73 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shrimpers (persons)"
Folklife at the Mayport Seafood Festival

Folklife at the Mayport Seafood Festival

Date
1991-10-26
Description
Ten color slides. Images taken during the Mayport Seafood Festival. 1: Welding shop; 2: Matt Rolland's dock; 3-5: Shrimp boats; 6-8: Black church choir; 9-10: Festival crowds.
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Folklorist David Taylor interviewing shrimper Charles Herrin

Folklorist David Taylor interviewing shrimper Charles Herrin

Date
1986-04-05
Description
Three contact sheets with 77 photographic black and white images; plus logs and negatives. Copy of the interview can be found in S 1592, box 7, tapes 12-14. 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 Carla Watkins

Interview with Carla Watkins

Date
1986-10-15
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher (and spouse of a fisher) Carla Watkins. An Apalachicola native, she discusses local fishers; working on a mullet boat; fishing superstitions; boat naming; flounder fishing; shrimping; cooking seafood; recreation; and changes to Apalachicola. 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.
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Interview with Father Robert Baker

Interview with Father Robert Baker

Date
1985-02-07
Description
One audio cassette. Interview begins on SIDE TWO of tape. Father Baker, priest for the Basilica Cathedral of St. Augustine, discusses the St. Augustine Blessing of the Fleet. He gives details of the strong Italian Catholic population in St. Augustine as well as a general support for religious/cultural events within the city. He elaborates on the symbolism and ceremony of the Blessing, as well as outlining its religious significance. 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.
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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 Mat Roland

Interview with fisher Mat Roland

Date
1986-08-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Mat Roland, owner of Roland Seafood in Mayport. Discusses growing up around fishing in Portugal; move to Florida from Massachusetts in 1937 so his father could fish for bluefish; Mayport shrimpers and businesses; his father's fish house; picking shrimp; songs by black shrimp pickers; running a fish house; selling; and local workers. 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 Geraldine Margerum and John Gavagan, Jr.

Interview with Geraldine Margerum and John Gavagan, Jr.

Date
1986-07-26
Description
Three audio cassettes. Interview with Geraldine Margerum, whose family were long-time Mayport fishers. She discusses growing up in North Carolina; moving to Florida in the 1930s; working at a local Jacksonville restaurant; World War II; her father-in-law; a local Duval County judge; her husband's death at sea in 1956; Mayport in 1940s and 1950s; commercial fishing; pogy fishing (Menhaden); cooking mullet; stories of local residents; drug running in Mayport; and local legends. Recorded in her home in Neptune Beach. 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 Hilton Floyd

Interview with Hilton Floyd

Date
1986-08-21
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fishing gear specialist, and former fisher, Hilton Floyd. Interviewed in Pascagoula, Mississippi, by his wife Helen Floyd. He discusses Mayport fishers; making and using cast nets; working for the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries with the US Fish and Wildlife Commission; types of nets; gill nets; sea island cotton; nylon netting; and shrimping. 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 Monsignor Daniel Hegerty

Interview with Monsignor Daniel Hegerty

Date
1985-03-20
Description
One audio cassette. Hegerty, a chaplain at St. Vincents Hospital, describes the beginnings of the Blessing of the Fleet in St. Augustine, going back to his first encounters with the fishermen of West Augustine and individual boat blessings, to the large annual procession that it became. He discusses the pageantry of the event, as well as the significance behind it. He also discusses the European roots behind the tradition. There are places throughout the interview where Hegerty asks that the tape be turned off. 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).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Folklife at the Mayport Seafood FestivalFolklife at the Mayport Seafood FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Special events
Seafood
Maritime folklore
Maritime life
Choirs (music)
Workshops
Boats and boating
Shrimpers (persons)
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Folklorist David Taylor interviewing shrimper Charles HerrinFolklorist David Taylor interviewing shrimper Charles HerrinStill ImageFieldwork
Oral communication
Interviewing
Sound recording
Research methods
Audiotape recordings
Recording equipment
Boatbuilders
Folklorists
Shrimpers (persons)
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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_s1592_06_tape03Interview with Carla WatkinsSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Flatfish fisheries
Flatfishes
Gulf flounder
Shrimpers (persons)
Cooking and dining
Local history
Fishers
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a_s1576_21_c86-146Interview with Father Robert BakerSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Shrimpers (persons)
Occupational folklore
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Religion
Catholics
Fishers
Christianity
Fishing
Priests
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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_s1592_07_tape15Interview with fisher Mat RolandSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Family history
Shrimpers (persons)
Saltwater fishing
Labor
African Americans
Occupational folklore
Seafood gathering
Stores, retail
Seafood
Selling
Shrimps
Singing
Fishers
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt004Interview with Geraldine Margerum and John Gavagan, Jr.SoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Interviewing
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Family history
Shrimpers (persons)
Saltwater fishing
Labor
World War, 1939-1945
Cooking and dining
Seafood gathering
Cookery (Mullet)
Seafood
Folklore
Fishers
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt014Interview with Hilton FloydSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Occupational groups
Maritime life
Fishing nets
Cotton
Netmaking
Shrimpers (persons)
Fishers
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a_s1576_21_c86-144Interview with Monsignor Daniel HegertySoundFieldwork
Interviews
Chaplains, Hospital
Personal experience narratives
Shrimpers (persons)
Religion
Occupational folklore
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Christianity
Oral history
Fishers
Catholics
Fishing
Priests
Chaplains
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