Jasper Crowley reading in a rocking chair on his porch in Sarasota, Florida.

Jasper Crowley reading in a rocking chair on his porch in Sarasota, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS0453

Year

  • 1975

Date Note

  • Photographed in March 1975.

Series Title

General Note

  • Note the collection of antique bottles in the background.

Rights

    Biography Note

  • William "Jasper" Crowley founded the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, located just off Myakka River State Park property. Jasper was the brother of Allen Crowley, first manager of the state park. Their family lived along the banks of the Myakka River since before the Civil War.

  • Biography Note

  • 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.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 60 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, B.

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Jasper Crowley reading in a rocking chair on his porch in Sarasota, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Jasper Crowley reading in a rocking chair on his porch in Sarasota, Florida. 1975. Black & white photonegative, 60 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245413>, accessed 21 October 2018.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Jasper Crowley reading in a rocking chair on his porch in Sarasota, Florida. 1975. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 21 Oct. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245413>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)