2 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Hill, Brenda"
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The Children's Activity Area at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

The Children's Activity Area at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1989-05-27
Description
Two proof sheets with 72 black and white images (plus negatives).
Collection
Worm grunting at the Apalachicola National Forest

Worm grunting at the Apalachicola National Forest

Date
1989-01
Description
Thirty-one color slides. Worm grunting is a way to attract worms to the surface in order to gather them for fishing bait. Traditionally, earthworms (specificaly the panhandle earthworm, Diplocardia mississippiensis) is said to be attracted by the gentle vibrations created by vocally grunting near the ground. Worm grunters generally sell their catch to fish bait shops. Thousands of dollars were earned in the National Forest in from the 1930s through 1970s, until TV journalist Charkles Kuralt did a story on the grunters, attracting the attention of the US Forest Service and IRS. Today the industry is regulated. Grunters sell to bait shops.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
The Children's Activity Area at the 1989 Florida Folk FestivalThe Children's Activity Area at the 1989 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFishers
Musicians
Storytellers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Festivals
Children
Performing arts
Indian dance
Storytelling
Fly fishing
Dancers
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Worm grunting at the Apalachicola National ForestWorm grunting at the Apalachicola National ForestStill ImageFieldwork
Forests and forestry
Worms
Occupational groups
Earthworm culture
Vermiculturists
Earthworms
Invertebrates
Trees
Pine
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