Workers Carrying Jacketed Fossils from an Excavation near Melbourne, Florida

ID: SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-2786]


Form/Genre: Lantern slides

Date: 1921

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-2786

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Workers carrying jacketed fossils from an excavation on the north bank of a drainage canal about 2.5 mi. west of Melbourne, Fla. The picture was taken sometime during the mid-1920s during one of James W. Gidley's expeditions to the area.


  • Gidley, James Williams 1866-1931
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Paleontology
  • Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)


  • See also SIA2017-003794.
  • See also Record Unit 424, Box 6, Folder (mini box) 1.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image No. SIA2012-2786

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  • 1921
  • Mid-1920s

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Melbourne (Fla.)


Lantern slides

Local number

SIA Acc. 12-492 [SIA2012-2786]

Physical description

4 x 3.25;

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