Interview with netmaker and shrimper Jimmy Carden

Date: August 7, 1984

Source: S1576 , Container 21 , C86-151

Type: Sound

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  • One audio cassette. Jimmy Carden discusses shrimping and net-making; his family history; learning fishing and net-making from his father; types of nets and the materials involved in making them; state of the modern shrimping industry; importance of dreams in his father's (Candy Carden) net-making; stories and shrimping superstitions; other area shrimpers. Interviews conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV). A transcript of the interview can be found in S 1579, box 1, folder: C86-99 through C86-149. An earlier interview with Burbank can be found in S 1576, reel T80-82.

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