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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Knife grinding"
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Interview with oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Interview with oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Date
1986-10-14
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Cain, who made oyster shucking knives. He was born on 15 October, 1909 in Lynn Haven, Florida. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For images of Cain, see S 1577, v. 46; and S 1592, box 4, folder 1. 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
Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Date
1986-10-14
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of Cain in his shop making an oyster shucking knife. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For more of Cain, see S 1577, Box 4, folder 5. For an interview, see S 1592, box 8, tape 10. 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
Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

Date
1986-10-14
Description
One contact sheet with thirty-six images. Images of Loys in his shop making an oyster shucking knife. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For more of Cain, see S 1577, v. 46. 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.
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a_s1592_06_tape12Interview with oyster shucking knife maker Loys CainSoundFieldwork
Knives
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Knife grinding
Tools
Oyster industries
Workshops
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Artisans
Knifesmiths
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Oyster shucking knife maker Loys CainOyster shucking knife maker Loys CainStill ImageFieldwork
Knives
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Knife grinding
Tools
Oyster industries
Workshops
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Artisans
Knifesmiths
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Oyster shucking knife maker Loys CainOyster shucking knife maker Loys CainStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Knives
Occupational groups
Metal craft
Knife grinding
Tools
Oyster industries
Workshops
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Knifesmiths
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