This exhibit contains selected images from over 5,000 slides and photographs in the Dale M. McDonald Collection which document art exhibits, businesses, boating events, attractions, community events, landscapes, residences, and street scenes in Key West.

Firefighter and photographer Dale McDonald was born in Key West, Florida on October 2, 1949.

Fort Jefferson lighthouse: Garden Key, Florida (198-)

Fort Jefferson lighthouse: Garden Key, Florida (198-)

Image Number: DM3495

Man kayaking with dog on Flagler Avenue by the Salvation Army store: Key West, Florida (2005)

Man kayaking with dog on Flagler Avenue by the Salvation Army store: Key West, Florida (2005)

Image Number: DM2664

The flood waters were the result of Hurricane Wilma.

Shrimp boats: Key West, Florida (1973)

Shrimp boats: Key West, Florida (1973)

Image Number: DM0954

Located at the old Standard Oil docks.

Rex Shaw turning press on cigars at his store on Fleming Street: Key West, Florida (197-)

Rex Shaw turning press on cigars at his store on Fleming Street: Key West, Florida (197-)

Image Number: DM1471

Mr. Rex Shaw was one of the last of the original cigar makers in Key West. Dale McDonald's grandfather, George, worked as a cigar maker along with Rex in many of the cigar factories in Key West, FL.

Guard macaw at Key West 2006 Poker Run

Guard macaw at Key West 2006 Poker Run

Image Number: DM6674

Wood-carving made by Dale McDonald (19--)

Wood-carving made by Dale McDonald (19--)

Image Number: DM0677

Aerial view of the "Arbutus": Key West, Florida (1985)

Aerial view of the "Arbutus": Key West, Florida (1985)

Image Number: DM1084

This ship was used as a reference point in searching wreck sites. Once, while as the 'Sentry' vessel over the Atocha wreck, it was accidently strafed and bombed by a reserve Navy squadron out of Tennessee. Remarkable, they didn't hit the ship or its startled occupant.

The "House on Stilts", end of the NW channel: Key West, Florida (19--)

The "House on Stilts", end of the NW channel: Key West, Florida (19--)

Image Number: DM3534

Key West Fire Department members connecting hard suction hose to fire hydrant : Key West, Florida (1984)

Key West Fire Department members connecting hard suction hose to fire hydrant : Key West, Florida (1984)

Image Number: DM1890

L-R: FF Stewart Andrews, blue shirt, FF Glen Archer, red shirt, FF Louie Vallet, dark cap, and Eng. Alan Vidal in yellow helmet.

Haitian refugee boat washed up on shore at the Naval Air Station Truman Annex Housing beach (197-)

Haitian refugee boat washed up on shore at the Naval Air Station Truman Annex Housing beach (197-)

Image Number: DM2876

Key West Fire Department members connecting hard suction hose to fire hydrant : Key West, Florida (1984)

Night view of the Strand Theatre at 527 Duval Street: Key West, Florida (198-)

Image Number: DM5520

Shows the theater after being renovated following many years of remaining vacant. The theater re-opened as an entertainment night club in lieu of a movie theater, which it was originally. Note the opening act for the theater, 'Doc' Severinsen, the former band director for Johnny Carson, the late night TV entertainer.