53 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Rivers"
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Saturday afternoon performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Saturday afternoon performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

Date
1962-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Collection
Sam Simpson and Grandma Louella Oudlund talking about the Suwannee River at an unknown Florida Folk Festival

Sam Simpson and Grandma Louella Oudlund talking about the Suwannee River at an unknown Florida Folk Festival

Date
Description
One reel to reel. Excerpt from an earlier recording of Simpson and Odulund speaking at an undated Florida Folk Festival about life on the Suwannee River. Could be from one of three festivals; 1959, 1961, or 1962.
Collection
Interview with Camilla (Mickey) McRae

Interview with Camilla (Mickey) McRae

Date
1986-07-30
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with long-time St. Johns River resident McRae. Originally contacted as having possible information on commercial fishing in Mayport (which she did not), she discussed life upon the St. Johns River; river fishing and boating; gardening; and local history. 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 fisher Albert Gufford

Interview with fisher Albert Gufford

Date
1986-08-08
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with retired fisher and charter boat captain Gufford in his home in Mayport. He discusses fishing; making fishing tackle (lead fishing weights); boating; tourism; sports fishers; rum running during Prohibition; drug smuggling; and local history. Throughout the recording, a loud electric fan can be heard blowing. 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 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.
Collection
Interview with Eddie Dollar

Interview with Eddie Dollar

Date
1985-01-30
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Eddie Dollar, a retired naval enlistee who grew up on the St. Johns River. He discusses Welaka life in 1930s; the Great Depresssion; fish nets; boating; pollution; sports fishing; and changes to the St. Johns River. 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.
Collection
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.
Collection
1984 flood at the Stephen Foster Center

1984 flood at the Stephen Foster Center

Date
1984-03
Description
Five color slides.
Collection
Apalachicola Waterfront on the Intercoastal Waterway

Apalachicola Waterfront on the Intercoastal Waterway

Date
1986-11-06
Description
Twenty color slides. 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
Arlington River in Duval County in 1895

Arlington River in Duval County in 1895

Date
Description
Black and white print from 1895 of the Arlington River, taken from St. Nicholas in Duval County. Donated by Thelma Boltin to the FLorida Folklife Archive.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t77-126Saturday afternoon performances at the 1962 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)SoundMusicians
Storytellers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Local history
Singing
Storytelling
Oral performance
Rivers
Singers
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a_s1576_t77-263Sam Simpson and Grandma Louella Oudlund talking about the Suwannee River at an unknown Florida Folk FestivalSoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Oral histories
Special events
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Rivers
Local history
Logging
Food preparation
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt007Interview with Camilla (Mickey) McRaeSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Recreation
Rivers
Flora
Local history
Boats and boating
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt012Interview with fisher Albert GuffordSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Recreation
Rivers
Boats and boating
Local history
Tourism
Tourists
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing tackle
Fishing weights
Charter boat fishing
Boats and boating Chartering
Smuggling
Charter boat captains
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_03_tape21Interview with Eddie DollarSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Rivers
Water pollution
Boats
Fishing
Tourism
Fishing nets
Oral narratives
Life histories
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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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1984 flood at the Stephen Foster Center1984 flood at the Stephen Foster CenterStill ImageArchitecture
Structures
Buildings
Rivers
Landscape
Nature
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Apalachicola Waterfront on the Intercoastal WaterwayApalachicola Waterfront on the Intercoastal WaterwayStill ImageFieldwork
Waterways
Rivers
Boats
Buildings
Structures
Maritime life
Houses
Docks
Landscape
Community
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Arlington River in Duval County in 1895Arlington River in Duval County in 1895Still ImageRivers
Waterways
Landscape
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