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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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Sonny Polous building an oyster skiff, and a fishing net

Sonny Polous building an oyster skiff, and a fishing net

Date
1986-09-30
Description
Eleven color slides. Taken in Polous's yard. 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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Oyster skiffs in Eastpoint

Oyster skiffs in Eastpoint

Date
1993-03-04
Description
One proof sheet with ten black and white images (plus negatives).
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: boatbuilder Glen Simmons

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: boatbuilder Glen Simmons

Date
1986-05-24
Description
Twelve color slides. Simmons was one of the last makers of wooden Everglades skiffs, which were used to fish and hunt in the shallow wetlands of South Florida. A self described 'gladesman,' Simmons grew up near the Everglades hunting, boating, and fishing. His skiff measures 18-18 feet, and are 2 feet wide. They are flat bottomed and propelled with use of a pole by a driver standing up in the boat's middle. Simmons began building them at age 12. He is also the author of a book, 'Gladesmen' from 1998. For an interview of Simmons, see S 1576, T86-2 and T86-3 (C86-48). For more images Simmons, see S 1577, v. 41, S86-4759 - S86-4766; for an interview, see S1576, T86-2, T86-3 (C86-48). The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Glades skiff

Glades skiff

Date
1986-08-31
Description
Eight color slides. Images of Simmons' glade skiff, which combined elements of a johnboat with a canoe. Simmons was one of the last makers of wooden Everglades skiffs, which were used to fish and hunt in the shallow wetlands of South Florida. A self described 'gladesman,' Simmons grew up near the Everglades hunting, boating, and fishing. His skiff measures 18-18 feet, and are 2 feet wide. They are flat bottomed and propelled with use of a pole by a driver standing up in the boat's middle. Simmons began building them at age 12. He is also the author of a book, 'Gladesmen,' written in 1998. For an interview of Simmons, see S 1576, T86-2 and T86-3 (C86-48). The Metro-Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
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Fishing boats in Franklin County

Fishing boats in Franklin County

Date
1993-03-03
Description
Thirty-three color slides. Boats from Eastpoint and Carabelle in Franklin County. Includes boats built by Tommy Bevis, Charles Pennycuff, Danny Little, Lenny Polous, and oyster sikks offhsore in Eastpoint.
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Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1992-04-01
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1992-06-29
Description
Two audio cassettes. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Interview with boat builder Glen Simmons

Date
1991-11-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Simmons discusses boatbuilding and his lfie. For more information see S 1644, box 10, folder 11. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by first folklorist Peter Roller, then folklorist Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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Sonny Polous building an oyster skiff, and a fishing netSonny Polous building an oyster skiff, and a fishing netStill ImageFieldwork
Skiffs
Boats
Boatbuilding
Material culture
Wood craft
Woodwork
Carpentry
Netmaking
Fishing nets
Net maker
Boatbuilders
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Oyster skiffs in EastpointOyster skiffs in EastpointStill ImageFishers
Fieldwork
Skiffs
Oyster industries
Oyster fisheries
Boats and boating
Waterways
Transportation
Seafood gathering
Fishing
Occupational groups
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Metro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: boatbuilder Glen SimmonsMetro-Dade Folklife Area at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival: boatbuilder Glen SimmonsStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Occupational groups
Boatbuilding
Boats and boating
Skiffs
Demonstrations
Woodwork
Material culture
Boatbuilders
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Glades skiffGlades skiffStill ImageMaritime life
Material culture
Skiffs
Boats
Wood craft
Boatbuilding
Boatbuilders
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Fishing boats in Franklin CountyFishing boats in Franklin CountyStill ImageWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Skiffs
Boatbuilding
Boats and boating
Waterways
Transportation
Seafood gathering
Fishing
Occupational groups
Workshops
Woodwork
Johnboats
Boatbuilders
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a_s1640_23_tape27Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Personal experience narratives
Woodwork
Oral history
Oral narratives
Wood craft
Boatbuilders
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a_s1640_23_tape25Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Personal experience narratives
Woodwork
Oral history
Oral narratives
Wood craft
Boatbuilders
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a_s1640_23_tape23Interview with boat builder Glen SimmonsSoundWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Boatbuilding
Skiffs
Transportation
Waterways
Boats and boating
Personal experience narratives
Woodwork
Oral history
Oral narratives
Wood craft
Boatbuilders
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