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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.
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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 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 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 retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake Stone

Interview with retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake Stone

Date
1984-08-10
Description
Two audio cassettes. Audio does not start immediately. C86-143: Capt. Jake Stone discusses his early years in shrimping, 1947-1948; his first shrimp boat was the "Jim Dozier"; tells fishing story; discusses shrimping in the present day - differences; family background; shrimp boats he's run; New Smyrna, Florida as "shrimping Mecca"; modern shrimping ports; communication; "heading" shrimp stories; shrimping as a family business; superstitions among fishermen; "oil drip" story; shrimp captain, "Gator Pierce"; fisherman, Ralph Weatherly; fishing territories; electric reels; net-making; old-time net-maker, Anchor Damgard; fisherman, Johnny McDonald; tells fishing and shrimping stories throughout tape. C86-141: Captain Stone discusses various aspects of shrimping and netmaking such as the types of nets he made ("Jubilee" nets, "Joe Lucas" nets, and "Brownie" nets); innovations in his net-making; intricacies of net-making and how they work; seasonal runs of shrimp; decreasing catches of shrimp and rising prices; legends of shark feeding; younger generation's lack of interest in net making; modern shrimping vs. shrimping when Capt. Stone was younger. 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 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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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_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_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_s1576_21_c86-141Interview with retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake StoneSoundNet maker
Fieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Interviewing
Fishing nets
Netmaking
Seafood gathering
Seafood industry
Selling seafood
Oral history
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing
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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