- Koreshan Unity president Hedwig Michel speaking during dedication at the Koreshan State Historic Site park in Estero, Florida.
- Photographed on April 3, 1963.
- Note marker at the left that reads: "In 1893, the Koreshans, a religious sect founded by Dr. Cyrus R. Teed, moved here. Communal living and a belief that the universe existed on the inside of the earth were among the distinctive features of their doctrine. Living celibate lives, the industrious Koreshans established a farm, nursery, and botanical garden. Their cultural activities included art and music. In 1961, the surviving members of the settlement presented their property to the State of Florida."
- The Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District, a.k.a. Koreshan Unity State Park, was later added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
- Hedwig Michel was born in Frankfurt, Germany on March 29, 1892. She became president of Koreshan Unity in 1960 upon the death of president Laurie Bubbett.
- 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 7 in.
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