'Neighbor John' dispensed shiny dimes at Ormond

Citation
'Neighbor John' dispensed shiny dimes at Ormond

Material Information

Title:
'Neighbor John' dispensed shiny dimes at Ormond
Series Title:
Hampton Dunn collection
Creator:
Dunn, Hampton
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1 online resource (2 p.) : ill. ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Mansions -- Florida -- Ormond Beach ( lcsh )
Description and travel -- Ormond Beach (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Genre:
non-fiction ( marcgt )

Notes

Abstract:
Typescript of Photouring Florida column that describes John D. Rockefeller's wintering in Ormond Beach.
General Note:
Title from caption on PDF of p.1 (viewed July 27, 2010).
General Note:
At head of title: Photouring Florida.
Original Version:
Hampton Dunn collection Box 342 Folder 17
Statement of Responsibility:
by Hampton Dunn.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
002221788 ( ALEPH )
650345504 ( OCLC )
D33-0141 ( USFLDC DOI )
d33.141 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Book

Downloads

This item has the following downloads:


Full Text
xml version 1.0 encoding UTF-8 standalone no
record xmlns http:www.loc.govMARC21slim xmlns:xsi http:www.w3.org2001XMLSchema-instance xsi:schemaLocation http:www.loc.govstandardsmarcxmlschemaMARC21slim.xsd
leader nam 2200325Ia 4500
controlfield tag 001 002221788
005 20100727150406.0
006 m d
007 cr bn|||||||||
008 100727s196u flua s 000 0 eng d
datafield ind1 8 ind2 024
subfield code a D33-0141
040
FHM
c FHM
043
n-us-fl
035
(OCoLC)650345504
049
FHmm
090
F306 (ONLINE)
1 100
Dunn, Hampton.
0 245
'Neighbor John' dispensed shiny dimes at Ormond
h [electronic resource] /
by Hampton Dunn.
260
196-?
300
1 online resource (2 p.) :
b ill.
500
Title from caption on PDF of p.1 (viewed July 27, 2010).
At head of title: Photouring Florida.
520
Typescript of Photouring Florida column that describes John D. Rockefeller's wintering in Ormond Beach.
600
Rockefeller, John D.
q (John Davison),
d 1839-1937
x Homes and haunts
z Florida
Ormond Beach.
650
Mansions
Florida
Ormond Beach.
651
Ormond Beach (Fla.)
Description and travel.
773
t Hampton Dunn Photouring Florida collection.
w (OCoLC)645457977
4 856
u http://digital.lib.usf.edu/?d33.141



PAGE 1

-i12'NEIGHBOR JOHN' DISPENSED SHINY DIMES AT ORMOND By HAMPTON DUNN ORMOND BEACH --John D. Rockefeller, who founded Standard Oil Co. and became super-wealthy, spent 23 winters here, from 1914 until his death in 1937. He came to this pleasant East Coast resort on the recommendation of research scientists who proclaimed Ormond such a healthful place the oil tycoon could fulfill his ambition to live to be 100 years old. He missed the mark by slightly more than two years! At first, Rockefeller stayed at his ex-partner Henry M. Flagler's swank hotel, The Ormond, leasing a complete floor of the rambling hostelry for the season. Then, he purchased in 1918 the modest estate of Dr. Harwood Huntington, situated across the street from the hotel on Riverside Drive. The Casements, as it was named, wasn't a pretentious place. It was a house of grey shingles with dark green and white awnings on the numerous windows. (Today the home has been converted into a retirement hotel for older citizens). "Neighbor John" as he was known was a familiar figure here. He presided over the annual Charity Bazaar at the hotel; he played golf as long as he was able; he entertained a few friends in his mansion. On Sundays, the Standard Oil genius attended the nondenominational Ormond Union Church. In his earlier years he had been a teacher and youth leader at Erie Street Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio. After church here, Rockefeller would stand on the lawn and hand out shiny dimes to the children---along with a brief sermon on thrift and savings.

PAGE 2

-i12


printinsert_linkshareget_appmore_horiz

Download Options

close
Choose Size
Choose file type
Cite this item close

APA

Cras ut cursus ante, a fringilla nunc. Mauris lorem nunc, cursus sit amet enim ac, vehicula vestibulum mi. Mauris viverra nisl vel enim faucibus porta. Praesent sit amet ornare diam, non finibus nulla.

MLA

Cras efficitur magna et sapien varius, luctus ullamcorper dolor convallis. Orci varius natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Fusce sit amet justo ut erat laoreet congue sed a ante.

CHICAGO

Phasellus ornare in augue eu imperdiet. Donec malesuada sapien ante, at vehicula orci tempor molestie. Proin vitae urna elit. Pellentesque vitae nisi et diam euismod malesuada aliquet non erat.

WIKIPEDIA

Nunc fringilla dolor ut dictum placerat. Proin ac neque rutrum, consectetur ligula id, laoreet ligula. Nulla lorem massa, consectetur vitae consequat in, lobortis at dolor. Nunc sed leo odio.