73 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shrimpers (persons)"
Shrimping Documentary - Interviews with Freddy and David Backman and John Versaggi

Shrimping Documentary - Interviews with Freddy and David Backman and John Versaggi

Date
1985-05
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Freddy and David Backman discuss the shrimping business - its good points and difficulties, life as African-American shrimpers, family history in shrimping; John Versaggi talks about life as a Sicilian immigrant, the beginnings and growth of the shrimping business as a whole, "industry pioneers: John Poli, Mr. Salvador, James Smith, B.B. Brooks; also discuss Billy Corkum [?]", Burbank netmakers of Fernandina, Staphius Kalara, boat maker of Fernandina, Harry Xynides, Dan Miller, Willie Bryant; both Backmans and Versaggi talk about the Blessing of the Fleet and the decline of the shrimping industry. Raw footage for the documentary, Fishing All My Days, on Fernandina's shrimping industry, produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WUFT-TV 5 of Gainesville (the local PBS station, affiliated with the University of Florida.)
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Shrimping Documentary - raw footage

Shrimping Documentary - raw footage

Date
1985-05
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Shots of shrimp boats working at sea (esp. Backman Bros. boat) and surrounding nature; Interviews about ethyl dibromide (pesticide). Raw footage for the documentary, Fishing All My Days, on Fernandina's shrimping industry, produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WUFT-TV 5 of Gainesville (the local PBS station, affiliated with the University of Florida.)
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Shrimping Documentary - raw footage

Shrimping Documentary - raw footage

Date
1985-05
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 60 minutes. Shots of tree where Candy Carden made nets, various shots of a Backman shrimp boat working at sea, shots of working with a catch of shrimp. Raw footage for the documentary, Fishing All My Days, on Fernandina's shrimping industry, produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WUFT-TV 5 of Gainesville (the local PBS station, affiliated with the University of Florida.)
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Shrimping Documentary - Raw footage

Shrimping Documentary - Raw footage

Date
1985-06
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Mrs. Litrico and Gino Litrico on shrimping, boatbuilders, prominent people in the Fernandina shrimp industry (Poli's, Versaggi's, Salvador's), different nationalities involved in the business, Billy Corkum, African-American boat builder Mr. Rivers; shots of Center Street and North Florida Seafood. Raw footage for the documentary, Fishing All My Days, on Fernandina's shrimping industry, produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WUFT-TV 5 of Gainesville (the local PBS station, affiliated with the University of Florida.)
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Shrimping Documentary - raw footage

Shrimping Documentary - raw footage

Date
1985-05
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Julius Rudy Backman and their boat, shots of the boat and Rudy working on nets, some interview material on net mending, working with nets, shrimping, and the family business. Raw footage for the documentary, Fishing All My Days, on Fernandina's shrimping industry, produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WUFT-TV 5 of Gainesville (the local PBS station, affiliated with the University of Florida.)
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Shrimping Documentary - Shrimping with Rudy and Junius Backman

Shrimping Documentary - Shrimping with Rudy and Junius Backman

Date
1985
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) Various shots and aspects of a shrimping trip with Rudy and Junius Backman - views of the sea, the boat, and the catch. Raw footage for the documentary, Fishing All My Days, on Fernandina's shrimping industry, produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WUFT-TV 5 of Gainesville (the local PBS station, affiliated with the University of Florida.)
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Video footage of shrimp trawl nets

Video footage of shrimp trawl nets

Date
Description
One video recording (VHS).
Collection
First Bernie Colvin interview

First Bernie Colvin interview

Date
1984-08-07
Description
Two audio cassettes. C86-145: Bernie Colvin discusses his shrimping experiences, including changes that have occurred in the business over the years; shrimping in the Bay around Panama City; Vietnamese shrimpers in the area; shrimping as recreation and subsistence; state regulations governing shrimping; physical dangers involved in shrimping/boating; traditional shrimping methods; nocturnal shrimping; crew payment. He tells various stories throughout interview. C86-149: Bernie Colvin discusses his personal history and how he got into the shrimping business. He also describes his first shrimping trip and changes in the industry over time; fishing and its benefits during World War II; Candy and Jimmy Carden, net makers; his son Earl, also a shrimper; communication and camaraderie between shrimpers; superstitions; cooking and foodways while on board ship; castnetting. 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 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Shrimping Documentary - Interviews with Freddy and David Backman and John VersaggiShrimping Documentary - Interviews with Freddy and David Backman and John VersaggiMoving ImageFishers
Documentary videos
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Emigration and immigration
African Americans
Catholics
Religious rites
Prayer
Interviews
Family history
Florida history
Occupational groups
Boatbuilding
Shrimpers (persons)
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Shrimping Documentary - raw footageShrimping Documentary - raw footageMoving ImageFishers
Documentary videos
Interviews
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Food industry and trade
Fishing nets
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Net makers
Boats and boating
Shrimpers (persons)
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Shrimping Documentary - raw footageShrimping Documentary - raw footageMoving ImageFishers
Net maker
Documentary videos
Interviews
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Food industry and trade
Fishing nets
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Net makers
Boats and boating
Shrimpers (persons)
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Shrimping Documentary - Raw footageShrimping Documentary - Raw footageMoving ImageFishers
Documentary videos
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Boatbuilders
Boatbuilding
Emigration and immigration
African Americans
Rites and ceremonies
Interviews
Family history
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Shrimpers (persons)
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Shrimping Documentary - raw footageShrimping Documentary - raw footageMoving ImageFishers
Documentary videos
Fishing nets
Interviews
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Food industry and trade
Boats and boating
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Netmending
Shrimpers (persons)
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Shrimping Documentary - Shrimping with Rudy and Junius BackmanShrimping Documentary - Shrimping with Rudy and Junius BackmanMoving ImageFishers
Documentary videos
Folklorists
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Shrimps
Fishing
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Boats and boating
Fishes
Workplace
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Shrimpers (persons)
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Video footage of shrimp trawl netsVideo footage of shrimp trawl netsMoving ImageFishers
Video recording
Fishing nets
Nets
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Occupational folklore
Maritime folklore
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1576_21_c86-145First Bernie Colvin interviewsoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Foodways
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Occupational groups
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Shrimps
Fishing
Fishers
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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