Tourists looking through the glass bottom - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120552
Date
Not after 1981
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81768

Glass bottom boat drivers Willie Marsh and William Crowel

234768
Date
1984-03-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Images of two former Silver Springs boat drivers being interviewed by folklorist Nancy Nusz at the Marion County Public Library. Both in their 80s at the time, Marsh and Crowel had driven glass bottom boats at the theme park since its opening in the 1920s. Sound recordings of t...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-662 - S85-665

Glass bottom boat over Wakulla Springs - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120560
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81816

Tourists looking down through glass bottom - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120785
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821583

Recordings of Rainbow Springs glass-bottom boat tours

238745
Date
1950
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Recordings of glass-bottom boat drivers, compiled from previous field recordings.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-140

Tour boat guided by Hawk Jackson - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120783
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821570

Boat driver Captain Spil giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs

234387
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs, a popular tourist attraction in Central Florida. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. Date: Fall 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-346

Boat driver Captain Fred Jokler giving a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs

234388
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs, a popular tourist attraction in Central Florida. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. Date: Fall 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-347

Wakulla Springs boat tours

234366
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist attraction located just south of Tallahassee that offered boat tours and lodging. One of the features on the tours was Henry the Fish, a bass fish that would appear to jump over a pole when called. I...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-342

Boat driver David Faison giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

234390
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs, a popular tourist attraction in Central Florida. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. Date: Fall 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-349

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

Hawk Jackson giving boat tour at Wakulla Springs

233782
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Black and white 9.5 x 14 inch mounted photographic print. Images of Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist located just south of Tallahassee that offered boat tours and lodging. One of the features on the tours was Henry the Fish, a bass fish that would appear to jump over a pole when called. Hawk Jacks...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-332 - P82-349

Wakulla Springs tourist attraction

234382
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of Wakulla Springs, a popular tourist attraction located just south of Tallahassee that offered boat tours and lodging. One of the features on the tours was Henry the Fish, a bass fish that would appear to jump over a pole when called. I...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-340

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tours (and interview) by Tommy (Hawk) Jackson

238878
Date
1980-11-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Recordings of two glass-bottom boat tour spiels conducted by Jackson. 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...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-8
Item ID
T81-11

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tour by Wilbert Gavin

238874
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass-bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Gavin. 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
T81-4

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

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

Interview with Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat driver Luke Smith

238746
Date
1981
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Interview begins on T83-142. Luke Smith drove boats at Wakulla Springs (a tourist attraction located near Tallahassee) from the 1920s through the early 1980s. In the interview, he discusses creating boat tours, his family history, how he learned the tours and taught others, the hi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-141
Item ID
T83-142

Henry, the pole vaulting fish, viewed through a glass bottom boat - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120786
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821591

Rainbow boat captain Manning (Skipper) Lockett performing his boat tour at the 1959 Florida Folk Festival

238038
Date
1959-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of Skipper Lockett performing his popular Rainbow Springs boat tour on the main stage of the Florida Folk Festival. Lockett was a long-time boat driver at the springs (today a Florida State Park), and gave his rhyming tour -- during which he explains the springs and n...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C81-10

Wakulla Springs glass bottom boat tour (and interview) by James A. Moretz

238871
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Moretz. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Afterwards, he gives a brief interview in which he talks about working at Wakulla,...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-1

Wakulla Springs glass-bottom boat tour (and interview) by Donald (Frog) Edwards

238872
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Features a glass-bottom boat tour spiel conducted by Edwards. 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. Afterwards, he gives a brief interview in which he ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-2

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

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

Saturday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

238933
Date
1981-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Jackson and Gavin were boat drivers at Wakulla Springs. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was d...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-48

Sunday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 10)

238944
Date
1981-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Jackson and Gavin were boat drivers at Wakulla Springs. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-59

Friday afternoon performances at the 1968 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239235
Date
1968-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Singer Jeanie Fitchen at the time was billed as Eugenia Sisinni. The Three Songsters were Girl Scouts (Linda, Ellen, and Ann). Blake was from New York. Locket drove glass-bottom boats at Rainbow Springs. Here, he gave an example of his boat tours. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-182

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