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The Photography and Visual Journalism Blog
of the Tampa Bay Times

June 16, 1966 - Karol Kelly met one of her fine-feathered subjects yesterday at Sunken Gardens. Miss Kelly is "Miss Florida Attractions" and is currently on a statewide tour to promote the attractions. She was presented a key to St. Petersburg by Councilman Elliott Holland. June was proclaimed "Florida At-tractions Month" several weeks ago. (Times staff photo)

From the archives: A Sunken Gardens photo gallery – 26 classic black-and-white images

The Tampa Bay Times photo archives are filled with hundreds of thousands of images that capture the history and flavor of the Tampa Bay area and beyond. Having recently added a sizable number of historical Sunken Gardens photos to the archive, we decided to pull some out and share them with you. Whether or not you' …

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  1. From the archives: A Sunken Gardens photo gallery – 26 classic black-and-white images

    Human Interest

    The Tampa Bay Times photo archives are filled with hundreds of thousands of images that capture the history and flavor of the Tampa Bay area and beyond. Having recently added a sizable number of historical Sunken Gardens photos to the archive, we decided to pull some out and share them with you. Whether or not you've …

    June 16, 1966 - Karol Kelly met one of her fine-feathered subjects yesterday at Sunken Gardens. Miss Kelly is "Miss Florida Attractions" and is currently on a statewide tour to promote the attractions. She was presented a key to St. Petersburg by Councilman Elliott Holland. June was proclaimed "Florida At-tractions Month" several weeks ago. (Times staff photo)
  2. All Eyes photo gallery: Last days of the Florida State Fair

    Human Interest

    The Florida State Fair wrapped up its 2017 season at the Florida State Fairgrounds today.

    Luis Galo, 10, of Oldsmar,  looks at a butterfly at the butterfly encounter during the last day of the Florida State Fair Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.
  3. Photo gallery: Too Good for Drugs Jr. Gasparilla Distance Classic

    Blogs

    Runners from 2-10 years-old competed Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 in the annual Too Good for Drugs Jr. Gasparilla Distance Classic held at Thomas Jefferson High School in Tampa. Younger runners, 2-4 years-old raced for 30 yards while olders runners ran one mile on the school's track.

    Five year-olds prepare to run a race during the Jr. Gasparilla Distance Classic for ages 2 to 10 year-olds at Thomas Jefferson High School in Tampa, Fla. on Saturday, February 18, 2017.
  4. Photo gallery: Massive brush fire in Polk County scorches land and homes

    Blogs

    While investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire, the state's abnormally dry weather — and particularly strong winds on Thursday created the perfect conditions to help form and fuel the blaze. Widespread drought conditions caused by above-average heat and minimal humidity have …

    A home destroyed by fire is seen in a burnt area next to Highway 630 East near Indian Lake Estates on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
  5. All Eyes photo gallery: Ivanka Trump's children check out grandpa's helicopter at the White House

    Blogs

    President Donald Trump spent some time Friday with two of his grandchildren on the South Lawn of the White House. 

    President Donald Trump boards Marine One with his grandchildren Arabella and Joseph Kushner, while departing from the White House on Friday. President Trump was traveling to South Carolina to visit the Boeing plant.
  6. The week's 20 best news photos, from the Associated Press, Getty Images and the Tampa Bay Times

    World

    This week's collection of the best news photos features an amazingly colorful protest in Bucharest, two images from the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, a grandmother and children demonstrating that winter can be fun, some picturesque paddleboarders in California and two photos from, ahem, "fashion" week.

    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: A Havanese dog is judged during competition at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, February 13, 2017 in New York City. There are 2874 dogs entered in this show with a total entry of 2908 in 200 different breeds or varieties, including 23 obedience entries. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
  7. Looking Back: Whitney Houston and The Beach Boys rocked the Super Fourth Rockfest (July 4, 1987)

    Music & Concerts

    This story appeared in the pages of the St. Petersburg Times on July 5, 1987. What follows is the text of the original story, interspersed with photos of the event taken by Times staff photographer Evan R. Steinhauser.

    Fireworks explode over Tampa Stadium during Whitney Houston's performance at Rockfest.

TIMES | Evan R. Steinhauser
  8. All Eyes photo gallery: Rays' spring training photos from a picture-perfect day in Port Charlotte

    The Heater

    Tampa Bay Times Staff Photographer Will Vragovic is covering Rays spring training for us on a picture-perfect day in Port Charlotte. We thought you might enjoy seeing some of his work from today.

    Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Alex Colome (37) places his cleats at the rubber while throwing a bullpen session during a Spring Training workout at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.