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State Archives of Florida
Young women reading aboard the shantyboat "Lazy Bones".
N2011- 7, Photographic collection, 1930s-1970s; Box 4
Location: 30713, B.
Photographed during a shanty boat cruise from Ft. Myers to Clewiston between December 28, 1947 and January 6, 1948.
Accompanying note: "Stateroom interior showing compact but comfortable bunks".
Identified in the top bunk is Helen Schoonover and in the lower bunk is the photographer's daughter Lois Duncan Steinmetz.
Joseph Janney Steinmetz was a world-renowned commercial photographer whose images appeared in such publications as the Saturday Evening Post, Life, Look, Time, Holiday, Collier's, and Town & Country. His work has been referred to as "an American social history," which documented diverse scenes of American life from affluent northeasterners to middle-class Floridians. Steinmetz moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarasota, Florida in 1941.
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Young women reading aboard the shantyboat "Lazy Bones". 1947 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245403>, accessed 26 May 2022.
Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Young women reading aboard the shantyboat "Lazy Bones". 1947 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 26 May. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245403>.
AP Style Photo Citation
(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)