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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Oyster tongs"
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Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1987-11
Description
Eight color slides. 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, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Buddy Maddox demonstrating cast nets and oyster tongs

Buddy Maddox demonstrating cast nets and oyster tongs

Date
1984-03
Description
Twelve color slides. Demonstrating the use and manufacture of cast nets and oyster tongs.
Collection
Corky Richards and his apprentice making oyster tongs

Corky Richards and his apprentice making oyster tongs

Date
1987-03
Description
Sixty three slides, with negatives. Images of Corky Richards with Rodney Richards on making oyster tongs for harvesting oysters in Apalachicola Bay. Includes three images of Rodney Richards playing the guitar.
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Corky Richards making oyster tongs

Corky Richards making oyster tongs

Date
1986-11-07
Description
Thirteen color slides. Images of Corky Richards making oyster tongs. He also worked as a cabinetmaker. More images may be found in S 1592, box 4, folder 3. 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
Corky Richards making oyster tongs

Corky Richards making oyster tongs

Date
1986-11-06
Description
One contact sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of Corky Richards making oyster tongs. He also worked as a cabinetmaker. More images can be found in S 1577, v. 45. 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
Interview with fish house owner Grady Leavins

Interview with fish house owner Grady Leavins

Date
1986-10-16
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto audio cassette). Interview with fish house owner Grady Leavins. He discusses his early life in Pensacola; learning the oyster fishing trade; local oystermen; opening his own seafood business; the oystering process; boats; the seafood industry; harvesting clams; Florida Seafood Festival; and ecological changes to Bay. Also available on reel to reels (reels 6-7). 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. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). 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
Interview with oyster shuckers Virginia Duggar and Nanette Lolley

Interview with oyster shuckers Virginia Duggar and Nanette Lolley

Date
1986-10-10
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with oyster shuckers Duggar and Lolley. They discuss family history; George Kirvin (Duggar's first boss); local oysters; job conditions; shucking; how they learned the craft; Loys Cain; tools for shucking; and fishing superstitions. 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. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). 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
Interview with oyster tong maker Corky Richards

Interview with oyster tong maker Corky Richards

Date
1986-11-07
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Corky Richards on making oyster tongs. He discusses carpentry; work as a cabinet maker; making tongs; local oystermen; and use of the tongs. For images of Richards, see S 1577, v. 45. 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
Interview with oysterer Jeff Hewett

Interview with oysterer Jeff Hewett

Date
1986-11-12
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with oysterer Hewett. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on 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 seafood dealer George Kirvin

Interview with seafood dealer George Kirvin

Date
1986-10-09
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with well-known seafood dealer Kirvin. In 1965, he won a Governor's Award for contribution to Florida seafood. He discusses his start as a fisher and a boat captain; Apalachicola Bay; his start in dealing seafood in 1960s; local contributions and activities; Governor's Award; rifts between commerical and sports fishing; politics; family history; learning fishing; local history; fishing; seining; mullet fishing; locating fish; oystering; and hurricanes. 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. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). 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
Apprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterApprenticeship exhibit at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageApprentices
Furniture
Furniture makers
Exhibits
Education
Woodwork
Teaching of folklore
Chair-makers
Wood craft
Photography
Baskets
Basket work
Oyster tongs
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Buddy Maddox demonstrating cast nets and oyster tongsBuddy Maddox demonstrating cast nets and oyster tongsStill ImageCasting (Fishing)
Material culture
Occupational groups
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing nets
Nets
Oyster tongs
Demonstrations
Oyster fisheries
Libraries
Fishers
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Corky Richards and his apprentice making oyster tongsCorky Richards and his apprentice making oyster tongsStill ImageSeafood gathering
Material culture
Metal craft
Tools
Fisheries
Oyster industries
Oyster fisheries
Maritime life
Occupational groups
Guitarists
Musical instruments
Oyster tongs
Fishers
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Corky Richards making oyster tongsCorky Richards making oyster tongsStill ImageFieldwork
Oyster tongs
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Metal craft
Material culture
Workshops
Workplace
Labor
Tools
Occupational groups
Artisans
Welders (Persons)
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Corky Richards making oyster tongsCorky Richards making oyster tongsStill ImageArtisans
Welders (Persons)
Fieldwork
Oyster tongs
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Metal craft
Material culture
Workshops
Workplace
Labor
Tools
Occupational groups
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a_s1592_08_reel01Interview with fish house owner Grady LeavinsSoundFieldwork
Seafood industry
Fisheries processing
Fishery processing plants
Selling seafood
Oyster fisheries
Oyster industries
Oyster shucking
Oysters
Fishing
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Oral narratives
Oyster tongs
Fishers
Merchants
Dealers (retail trade)
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a_s1592_06_tape08Interview with oyster shuckers Virginia Duggar and Nanette LolleySoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Shrimpers (persons)
Stores, retail
Boats and boating
Mullet fisheries
Dealers (Retail trade)
Local history
Family history
Mullet fishing
Oyster tongs
Oyster shucking
Weather
Shuckers
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a_s1592_06_tape13Interview with oyster tong maker Corky RichardsSoundFieldwork
Oyster tongs
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Metal craft
Material culture
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Interviewing
Interviews
Occupational groups
Life histories
Artisans
Welders (Persons)
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a_s1576_40_tape18Interview with oysterer Jeff HewettSoundFishers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Occupational groups
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Occupational folklore
Family history
Maritime folklore
Maritime life
Oyster fisheries
Oyster tongs
Oyster industries
Tools
Fishing Equipment and supplies
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a_s1592_06_tape06Interview with seafood dealer George KirvinSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Shrimpers (persons)
Stores, retail
Boats and boating
Mullet fisheries
Local history
Family history
Mullet fishing
Oyster tongs
Oyster shucking
Weather
Merchants
Dealers (Retail trade)
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