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Anthony "Curly" Spanolios

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Title

Anthony "Curly" Spanolios

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry

Description

Anthony “Curly” Spanolios is seen here trimming sponges near the Sponge Docks. When he was young, Spanolios’ family owned a wood yard on Athens Street, where he helped his father make charcoal for the sponge boats and private residences. He later worked for his uncle as a diver and deckhand. Although he is long past retirement age, he continues to enjoy the companionship he shares with others working with sponge commerce and tourism on the Sponge Docks.

Creator

Tina Bucuvalas

Format

jpeg

Type

photo

Files

1546200[1].jpg

Citation

Tina Bucuvalas, “Anthony "Curly" Spanolios,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed December 13, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/3052.