Recording of Belle of Suwannee boat tour at Stephen Foster Memorial

241480
Date
1969
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
00250

Interview with Captain Henry Black

238908
Date
1983-06-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Captain Henry Black discusses his early life; cowboying; working on tugboats, including the "Neptune" which was built for the Spanish-American War; navigation during WWII; adventures in sailing; socialization between tugboat crews; superstition; sea stories; weather k...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-166

Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Fred Jokler, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

238297
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Fred Jokler performing a tour boat spiel about Silver Springs. His spiel includes discussion on the history of the glass bottomed rowboat; dew farms; Cypress Springs; the eviction of Seminole Indians from the area the 1840s; the Senator Durkson Memorial Garden; water pennies; a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-128

Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Don Utz, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

238298
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Don Utz. Utz discusses features of the plants, animals, and waterways at Silver Springs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-129

Recording of jungle cruise spiel by Joe Klotz, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

238299
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Features a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by Joe Klotz. Klotz discusses various animals on the tour, such as pea foul, giraffes, monkeys, turkeys, ostriches, meat-eating birds; zebras, camels, sheep, and spider monkeys. In addition, he talks about special diets for certain...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-130

Interview with Joe Klotz and recording of David Faison, glass bottom boat captain and tour guide at Silver Springs

238300
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
In the brief interview sections, Klotz and Faison discuss how they learned the tour's spiel and how long he had worked as a tour guide. Also includes a recording of a jungle cruise tour spiel conducted by David Faison.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-131

Demonstrations of Big Bend Folklife at the Florida Folk Festival

234405
Date
1982-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images, plus negatives. Demonstrations at the Florida Folk Festival, culled from fieldwork performed by the Big Bend Folklife Survey. 1-4: Woody Woodward 5, 11: Boatdriver Wilbert Gavin of Wakulla Springs; 6, 12-13: Pysanka eggs; 7-9; 14-24: Isabel Skr...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-368

Boat tours at Homosassa Springs

235409
Date
1980-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Forty-two color slides. Images of Homosassa Springs boat tours and drivers. Homosassa Springs has been a tourist attraction since the 1920s. The incarnation of the attraction seen in these images dates from the 1960s. (The area is now a Florida state park.) Images are of the boat drivers ( Richard S...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-886 - S81-927

Boat tours at Wakulla Springs

235468
Date
1980-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventy-seven color slides. Images of boat tours at Wakulla Springs, a tourist attraction dating back to the 1930s. Many of the tours and features (such as the pole vaulting fish, a bass fish which rubs its gills on a wooden pole in the spring) date back to the 1800s. Images include the river, fauna...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1556 - S82-1632

Interviews and recordings of Homosassa Springs tour boat drivers

238064
Date
1981-07-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C81-34 consists of a recording of Strube's boat tour. The second tape (C81-35) features Strube and ther drivers discussing their tours and the park. The tour guides discuss the park's natural foliage, plus the birds, a hippopotamus, crocodiles, and other animals that also make u...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-34
Item ID
C81-35

Boat tours at Silver Springs

235408
Date
1980-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty-five color slides. Images are of Silver Springs boat tours and boat drivers. The springs are one of the oldest roadside attractions in Florida. Developed formally in the 1920s, boat tours have been given since the mid-1800s by local residents. Images include the boat drivers: David Faison (821...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-821 - S81-885

Boat drivers at Wakulla Springs

235407
Date
1980-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighty-one color slides. Images of Wakulla Springs boat drivers. Glass bottom boat tour over the deep springs had been going on since the late 1800s. Many of these drivers are descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. One tale/feature was Henry the Pole Vaulting Fi...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-740 - S81-820

Silver Springs boat drivers Willie Marsh and William Crowell

238445
Date
1984-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C84-8: Side A Interview/talk with Willie Marsh and William Crowell as part of the Library Folklife Program; they discuss their childhood at Silver Springs as well as their work as guides at Silver Springs; driving boats at Silver Springs; tipping problems; stories told on boat t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-8
Item ID
C84-9

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