Group Title: Estero : : Lee County
Title: Estero
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Title: Estero Lee County
Alternate Title: Lee County
Physical Description: 1 leaf : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Lamme, Corinne W
Crowe, F. Hilton
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: S.l
Publication Date: 1936]
Subject: History -- Lee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
History -- Estero (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Statement of Responsibility: Corinne W. Lamme.
General Note: Caption title.
General Note: Typescript for the Federal Writers' Project.
General Note: "Federal Writers' Projects, American Guide, Tampa, Florida."
General Note: "April 15, 1936."
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Bibliographic ID: UF00055114
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002083200
oclc - 34578061
notis - AKS1662

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Tanpa, '1lori da

Corimne -, Lamme II

complete_ April 15 1956

___ .or rank H : Croiwe

. (Leo County)

;:toro: 1tla 27, UL 41. population 341, is a snall

coZrmnity about 16 miles south of eort i;yors on tieo Tani ni


'Thc oreshan Unity practically owns the town. It is a

peculiar relijgous organization, believing tihat nan irinhbits

the interior of thue earth, ind not tho exterior. They prac-

tise celibacy, men and womon occupying separate dorrmitories.

The Unity has a comnunistic angle, as members turn over all

their property to the cult when joining, but receive no refund

should they withdraw.

The other inhabitants of -tero are eng;aed generally in

farming and growing citrus.

eie botanical garden ofthe Koreshar Unity well repays

a visit. Arthur Douglas Teed, son of Uyrus R. Teod, founder

of the Koreahan Unity, estnbliUhed an art gallery in the

colony containing about 50 paintini,al some of them world

famous. The ploture gallery is also used as an opera house.

Latero River afford opportunity for fresh water fishing

and boating

A -otet A separate article has been\written on the Koreshan
Unity of their activities in full. "

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