Alton Smith and Al Zaebst smoke and talk over alligator hunting hazards - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida

67223
Date
1948
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007009

Care and Feeding of a Mermaid

232381
Date
December 1961
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows how a young woman learns to be a mermaid at Weeki Wachee. Viewers see lessons in breath control, synchronized swimming, diet, modeling, announcing, and how to eat and drink underwater. Parts of a performance are shown. The film uses underwater photography.
Video Details
8:50; B&W; sound; V-8 BA009; S. 828

Mermaid Turtle Race

267728
Collection
Video
Description
This silent film shows three Weeki Wachee mermaids putting on fins and heading into the spring to find a turtle. Each mermaid finds a turtle and brings it onto the bank for a race. At the end of the race, the other mermaids congratulate the winner and her turtle.
Video Details
01:32; B&W; silent; AA536; V-251
Type
Moving Image

Don Knotts at the premiere of his movie - Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida.

56611
Date
1964
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
c015710a

Don Knotts at the premiere of his movie - Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida.

56612
Date
1964
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
c015710b

Alton Smith and Al Zaebst hunting for alligators - Weeki Wachee River, Florida

67360
Date
1948
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007302

New Underwater Theatre at the Weeki Wachee Springs waterpark.

268915
Date
Between 1959 and 1965
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PC12035

Young women drinking Grapette underwater during a performance as mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325466
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02479

Nancy Tribble (later Benda) being fed grapes during a performance as a mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325467
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02494

Nancy Tribble (later Benda) eating grapes during a performance as a mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325468
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02493

Nancy Tribble (later Benda) eating a banana during a performance as a mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325469
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02492

Nancy Tribble (later Benda) performing as a mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325472
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02489

Mermaid underwater feeding fish during a performance at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325479
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02482

Mermaid underwater feeding ducks during a performance at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325480
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02481

Mermaid performers at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325465
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02495

Mermaid performers at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325471
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02490

Mermaid performer sitting with a girl at Weeki Wachee Springs.

325475
Date
1949
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
DG02486

Ethel Mae Allen of Brooksville standing beside the new Underwater Theatre at Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park.

67632
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007963

Ethel Mae Allen of Brooksville beside the new Underwater Theatre - Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida.

31007
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC07962

Scene showing the new underwater theater.

67633
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007965

Scene showing the new underwater theater.

67634
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007967

Scene showing the new underwater theater.

67635
Date
1947
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C007968

Mermaid performers from Weeki Wachee Springs assembled by a 1962 Fairchild Buick for a group portrait

79715
Date
1962
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C038222

Mermaid performers from Weeki Wachee Springs assembled in a 1962 Faircloth Buick for a group portrait

79716
Date
1962
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C038222A

Portrait of Ginger Stanley kneeling on a diving board - Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida

70433
Date
1951
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C014902

Portrait of Ginger Stanley sitting on a diving board - Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida

70434
Date
1951
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C014903

Couples performing underwater at Weeki Wachee Springs near Brooksville

70440
Date
1951
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C014909

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