View showing Jasper Crowley, left, shearing his sheep in Sarasota, Florida.

View showing Jasper Crowley, left, shearing his sheep in Sarasota, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS0452

Year

  • 1975

Date Note

  • Photographed in March 1975.

Series Title

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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View showing Jasper Crowley, left, shearing his sheep in Sarasota, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. View showing Jasper Crowley, left, shearing his sheep in Sarasota, Florida. 1975. Black & white photonegative, 60 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245414>, accessed 19 October 2018.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. View showing Jasper Crowley, left, shearing his sheep in Sarasota, Florida. 1975. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 19 Oct. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245414>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)