Florida Yesterday: Seafood (rough cut version)

240894
Date
03/08/1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-28

Interview with alligator hunter Bill Crowder

240473
Date
02/18/1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
32

Glen Simmons interview at the 1993 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

296305
Date
1993-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Simmons discusses boatbuilding (including materials and methods) and alligator hunting. The interview represents the first portion of tape C93-8.
Type
sound
Item ID
C93-8a

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

240191
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rufus Stratton, alligator hunter from St. Augustine, FL discusses his career as an alligator trapper (he traps nuisance alligators). According to his own record he has caught over 3,000 alligators since 1978.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-84

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 11)

240313
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. Stuart Pacetti, from St. Johns County, discusses Minorcan vs. English style nets and frog gigging; including the methods of gigging and the types of gigs used. He also discusses gator hunting methods.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-73

Sunday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

240329
Date
2000-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rufus Stratton discusses gator hunting and its history. He answers questions from the audience.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-89

Leisure sports and fishing workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237440
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Sawin served as emcee. They discuss earthworm catching (including earthworm grunting), catching and selling gopher tortoises, types of fish bait, catching suckerfish, and other fishing folklore. They also disucss hunting, and alligator hunting, as well as insects and p...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-82
Item ID
T89-83

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 9)

241697
Date
05/27/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-85

Interview with Maggie Melton

237530
Date
1978-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-55: Margaret (Maggie) Melton discusses snake and alligator hunting, cooking, and skinning; making birdhouses from gourds; working with hides and bones; foods unique to the Plant City area; cooking hog organs and gophers; making turtle soup; cane grinding and syrup making; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-55
Item ID
C78-56

Saturday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

240192
Date
1999-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Rufus Stratton continues from C99-84 answering audience questions. Michael Berg discusses decoys and decoy carving. He discusses how he began making decoys and the materials he uses to make them such as basswood and custom carving knives. He also discusses duck-hunting a...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-85

Florida Yesterday: Fish Stories Pt.1; Fish Stories Pt.2; Pirates & Indians; Music

238816
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape; 59 minutes) Fish Stories, Pt. 1: (12 minutes.) The second half of the episode. Smith talks with Lehr at Hagan Seafood Dock about fishing in Florida. Fish Stories, Pt. 2: (23 minutes) Continuation of Smith's and Leghr's conversation about fishing in Florida. Pir...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-27

Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 3)

240318
Date
2000-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stone served as emcee. The Rodenberry Family (Mrs. Bernice Roddenberry and daughters: Betty Owens, Doris Lloyd, Katherine Lett, Debbie Todd, Judy Drury, Latrell McDowell and Sheila Carter) perform the several Sacred Harp/shape note pieces. They also discuss gator hunting an...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-78

Interview with cypress furniture maker Robert James Rudd

236656
Date
1986-09-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three audio cassettes. A former construction worker who was born in Boynton Beach, Rudd built wicker furniture from cypress. Originally the cypress was local, but as development increased, he began acquiring the wood areas north of him. Few power tools were used to make the furniture. In the interv...
Type
Sound

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