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unloading sponges from a hooking boat

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Title

unloading sponges from a hooking boat

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry

Description

Gus Tsourakis and a crew member unload strings of cleaned sponges on June 27, 1969. Tsourakis owned a hooking boat, which was smaller than the larger diving boats. On this trip they harvested more than 5000 sponges, primarily wool.

Source

Tampa Tribune

Date

1969

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546110[1].jpg

Citation

“unloading sponges from a hooking boat,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed May 24, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2960.