53 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Rivers"
Boat Driver George Bower river tour at Wakulla Springs

Boat Driver George Bower river tour at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a boat at Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist attraction located just south of Tallahassee. These images document George Bowers, originally of Macon, Georgia, giving a river boat tour. This tour travelled a mile or so down the Wakulla River to showcase the natural fauna and flora of the springs. In 1986, the site became a state park. 1-3, 5-8, 10-12, 15-18, 21-23: Geroge Bower giving tour; 4, 13-14: Alligator on river; 9: Anhinga (snake bird/water turkey); 19: Tarzan tree; 20: River view: 24-31: Springs and the tour boats: 32-36: Equipment in boat. Date: Fall 1980.
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Boat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

Boat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

Date
1980
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a Jungle Cruise boat tour at Silver Springs, a popular tourist attraction in Central Florida. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. Date: Fall 1980.
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Boat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

Boat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

Date
1980
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a Jungle Cruise boat tour at Silver Springs, a popular tourist attraction in Central Florida. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. Date: Fall 1980.
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Boat driver Richard Strube giving tours at Homosassa Springs

Boat driver Richard Strube giving tours at Homosassa Springs

Date
1980
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a boat tour at Homosassa Springs, a popular tourist attraction on the Gulf Coast. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. In the mid-1980s, the site became a state park. Date: Fall 1980.
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Boat drivers at Wakulla Springs

Boat drivers at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Eighty-one color slides. Images of Wakulla Springs boat drivers. Glass bottom boat tour over the deep springs had been going on since the late 1800s. Many of these drivers are descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. One tale/feature was Henry the Pole Vaulting Fish, a bass fish that jumped over a pole (actually scratching its gills). The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Drivers pictured: George Bower(640-657, 813-814); Jackson (765-781); Moretz (784-785); and Gavin (790-793). Henry the fish pictured in 759-763, 781. Also includes are images of the river, alligators, fish, cypress trees, and plant life.
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Boat tours at Homosassa Springs

Boat tours at Homosassa Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Forty-two color slides. Images of Homosassa Springs boat tours and drivers. Homosassa Springs has been a tourist attraction since the 1920s. The incarnation of the attraction seen in these images dates from the 1960s. (The area is now a Florida state park.) Images are of the boat drivers ( Richard Strube, Cecil Johnson and Raymond Thompson) and the facilties, springs, fish, and tourists. Recordings of these tours can be found in S 1576, box 5.
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Boat tours at Silver Springs

Boat tours at Silver Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Sixty-five color slides. Images are of Silver Springs boat tours and boat drivers. The springs are one of the oldest roadside attractions in Florida. Developed formally in the 1920s, boat tours have been given since the mid-1800s by local residents. Images include the boat drivers: David Faison (821-826, 850-858); Utz (827-847), Klotz (848-849, 859-867); and Jokler (868-875); as well as the boats, springs, park facilities, and tourists. Recordings of these tours can be found in S 1577.
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Boat tours at Wakulla Springs

Boat tours at Wakulla Springs

Date
1980-10
Description
Seventy-seven color slides. Images of boat tours at Wakulla Springs, a tourist attraction dating back to the 1930s. Many of the tours and features (such as the pole vaulting fish, a bass fish which rubs its gills on a wooden pole in the spring) date back to the 1800s. Images include the river, fauna and flora, the springs, the boat drivers and their boats, and the attraction's 1938 lodge. (Today the area is a state park.) Most of these images are duplicated in S 1577, v. 7, S81-741 - S81-820.
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Boatdriver George Bower giving a boat tour at Wakulla Springs

Boatdriver George Bower giving a boat tour at Wakulla Springs

Date
Description
One black and white print. George Bower, of Macon, Georgia, giving a boat tour at Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist attraction located a few miles south of Tallahassee. Opened in the 1930s, the site became a state park in 1986.
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Cast netting on the Ribault River

Cast netting on the Ribault River

Date
1984-08
Description
Nineteen color slides. Images of an unidentified male cast-fishing with a cast net in the Ribault River. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Boat Driver George Bower river tour at Wakulla SpringsBoat Driver George Bower river tour at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageBoats
Tourism
Tourists
Springs
Waterways
Rivers
Flora
Fauna
Oral performance
Alligators
Anhinga
Birds
Landscape
Ecotourism
Wildlife watching industry
Storytellers
Storytelling
Workplace
Workers
Occupational groups
Boat driver
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Boat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver SpringsBoat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver SpringsStill ImageBoats
Springs
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tourists
Rivers
Flora
Workers
Workplace
Labor
Storytellers
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Oral performance
Oral communication
Boat driver
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Boat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver SpringsBoat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver SpringsStill ImageBoats
Springs
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tourists
Rivers
Flora
Workers
Workplace
Labor
Storytellers
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Oral performance
Oral communication
Boat driver
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Boat driver Richard Strube giving tours at Homosassa SpringsBoat driver Richard Strube giving tours at Homosassa SpringsStill ImageBoats
Transportation
Rivers
Waterways
Wildlife watching industry
Ecotourism
Tourists
Fauna
Flora
Storytellers
Storytelling
Oral communication
Tourism
Occupational groups
Labor
Workers
Boat driver
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Boat drivers at Wakulla SpringsBoat drivers at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageTourists
Tourism
Ecotourism
African Americans
Fishes
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Rivers
Waterways
Transportation
Oral performance
Nature
Fauna
Flora
Birds
Trees
Amusement parks
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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Boat tours at Homosassa SpringsBoat tours at Homosassa SpringsStill ImageTourists
Tourism
Ecotourism
African Americans
Springs
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Rivers
Waterways
Transportation
Oral performance
Nature
Fauna
Flora
Birds
Trees
Amusement parks
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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Boat tours at Silver SpringsBoat tours at Silver SpringsStill ImageTourists
Tourism
Ecotourism
African Americans
Springs
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Rivers
Waterways
Transportation
Oral performance
Nature
Fauna
Flora
Birds
Trees
Amusement parks
Wildlife watching industry
Occupational groups
Boat driver
Tour guides (Persons)
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Boat tours at Wakulla SpringsBoat tours at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageFieldwork
Boats
Boats and boating
Boat drivers
Boat driving
Glass bottom boats
Fishes
Rivers
Springs
Transportation
Docks
Waterways
Tour guides (Persons)
Ecotourism
Tourism
Tourists
Hotels
Alligators
Boat driver
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Boatdriver George Bower giving a boat tour at Wakulla SpringsBoatdriver George Bower giving a boat tour at Wakulla SpringsStill ImageTourism
Tourists
Ecotourism
Oral performance
Boats
Transportation
Parks
Rivers
Waterways
Storytellers
Storytelling
Boat driver
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Cast netting on the Ribault RiverCast netting on the Ribault RiverStill ImageFieldwork
Casting (Fishing)
Fishing
Fishing nets
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Rivers
Waterways
Fishers
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