Map depicting the Apalachicola River System at the John Gorrie Museum in Apalachicola, Florida.

Map depicting the Apalachicola River System at the John Gorrie Museum in Apalachicola, Florida.


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  • K893846

Year

  • 1993

Series Title

General Note

  • Arriving at Apalachicola in 1833 and remaining until his death in 1855, Dr. John Gorrie, a brilliant physician and inventor, served as postmaster, city treasurer, town councilman, and bank director. Concern for his yellow fever patients motivated Gorrie to invent a method for cooling their rooms. His invention laid the groundwork for modern refrigeration and air conditioning and was the first patented ice machine.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 60 mm.

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1047B10.

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Map depicting the Apalachicola River System at the John Gorrie Museum in Apalachicola, Florida.
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Map depicting the Apalachicola River System at the John Gorrie Museum in Apalachicola, Florida. 1993. Black & white photonegative, 60 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/131623>, accessed 6 December 2016.

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Map depicting the Apalachicola River System at the John Gorrie Museum in Apalachicola, Florida. 1993. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 6 Dec. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/131623>.

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