29 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Mayport (Jacksonville, Fla.)"
Mayport scenes, c. 1950s

Mayport scenes, c. 1950s

Date
1950
Description
Three contact sheets with 88 photographic black and white images; plus logs and negatives. Copies of photographs taken by Helen Floyd Cooper, a long-time Mayport resident with an interest in the local fishing culture. 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
Mayport scenes, 1986

Mayport scenes, 1986

Date
1986-08-09
Description
Forty color slides. Images of shrimp boats, sport fishers, boiled peanut stands, children playing, and maritime material culture. 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
Martin Copper repairing a shrimp net

Martin Copper repairing a shrimp net

Date
1984-07-24
Description
Twenty-six color slides. For an interview with Cooper, S 1576, box 23, C86-198. Slides 4029-4039 are in volume 38. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curricula. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Maritime folklore at Mayport

Maritime folklore at Mayport

Date
1991-10-26
Description
Sixteen color slides. Images created during the first Mayport Seafood Festival. 1-2: Mayport Marine Science Center; 3: Matt Rolland Seafood; 4-9: Mayport docks; 10: Miss Becky Seafood; 11-12: Nets piled by docks; 13-15: Children playing on an old skiff; 16: Hilton and Helen Cooper Floyd.
Collection
Making shrimp trawl doors

Making shrimp trawl doors

Date
1985-07-22
Description
Four color slides. Images of William Beasley's metal shrimp trawl doors at Adam's Welding Shop in Mayport. 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.
Collection
Making model boats

Making model boats

Date
1993-01-14
Description
Slides color slides.
Collection
Making model boats

Making model boats

Date
1993-01-14
Description
Eighteen color slides.
Collection
Interview with shrimper and boat builder Charles Herrin

Interview with shrimper and boat builder Charles Herrin

Date
1986-07-31
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Mayport shrimper Charles Herrin. He discusses growing up around fishing; learning the trade; boatbuilding; life on a shrimp boat; fishing slang; boat launching ceremonies; fishing folklore, beliefs, and superstitions; weather; navigating techniques; shrimping methods; naming boats; food habits; and recreational activities. 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
Interview with net maker Martin Cooper

Interview with net maker Martin Cooper

Date
1984-07-24
Description
Fifteen color slides. For images of Cooper, see S 1577, v. 37. Cooper, also a fisher, discusses local (Mayport) Swedish and Portuguese fishers; starting out as a fisher in the 1950s; his work as a fisher and as a security guard at Mayport naval base; entering the net business; river shrimping; various seafood licenses; the changing nature of shrimp boats and the trade; the process of making a net; catching mullet; net styles; time involved in netmaking; materials for making nets; various types of nets; and repairing nets. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Interview with Hilton Floyd

Interview with Hilton Floyd

Date
1986-08-21
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fishing gear specialist, and former fisher, Hilton Floyd. Interviewed in Pascagoula, Mississippi, by his wife Helen Floyd. He discusses Mayport fishers; making and using cast nets; working for the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries with the US Fish and Wildlife Commission; types of nets; gill nets; sea island cotton; nylon netting; and shrimping. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Mayport scenes, c. 1950sMayport scenes, c. 1950sStill ImageBoats and boating
Boatbuilders
Seafood gathering
Fishing nets
Occupational groups
Labor
Maritime life
Docks
Fishers
Shrimpers (persons)
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Mayport scenes, 1986Mayport scenes, 1986Still ImageFishers
Shrimpers (persons)
Food industry and trade
Food preparation
Children
Recreation
Boats and boating
Maritime life
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Martin Copper repairing a shrimp netMartin Copper repairing a shrimp netStill ImageFishing nets
Occupational groups
Nets
Netmaking
Workplace
Workshops
Weaving
Occupational folklore
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Maritime folklore
Labor
Shrimpers (persons)
Net maker
Fishers
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Maritime folklore at MayportMaritime folklore at MayportStill ImageFestivals
Seafood
Fishing nets
Docks
Architecture
Special events
Boats
Maritime folklore
Maritime life
Seafood gathering
Specialty stores
Children
Fishers
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Making shrimp trawl doorsMaking shrimp trawl doorsStill ImageFieldwork
Metal craft
Trawls and trawling
Workshops
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Material culture
Seafood gathering
Workplace
Occupational groups
Welders (Persons)
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Making model boatsMaking model boatsStill ImageModel builders
Boatbuilders
Fieldwork
Workshops
Woodworking tools
Boats
Models and modelmaking
Miniature craft
Miniatures
Woodwork
Material culture
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Making model boatsMaking model boatsStill ImageModel builders
Boatbuilders
Fieldwork
Workshops
Woodworking tools
Boats
Models and modelmaking
Miniature craft
Miniatures
Woodwork
Material culture
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt009Interview with shrimper and boat builder Charles HerrinSoundFieldwork
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
Shrimps
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1576_23_c86-198Interview with net maker Martin CooperSoundNet maker
Fishers
Fishing nets
Occupational groups
Nets
Netmaking
Workplace
Workshops
Weaving
Occupational folklore
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Maritime folklore
Labor
Shrimpers (persons)
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a_s1592_07_fmp86-adt014Interview with Hilton FloydSoundInterviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Occupational groups
Maritime life
Fishing nets
Cotton
Netmaking
Shrimpers (persons)
Fishers
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