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Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 7)

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 7)

Date
1985-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorists Owen and McDonald served as emcees. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent City) talked about crab traps; and the Schmidts discussed net making and shad fishing. They all also discussed the pros and cons of commerical fishing. The workshop continues on T85-133.
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Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 8)

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 8)

Date
1985-05-26
Description
One reel to reel recording. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent City) talked about crab traps; and the Schmidts discussed net making and shad fishing. They all also discussed the pros and cons of commerical fishing. Shotgun Bluegrass consisted of Ronnie Kierce (bass), Gary Wilkins (banjo), Ricki King (mandolin), Platt Drew (guitar), and Nile Hord (fiddle).
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WPA field recordings in Mayport and Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation (March-July 1940 recording expedition)

WPA field recordings in Mayport and Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation (March-July 1940 recording expedition)

Date
1940-06
Description
One reel to reel. These recordings were created by FWP's folklore section between March and July 1940. A total of twenty-two 12-inch acetate records during that period. This recording includes African American shrimpers tap dancing in Mayport, and residents of Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation singing. For more detailed information on the recordings, see S 1579, box 3, for copies of the original LOC indexes. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) – after 1939, the Works Projects Administration – was a work-relief program created in 1935 by the Roosevelt Administration that employed over 8.5 million people between 1935 and 1943. One of its programs was the Federal Writers Project (FWP), which included the Folklore Section. This section conducted fieldwork, recording songs, traditions, and stories across the nation. Originally created to gather material for the American Guide Series, but later emphasis was placed upon fieldwork for preservation of folk traditions for future use. In Florida, the FWP was based out of Jacksonville, and directed by historian Carita Doggett Corse. Folklorist Stetson Kennedy directed the Florida Folklife section. Seven recording expeditions were conducted in Florida. Two were conducted between 1935 and 1937, before the creation of the Florida Folklore Section: one by Alan Lomax and Zora Neale Hurston, and the other by John and Ruby Lomax. After 1939, five more were conducted by Florida’s FWP staff: Kennedy, Hurston, Robert Cook, Alton Morris, Corse, Robert Cornwell, John Filareton, and Herbert Halpert (of the Joint Committee on Folk Art’s Southern Recording Expedition.) Recording equipment was loaned to Florida’s WPA program by the Library of Congress’ Archive of the American Folk Song (later the American Folk Center). The field recordings were made on acetate disks, usually recorded at 78 rpm (although occasionally at 33 rpm). Because these disks were shipped from Washington DC to Florida, then to the recording site, and then back to Washington, these disks often were not of the highest sonic quality. Several had surface scratches and many had various recording speeds. In 1986, the FFP staff made copies of many of these recordings onto reel to reels for inclusion to the Florida Folklife Archive. The originals are still housed with the Library of Congress.
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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 shrimper Arthur Frank Ross

Interview with shrimper Arthur Frank Ross

Date
1986-10-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with fisher Ross. He discusses shrimp; local history; family history; trawl nets; blessing of the fleet celebrations; home remedies; boat supplies; and shrimping crews. 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 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.
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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.
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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 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 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t85-132Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 7)SoundSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Corridos
Arts, Mexican
Folk music Mexico
Mexican Americans
Guitar music
Ballads
Workshops (Adult education)
Fishing
Occupational folklore
Seafood industry
Occupational groups
Fish traps
Fish trapping
Netmaking
Crabbing
Crab fisheries Equipment and supplies
Crabbers
Fishers
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1576_t85-133Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 8)SoundSingers
Bluegrass musicians
Bands (Music)
Shrimpers (persons)
Folklorists
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Music performance
Performing arts
Bluegrass music
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Seafood industry
Seafood gathering
Crabbing
Workshops (Adult education)
Fishing
Crabbers
Fishers
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a_s1576_t86-253WPA field recordings in Mayport and Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation (March-July 1940 recording expedition)SoundFieldwork
New Deal, 1933-1939
Interviews
Public service employment
Folklorists
Public welfare
United States. Work Projects Administration
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Performing arts
Singing
Music performance
African Americans
Dance music
Tap dancers
Dancers
Shrimpers (persons)
Singers
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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_s1592_06_tape04Interview with shrimper Arthur Frank RossSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Shrimps
Boats and boating
Weather
Ethnometeorology
Local history
Trawls and trawling
Fishers
Shrimpers (persons)
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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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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_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_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_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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