Diaspora Communities – U.S.A. – FLORIDA

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Articles, Books, Interviews, Online Databases

ARTICLES

Tarpon Springs’ Cycadia Cemetery Added to National Register of Historic Places by Gregory Pappas, Pappas Post, June 17, 2017

The Greeks of Tarpon Springs by Steve Frangos, published in The National Herald, February 28, 2009

PARISH PROFILE: Fishermen from Skopelos Begin Greek Orthodox Presence in W. Florida – published in the Orthodox Observer, March 2019

“Greek-American Sponge Fishermen Aid Red Cross” article – Tarpon Springs, Florida – 8 Feb 1918

Tarpon Springs Greek District Listed on National Register of Historic Places

“Terrific War on Florida Man – Fleets Sail Out to Loot and Burn and Kill” article re: War Among Spongers in Tarpon Springs, Florida – June 8, 1914

“Sponge Divers Go To War – Stopped Work to Fight” article – New York Times, May 2, 1897

BOOKS

“GREEKS IN TARPON SPRINGS – Images of America Series”, authored by Tina Bucuvalas, was published in February 2016 by Arcadia Publishing (462 Greek names transcribed)

“The History of Saint Augustine, Florida” …. Settlement of New Smyrna…Hardships Endured by Minorcan and GREEK Colonists – FREE ebook

INTERVIEWS

Interview with Oldest Greek in 1939 Pensacola, Florida – Christ Tabaras

1939 Interview – Dennis Potinos – Restaurant Proprietor, Florida – Describes homeland Ithaca, Greece

ONLINE DATABASES

Florida Census Records 1860-1945  – 9,152 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE

Florida, Tampa Passenger Lists, 1898-1945 – 239 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE

Florida, Military Discharge Records, ca.1837 – ca.1970 – 12 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE

1930-1939 Florida Deaths – 235 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE

1920-1929 Florida Deaths – 168 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE

1905, 1913-1919 Florida Deaths – 84 born in Greece – FamilySearch.org – FREE

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