Recording of Belle of Suwannee boat tour at Stephen Foster Memorial

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

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

Silver Springs tour boat guide Willy Marsh - Ocala, Florida

121958
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS85662

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 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

Fieldwork for Every Island Has Its Own Song (Video 21)

240938
Date
Nov 1987 - Dec 1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V89-35

Interview with Wakulla Springs boat driver Wilbert Gavin

238873
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. Gavin discusses snakes, tourists, joking on the tours, Northerners vs. native Floridians, tall tales, rhymes, selling used cars, and white boatmen versus African American boatmen. Boat tours have been given at the springs since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descend...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-3

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

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

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 Joe Klotz - Silver Springs, Florida

120561
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81830

Tour guide Joe Klotz feeding a monkey bread on the Jungle Cruise - Silver Springs, Florida

120565
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81840

Tour boat guide Raymond Thompson feeding an alligator at "Gator Lagoon" - Homosassa Springs, Florida

120578
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81908

Silver Springs tour boat guide William Crowel - Ocala, Florida

121959
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS85665

Tour boat guide George Bower - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120550
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81757A

Tour boat guide Joe Klotz - Silver Springs, Florida

120562
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81832

Tour boat guide Joe Klotz - Silver Springs, Florida

120566
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81843

African American tour boat guide leading a tour boat- Silver Springs, Florida

120567
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81853

Tour boat guide Wilbert Gavin - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120554
Date
Not after 1981
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81791

Tour boat guide Wilbert Gavin - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120555
Date
Not after 1981
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81793

Tour boat guide Wilbert Gavin - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120558
Date
Not after 1981
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81804

Tour boat guide Richard Strube feeding a monkey - Homosassa Springs, Florida

120577
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81904

Tour boat guide Hawk Jackson - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120784
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821576

Tour boat guided by Hawk Jackson - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120782
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821565

Tour boat, driven by Richard Strube, and passengers - Homosassa Springs, Florida

120576
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81902

Tour boat guided by Hawk Jackson - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120783
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821570

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