Martha Shearer in her workshop, where she makes stuffed animals and crochet - Georgetown, Florida

121856
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS852052

Martha Shearer in her workshop, where she makes stuffed animals and crochet - Georgetown, Florida

121857
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS852053

Eddie Oxendine's boat built by Myron Warr - Georgetown, Florida

116017
Date
19--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP86417

Eddie Oxendine and son with hoop nets - Georgetown, Florida

106546
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1274

Martha Shearer in her home

234910
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. Shearer in home with various crochet goods and her glassware collection. The images were taken while Shearer was being interviewed. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2051 - S85-2053

Martha Shearer in her home

234911
Date
1985-02-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. An interview with Shearer of the St. Johns area on fishing culture. Originally from Illinois, Shearer had only been in the area since the 1970s. In her field notes, folklorist McDonald remarks that the interview is unfocused, and that Shearer knew little of Florida fishing -- but...
Type
Sound

Interview with fisher Eddie Oxendine

234928
Date
1985-02-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Oxendine, recorded at his home. In it, he discusses his family move to Florida; fishing on the St. Johns; fauna and flora of the river, including the effects of the introduction and removal of water hyacinth; fishing methods, folklore, and equipment; hoop n...
Type
Sound

Interview with Maybelle (Stokes) Parker

234947
Date
1985-02-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Mrs. Maybelle Stokes Parker, a former fish house owner on the St. Johns River. She discusses the effects of sport fishing on the commercial fish trade; fishing regulations; water hyacinths; Depression-era life; her husband's early work in timber; seining; catfishin...
Type
Sound

Catfisher Eddie Oxendine in his yard

234927
Date
1985-02-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Images of catfisher and skinner Oxendine, with his son Kenny, in his backyard and his boat. The boat was built by Warr in 1976. Oxendine was a third generation fisher; his grandparents moved to Florida form North Carolina. For an interview with Oxendine see S 1714, box 4, tape 48. ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2566 - S85-2575

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