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

Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)

238922
Date
1981-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-37

Friday performances at the 1981 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

238919
Date
1981-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Smith 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 de...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-35

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