Sponge divers

235852
Date
1979
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S79-499 - S79-500
Sponge divers

Tarpon Springs sponge divers

233963
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P80-224
Sponge divers

The Sponge Divers (National Geographic Explorer)

241217
Date
04/20/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-91
Sponge divers

Greek sponge divers

235908
Date
06/16/1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S95-367 - S95-373
Greek sponge divers

Images from the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

236141
Date
06/24/1989 - 06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge

Sponge diver breaking the surface

119936
Date
198-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS79500
Folklife Collection Series 1577, Shrimping/Sponging ; no 3

Interview with sponge fisher Sylvester Jackson

236621
Date
03/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
One audio cassette. Jackson was one of the few non-Greek sponge divers in Tarpon Springs

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song (Video 1)

238844
Date
Nov 1987 - Dec 1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V89-14
Sponge divers

Tarpon Springs

234058
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-103
Sponge divers

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song (Video 7)

240928
Date
Nov 1987 - Dec 1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V89-20
Sponge divers

Images of the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

236139
Date
06/24/1989 - 06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a

Interview with sponge diving helmet maker Anthony Lerios

236144
Date
06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-23 - C89-25
to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song (Video 21)

240938
Date
Nov 1987 - Dec 1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V89-35
Sponge divers

Tony Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making diving helmets

235818
Date
Jul 1985 - Jan 1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Sponge divers

Interview with Greek dive helmet maker Antonio Lerios

235920
Date
02/12/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Sponge divers

Performers at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

236137
Date
06/24/1989 - 06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge

Blessing of the Water for the Dead

236138
Date
06/24/1989 - 06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge

Greek embroidery at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

236142
Date
06/24/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans

Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

236146
Date
06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-27
answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans

Nikitas Tsimouris making a tsabouna

236136
Date
06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor

Nikitas Tsimouris making a tsabouna

236140
Date
06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a

Antonio Lerios and apprentice Nick Toth making dive helmets

235888
Date
02/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S93-326 - S93-362
Thirty-four color slides. Lerios began making diving helmets for sponge divers in 1913 in Tarpon

Interview with John Gianaros

236143
Date
06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-22
to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thrived in the sponge

Interview with bouzouki player Spiros Skordiles

236145
Date
06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-26
Florida Folklife Collection

Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

236147
Date
06/25/1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-28
Florida Folklife Collection

Interview with Greek musician Alex Platonias

236148
Date
Jun 1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-29
Florida Folklife Collection

Sculpture of a sponge diver - Tarpon Springs, Florida.

118820
Date
2003
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS034317
Sculpture of a sponge diver - Tarpon Springs, Florida.

Sculpture of a sponge diver - Tarpon Springs, Florida.

118821
Date
2003
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS034318
Sculpture of a sponge diver - Tarpon Springs, Florida.

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