Martin Digital History

Coventry Collection

Title

Coventry Collection

Subject

Coventry, Edith Brown, 1890-1979

Description

Edith Brown Coventry was born 23 March 1890, in Duluth, Minnesota. Her parents, John and Charlotte Coventry frequently visited Stuart, Florida before moving to the town in 1921 and becoming proprietors of the Coventry Hotel (now the Old Colorado Hotel), which was built in 1914. Edith established one of the earliest photographic studios in Stuart, the Edith Brown Coventry Kodak Finishing Shop, in about 1922; a later shop, E.B. Coventry, operated at 212 Osceola Avenue for many years. She enjoyed fishing and hunting. Edith moved to West Palm Beach in 1961 and died there on 16 October 1979.

Creator

Coventry, Edith Brown, 1890-1979

Contributor

Historical Society of Martin County

Type

Still image

Identifier

HSMC-2023-006
HSMC 2013.42.02

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