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

Michael Sapp with his fiddle and knives

236556
Date
1986-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Taken in his home. Images of Sapp with the fiddle and knives he made. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Progra...
Type
Still Image

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

Knives made by Bobby Jones

236273
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Jones was a self-taught knife maker, making the handles and blades. In 1992, the Palm Beach Community College contracted the Florida Folklife Program to conduct ten days of fieldwork in March 1992 around Lake Okeechobee for a Lakefront Legacy Festival later that year (16 May 199...
Type
Still Image

Robert Osceola carving a knife

235203
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One progr...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83--833; S83-840; S83-842 - S83-844

Interview with musical instrument maker Dick Wagner

235250
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Wagner discusses his Georgia origins; his education at UNF; learning instrument making from his father as a child; repairing instruments; playing the cello and various other stringed instruments; bass, fiddle, banjo, guitar; knife making; toy making; making guitars, banjoes, v...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-178
Item ID
C86-179

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