These are a few of the on-line resources that provide background information about Jose Gaspar and his exploits.
- The Saga Of Gasparilla
- from Oliver H. Parker to John D. King
- Man or myth?
- Some say Gaspar is a myth. Others swear he was real. Remember, in fiction there is some truth.
- Festival Time in Tampa Bay
- A look at Gasparilla by John Bailey, Tampa Bay Guide for the Mining Company
- History of Gasparilla Festival
- Chronological History of the growth of the Festival
- These are the Web Sites I've found for local Krewes
- Krewe of Cavaliers
- Krewe of Zingaro