Alligators at Wakulla Springs - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120793
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821626

Two year old alligators at Kelvin Townsend's farm - LaBelle, Florida.

119417
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713911

Alligators at Kelvin Townsend's farm - LaBelle, Florida.

119420
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713916

Alligators at Kelvin Townsend's farm - LaBelle, Florida.

119421
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713921

Alligators at Kelvin Townsend's farm - LaBelle, Florida.

119422
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713923

Interview with alligator hunter Bill Crowder

240473
Date
02/18/1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
32

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

240191
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rufus Stratton, alligator hunter from St. Augustine, FL discusses his career as an alligator trapper (he traps nuisance alligators). According to his own record he has caught over 3,000 alligators since 1978.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-84

Interview with Sam Revell

237361
Date
1977-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with longtime resident of Panacea. Revell describes how he rarely went to school as a youth in the early 1900s; how they crabbed; how a hurricane wiped out the city; and how they hunted deer and alligators. Also, Revell discusses killing and eating alligators; mules; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-24b

Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

238288
Date
1983-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Bowers, an alligator wrestler at Native Village near Hollywood Reservation, was born in Fort Lauderdale in 1955. In the interview, he discusses growing up in a rural family and learning to alligator wrestle after a 4-H agent suggested he try it. He learned the practice from J...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-109
Item ID
C83-110

Alligator wrestling at Gatorland

237168
Date
1994-02-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two proof sheets and 24 black and white images (plus negatives). Images taken at the Gatorland tourist attraction.
Type
Still Image

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 9)

241697
Date
05/27/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-85

Alligator wrestler Richards Bowers - Hollywood, Florida

121391
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS832600

Alligator at Wakulla Springs - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120788
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821620

Alligator at Wakulla Springs - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120789
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821621

Alligator's nest - LaBelle, Florida.

119423
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713925

Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

235517
Date
1983-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. Taken at Native Village on Hwy 441 in Hollywood, Florida.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2599 - S83-2601

Interview with Myakka City resident Larry Albritton

238229
Date
1984-02-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Albritton talks about growing up in Myakka, including hunting (alligators, frogs, and rabbits), ranching, going to school, moonshining, and fishing. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museu...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-218

Ernie Williams and the Djangos performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237542
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Boltin told a story about alligators after the Djangos performed.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-6

Kelvin Townsend retrieving an alligator - LaBelle, Florida.

119424
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713928

Kelvin Townsend with an alligator - LaBelle, Florida.

119425
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713932

Kelvin Townsend holds an alligator skin - LaBelle, Florida.

119427
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713936

Kelvin Townsend with an alligator - LaBelle, Florida.

119428
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS715931

Employee at the farm skinning an alligator - LaBelle, Florida.

119426
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS713935

Tour boat guide Raymond Thompson feeding an alligator at "Gator Lagoon" - Homosassa Springs, Florida

120578
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81908

Glen Simmons interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

296305
Date
1993-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Simmons discusses boatbuilding (including materials and methods) and alligator hunting. The interview represents the first portion of tape C93-8.
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-8a

Pine needle alligator made by Jean Bishop - Orlando, Florida

123518
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS91805

View of gator at the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation.

118502
Date
2001
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS010106

Captain Will Newman with alligator he shot on dock - Palatka, Florida

106444
Date
192-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1222

Iris Wall narrative session at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

298443
Date
2007-11-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Robert "Bob" Stone serves as emcee. Wall discusses her marriage, hard times, fence building, visiting with Seminole Indians, working to make ends meet, acquiring hardware stores, and alligators.
Type
sound
Item ID
CD07-55

James Billie talk during an alligator wrestling demonstration

236416
Date
1987-11-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio recording. Billie describing Bill Osceola wrestling alligators at the American Indian Days festival. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 ...
Type
Sound

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