102 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Transportation"
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1914 WWI Bomber plane at the Orlando International Airport

1914 WWI Bomber plane at the Orlando International Airport

Date
1979
Description
One black and white print. A 1914 Caudron Bomber bi-plane as part of the Wings and Wheels exhibit at the Orlando International Airport. 1979.
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Apalachicola oysterers

Apalachicola oysterers

Date
1986-10-30
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Bateau boat built by Mitch Free

Bateau boat built by Mitch Free

Date
1982-10
Description
One black and white print. A bateau boat is the same as a johnboat.
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Belle of the Suwannee boat rides

Belle of the Suwannee boat rides

Date
1978
Description
Two color slides. Images of the river boat, and the sign advertising it.
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Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiff

Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiff

Date
1989-03-25
Description
Sixty color slides. Images of Simmons demonstrating his wooden skiff in the Everglades. Simmons was one of the last makers of wooden Everglades skiffs, which were used to fish and hunt in the shallow wetlands of South Florida. A self described 'gladesman,' Simmons grew up near the Everglades hunting, boating, and fishing. His skiff measures 18-18 feet, and are 2 feet wide. They are flat bottomed and propelled with use of a pole by a driver standing up in the boat's middle. Simmons began building them at age 12. He is also the author of a book, 'Gladesmen' from 1998. For an interview of Simmons, see S 1576, T86-2 and T86-3 (C86-48).
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
Seven proof sheets with 226 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald Edward

Date
1992
Description
121 color slides. Images of Simmons and Ogden building an Everglades skiff. Also of Simmons boating in the Everglades. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1914 WWI Bomber plane at the Orlando International Airport1914 WWI Bomber plane at the Orlando International AirportStill ImageMaterial culture
Transportation
Exhibits
Machinery
Airplanes
Aircraft
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Apalachicola oysterersApalachicola oysterersStill ImageFieldwork
Occupational groups
Oyster fisheries
Oyster industries
Boats and boating
Skiffs
Maritime life
Labor
Transportation
Waterways
Saltwater fishing
Workers
Fishers
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Bateau boat built by Mitch FreeBateau boat built by Mitch FreeStill ImageBoats
Johnboats
Transportation
Boatbuilding
Material culture
Carpentry
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
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Belle of the Suwannee boat ridesBelle of the Suwannee boat ridesStill ImageBoats
Boats and boating
Rivers
Waterways
Transportation
Tourism
Tourists
Signs (commercial)
Signs and signboards
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Boat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiffBoat builder Glen Simmons on his Evergaldes skiffStill ImageFieldwork
Wetlands
Natural areas
National parks and reserves
Boats and boating
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Wilderness areas
National protected areas systems
Woodwork
Boatbuilders
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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Boat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardBoat builder Glen Simmons with his apprentice Donald EdwardStill ImageFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Material culture
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workshops
Wood craft
Wetlands
Apprentices
Boatbuilders
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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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