Sarasota Sun-Debs being given lessons in descending stairs at Lido Beach, Florida.

Sarasota Sun-Debs being given lessons in descending stairs at Lido Beach, Florida.


Image Number

  • JJS2314

Year

  • ca 1949

Series Title

General Note

  • Original Sun Debs organized in 1949. Girls participating were used in beach pictures distributed locally & nationally. All of the girls received basic modeling training.

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.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 60 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, E.

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Sarasota Sun-Debs being given lessons in descending stairs at Lido Beach, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Sarasota Sun-Debs being given lessons in descending stairs at Lido Beach, Florida. ca 1949. Black & white photonegative, 60 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254641>, accessed 22 April 2019.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Sarasota Sun-Debs being given lessons in descending stairs at Lido Beach, Florida. ca 1949. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254641>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)