By Diane Drake
Title: Virginia Key Beach Photo Collection, 1938-2011
Arrangement: These photographs are arranged chronologically documenting Virginia Key Beach's inception, use as a recreational and social gathering spot, decline in the 1960's and 1970's and ultimately the enviromental and historical restoration.
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Photo collection from Virginia Key Beach spanning 1940's through present day.
Box and Folder Listing
- Box 1: Historical Park Photos, 1940's-1950's
- This box contains photos from the Park in the 1940's-1950's of buildings, amusements, beach scenes, park employees and social gatherings.
- Box 2: Park Trust renewal, 1998-2008
- This digital collection contains photos from the renewal of the park after it had been closed for 2 decades.
- Box 3: Modern day park photos, 2008-present
- How the park looks today.