Tour boat guide George Bower - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120547
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81741A

Tour boat guide George Bower - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120548
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81742A

Tour boat guide George Bower - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120550
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81757A

Boatdriver George Bower giving a boat tour at Wakulla Springs

234400
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. George Bower, of Macon, Georgia, giving a boat tour at Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist attraction located a few miles south of Tallahassee. Opened in the 1930s, the site became a state park in 1986.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-359

Tour boat guide George Bower being recorded by folklorist Doris J. Dyen - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120559
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81813A

Tour boat guide George Bower talking into the microphone while giving a tour - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120546
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81740A

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

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tour by George Bowers

238879
Date
1980-11-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recording of a jungle cruise tour conducted by Bower. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s driv...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-9

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tour by George Bower

238880
Date
1980-11-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass-bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Bower. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, Henry the pole vaulting fish, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since t...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-10

Boat Driver George Bower river tour at Wakulla Springs

234383
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a boat at Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist attraction located just south of Tallahassee. These images document George Bowers, originally of Macon, Georgia, giving a river boat tour. This tour travelled a mile or so down the Wakulla ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-341

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

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