FSU archaeologist Hale Smith preparing to dive at the Capitana wreck site near Plantation Key.

FSU archaeologist Hale Smith preparing to dive at the Capitana wreck site near Plantation Key.


Image Number

  • DC002534

Year

  • 1957

Date Note

  • Photographed in January 1957.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Lifting the heavy diving helmet to the top of the diving ladder, archaeologist Hale Smith prepares to go down for a look at the wreck site. The two-piece diving suite fit Hale so loosely he had to use his slacks belt to hold the pants up."

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    Biography Note

  • Hale Smith was the chairman of the FSU Anthropology Department. He conducted several excavations throughout the state and the southeast. He published along with John Griffin the landmark book "Here They Once Stood", a 1951 study of Spanish missions in Florida, focusing primarily upon Mission San Luis.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 transparency - col. - 60 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 62-001.

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FSU archaeologist Hale Smith preparing to dive at the Capitana wreck site near Plantation Key.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Norwood, Mary Lou, 1925-2007. FSU archaeologist Hale Smith preparing to dive at the Capitana wreck site near Plantation Key. 1957. Color transparency, 60 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/338207>, accessed 25 May 2019.

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Norwood, Mary Lou, 1925-2007. FSU archaeologist Hale Smith preparing to dive at the Capitana wreck site near Plantation Key. 1957. Color transparency. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/338207>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Norwood)