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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shuckers"
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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.
Collection
Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood Company

Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood Company

Date
1986-11-13
Description
Thirteen color slides. To shuck an oyster means to remove the meat of the oyster from its shell. This was often done before the product was shipped to seafood dealers and restaurants. 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
Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood Company

Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood Company

Date
1986-11-13
Description
Four contact sheets with 139 black and white images; plus negatives and logs. To shuck an oyster means to remove the meat of the oyster from its shell. This was often done before the product was shipped to seafood dealers and restaurants. Sheets in envelope 31 feature images of folklorists Hepburn, Taylor, and Loomis talking with and taking slides of fish house workers. Collector Hepburn was from Dept. of Community Affairs, and joined the project after it began. 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
Oyster shuckers at Leavin's Seafood

Oyster shuckers at Leavin's Seafood

Date
1986-10-10
Description
Thirty seven color slides. Images of oyster shuckers at Leavin's Seafood. Shucking is the removal of shells from oysters before they are sold to food suppliers and restaurants. 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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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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Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood CompanyOyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood CompanyStill ImageFieldwork
Oyster shucking
Blue collar workers
Community enterprise
Maritime life
Oysters
Work
Workplace
Food preparation
Seafood
Labor
Occupational groups
Seafood industry
Fisheries processing
Fishery processing plants
Employees
Shuckers
Workers
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Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood CompanyOyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood CompanyStill ImageFieldwork
Oyster shucking
Blue collar workers
Community enterprise
Maritime life
Oysters
Work
Workplace
Food preparation
Seafood
Labor
Occupational groups
Folklorists
Photography
Research methods
Fishery processing plants
Fisheries processing
Employees
Shuckers
Workers
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Oyster shuckers at Leavin's SeafoodOyster shuckers at Leavin's SeafoodStill ImageFieldwork
Skiffs
Boats
Boatbuilders
Boatbuilding
Material culture
Wood craft
Woodwork
Carpentry
Netmaking
Fishing nets
Fishery processing plants
Fisheries processing
Seafood industry
Shuckers
Workers
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