Joan Haley with award

Abstract/Description: Joan Haley was a journalist and socialite who retired to Pass-a-Grille in the 1950s. She purchased the dilapidated Pass-a-Grille Community Church building, which was at risk of being torn down following the relocation of the congregation. Upon her death, she left the structure to Pinellas County; the building is now home to the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum.This artifact is a original photograph of Joan holding an award. The subject of the award is unknown. This is one of the more recent pictures of Joan and portrays how much of an impact she continued to have in her town.
Subject(s): Woman
Pass-a-Grille Beach (Fla.)--HIstory
Pass-a-Grille Beach (Fla.)
St. Pete Beach, Pinellas, Florida