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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Riverboats"
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Riverboats

Riverboats

Date
1970 (circa)
Description

A retired riverboat pilot sits on his front porch and talks about the old riverboat days, including his experience on the City Eufaula, the Callahan and the Chipola. He describes the different parts of a riverboat using a large replica of the City Eufuala. He also mentions the Mary, a boat that he operated with his father and brothers on the Apalachicola River. Produced by WFSU-TV.

Collection
Suwannee Holiday

Suwannee Holiday

Date
1950 (circa)
Description

This film follows a Florida family on a boat trip excursion up the scenic Suwannee River. The vacationers start their journey at Cedar Key and stop along the way at several scenic spots, including Manatee Springs State Park, Fanning Springs and Rock Bluff Springs. They also view several sunken riverboats, including the Senator Robert L. Ulee and the City of Hawkinsville, as well as the Richmond, a sunken Confederate gunboat. Their trip ends at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, where they visit the museum and enjoy a ride on the Belle of the Suwannee, a small-scale riverboat for park visitors. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
RiverboatsRiverboatsBoating
Riverboat pilots
Riverboats
Shipping
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Suwannee HolidaySuwannee HolidayBoats
Boating
Museums
Recreation
Riverboats
Tourism
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