George Calvert's wooden fish traps

235475
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Slide S82-1736 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1697 - S82-1706

Metro Dade Folk Arts, 1985-1986

234298
Date
1985-08-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with twenty-one black and white images. Images of South Florida/Dade County folklife. 1-4: D.A. Patel's trees; 5-14: Glade skiff built by Glen Simmons of Florida City; 15-18: Crab traps by Jim Lawrence of Homestead; 19-21: Mariachi player Francisco Rodriguez.
Type
Still Image

Fisherman Tommy Noles catching and cleaning catfish

234912
Date
1985-02-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
143 color slides. Images of commercial fisherman Noles trapping, transporting, and cleaning catfish for sale at market. The boat he used was built by Myron Warr. A few slides are duplicates. For an interview with Noles, see S 1714, Box 3, tapes 30-32. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folkl...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1400 - S85-1414; S85-2054 - S85-2096

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 8)

238142
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent City) talked about crab traps; and the Schmidts...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-121

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 7)

238153
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorists Owen and McDonald served as emcees. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-132

Interview with crabber Totch Brown

236430
Date
1987-11-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Brown, a lifelong resident and retired stone crabber, wrote a book of his life in 1993 called Totch: A Life in the Everglades. He discusses trapping, selling, storing, cleaning, and cooking stone crabs, including when, where, and how to catch; making the wooden traps; financing...
Type
Sound

Interview with fish house manager Thorne Hollister

236431
Date
1987-11-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Hollister, who manages a stone crab house (where stone crabs are processed and sold), discusses the in detail the crabbing industry. Incldues discussion on numbers of crabbers in area; types of equipment used; the process of catching crabs; types of floats and traps used; bait u...
Type
Sound

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 7)

238141
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent City) talked about crab traps; and the Schmidts...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-120

Interview with commercial fisher Tommy Noles

234913
Date
1985-02-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Noles about commercial fishing, regulations, fishing terminology and procedures, as well as family history and his own professional training. For images of Noles fishing, see S 1577, v. 27, slides 1400-1414; and v. 28, slides 2054-2096. In winter 1985, the Bureau ...
Type
Sound

Interview with fisher Morris Bryan

234936
Date
1985-01-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Bryan. Discusses tarring nets; fishing the St. Johns River; shad fishing; recreational fishing; fishhouses; hoop nets; crabbing; benefits of water hyacinth; changes in riverine environment; typical day of a fisher; and types of fish. In winter 1985, the Bu...
Type
Sound

Interview with commercial fisher Tommy and Cindy Noles

234914
Date
1985-02-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Noles and his wife Cindy Noles about commercial fishing, humorous work stories, trash fish, hydrilla, native fauna, and life as a fishing family. For images of Noles fishing, see S 1577, v. 27, sildes 1400-1414; and v. 28, slides 2054-2096. In winter 1985, the Bu...
Type
Sound

Wood fish traps made by Lenton Ball

235473
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. Slide S82-1704 is missing. Slides S82-1702 and 1703 are of Ball's home.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1697 - S82-1706

Crab trap maker George Torres at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

234520
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print.
Type
Still Image

Crabber Larry Hinman with his traps

235630
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-599 - S83-605

Maritime folklife in the Big Bend Area

234381
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of various fishing-related folklife in the Big Bend area. 1-19: Steve Moody, and wife, with their stone crab traps; 20-21: Woody Worms in stores; 22-24: Tackle shop storefront; 25-36: George Calvert with wooden fish traps. Date: Fall 198...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-339

Fisherman Lawrence Bennett

233800
Date
1987-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides. Bennett was a maker of catline boxes.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-546 - S89-547

George Torres and his crab traps

233960
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. 5 May 1980
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P80-217

George Torres and his crab traps

234010
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two black and white prints. January 1981.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P81-79, P81-80

Crab trap maker George Torres

234044
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Duplicated in S 1577, Box 17, folder 113.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-27

Perdido Bay Tackle Shop

235455
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Slide S82-1401 is missing. Images of a tackle shop with crab traps and shrimp nets.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1399 - S82-1406

Fishing traps

235045
Date
1986-10-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Images are of traps built by Whyms, including crab, fish, and crab traps. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on the Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and...
Type
Still Image

Oyster boat and catfish traps

233784
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Black and white 9.5 x 14 inch photographic print. Image of George Calvert's yard with oyster boat and catfish traps.
Type
Still Image

Crab trap maker George Torres at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival

234415
Date
1980-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Claude Sheppard of Gainesville making whips.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-379

Steve Moody making crab traps

235469
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Stone crab season in Florida ran from October to May. The object of crabbers was taking their claws. One claw from each mature crab was allowed.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1633 - S82-1653

Tommy Noles and his crab traps at the Florida Folk Festival

233802
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. Noles builds wire crab traps. Photos show Noles displaying traps at the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-562 - S89-567

Willie Crain demonstrating how to make wooden crab traps

234351
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with eight black and white images of Crain demonstrating to students in Hillsborough County how to make wooden crab traps. These images were created as part of the Florida Folk Arts in the Schools program.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-273

Field work for Folk Arts in the Schools in Hillsborough County

234352
Date
1982-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images Images of Willia Crain crabbing as well as of Ybor City. These images were created as research for the Florida Folk Arts in the Schools program.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P82-275

Willie McCain harvesting stone crabs with traps

235601
Date
1982-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixty-one color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1970 - S82-2013

Hoop netting in the St. Johns River

234918
Date
1985-02-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2335 - S85-2391, S85-2401 - S85-2460

Lobster traps

235052
Date
1985-09-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Images of wooden lobster traps, built by James Lawrence, an auto mechanic. He sold them out the back of his pick-up truck (also pictured.) The Metro-Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk ar...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4767 - S6-4772

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