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Accession number 2005.1
Catalog Number 2005.1.322
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content Newspaper article from the Tampa Tribune; September 9, 1956

Billy Bowlegs III is a Fine Old Gentleman

Image taken at the Florida Folk Festival at White Springs "on the Suwannee" at the Stephen Foster Memorial. Loaned by Major E.T. Keenan of Frostproof.

Billy Bowlegs III lived on the Brighton Reservation and whose grandfather was a brother of the original Billy Bowlegs who "led the last Seminole uprising and was deported to the Western reservatiion in 1858".

Emma Micco is credited with tanning the leather leggings worn by Bowlegs III.

The Braden Attack; Bowlegs gives an alternative to the usual reports
Title Billy Bowlegs III is a Fine Old Gentleman
Date September 9, 1956
Catalog date 2016-05-17
Condition Good
Imagefile 124\20051322.JPG