• Florida birds, 1940

    A0048-FL-001front Postcard with drawing of several birds: Whooping Crane, Snowy Heron, Wood Ibis, and Blue Heron. Addressed to Miss Carrie Perry, Westchester NY, from Mary. Postmarked Lakeland Florida…

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  • Tarpon in Mid-Air, a Thrill to all Fishermen, c. 1942

    A large fish on a fishing line is suspended above the water. From a postcard booklet, postmarked 1945. Item number: A0048-FL-011n

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  • Charlie Thompson's Whaleshark, c. 1920

    Taxidermied whaleshark on a railcar. Historical note: Charter boat Captain Charles Thompson caught a 38 ft. whaleshark between Miami and the Florida Keys in the summer of 1912. After working with taxi…

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  • Chef Alfredo with two children and fish, 1967

    Stan Sheets

    Man and two little girls holding fish at Lyman's Dock. "Chef Alfredo of the Bon Soir Restaurant in Palm Beach also had a nice day with the dolphin. Alfredo, who was a chef on passenger liners for year…

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  • Two children with large fish, 1968

    "Light up the fire: put on the skillet -- there will be fish in the pan tonight. Georgette and her brother George William Culver" caption published in the Boynton Beach Star, 29 February 1968. Item nu…

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  • Fish caught on the Shanty III, 1968

    "Jack Baker's Shanty III with a good size catch of abmerjack, barracuda and grouper. Will make some fine eating from Jack's bar in N.J.," caption published in the Boynton Beach Star, 11 January 1968.…

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  • Lucy's 70 pound wahoo, 1968

    Stan Sheets ( Photographer)

    Woman and trophy fish. Written on back: Lucy Bergman, Busch's Seafood Restaurant, with 71 pound Wahoo, caught on private boat, the Milky Way. Reported as the largest wahoo caught in years. Historical…

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  • Sport fishermen, c. 1960

    Royal Studio ( Photographer)

    Group of men, women, and a boy with their day's catch. Signs over head: "Boynton Inlet Docks" Item number: A0013-45-005

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  • First fish of the tournament, 1958

    Les Bowman ( Photographer)

    Man holding fish surrounded by young women in bathing suits with sashes with organizations' names on them. Handwritten on back: "First fish at Lyman's, Nov 29th, 12:15 noon. Wahoo 32 lb. [on the] Abbe…

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