

Ringling Circus clowns Albert "Flo" White, left, and Gene Lewis in Sarasota, Florida

Persistent URL: floridamemory.com/items/show/252833 ( http://floridamemory.com/items/show/252833 ) ..Local call number: JJS1960..Title: Ringling Circus clowns Albert "Flo" White, left, and Gene Lewis ... more

Retirees playing shuffleboard in Sarasota, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245468 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245468 ) ...Local call number: JJS0494...Title: Retirees playing shuffleboard in Sarasota, Florida...Date: ca. 1... more

Picking camellias

Local call number: JJS0200..Title: Picking camellias..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collection ( http://floridamemory.com/photographi... more

Naval Photography School students with Graflex cameras: Pensacola Naval Air Station

Local call number: JJS0818..Title: Naval Photography School students with Graflex cameras: Pensacola Naval Air Station..Date: Between 1941 and 1945..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint - b&w - 4 x 5 in...Series ... more

National Container Corporation Mill: Jacksonville, Florida

Local call number: JJS0964..Title: National Container Corporation Mill: Jacksonville, Florida..Date: ca. 1945..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney Steinmetz Collecti... more