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Shrimping Documentary - Interviews with Freddy and David Backman and John Versaggi

Shrimping Documentary - Interviews with Freddy and David Backman and John Versaggi

Date
1985-05
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Freddy and David Backman discuss the shrimping business - its good points and difficulties, life as African-American shrimpers, family history in shrimping; John Versaggi talks about life as a Sicilian immigrant, the beginnings and growth of the shrimping business as a whole, "industry pioneers: John Poli, Mr. Salvador, James Smith, B.B. Brooks; also discuss Billy Corkum [?]", Burbank netmakers of Fernandina, Staphius Kalara, boat maker of Fernandina, Harry Xynides, Dan Miller, Willie Bryant; both Backmans and Versaggi talk about the Blessing of the Fleet and the decline of the shrimping industry. Raw footage for the documentary, Fishing All My Days, on Fernandina's shrimping industry, produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WUFT-TV 5 of Gainesville (the local PBS station, affiliated with the University of Florida.)
Collection
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Shrimping Documentary - Interviews with Freddy and David Backman and John VersaggiShrimping Documentary - Interviews with Freddy and David Backman and John VersaggiMoving ImageFishers
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Boatbuilding
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