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.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/131623
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Title

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

Image Number

  • 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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Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1047B10.

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