Mullet boat in Keaton Beach

235506
Date
1983-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2431 - S83-2433
Mullet fisheries

Mullet boat at Miller's Fish Camp - Southport, Florida

120778
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821541
Folklife Collection.

Mullet boat at Miller's Fish Camp - Southport, Florida

120779
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821542
Folklife Collection

Mullet boat in front of the Square Deal Fish Camp

235467
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. Slide S82-1550 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1534 - S82-1555
Mullet fisheries

Theo Devane making a mullet boat in his shop

235505
Date
1983-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2424 - S83-2430
Mullet fisheries

Boats in front of Miller's Fish Camp

235466
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. Missing are sldies S82-1521, S82-1522, S82-1523, S82-1526, and S82-1531.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1515 - S82-1532
Mullet fisheries

Mullet boat at Miller's Fish Camp - Southport, Florida

120777
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS821537
Folklife Collection

Workers packing mullet at a fish house

235043
Date
1986-08-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Workers weighing and loading recently caught mullet fish into crates with ice for transporting and selling. 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 utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
Type
Still Image
Mullet fisheries

Boatbuilder Marvin Thomas

235655
Date
1984-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Thomas on a shrimp boat and mullet boat he built. Hamilton owned both boats. Images were created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-761 - S86-780
Mullet fisheries

Shrimp and mullet boats at the Homosassa Seafood Company

235677
Date
1984-11-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nineteen color slides. Images created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. 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.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S6-892 - S86-911
Mullet fisheries

Shrimp and mullet boats built by Marvin Thomas

235678
Date
1984-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. 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.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S6-972 - S86-985
Mullet fisheries

Shrimp and mullet boats built by Marvin Thomas

235679
Date
1984-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Forty-one color slides. Images created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. 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.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S6-912 - S86-951
Mullet fisheries

Friday performances at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 3)

237772
Date
05/22/1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T87-63
Mullet fisheries

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. Fernandina, Jacksonville, and St, Augustine). 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 utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
Type
Sound
Item ID
FMP86-ADT001
Mullet fisheries

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 his ventures; and other crabbers in the area. He also discusses fishing industry; cooking mullet; drug smuggling in the Everglades (marijuana); use of baits; family history; and local history. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
Mullet fisheries

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 used; how crabbers demarcate their traps from others; mullet fisheries; and problems with legal regulations by the state. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
from others; mullet

Interview with fisher Angelo Fichera

235022
Date
1986-11-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto audio cassette). Interview with fisher Angelo Fichera, whose family came from Sicily. He fished for oysters, clams, shrimps, and sturgeon. He discusses Italian and Greek communities in Apalachicola; his fisher father; oystering; fishing boats; mullet and sturgeon fishing; using nets; local businesses; and local fishers. Also a copy can be found in the Library of Congress' American Folk Archive (AFS 26,808). 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 utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
Type
Sound
Item ID
Reel 5
Item ID
Reel 6
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

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's Award; rifts between commerical and sports fishing; politics; family history; learning fishing; local history; fishing; seining; mullet fishing; locating fish; oystering; and hurricanes. 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 utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
Type
Sound
Mullet fisheries

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 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 utilizing photographs, slides, oral histories, and on-site interviews, the survey climaxed with a demonstration area at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival. Also available on reel to reel (reels 6-7). The three main researchers were Nancy Nusz, Merri Belland, and project director David Taylor. Additional information on the project can be found in Taylor's project files in S 1716.
Type
Sound
Mullet fisheries

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