Seminole woman with her children in a dugout canoe on a Florida canal along the Tamiami Trail.

Seminole woman with her children in a dugout canoe on a Florida canal along the Tamiami Trail.


Image Number

  • JJS0586

Year

  • 1951

Date Note

  • Photographed on January 3, 1951.

Series Title

General Note

  • They were gigging for fish or frogs, possibly near the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation.

    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 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, B.

Learn more about the Steinmetz collection »

Seminole woman with her children in a dugout canoe on a Florida canal along the Tamiami Trail.
Seminole woman with her children in a dugout canoe on a Florida canal along the Tamiami Trail.

Order Prints

Please select the size and options

Seminole woman with her children in a dugout canoe on a Florida canal along the Tamiami Trail.
JJS0586

* Shipping fee: The fee is a flat rate of $2 per order. The expected turnaround is 7 to 10 business days, not inclusive of shipping time. See FAQ for more information. 

Order Scan

Please select the size and options

Seminole woman with her children in a dugout canoe on a Florida canal along the Tamiami Trail.
JJS0586

*Scans will be available for download in 3 to 5 business days, and will have a flat $2 per order handling charge. An email will be sent with a link to the download. See FAQ for more information.

For help or more information about ordering see the FAQ or Customer Service

Credit this photo

Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Seminole woman with her children in a dugout canoe on a Florida canal along the Tamiami Trail. 1951. Color transparency, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245580>, accessed 26 May 2016.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Seminole woman with her children in a dugout canoe on a Florida canal along the Tamiami Trail. 1951. Color transparency. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 26 May. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/245580>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)