This exhibit contains selected images from over 5,000 slides and photographs in the Dale M. McDonald Collection which document art exhibits, businesses, boating events, attractions, community events, landscapes, residences, and street scenes in Key West.

Firefighter and photographer Dale McDonald was born in Key West, Florida on October 2, 1949.

Hobie Cat sailboats on Smathers Beach at the end of South Roosevelt Boulevard: Key West, Florida (1989)

Hobie Cat sailboats on Smathers Beach at the end of South Roosevelt Boulevard: Key West, Florida (1989)

Image Number: DM0381

Captain Roche and mate Clyde Carey dipping a crawfish trap in creosote to protect it from rot: Stock Island, Florida (1974)

Captain Roche and mate Clyde Carey dipping a crawfish trap in creosote to protect it from rot: Stock Island, Florida (1974)

Image Number: DM2902

Mate Clyde 'CJ' Carey places crawfish trap into creosote bath to treat the trap against rot while in the water. Capt. Gilo Roche, right, assists.

Battleship "Maine" monument and gravestones: Key West, Florida (1990)

Battleship "Maine" monument and gravestones: Key West, Florida (1990)

Image Number: DM0193

Panoramic view of cruise ship "Celebration" at Mallory Square: Key West, Florida (2005)

Panoramic view of cruise ship "Celebration" at Mallory Square: Key West, Florida (2005)

Image Number: DM3735

Female crayfish with eggs found during dive for conchs at the Eastern Dry Rocks reef: Key West, Florida (1978)

Female crayfish with eggs found during dive for conchs at the Eastern Dry Rocks reef: Key West, Florida (1978)

Image Number: DM0417

Also known as a Caribbean spiny lobster.

Aerial image of Key West, Florida (1968)

Aerial image of Key West, Florida (1968)

Image Number: DM2336

Pepe's Cafe at 806 Caroline Street: Key West, Florida (198-)

Pepe's Cafe at 806 Caroline Street: Key West, Florida (198-)

Image Number: DM5543

Cuban refugee boat beached on the south side of the Marquesas Keys (2004)

Cuban refugee boat beached on the south side of the Marquesas Keys (2004)

Image Number: DM3639

Refugees rode out a storm on the island prior to being discovered and rescued by the Coast Guard.

Members of the Key West Fire Dept. practice with NASKW firefighters at the "Hot drill" pit (1987)

Members of the Key West Fire Dept. practice with NASKW firefighters at the "Hot drill" pit (1987)

Image Number: DM0530

People in costume on Duval Street during Fantasy Fest 1987: Key West, Florida (1987)

People in costume on Duval Street during Fantasy Fest 1987: Key West, Florida (1987)

Image Number: DM0971

People in costume on Duval Street during Fantasy Fest 1987: Key West, Florida (1987)

"Dondi": Key West, Florida (1982)

Image Number: DM1111