Sixty three slides, with negatives. Images of Corky Richards with Rodney Richards on making oyster tongs for harvesting oysters in Apalachicola Bay. Includes three images of Rodney Richards playing the guitar.
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 29 minutes. Documentary on Fernandina's shrimping industry, produced by the Florida Folklife Program and WUFT-TV 5 of Gainesville (the local PBS station, affiliated with the University of Florida.) The video can be viewed online through the Folkstreams web page at http://www.folkstreams.net/pub/FilmPage.php?title=137
Twelve color slides. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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