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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Crabs"
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Totch Brown interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Totch Brown interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1987-11-18
Description
Two audiocassettes. Brown, a lifelong resident and retired stone crabber, wrote a book of his life in 1993 called Totch: A Life in the Everglades. He discusses trapping, selling, storing, cleaning, and cooking stone crabs, including when, where, and how to catch; making the wooden traps; financing his ventures; and other crabbers in the area. He also discusses fishing industry; cooking mullet; drug smuggling in the Everglades (marijuana); use of baits; family history; and local history.
Collection
Willie McCain harvesting stone crabs with traps

Willie McCain harvesting stone crabs with traps

Date
1982-11
Description
Sixty-one color slides.
Collection
Workers at the Gulf Stream Crab Company

Workers at the Gulf Stream Crab Company

Date
1984-11
Description
Nineteen color slides. Workers unloading and steaming stone crabs. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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a_s1622_04_tape06Totch Brown interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundFishers
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Family history
Local history
Crabbing
Crabs
Crab traps
Fish traps
Seafood
Fish markets
Fishing equipment
Fishes
Mullet (fishes)
Food preparation
Drug smuggling
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Willie McCain harvesting stone crabs with trapsWillie McCain harvesting stone crabs with trapsStill ImageFishers
Fieldwork
Crabbing
Waterways
Seafood industry
Seafood gathering
Fish traps
Crab fisheries Equipment and supplies
Crabs
Boats and boating
Occupational groups
Work
Labor
Transportation
Rivers
Boat drivers
Maritime life
Crabbers
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Workers at the Gulf Stream Crab CompanyWorkers at the Gulf Stream Crab CompanyStill ImageFieldwork
Crab fisheries Equipment and supplies
Crabbing
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Crabs
Workers
Labor
Crabbers
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