29 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Mayport (Jacksonville, Fla.)"
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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 fisher Albert Gufford

Interview with fisher Albert Gufford

Date
1986-08-08
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with retired fisher and charter boat captain Gufford in his home in Mayport. He discusses fishing; making fishing tackle (lead fishing weights); boating; tourism; sports fishers; rum running during Prohibition; drug smuggling; and local history. Throughout the recording, a loud electric fan can be heard blowing. 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 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.
Collection
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.
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.
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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.
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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
Captain Eddie Baker

Captain Eddie Baker

Date
1986-07-22
Description
Nine color slides. Images of Captain Eddie Baker at the Mayport docks. The boat behind him is the Miss Alice, named for his wife. He once captained that boat before health issues retired him. At the time, he was the oldest fisher 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.
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Copies of 1957 Mayport photos

Copies of 1957 Mayport photos

Date
1957
Description
Nineteen black and white slides. Images of shrimp boats, a memorial service, and shrimpers in Mayport, ca. 1957. Copied from the family photographs of Geraldine Gabagen Margerum. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on 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
Filming the shrimping documentary with the Herrin Brothers building a boat

Filming the shrimping documentary with the Herrin Brothers building a boat

Date
1986-08-08
Description
Thirty-six color slides.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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_07_fmp86-adt012Interview with fisher Albert GuffordSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Life histories
Fishing
Recreation
Rivers
Boats and boating
Local history
Tourism
Tourists
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing tackle
Fishing weights
Charter boat fishing
Boats and boating Chartering
Smuggling
Charter boat captains
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_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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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-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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Captain Eddie BakerCaptain Eddie BakerStill ImageFieldwork
Boats and boating
Fishers
Docks
Seafood gathering
African Americans
Workplace
Occupational groups
Shrimpers (persons)
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Copies of 1957 Mayport photosCopies of 1957 Mayport photosStill ImageFieldwork
Boats and boating
Trawls and trawling
Special events
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Rites and ceremonies
Seafood gathering
Workplace
Occupational groups
Fishers
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Filming the shrimping documentary with the Herrin Brothers building a boatFilming the shrimping documentary with the Herrin Brothers building a boatStill ImageBoatbuilding
Carpentry
Woodwork
Woodworking tools
Workplace
Documentary videos
Video recording
Television cameras
Television equipment and supplies
Material culture
Boats
Boatbuilders
Carpenters
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