Color Photos of Florida in the 1940s

 Members of the Three-Quarter Century Softball Club: St. Petersburg, Florida, ca. 1947.

 John M. Gonatos in his curio shop with assistant Niki Vasilikis: Tarpon Springs, Florida, 1942.
 Sponge diver John Gonatos: Tarpon Springs, Florida, ca. 1945.
 Greek sponge boats on ways: Tarpon Springs, Florida, 1942.
 Sponge auction in Tarpon Springs, June 27, 1947.
 Basket maker Moses Pinder at work in Tarpon Springs, Florida, April 12, 1947.
 Future Farmers of America packing tomatoes: Palmetto, Florida, May 21, 1947.
 Future Farmers of America: Palmetto, Florida, May 21, 1947.
 Maria Pappas serving the "perfect Greek luncheon": Tarpon Springs, Florida, June 27, 1947.
 Handing out copies of The Evening Independent: St. Petersburg, Florida, March 19, 1947.
 Trimming and Sorting Sponges: Tarpon Springs, Florida, ca. 1942.
 Lois Duncan Steinmetz playing the accordian aboard the shantyboat Lazy Bones, ca. 1947.
 Seminole cattleman Charlie Micco,  1949.
 Egg cracking tradition: Tarpon Springs, Florida, April 13, 1947.
 Seminole mother and children, 1949.
 Lazaros Coffee Shop: Tarpon Springs, Florida, April 13, 1947.
Sponge diver entering the water near Tarpon Springs, Florida, ca. 1945.