Hubbard's Hardware store after the fire of 1901 - Jacksonville, Florida

Hubbard's Hardware store after the fire of 1901 - Jacksonville, Florida


Image Number

  • RC01877

Year

  • 1901

Date Note

  • May 4, 1901.

Series Title

General Note

  • Jacksonville's Great Fire of 1901 was the largest metropolitan fire in the American South. The fire began on May 3, 1901 with a spark from a cook stove at lunchtime which ignited piles of Spanish moss drying for a mattress factory. Located at Davis and Beaver streets, the factory fire spread to most of the downtown area. By 8:30 when the fire was brought under control, 2,368 buildings were destroyed, 10,000 people were homeless and seven residents were dead. The city spent the next decade rebuilding its downtown.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 08007.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Hubbard's Hardware store after the fire of 1901 - Jacksonville, Florida. 1901. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/25737>, accessed 13 February 2016.

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Hubbard's Hardware store after the fire of 1901 - Jacksonville, Florida. 1901. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 13 Feb. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/25737>.

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(State Archives of Florida)