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Julian A. Dimock’s Photographs: A “National Treasure”

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In 1904 Julian Anthony Dimock, then 31, and his 62 year-old father, Anthony Weston Dimock, found their way from New York City to Marco Island on the lower Gulf coast of Florida. Over the next decade the two former financiers traveled around south Florida by boat, canoe, and ox cart. Julian took photographs and both he and his father wrote several books and nearly 80 magazine and newspaper articles about the people, places, and the unique natural setting.

Tags: African Americans, American Southern States, Anthropology, Boating, Canoes, Dimock, Ethnology, Florida, Images, Native Americans, Photographic Collections, Photographs, Seminole Indians, South, United States

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