8 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Mermaids "
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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Date
1953-02
Description
The 48th Annual Florida State Fair includes the Gasparilla Pirate Celebration in which men dress as pirates and sail into Tampa Bay. Parades, circus acts, produce displays, industry displays and livestock displays from all over the state are shown. Viewers see a car race and car stunts. The film also shows "Negro Day" with marching bands, track events and the presentation of the "Outstanding Negro of the Year Award." The 4-H Club is shown and Florida Secretary of Agriculture Nathan Mayo presents awards. Future Homemakers are shown making cookies. Cigar making is shown and a human cannonball flies. An underwater kitchen features a mermaid housewife. A parade features many floats and costumes. This is a wonderful Kodachrome film. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami; sponsored by the Florida State Advertising Commission and the Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Association.
Collection
HOME MOVIE

HOME MOVIE

Date
1941
Description
This film was taken in the Miami area in 1941. It shows scenes of a football game, baseball, fastpitch softball (men's and women's), children on a playground, dog racing, mermaids, a parade, a woman feeding a squirrel, people on a beach, spring training, Bok Tower, Indian Village, people stopped along the roadside picking oranges, a family cookout, a hydroplane taking off and landing in water, and horse racing.
Collection
Mermaid Turtle Race

Mermaid Turtle Race

Date
Description
This silent film shows three Weeki Wachee mermaids putting on fins and heading into the spring to find a turtle. Each mermaid finds a turtle and brings it onto the bank for a race. At the end of the race, the other mermaids congratulate the winner and her turtle.
Collection
Odd Occupations

Odd Occupations

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows odd occupations at Florida's Silver Springs and Weeki Wachee Springs. At Silver Springs, William Crowell, senior glass-bottom boat captain, takes visitors on a tour down the Silver River. Max Hooten, underwater gardener, is then shown clipping eel grass in the spring. Jack McCurchen and Mike Mouse scrub the underwater windows of the glass-bottom boats while wearing scuba gear. The film them moves to Weeki Wachee Springs where John Hamlet, animal psychologist, feeds the animals during a tour on the Congo Belle. There is footage of the Otter-Torium and Snoball the heron. Finally, Marilyn Nagel, producer and trainer of the mermaids, choreographs a show from inside the underwater theater. This film ends abruptly.
Collection
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This home movie begins with Thanksgiving dinner at the Russo's. Next is Lance's birthday and opening gifts with Mom and Dad. The film continues with a family visit to the Lewis Plantation. There are scenes of workers' cabins, an African-American child dancing on a deck, and buildings and structures on the plantation. The film continues with scenes of Weeki Wachee Springs and its mermaids and ends with the Gasparilla Celebration in Tampa.
Collection
Weeki Wachee

Weeki Wachee

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows the bowl area at Weeki Wachee with swimmers and a jungle cruise boat. Some shots show the boat dock and the roof of the underwater theater. There are no underwater shots.
Collection
WEEKI WACHEE CLIP

WEEKI WACHEE CLIP

Date
1962-06-14
Description
A man drives an underwater propulsion vehicle towing a woman astride a giant Seahorse and holding an American flag.
Collection
Weeki Wachee Scenes

Weeki Wachee Scenes

Date
1964-01-15
Description
This film has above-water and underwater scenes of the mermaids at Weeki Wachee.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration African Americans
Automobile racing
Cattle industry
Celebrations
Ceremonies
Cigars
Circuses
Exhibitions
Festivals
Marching bands
Mermaids
Parades
Segregation
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HOME MOVIE HOME MOVIE Baseball
Beaches
Citrus
Dog racing
Football
Horse racing
Horses
Mermaids
Parade
Softball
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fvc908Mermaid Turtle RaceMoving ImageMermaids
Turtles
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Odd Occupations Odd Occupations Attractions--Florida
Glass bottom boats
Mermaids
Synchronized swimmers
Performing arts--Florida--Hernando County--Weeki Wachee
Springs--Florida--Hernando County--Weeki Wachee
Springs--Florida--Ocala
Sightseeing business
Captive wild animals
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Thanksgiving Thanksgiving African American
Amusement parks
Attractions
Birthdays
Celebrations
Home movies
Mermaids
Thanksgiving
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Weeki Wachee Weeki Wachee Attractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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WEEKI WACHEE CLIP WEEKI WACHEE CLIP Attractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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Weeki Wachee ScenesWeeki Wachee ScenesAttractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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