Nix Brothers Seafood and netmaking shop

235457
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Slide S82-1425 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1423 - S82-1432

Workers at a fish house in Port St. Joe

236201
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Taken at Wood's Fresh and Frozen fish house. Photos taken 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).
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-284 - S86-293

Interview with seafood dealer George Kirvin

235026
Date
1986-10-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with well-known seafood dealer Kirvin. In 1965, he won a Governor's Award for contribution to Florida seafood. He discusses his start as a fisher and a boat captain; Apalachicola Bay; his start in dealing seafood in 1960s; local contributions and activities; Governor'...
Type
Sound

Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiques

235274
Date
1984-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventeen color slides. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, images show him auctioning antiques at the Pioneer Auction Company on Southside Blvd. in Jacksonville. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program....
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4213 - C86-4228

Furniture auction in Jacksonville

235332
Date
1988-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Images of an auction led by auctioneer Kerr at a furniture store in Jacksonville. Images are also of store personnel, products sold, and buyers. For an interview with Kerr, see S 1618, box 4, tape 18. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture bet...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-281 - S91-316

Roadside boiled peanut stand

235357
Date
1985-09-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. Roadside boiled peanut stand on Heckscher Drive in North Jacksonville. 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 f...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4443 - S86-4453

Interview with Anthony Toranto

256221
Date
1986-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Toranto discusses family history, types of boat building, the seafood industry, historic buildings, and cooking for events. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focus...
Type
Sound

Interview with fish house owner Grady Leavins

235021
Date
1986-10-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto audio cassette). Interview with fish house owner Grady Leavins. He discusses his early life in Pensacola; learning the oyster fishing trade; local oystermen; opening his own seafood business; the oystering process; boats; the seafood industry; harvesting clams; Fl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Reel 1
Item ID
Reel 2

Interview with biologist Joe Halusky

235028
Date
1986-07-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with the biologist, at time of interview, a Seagrant extension agent, about fisheries in Northeast Florida. Taylor interviewed Halusky as background for his survey for maritime folklife. Discussions revolved around the similarities and differences of the region (e.g. Fe...
Type
Sound
Item ID
FMP86-ADT001

Interview with oyster fisher Mike Hilchey

235302
Date
1985-08-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Discusses Hilchey's family involvement in oyster fishing (going back to his great-grandfather); boat making; oyster regulation; learning oystering; descriptions of local oyster areas such as Simpson's Creek; vernacular names for oysters; names of oyster beds; oyster seasons; lo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-197

Interview with auctioneer Randall Kerr

235333
Date
1988-07-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Born in Missouri, Kerr is a second-generation auctioneer. He discusses learning the trade from his father and from an auctioneering school; chanting; practicing; strategies for success; training; job difficulties; types of auctions; opening his own auction house; regulations; et...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 18

Hirams Barbeque

235349
Date
1988-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Images of Hiram Jenkins barbequing chicken and ribs. For an interview with Jenkins, see S 1618, box 5, tape 3. 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 19...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-513 - S91-549

Hirams Barbeque

235350
Date
1988-06-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Images of Hiram Jenkins barbequing chicken and ribs. For an interview with Jenkins, see S 1618, box 5, tape 3. 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 19...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-513 - S91-549

Interview with barbeque cook Hiram Jenkins

235351
Date
1988-06-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Jenkins discusses life in Jacksonville (he was born and raised there); learning BBQ from his father; also learning from his customers and through trial/error; family business history; pit barbeque; building pits; establishing business; attracting customers; and other cooking exp...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 3

Street vendor Jim Goddard selling bait, tackle, and boiled peanuts

235352
Date
1988-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. For an interview with Goddard, see S 1618, box 5, tape 4. 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 Natio...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-550 - S91-569

Interview with street vendor Jim Goddard

235353
Date
1988-06-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Goddard cooks boiled peanuts and makes lead sinkers for fishing -- and sells both in his roadside stand. He discusses his roadside stands; his work hours; the start of his business (after his retirement); history of local stands; boiling peanuts; making lead weights; shrimp as b...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 4

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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