225 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Fishers"
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Interview with William Ralph (Buddy) Maddox

Interview with William Ralph (Buddy) Maddox

Date
1984-01-17
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Buddy Maddox discusses his early history; sharecropping; Turpentine camps in Clarksville and Merrysville; moving to different places; different odd jobs he did such as running a ferry, commercial fishing, road work and railroad work and turpentine; blacksmithing - especially maritime; more odd jobs; making nets; building his own blacksmith shop and converting from coal to gas. Side B Discusses a man who makes wooden boats in Blountstown; changes in fishing in Panama City over the years; fears over the changes; Mr. Bob Raffield and superstitions on boats.
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Buddy Maddox program

Buddy Maddox program

Date
1984-03-31
Description
Two audio cassettes. Public program for NEH Library Grant: Turpentining, Blacksmithing, Castnet Making Buddy Maddox talks of growing up in the turpentining business with his father; his schooling; his marriage; working the ferry with his father; turpentine forests; blacksmithing career; cast net making; fishing.
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Captain Jake Stone interview for Fishing All My Days

Captain Jake Stone interview for Fishing All My Days

Date
1984-08-10
Description
Two audio cassettes. Audio does not start immediately. C86-143: Capt. Jake Stone discusses his early years in shrimping, 1947-1948; his first shrimp boat was the "Jim Dozier"; tells fishing story; discusses shrimping in the present day - differences; family background; shrimp boats he's run; New Smyrna, Florida as "shrimping Mecca"; modern shrimping ports; communication; "heading" shrimp stories; shrimping as a family business; superstitions among fishermen; "oil drip" story; shrimp captain, "Gator Pierce"; fisherman, Ralph Weatherly; fishing territories; electric reels; net-making; old-time net-maker, Anchor Damgard; fisherman, Johnny McDonald; tells fishing and shrimping stories throughout tape. C86-141: Captain Stone discusses various aspects of shrimping and netmaking such as the types of nets he made ("Jubilee" nets, "Joe Lucas" nets, and "Brownie" nets); innovations in his net-making; intricacies of net-making and how they work; seasonal runs of shrimp; decreasing catches of shrimp and rising prices; legends of shark feeding; younger generation's lack of interest in net making; modern shrimping vs. shrimping when Capt. Stone was younger. Interview conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV). A transcript of the interview can be found in S 1579, box 1, folder: "C86-99 through C86-149."
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Interview with Monsignor Daniel Hegerty

Interview with Monsignor Daniel Hegerty

Date
1985-03-20
Description
One audio cassette. Hegerty, a chaplain at St. Vincents Hospital, describes the beginnings of the Blessing of the Fleet in St. Augustine, going back to his first encounters with the fishermen of West Augustine and individual boat blessings, to the large annual procession that it became. He discusses the pageantry of the event, as well as the significance behind it. He also discusses the European roots behind the tradition. There are places throughout the interview where Hegerty asks that the tape be turned off. Interview conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV).
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First Bernie Colvin interview

First Bernie Colvin interview

Date
1984-08-07
Description
Two audio cassettes. C86-145: Bernie Colvin discusses his shrimping experiences, including changes that have occurred in the business over the years; shrimping in the Bay around Panama City; Vietnamese shrimpers in the area; shrimping as recreation and subsistence; state regulations governing shrimping; physical dangers involved in shrimping/boating; traditional shrimping methods; nocturnal shrimping; crew payment. He tells various stories throughout interview. C86-149: Bernie Colvin discusses his personal history and how he got into the shrimping business. He also describes his first shrimping trip and changes in the industry over time; fishing and its benefits during World War II; Candy and Jimmy Carden, net makers; his son Earl, also a shrimper; communication and camaraderie between shrimpers; superstitions; cooking and foodways while on board ship; castnetting. Interview conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV). A transcript of the interview can be found in S 1579, box 1, folder: C86-99 through C86-149.
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Interview with Father Robert Baker

Interview with Father Robert Baker

Date
1985-02-07
Description
One audio cassette. Interview begins on SIDE TWO of tape. Father Baker, priest for the Basilica Cathedral of St. Augustine, discusses the St. Augustine Blessing of the Fleet. He gives details of the strong Italian Catholic population in St. Augustine as well as a general support for religious/cultural events within the city. He elaborates on the symbolism and ceremony of the Blessing, as well as outlining its religious significance. Interview conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV). A transcript of the interview can be found in S 1579, box 1, folder: C86-99 through C86-149.
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Robert Lannon and Jean Vangoidstnoven interview for Fishing All My Days

Robert Lannon and Jean Vangoidstnoven interview for Fishing All My Days

Date
1984-07-22
Description
One audio cassette. Robert Lannon discusses the Fernandina shrimping industry in its early days (1930s?); differences between prices for shrimp then and now; shrimp becoming more of a commercial product for export to other cities in the US such as New York and the importance of Italian (Italian-American?) shrimpers in this process; difficulties in the shrimping business during the Great Depression; his belief that Fernandina Beach was the first area where commercial shrimping took place; best times and places to catch shrimp; effects of pollution on the Fernandina shrimping industry. Capt. Van discusses the technicalities of shrimping at length, including: state laws governing nets; where one can fish; live bait fishing; different licenses needed for shrimping; bio-catch; the cost of operating a shrimping business; cost of shrimp; and other such topics. He also speaks about his own preferences in shrimping and nets, the Organized Fishermen of Florida (OFF), his personal history, and the way he operates his own shrimping business. Interviews conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV). A transcript of the interview can be found in S 1579, box 1, folder: C86-99 through C86-149.
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Interview with netmaker and shrimper Jimmy Carden

Interview with netmaker and shrimper Jimmy Carden

Date
1984-08-07
Description
One audio cassette. Jimmy Carden discusses shrimping and net-making; his family history; learning fishing and net-making from his father; types of nets and the materials involved in making them; state of the modern shrimping industry; importance of dreams in his father's (Candy Carden) net-making; stories and shrimping superstitions; other area shrimpers. Interviews conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV). A transcript of the interview can be found in S 1579, box 1, folder: C86-99 through C86-149. An earlier interview with Burbank can be found in S 1576, reel T80-82.
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Captain Henry Black interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Captain Henry Black interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1983-06-03
Description
One audio cassette. Black discusses his early life; cowboying; working on tugboats, including the "Neptune" which was built for the Spanish-American War; navigation during WWII; adventures in sailing; socialization between tugboat crews; superstition; sea stories; weather knowledge; making castnets.
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Interview with oyster fisher Mike Hilchey

Interview with oyster fisher Mike Hilchey

Date
1985-08-28
Description
One audio cassette. Discusses Hilchey's family involvement in oyster fishing (going back to his great-grandfather); boat making; oyster regulation; learning oystering; descriptions of local oyster areas such as Simpson's Creek; vernacular names for oysters; names of oyster beds; oyster seasons; local oyster men; kinship ties in the business; his customers; cooking and serving oysters; and change in the business. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_11_c84-003Interview with William Ralph (Buddy) MaddoxSoundFieldwork
Occupational groups
Interviews
Turpentining
Farm life
Farming
Maritime folklore
Maritime life
Oral histories
Blacksmithing
Fishing
Fishers
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a_s1576_14_c84-090Buddy Maddox programSoundBlacksmiths
Turpentiners
Net maker
Libraries
Life histories
Oral histories
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Turpentine industry workers
Turpentining
Blacksmithing
Net makers
Fishing nets
Maritime life
Florida history
Fishers
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a_s1576_21_c86-141Captain Jake Stone interview for Fishing All My DaysSoundNet maker
Field recordings
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Interviewing
Fishing nets
Netmaking
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Selling seafood
Oral history
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing
Fishers
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1576_21_c86-144Interview with Monsignor Daniel HegertySoundFieldwork
Interviews
Chaplains, Hospital
Personal experience narratives
Shrimpers (persons)
Religion
Occupational folklore
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Christianity
Oral history
Fishers
Catholics
Fishing
Priests
Chaplains
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a_s1576_21_c86-145First Bernie Colvin interviewsoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Foodways
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Occupational groups
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Shrimps
Fishing
Fishers
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1576_21_c86-146Interview with Father Robert BakerSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Shrimpers (persons)
Occupational folklore
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Religion
Catholics
Fishers
Christianity
Fishing
Priests
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a_s1576_21_c86-148Robert Lannon and Jean Vangoidstnoven interview for Fishing All My DaysSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Seafood industry
Boats and boating
Selling seafood
Labor unions
Shrimps
Seafood gathering
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishers
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1576_21_c86-151Interview with netmaker and shrimper Jimmy CardenSoundNet maker
Fishers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Netmaking
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Fishing nets
Seafood industry
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Seafood gathering
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1576_22_c86-166Captain Henry Black interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundFishers
Boat driver
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
World War, 1939-1945
Cowboys
Boat driving
Boats and boating
Weather
Netmaking
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a_s1576_23_c86-197Interview with oyster fisher Mike HilcheySoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Oysters
Oyster fisheries
Oyster industries
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Cooking and dining
Cookery (Seafood)
Cookery (Oysters)
Fisheries
Dealers (Retail trade)
Fishing
Fishers
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