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Interview with Maxie Simmons – ca. 2008

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Date Issued:
2008-02-08
Title: Interview with Maxie Simmons – ca. 2008.
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Name(s): Simmons, Maxie
Knight, Robert
Feeley, Margaret K.
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2008-02-08
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Extent: 76p.
Language(s): English
Identifier: 78826 (digitool), FADT78826 (IID), fau:13198 (fedora)
Note(s): This interview was conducted on the subject of Mrs. Isabelle B. Krome, 1884–1978, a long-time resident of Homestead, FL., and widow of Mr. William J. Krome, Chief Constructing Engineer on the Florida East Coast Railroad Key West Extension. The Kromes were married in 1910 and had four children together. Mr. Krome is well-known for his work on the railroad. As a couple, the Kromes were renowned for their work in horticulture, particularly in the development of avocadoes and mangoes. This interview attempts to provide a detailed background on Mrs. Krome, form those who knew her both personally and professionally. Also present at the interview were Mr. Glen Simmons, Dr. Laura Ogden and Ms. Katherine Fleming.
Subject(s): Krome, Isabelle B.
Krome, William J.
Horticulture -- Florida
Homestead (Fla.)
Everglades (Fla.)
Florida -- History
Oral histories --Florida.
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/78826
Host Institution: FAU
Title: Interview with Maxie Simmons – ca. 2008.
Name(s): Simmons, Maxie
Knight, Robert
Feeley, Margaret K.
Type of Resource: mixed material
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2008-02-08
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: pdf/mp3
Extent: 76p. : 01:27:44
Language(s): English
Identifier: 78826 (digitool), FADT78826p (IID)
Note(s): This interview was conducted on the subject of Mrs. Isabelle B. Krome, 1884–1978, a long-time resident of Homestead, FL., and widow of Mr. William J. Krome, Chief Constructing Engineer on the Florida East Coast Railroad Key West Extension. The Kromes were married in 1910 and had four children together. Mr. Krome is well-known for his work on the railroad. As a couple, the Kromes were renowned for their work in horticulture, particularly in the development of avocadoes and mangoes. This interview attempts to provide a detailed background on Mrs. Krome, form those who knew her both personally and professionally. Also present at the interview were Mr. Glen Simmons, Dr. Laura Ogden and Ms. Katherine Fleming.
Subject(s): Krome, Isabelle B.
Krome, William J.
Horticulture -- Florida
Homestead (Fla.)
Everglades (Fla.)
Florida -- History
Oral histories --Florida
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FADT78826
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU