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men on sponge diving exhibition boat

Dublin Core

Title

men on sponge diving exhibition boat

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry, cultural tourism

Description

Four men aboard George Georgiou's sponge diving exhibition boat at the Tri-city Suncoast Festival in 1961. John Georgiou operated his first sponge boat, the Plastiras, from 1947 to 1952. He then began to charter his second boat, the Aspasia, and gave sponge diving exhibitions with the Plastiras while the Aspasia was in the Gulf. His son George later became involved in the family business.

Creator

Jim Stokes

Source

State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory

Date

1961

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546157[1].jpg

Citation

Jim Stokes, “men on sponge diving exhibition boat,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed September 18, 2018, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/3008.