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Adelia Rosasco Soule Raises Funds for Stone Mountain, Georgia, 1926

 Digital Record
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##nfnmu4


  • Digitized: 1926

Summary Note

In 1926, Adelia Rosasco, using a fire department ladder truck, climbed the five stories to the top of the San Carlos Hotel in Pensacola, Florida, to raise funds for the Confederate monument on Stone Mountain, Georgia. She said in her biographical book "Panhandle Memories" that she'd stop every few rungs and shake the ladder to excite the crowd below.

Rights Statement Note

Photographs and images may not be sold, marketed, or used for commercial applications without express permission from the University of West Florida. Researchers may use photographs and images from these collections provided credit is given to the University Archives and West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, Pensacola.

Physical Description Note

This photograph comes from the Ellsworth Research Collection which is comprised of written and compiled notes and photographs used for creation of Pensacola, the Deep Water City (1982).

Images from that collection are placed online here for research, study, and access, and were acquired from owners and contributors, who may still own reproduction rights and copyrights.

The photographs used for the book were numbered to keep track of them but we have found numbered photographs that were not used in the book.

This photograph is numbered #309 and is undated, source unknown.

Contributor Note

Contributor: Added by Dean DeBolt, 13 March 2017

Repository Details

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