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By Susan Gillis

In 1915, the South Florida groups of castle Lauderdale, Dania, Pompano, Hallandale, Deerfield, and Davie joined jointly to shape a county. They named it Broward, in honor of the governor whose Everglades drainage software had introduced them such prosperity. at the present time, Broward is Florida's moment biggest county, with 1.6 million humans. Photographer Aaron Eugene Hyde got here to castle Lauderdale in 1933, on the age of sixteen, to start a 40-year occupation, serving as one of many county's few specialist photographers and the photographer for the Broward variation of the Miami bring in. Gene recorded attention-grabbing humans, areas, and occasions pivotal within the county's improvement. His photographs evoke nostalgia for the not-that-distant prior, a lifestyle Broward County citizens won't ever see again.

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