Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

240759
Date
04/01/1992
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
27-28

Greek sponge divers

235908
Date
1988-06-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twelve color slides. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some exp...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S95-367 - S95-373

Fishing guides David and Fred Futch

235947
Date
1988-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-five color slides. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had som...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S95-504 - S95-583

Mike Hilchey collecting oysters on Simpson's Creek.- Jacksonville, Florida

107922
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0996

Mike Hilchey with sack and bucket of oysters collected from Simpson's Creek.- Jacksonville, Florida

107923
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0997

Mike Hilchey collecting oysters on Simpson's Creek.- Jacksonville, Florida.

107920
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0994

Mike Hilchey pouring collected oysters out of a bucket and into a sack - Jacksonville, Florida.

107924
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0998

Mike Hilchey with sack and bucket of oysters collected from Simpson's Creek.- Jacksonville, Florida.

107925
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0999

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

Coles family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920s

234925
Date
1920
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides. Copies of old photographs from Nick Cole's collection of his family dock in the 1920s. The copies were made in Feb. 1986. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. John...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2498 - S85-2512

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

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

The Ocean Explorer ship in Lantana boatyards

236658
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One color slide. A treasure hunting ship. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endow...
Type
Still Image

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

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107969
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2039A

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107991
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2060

Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours by Wilbert Gavin

238876
Date
1980-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. Recordings of two jungle cruise tours conducted by Gavin. 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 1980...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T81-7
Item ID
T81-12

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

Sponge dinghies after the Epiphany Day "cross dive"- Tarpon Springs, Florida

122114
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS861458

Crowd watching the Epiphany Day "cross dive"- Tarpon Springs, Florida

122116
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS861469

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107327
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1990

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107328
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1991

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107329
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1992

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107330
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1997

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107331
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1997A

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107332
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1998

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107333
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1999

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107926
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2000

Glen Simmons navigating his way through the "River of Grass" on his glades skiff- Florida City, Florida.

107927
Date
Not after 1992
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2001

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