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Sponge Fishing at Tarpon Springs Florida: The Most Unique Industry in the World by A. W. Santway

Sponge Fishing at Tarpon Springs Florida: The Most Unique Industry in the World by A. W. Santway

Date
1929 (circa)
Description
Santway writes about the history of sponge fishing in Florida. Information includes how Greek sponge divers came to the United States; the different varies of sponges found in the ocean; a description of how sponges are harvested; the monetary value of sponges; and how Epiphany is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Greek sponge divers and their families in Tarpon Springs.
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flc_f639.7-s237_01Sponge Fishing at Tarpon Springs Florida: The Most Unique Industry in the World by A. W. SantwayTextGreek Americans--Florida--Tarpon Springs
Sponge trade--Florida--Tarpon Springs
Sponge divers
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