Woman drinking a coke underwater during performance as mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs

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Where: Florida, Hernando, United States

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When: 01 November 1950

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Local call number: c014549

Title: [Unidentified woman drinking a coke underwater during performance as mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs] [graphic]

Date: Photographed in November 1950.

Physical descrip: 1 photoprint : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Series Title: (Commerce Collection.)

Accompanying note: "LEESBURG OBC WINNERS".

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850-245-6700. [email protected]

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/70274

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Owner: State Library and Archives of Florida
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    clickykbd

    • 27/Feb/2009 12:46:24

    I remember seeing acts like this when I was a child in central texas in an aquifer fed natural spring. The drinking under water was always a hit. :-)

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    Arcady Genkin

    • 11/Sep/2009 18:31:02

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called People in and around water, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    j.s. clark

    • 20/Jul/2011 22:08:21

    Looks a lot like Ginger Stanley, but hard to tell. She was more likely to be found at Silver Springs or, during underwater filming of Creature from the Black Lagoon, at Wakulla.

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    my_dph

    • 15/Nov/2011 15:31:23

    I know the video - and it is unbelievable!