Butler Beach - Anastasia Island, Florida

Butler Beach - Anastasia Island, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/34851
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Butler Beach - Anastasia Island, Florida

Image Number

  • RC12416

Year

  • 194-?

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Beginning in 1927 Frank B. Butler began to buy land on the island. He slowly developed the land into a resort area for African Americans. The only beach they were allowed to use between Jacksonville and Daytona Beach. He opened the Sea Breeze Kaseno in 1937. He operated Butler's Inn and beginning in 1948 sold lots and built homes. By then there were at least 11 black businesses in the resort area."

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 00357.

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Butler Beach - Anastasia Island, Florida
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