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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Roland, Mat, 1927-"
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Interview with fisher Mat Roland

Interview with fisher Mat Roland

Date
1986-08-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Mat Roland, owner of Roland Seafood in Mayport. Discusses growing up around fishing in Portugal; move to Florida from Massachusetts in 1937 so his father could fish for bluefish; Mayport shrimpers and businesses; his father's fish house; picking shrimp; songs by black shrimp pickers; running a fish house; selling; and local workers. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1592_07_tape15Interview with fisher Mat RolandSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Family history
Shrimpers (persons)
Saltwater fishing
Labor
African Americans
Occupational folklore
Seafood gathering
Stores, retail
Seafood
Selling
Shrimps
Singing
Fishers
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