Teresa Myers performing graceful underwater acrobatics at Weeki Wachee Springs near Brooksville

67617
Date
1948
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007940

Woman performing underwater acrobatics at Weeki Wachee Springs near Brooksville

67618
Date
1948
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007941

Portrait of Shirley Browning Woolery underwater with an air hose at Weeki Wachee Springs near Brooksville

70429
Date
1951
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C014898

Don't Hold Your Breath

252997
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:00; color; sound; V-6 AA014; S. 828
Description
In this film, a mermaid at Weeki Wachee demonstrates breath control by diving to the bottom of the spring and performing a free ascent, holding her breath for a total of 2 minutes and 13 seconds. Sponsored by FDC.

Porpoise Diving Fin being used at the Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park

67666
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C008007A

Porpoise Diving Fin being used at the Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park

67668
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C008008A

Howe Sadler displaying his catch during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

67702
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C008092

Howe Sadler reeling in a fish from the boat on a spring - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68942
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011180

Howe Sadler displaying his catch during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68943
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011186

Young woman and young man riding on a pier boat - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

79687
Date
1961
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C038116

Looking down the run from the headpool at Weeki Wachee Spring

125618
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
GE1753

Al Zaebst and Howe Sadler kidding around during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68936
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011165

Al Zaebst and Howe Sadler discuss tackle during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68937
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011167

Al Zaebst and Howe Sadler discuss tackle during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68938
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011168

Al Zaebst and Howe Sadler discuss fishing during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68940
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011173

Al Zaebst and Howe Sadler talk during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68941
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011176

Al Zaebst fishing during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68948
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011207

Al Zaebst fishing during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68949
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011208

Al Zaebst fishing during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68950
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011209

Al Zaebst and Howe Sadler comparing catches during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68952
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011213

Al Zaebst fishing during a fishing contest - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

68953
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C011216

Glass bottom boat - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

162794
Date
19--?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC4861

Al Zaebst dives into a river to wrestle an alligator into submission - Weeki Wachee River, Florida

67229
Date
1948
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007020

ACCORDING TO SNOWBALL

252865
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:40; color; sound; V-19 BA075; S. 828
Description
This film is narrated from the viewpoint of an American egret named Snowball who lives on the river at Weeki Wachee. The film shows osprey, limpkin and gallinule, including shots of gallinule nesting. The plot of the film is as follows: A gallinule nest floats away due to the wake of a tour boat. Th...

Florida alligators as seen at Weeki Wachee, spring of live mermaids.

165886
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
Pc6097

Beauty in the Deep

243138
Date
January 21, 1961
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with a performance by the mermaids at Weeki Wachee. The narrator describes the control it takes for the performers to dive. There are also scenes of eating and drinking underwater.
Video Details
4:50; B&W; sound; V-125 AA211; S. 828

Weeki Wachee Spring observation group.

125662
Date
1947?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
GE1786

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