Tourists looking through the glass bottom - Wakulla Springs, Florida

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

View showing tourists in a Billie Swamp Safari buggy vehicle at the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation.

118504
Date
2001
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS010108

Tourists looking down through glass bottom - Wakulla Springs, Florida

120785
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821583

Stephen Foster Memorial, 1953-1965

234682
Date
1953
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. 1: 1965 Florida Folk festival, the Stephen Foster Museum; 2: Bell tower under construction, with tourist tram in foreground; 3: The Stephen Foster Museum during the 1954 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

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

Belle of the Suwannee boat rides

235769
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Images of the river boat, and the sign advertising it.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S78-564 - S78-565

Sightseeing boat on the Suwannee River at the Stephen Foster Memorial

234488
Date
1960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One photographic postcard. In the 1960s, the Stephen Foster Memorial ran a replica river steam boat called the Belle of the Suwannee on the Suwannee River for visitors.
Type
Still Image

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

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

Boat driver Richard Strube giving tours at Homosassa Springs

234384
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a boat tour at Homosassa Springs, a popular tourist attraction on the Gulf Coast. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park. In the mid-1980s, the site became a state park. Date: Fall 1980.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-343

Boat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

234386
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a Jungle Cruise 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
P82-345

Boat driver Joe Klotz giving a jungle cruise tour at Silver Springs

234389
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of a Jungle Cruise 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
P82-348

Tour boat guide Joe Klotz - Silver Springs, Florida

120562
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81832

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

120567
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS81853

Mary Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

239117
Date
1980-05-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel-to-reel tapes. T80-47 has been spliced with T80-48. Billie discusses the history of Seminole dollmaking; marketing the dolls to tourists; learning the craft from her grandmother; patchwork; sweetgrass baskets; and other crafts sold to tourists. Her daughter, Claudia John, interprets from...
Type
sound
Item ID
T80-48
Item ID
T80-47

The Capella Davidson choir and the Minorcan dancers performing at EPCOT

234798
Date
1983-10-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images of the Capella Davidson choir and the Minorcan dancers performing for tourists at EPCOT at Walt Disney World. The Minorcan Cultural Exchange Tour, which ran from 10/6-13/1983, was created through an agreement between Florida Dept. of State and Minorca to celebrate F...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S84-289 - S84-315

Homosassa Springs tourist attraction

234385
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with twenty black and white images. Images of Homosassa Springs tourist attraction located near the Gulf Coast. These images document a typical river boat tour at the park as well as the park attractions, such as the Fishbowl -- an underwater fish viewing facility. In the mid-1980s, ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-344

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 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

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

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

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

Saturday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 2)

238408
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Children Songs and Storytelling workshop.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-72

Grant Livingston performing at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237117
Date
1991-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Murray served as the emcee. Livingston was from Coconut Grove. Rain can be heard in the background.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T91-63

Friday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Tape 1)

239812
Date
1996-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Milner served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D96-24

Views along Tamiami Trail

235208
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifty-nine color slides. Images of the Tamiami Trail leading into the Miccosukke Reservation (Mikasuki), and within the reservation. Includes images of chickees; reservation buildings; items for sale to tourists; sign for a local restaurant; Everglades canals; airboats; and food cooking over an ope...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-912 - S83-930; S83-945 - S83-984

Refreshment stand and picnic shelter at the Stephen Foster Center- White Springs, Florida

124239
Date
Not after 1970
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FT12683

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