Dr. Jacob Augustus White - Tampa, Florida

Dr. Jacob Augustus White - Tampa, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/875
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Title

  • Dr. Jacob Augustus White - Tampa, Florida

Image Number

  • PR00902

Year

  • 19--

Series Title

General Note

  • He was president of the Tampa branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
  • White was born in Marianna on September 19, 1876. After school he completed Florida State College and entered the medical program at Howard University. After graduation in 1903 he opened an office in Apalachicola where he practiced for 13 years before moving to Tampa.He opened a sanitarium there in 1917.
  • Founder and president of the South Florida Fair and president of the Gaspariles Carnival.
  • He married Sarah Stanley of Sanford in 1919, and they had one son,Jacob Augustus White, Jr.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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