Loys Cain making an oyster knife - Eastpoint, Florida

122984
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88670

Loys Cain making an oyster knife - Eastpoint, Florida

122985
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88674

Loys Cain making an oyster knife - Eastpoint, Florida

122986
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88675

Loys Cain makes a knife handle - Eastpoint, Florida

122989
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88678

Loys Cain makes a knife handle - Eastpoint, Florida

122990
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88679

Knife maker Loys Cain with finished oyster knife - Eastpoint, Florida

122993
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88684

Knife maker Loys Cain with finished oyster knife - Eastpoint, Florida

122994
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88685

Loys Cain makes a knife handle - Eastpoint, Florida

122991
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88680

Loys Cain makes a knife handle - Eastpoint, Florida

122992
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88681

Knife maker Loys Cain checks the shape of a blade - Eastpoint, Florida

122987
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88676

Knife maker Loys Cain in his workshop - Eastpoint, Florida

122988
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88677

Knife maker Loys Cain with grandsons Daniel and Mark - Eastpoint, Florida

122995
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88686

Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

235013
Date
1986-10-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One contact sheet with thirty-six images. Images of Loys in his shop making an oyster shucking knife. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For more of Cain, see S 1577, v. 46. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center cre...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelope 5

Oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

235012
Date
1986-10-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of Cain in his shop making an oyster shucking knife. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For more of Cain, see S 1577, Box 4, folder 5. For an interview, see S 1592, box 8, tape 10. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S88-669 - S88-688

Interview with oyster shucking knife maker Loys Cain

235014
Date
1986-10-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Cain, who made oyster shucking knives. He was born on 15 October, 1909 in Lynn Haven, Florida. Shucking is the removal of oysters from their shell. For images of Cain, see S 1577, v. 46; and S 1592, box 4, folder 1. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the ...
Type
Sound

Interview with oyster shuckers Virginia Duggar and Nanette Lolley

235027
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with oyster shuckers Duggar and Lolley. They discuss family history; George Kirvin (Duggar's first boss); local oysters; job conditions; shucking; how they learned the craft; Loys Cain; tools for shucking; and fishing superstitions. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership...
Type
Sound

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