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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Netmaking"
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Billy Burbank interview

Billy Burbank interview

Date
1980-07-11
Description
One reel-to-reel tape. Burbank discusses the history and practices of the net making trade. The interview begins with Burbank describing how his grandfather began the family business, Burbank Trawlmakers Inc., in 1915. Since then, Burbank nets had been used by people in the US from North Carolina down to Florida and up the Gulf Coast through the Texas Panhandle area. In addition, their nets were exported to Central and South America as well as Africa. At the time of the interview, Burbank Trawlmakers was the largest producer of fishing nets in the United States. Stories about the family business include nets made for President Nixon and a fishing boat that accidentally caught a submarine in its trawl nets. In addition, Burbank also describes the different net types and uses – including flat nets, four seam balloon nets, two seam balloon nets, and a modification that Burbank developed called the Mongoose, which is actually two nets in one. He also describes the net making process, and the various tools and skills involved.
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Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)

Date
1987-05-22
Description
One reel to reel recording. Fishing Industry workshop: Folklorist Taylor interviewed the fishers (Filman, Herrin, Bennett) about the occupation and training, and the issue involved. Filman was from Steinhatchee, Herrin was from Mayport, and Bennett was from Welaka. Net making workshop: Folklorist Taylor interviewed the net makers (Smith, Buzier, Mora) about their occupation and training, and how to make nets. Mora was from Cortez, Smith from Port St. Joe, and Buzier was from Apalachicola. The folklife area in 1987 focused on Maritime folklife, which stemmed from Taylor's work on the 1986 Maritime Heritage Project, and cooperative project between the FFP and the Library of Congress.
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Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Pacetti and Colee were not on microphone, so are hard to hear. Gold worked for NASA's education division.
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Interview with Ada Mickler, Interview with Jean and Libby Waldron

Interview with Ada Mickler, Interview with Jean and Libby Waldron

Date
1977-05-24
Description
One audio cassette. Difficult to hear. On side one, interview of Ada Mickler of St. Augustine, Florida, in the laundromat where she works. Mickler talks about cast nets, palmetto hats, Spanish drawnwork. Followed by interview of Jean Waldron (with her sister Libby) on palmetto and palm fans, quilts and White Springs history. Tape recorder malfunctions at the end of side one. Interview continues on side two.
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Interview with Captain Henry Black

Interview with Captain Henry Black

Date
1983-06-03
Description
One audio cassette. Captain Henry 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 fisher Frank

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 Morris Bryan

Interview with fisher Morris Bryan

Date
1985-01-30
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Bryan. Discusses tarring nets; fishing the St. Johns River; shad fishing; recreational fishing; fishhouses; hoop nets; crabbing; benefits of water hyacinth; changes in riverine environment; typical day of a fisher; and types of 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 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 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 retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake Stone

Interview with retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake Stone

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."
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t80-082Billy Burbank interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Netmaking
Seafood industry
Weaving
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a_s1576_t87-061Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 1)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Maritime life
Seafood industry
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Fishing nets
Netmaking
Fishers
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a_s1576_88_d01-023Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)SoundArtisans
Educators
Net maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Origami
Paper art
Paper work
Arts, Japanese
Asian American arts
Minorcan Americans
Education
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Netmaking
Fishing nets
Net makers
Maritime folklore
Space flight
Manned space flight
Navigation (Astronautics)
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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a_s1576_01_c77-025Interview with Ada Mickler, Interview with Jean and Libby WaldronSoundInterviews
Craft
Minorcans
Fishing nets
Netmaking
Hats
Local history
Palmetto weaving
Palm frond weaving
Florida history
Artisans
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a_s1576_22_c86-166Interview with Captain Henry BlackSoundFishers
Boat driver
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
World War, 1939-1945
Cowboys
Boat driving
Boats and boating
Weather
Netmaking
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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_03_tape20Interview with fisher Morris BryanSoundNet maker
Fieldwork
Sound recording
Fishing
Fishes
Shad
Water hyacinth
Rivers
Fishing nets
Netmaking
Crabbing
Occupational folklore
Life histories
Oral histories
Catfishes
Fish trapping
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_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_s1576_21_c86-141Interview with retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake StoneSoundNet maker
Fieldwork
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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