Close-up view showing workers around concrete mixer during construction of "Lambie Houses" on Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida.

Close-up view showing workers around concrete mixer during construction of "Lambie Houses" on Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS1238

Year

  • 1948

Date Note

  • Photographed on January 22, 1948.

Series Title

General Note

  • The Lambie (Lamolithic) homes were designed by architects Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell.

Rights

    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.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, C.

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Close-up view showing workers around concrete mixer during construction of "Lambie Houses" on Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida.
Close-up view showing workers around concrete mixer during construction of "Lambie Houses" on Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Close-up view showing workers around concrete mixer during construction of "Lambie Houses" on Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida. 1948. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/246242>, accessed 27 May 2019.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Close-up view showing workers around concrete mixer during construction of "Lambie Houses" on Siesta Key near Sarasota, Florida. 1948. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 27 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/246242>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)