Senator Dempsey Barron tries to walk out with one of Weeki Wachee's mermaids - Tallahassee, Florida.

Senator Dempsey Barron tries to walk out with one of Weeki Wachee's mermaids - Tallahassee, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/102834
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Title

  • Senator Dempsey Barron tries to walk out with one of Weeki Wachee's mermaids - Tallahassee, Florida.

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  • DND0229

Year

  • 1983

Date Note

  • Photographed on April 12, 1983.

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General Note

  • Accompanying note "Senator Dempsey Barron, (D)-Panama City, tries to walk out of the Senate chamber with a mermaid taken into the chamber here Tuesday to kick off the annual Tourism Day. The young lady was later relinquished by Barron. She is Kim Vande Vusse of the Weeki Wachee tourist attraction."

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

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