28 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Palatka (Fla.)"
Hoop netting in the St. Johns River

Hoop netting in the St. Johns River

Date
1985-02-27
Description
117 color slides. Images of fisher Jackie Bennett hoop netting in the St. Johns River, then sorting, weighing, and hauling his catch for market. A hoop net is a fish trap made of several wooden or metal hoops of decreasing diameter joined by cotton netting that was made for river use. It was tied to an underwater mooring, then allowed to sit for several days before they were raised. These images are of Bennett raising the nets after several days. The boat was built by Myron Warr. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Images of 1920s-era photographs of the St. Johns River

Images of 1920s-era photographs of the St. Johns River

Date
1920
Description
One proof sheet, with 21 black and whites images (plus negatives). Four images from the collection of Joe Newman Mullis, including two of May Mullis playing a cigar-box banjo; and two of her father Will Mullis working on a tugboat. Twelve images of the St. Johns River from the Putnam County Archives. And the last five images are of fisher Eddie Oxendine's boat and crab traps. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams

Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams

Date
1985-02-12
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with bluegrass performer Don Adams, leader of the Adams Family Band, a bluegrass group. Not part of the local tradition, the group learned its skills from records and revivalists. They first played the Florida Folk Festival in 1979. The band consists of Don's brothers and sons. The discussion centers on how the band formed, how it learned its craft, and the various influences upon it. Adams was born and raised in Palatka. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with commercial fisher Dave Sheffield

Interview with commercial fisher Dave Sheffield

Date
1985-02-05
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with commercial fisher Sheffield about fishing, types of tackle and methods, growing up in Satsuma, boating, fishes, market prices, changes to the St. Johns River, and the effects of water hyacinth on fish. For an interview with employers, co-workers, and the Schmidts, see tapes 28-29. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with fisher A.P. Oliver

Interview with fisher A.P. Oliver

Date
1985-02-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with former fisher and fish house owner Oliver. Born in Oklahoma, he moved to Florida in 1910. He discusses family history; raising hogs; hunting; bass fishing; working as a fish guide since the 1930s; sports fishing; feuds between sports and commercial fishers; Florida weather; bait; and fishing tackle. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with fisher Claude DeGolyer

Interview with fisher Claude DeGolyer

Date
1985-02-14
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with former fisher Degolyer in his trailer. Born in Kentucky, he moved to Florida when he was four by mule-drawn wagon. He grew up on Lake Okeechobee. He discusses family history; the 1926 hurricane; life in Moore Haven; boatmaking; playing music; and local dances. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Interview with the Schmidts, a commercial fishing family

Interview with the Schmidts, a commercial fishing family

Date
1985-02-06
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with a commercial fishing family, the Schmidts (father Jerome, wife Bernice, and daughter Francis). Discusses fishing, the St. Johns River, crabbing, fishing tackle and methods, fishing in Illinois and Louisiana, moving to Florida, water hyacinth, and changes to the industry. Sheffield talks about fishing, types of tackle and methods, growing up in Satsuma, boating, fish, market prices, changes to the St. Johns River, and the effects of water hyacinth on fish. For an interview with co-worker Sheffield, see tape 27. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Lee and Peggy Kelly performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Lee and Peggy Kelly performing at the Florida Folk Festival

Date
1975
Description
Three black and white prints.
Collection
Morning service at Morning Star Baptist Church

Morning service at Morning Star Baptist Church

Date
1985-02-24
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of a morning service. Some audio problems persist at the start of the first tape. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Choir playing at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Choir playing at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1977-05
Description
One black and white print. Images of the Mt.Carmel Baptist Church Choir, of Palatka, playing at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival. Rosa Lee Watts was the pianist, and Choice Butler was leader.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Hoop netting in the St. Johns RiverHoop netting in the St. Johns RiverStill ImageFieldwork
Boats and boating
Fishing nets
Fishing
Rivers
Waterways
Fishes
Occupational groups
Labor
Fisheries
Fishing tackle
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fish traps
Fishers
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Images of 1920s-era photographs of the St. Johns RiverImages of 1920s-era photographs of the St. Johns RiverStill ImageFishers
Fieldwork
Photography
Banjoes
Tugboats
Steamboats
Advertisements
Schooners
Rivers
Boats and boating
Johnboats
Fish traps
Maritime life
String instruments
Children
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a_s1714_04_tape36Interview with bluegrass performer Don AdamsSoundFieldwork
Sound recording
Oral histories
Bluegrass music
Musicians
Life histories
Singers
Performers
Musical groups
Oral narratives
Interviews
Bluegrass musicians
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a_s1714_03_tape27Interview with commercial fisher Dave SheffieldSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Interviewing
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Labor
Maritime folklore
Seafood gathering
Casting (Fishing)
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Fishing
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Family history
Saltwater fishing
African Americans
Maritime life
Fishing tackle
Seining
Water hyacinth
Flora
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape40Interview with fisher A.P. OliverSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Fishing
Occupational groups
Fisheries
Fishing baits
Tourism
Hunting
Fishing tackle
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Fishing reels
Fishers
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a_s1714_04_tape39Interview with fisher Claude DeGolyerSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recording
Folk dance
Occupational groups
Churches
Music
Family history
Old time music
Religion
Life histories
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Carpenters
Fishers
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a_s1714_03_tape28Interview with the Schmidts, a commercial fishing familySoundFieldwork
Interviews
Interviewing
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Labor
Maritime folklore
Seafood gathering
Casting (Fishing)
Oral narratives
Oral histories
Fishing
Fishing Equipment and supplies
Family history
Saltwater fishing
Water hyacinth
Maritime life
Fishing tackle
Crabbing
Fishers
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Lee and Peggy Kelly performing at the Florida Folk FestivalLee and Peggy Kelly performing at the Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageMusicians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Singing
Music performance
Musical instruments
Singers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
a_s1714_04_tape52Morning service at Morning Star Baptist ChurchSoundFieldwork
Sound recordings
Religion
Church services
Churches
Religious rites
Religious music
Protestants
Christianity
Preachers
Sermons
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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Choir playing at the 1977 Florida Folk FestivalMt. Carmel Baptist Church Choir playing at the 1977 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageChoirs (music)
Pianos
Children
Religious music
Choir singing
African Americans
Christianity
Singers
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