Greek life in Tarpon Springs

235939
Date
1988-06-17
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S95-394 - S95-409

The Sponge Divers (National Geographic Explorer)

241217
Date
04/20/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-91

Greek Dancers of Tarpon Springs at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

234642
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print.
Type
Still Image

Performers at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

236137
Date
1989-06-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Many of the images are dark (peformers -- not all identified--performed under a tent). The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to...
Type
Still Image

Blessing of the Water for the Dead

236138
Date
1989-06-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigrants answered an ad to be sponge divers, the town acquired a distinctive Greek flavor, as the Greek Americans thr...
Type
Still Image

Greek embroidery at the Sponge Industry Folk Arts Festival

236142
Date
1989-06-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nineteen color slides. Greek embroidery displayed. Brief biographies of the embroiderers (some pictured) can be found in the folder. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Greek immigr...
Type
Still Image

Nikitas Tsimouris playing the tsabouna

237698
Date
01/26/1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-1

Greek needlework

235477
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-three color slides. Slides S82-1741 and S82-1747 are missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1739 - S82-1750; S82-1757 - S82-1776; S82-1819 - S82-1820; S82-1897

John Gianaros: The Best of His Songs

236149
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Pre-recorded tape, donated to the Folklife program by Gianaras, of his songs. A copyrighted, professional tape by Thisco Productions.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-30

Interview with Panayiota (Penny) King

236237
Date
1989-06-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassetes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 3-4

Nikitas Tsimouris making a tsabouna

236140
Date
1989-06-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-five color slides. Tsimouris making a tsabouna, a Greek bag pipe made out of sheep's skin. More images of Tsimouris at the festival can be found in folder 6, S 1672, box 1. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated bac...
Type
Still Image

Interview with Greek musician Phil Demas

236146
Date
1989-06-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Demas discusses moving to the US, playing music professionally, marriage, his Catholicism, customs, and local Greek life. The festival was held June 24-25, 1989 to celebrate Tarpon Springs heritage of sponge diving, a practice that dated back to the 1890s. By 1905, when 500 Gre...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C89-27

Greek American men sitting with a tablecloth which is an example of Greek needlework

120824
Date
198-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821745

Apopka Folk Festivals

235740
Date
1976-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Slide S77-48 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S77-40 - S77-57

Nikitas and Antonios Tsimouris- Tarpon Springs, Florida

122053
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS861094

Music performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

236462
Date
1985-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with 27 black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

Father Elias, of St. Athanasius Church, making Greek coffee- Miami, Florida

122558
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS865118

Father Elias, of St. Athanasius Church, making Greek coffee- Miami, Florida

122559
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS865119

Boy in greek regional costume - Tarpon Springs, Florida.

119028
Date
1999
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS169934

Nick Toth and Antonios Lerios in their helmet making workshop - Tarpon Springs, Florida

123752
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS93330

Nick Toth and Antonios Lerios in their helmet making workshop - Tarpon Springs, Florida

123753
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS93331

Nick Toth and Antonios Lerios in their helmet making workshop - Tarpon Springs, Florida

123754
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS93332

Antonios Lerios in his helmet making workshop - Tarpon Springs, Florida

123759
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS93343

Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs, 1990

236496
Date
1990-01-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five proof sheet with 180 black and white images (plus negatives.) Epiphany is a Greek word meaning to make known, and refers to the visit of the Magi to Christ,thereby making him known to the world. It is the climax of the twelve days of Christmas. Tarpon Springs boasts a large Greek American comm...
Type
Still Image

Greek net maker Costa Buzier making nets at the Florida Folklife Festvial

233798
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Greek net maker Costa Buzier making nets at the Florida Folklife Festvial.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-528 - S89-537

Saturday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

241162
Date
05/29/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-98

Bouzouki player Spiros Skordilis and his apprentice performing at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237831
Date
05/24/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-126 - T87-127

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 6)

237981
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-201

Excerpt from "Florida Folks" 1985

238624
Date
1985-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 5 minutes. Nikitas Tsimouris on the tsabouna (Greek bagpipe); apprentices Toni Tsimouris and George Pilatos.
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-13

The First Helenic Arts Festival

235487
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images include Tsimouris playing the tsabouna (Greek bag pipe); Skordilis playing the bouzouki (a stringed musical instrument); and various craft booths. Held in Fall 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2294 - S82-2307

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