Treasure hunter Art McKee wearing suit for tide diving - Moser Channel, Florida

Treasure hunter Art McKee wearing suit for tide diving - Moser Channel, Florida


Image Number

  • AM0071

Year

  • 19--

Series Title

General Note

  • Arthur McKee Jr., known as Art "Silver Bar" McKee, was a noted Florida treasure diver for many years and is often referred to as "the father of modern treasure diving." Sometimes called "The Treasure Hunter's Treasure Hunter," McKee pioneered salvage work on historic shipwrecks in the days before scuba diving became popular.
  • Accompanying note: "Art McKee fully geared in Miller Dunn type helmet using heavy shoes for tide diving."

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

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Treasure hunter Art McKee wearing suit for tide diving - Moser Channel, Florida
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Chicago Manual of Style

Treasure hunter Art McKee wearing suit for tide diving - Moser Channel, Florida. 19--. Black & white photonegative, 5 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/63317>, accessed 27 August 2016.

MLA

Treasure hunter Art McKee wearing suit for tide diving - Moser Channel, Florida. 19--. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 27 Aug. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/63317>.

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(State Archives of Florida)