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Interview with boatbuilder Bud Seymour

Interview with boatbuilder Bud Seymour

Date
1986-10-15
Description
Two reel to reels. Interview with Seymour. The boatbuilder discusses his career as a commercial fisher (shrimper); working on a Louisiana oil rig; boatbuilding; types of fishing boats; local boat builders; oyster skiffs; gill net boats; and of learning his craft. Duplicate copy of the interview can be found on audio cassette in S 1592, box 8, tapes 11-12; also at the Library of Congress' American Folk Center archive (AFS 26,804A13-57, B). 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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Interview with Captain Eddie Baker

Interview with Captain Eddie Baker

Date
1986-07-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Captain Eddie Baker. Born in Georgia, Baker moved to Mayport in the 1920s, and worked as a captain for several fish houses. He discusses growing up around fishing and farming; farming techniques; learning the trade; recreational fishing; eating and cooking fish; skippering shrimp boats; economic aspects of shrimping; immigrant fishers in Mayport; regulations of fishing; World War II in Florida; bait; weather lore; superstitions and folklore; dangers of shrimping; and race relations. 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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Interview with commercial fisher Tommy and Cindy Noles

Interview with commercial fisher Tommy and Cindy Noles

Date
1985-02-08
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Noles and his wife Cindy Noles about commercial fishing, humorous work stories, trash fish, hydrilla, native fauna, and life as a fishing family. For images of Noles fishing, see S 1577, v. 27, sildes 1400-1414; and v. 28, slides 2054-2096. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with commercial fisher Tommy Noles

Interview with commercial fisher Tommy Noles

Date
1985-02-07
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Noles about commercial fishing, regulations, fishing terminology and procedures, as well as family history and his own professional training. For images of Noles fishing, see S 1577, v. 27, slides 1400-1414; and v. 28, slides 2054-2096. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with fisher Eddie Oxendine

Interview with fisher Eddie Oxendine

Date
1985-02-21
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Oxendine, recorded at his home. In it, he discusses his family move to Florida; fishing on the St. Johns; fauna and flora of the river, including the effects of the introduction and removal of water hyacinth; fishing methods, folklore, and equipment; hoop nets; shrimping; relations with sport fishers; monkey fishing (using electricity to stun fish); crabbing; and selling fish. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with fisher Frank "Sonny Boy" Segree

Interview with fisher Frank "Sonny Boy" Segree

Date
1986-11-11
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with fisher Segree in Eastpoint. Segree discusses oystering; shrimping; family history; growing up in the Panhandle; life during the Depression; netmaking; boatbuilding; oystering; crabbing; trot lines; arrival of motors; shrimping; star navigation; catching flounder; local businesses; fish houses; and selling seafood. A duplicate copy of the interview may be found at the Library of Congress's American Folk Center archive (AFS 26,814-26,815). 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 may be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
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Interview with fisher Willie Bradshaw

Interview with fisher Willie Bradshaw

Date
1985-02-25
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Bradshaw in his home. He discusses netmaking, fishing the St. Johns River, water hyacinth, changes to the river, learning to fish, growing up along the river, seining, hoop nets, catfishing, effects of weather on fishing, sport fishing, regualtion of commercial fishing, and catlining. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with Maybelle (Stokes) Parker

Interview with Maybelle (Stokes) Parker

Date
1985-02-12
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Mrs. Maybelle Stokes Parker, a former fish house owner on the St. Johns River. She discusses the effects of sport fishing on the commercial fish trade; fishing regulations; water hyacinths; Depression-era life; her husband's early work in timber; seining; catfishing; and running a fishhouse. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Interview with netmaker Costa Buzier

Interview with netmaker Costa Buzier

Date
1986-11-11
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Buzier at his netmaking shop by Taylor and Hepburn. He discusses his father as a fisher and shrimper; family history; learning the fishing trade; shrimping; clamming; hurricanes; oystering; local businesses; George Kirvin; recreation activities of fishers; oyster canning; Apalachicola life; learning to make nets; net making tools and methods; shrimp trawls; net mending; weather folklore; superstitions; and netmakers like Billy Burbank. 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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Interview with shrimper and boat builder Charles Herrin

Interview with shrimper and boat builder Charles Herrin

Date
1986-07-31
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Mayport shrimper Charles Herrin. He discusses growing up around fishing; learning the trade; boatbuilding; life on a shrimp boat; fishing slang; boat launching ceremonies; fishing folklore, beliefs, and superstitions; weather; navigating techniques; shrimping methods; naming boats; food habits; and recreational activities. 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_08_reel03Interview with boatbuilder Bud SeymourSoundFieldwork
Boatbuilding
Saltwater fishing
Boats and boating
Occupational groups
Maritime life
Woodwork
Fishing
Wood craft
Seafood gathering
Workplace
Boatbuilders
Fishers
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt002Interview with Captain Eddie BakerSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Fishers
Occupational groups
Boats and boating
Seafood gathering
Family history
Maritime life
Maritime folklore
Occupational folklore
Folklore
Labor
African Americans
Family farming
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
World War, 1939-1945
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1714_03_tape31Interview with commercial fisher Tommy and Cindy NolesSoundFieldwork
Fishing
Fishes
Fisheries
Fish trapping
Maritime folklore
Occupational groups
Interviewing
Labor
Boats and boating
Seafood gathering
Interviews
Maritime life
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Saltwater fishing
Occupational folklore
Catfishes
Fishing tackle
Family history
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Fishers
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a_s1714_03_tape30Interview with commercial fisher Tommy NolesSoundFieldwork
Fishing
Fishes
Fisheries
Fish trapping
Maritime folklore
Occupational groups
Interviewing
Labor
Boats and boating
Seafood gathering
Interviews
Maritime life
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Saltwater fishing
Occupational folklore
Catfishes
Fishing tackle
Family history
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape48Interview with fisher Eddie OxendineSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Catfishes
Interviews
Maritime life
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing tackle
Interviewing
Water hyacinth
Occupational groups
Fishing
Fish traps
Fishing nets
Oral narratives
Life histories
Oral histories
Crabbing
Crab fisheries Equipment and supplies
Fishers
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a_s1592_06_tape18Interview with fisher Frank "Sonny Boy" SegreeSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral narratives
Maritime life
Oral histories
Life histories
Fishing
Seafood gathering
Family history
Netmaking
Boatbuilding
Shrimpers (persons)
Oyster industries
Oyster fisheries
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape55Interview with fisher Willie BradshawSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Maritime life
Fishing
Water hyacinth
Flora
Fishing nets
Seining
Netmaking
African Americans
Net maker
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape35Interview with Maybelle (Stokes) ParkerSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Labor
Occupational groups
Fisheries
Selling
Specialty stores
Maritime life
Stores, retail
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Rivers
Water hyacinth
Timber
Cypress
Seining
Fishers
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a_s1592_06_tape16Interview with netmaker Costa BuzierSoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Netmaking
Nets
Fishing nets
Occupational groups
Textile arts
Maritime life
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Family history
Weather
Ethnometeorology
Beliefs and cultures
Belief systems
Occupational folklore
Shrimpers (persons)
Boats
Hurricanes
Net maker
Fishers
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt009Interview with shrimper and boat builder Charles HerrinSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Fishers
Occupational groups
Boats and boating
Seafood gathering
Family history
Maritime life
Maritime folklore
Occupational folklore
Folklore
Labor
Shrimps
Shrimpers (persons)
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