Cassandra Sweeting sitting on a boat at dock with friends in Lanark.

Cassandra Sweeting sitting on a boat at dock with friends in Lanark.


Image Number

  • MSC6607

Year

  • 1906

Date Note

  • Photographed in May 1906.

Series Title

General Note

  • Back to front: Mrs. Bynner, unidentified, Harry Pearce in the lap of Ethel Miller, and Cassie Sweeting in front.

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    Biography Note

  • Cassandra Sweeting was born in Pinner, England, to Henry Newton Sweeting and Alice Isabel Bourchier Sweeting. Because of her heart condition her parents came to the US and first settled in West Florida near her uncle William Sweeting. Her father opened a jewelry store in Milton. By 1888 they had moved to Tallahassee where Mrs. Sweeting's sister Mrs. Jack (Emma) Corbett lived. Her father opened a jewelry store on the west side of the 100 block of South Monroe St. and they lived on the corner of Call and Adams Streets, later on the 100 block of South Calhoun, right behind the Knott home.

  • Biography Note

  • "Cassie" (grad of FSCW in music) married Warren Coleman Dixon of Lee, Madison County. They owned Dixon Transfer, a moving company and held a contract with Seaboard Air Line Railway to deliver less-than-car-load freight to local merchants. In 1929 they built a home on Ward St. in Melrose Pard Subdivision, designed by Cassie who also designed three other homes there. She died in 1948 after a long battle with cancer.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - sepia - 3.25 x 4.25 in.

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Cassandra Sweeting sitting on a boat at dock with friends in Lanark.
Cassandra Sweeting sitting on a boat at dock with friends in Lanark.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Cassandra Sweeting sitting on a boat at dock with friends in Lanark. 1906. Sepia photoprint, 3.25 x 4.25 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/345352>, accessed 26 February 2020.

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Cassandra Sweeting sitting on a boat at dock with friends in Lanark. 1906. Sepia photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/345352>.

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(State Archives of Florida)