Oyster skiffs in Eastpoint

237150
Date
1993-03-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof sheet with ten black and white images (plus negatives).
Type
Still Image

Corky Richards and his apprentice making oyster tongs

234304
Date
1987-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
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.
Type
Still Image

Oyster fishers demonstrate oyster tong making

234315
Date
1985-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Apprentice Rodney Richards and master Corky Richards, both of Apalachicola, demonstrate how to make oyster tongs at the Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image

Interview with oysterer Jeff Hewett

240484
Date
11/12/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
18

Apalachicola oysterers

235003
Date
1986-10-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-two color slides. 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,...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S88-539 - S88-554; S88-569 - S88-574

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

Mack Novak - Oyster Man Blues / I Wish

235044
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One 45 vinyl record (CSS-152). Produced by St. George Sound Records, recorded at Central Sound Studios in Auburndale, Florida. The two songs were written and performed by Eastpoint native Novak.
Type
sound
Item ID
Folder 6

Interview with jazz musician Billy Rolle

240485
Date
12/10/1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
11

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 fisher Frank "Sonny Boy" Segree

234989
Date
1986-11-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with fisher Segree in Eastpoint. Segree discusses oystering; shrimping; family history; growing up in the Panhandle; life during the Depression; netmaking; boatbuilding; oystering; crabbing; trot lines; arrival of motors; shrimping; star navigation; catching flounder; ...
Type
Sound

Interview with fish house owner Grady Leavins

235021
Date
1986-10-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto audio cassette). Interview with fish house owner Grady Leavins. He discusses his early life in Pensacola; learning the oyster fishing trade; local oystermen; opening his own seafood business; the oystering process; boats; the seafood industry; harvesting clams; Fl...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Reel 1
Item ID
Reel 2

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

Interview with oyster fisher Mike Hilchey

235302
Date
1985-08-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Discusses Hilchey's family involvement in oyster fishing (going back to his great-grandfather); boat making; oyster regulation; learning oystering; descriptions of local oyster areas such as Simpson's Creek; vernacular names for oysters; names of oyster beds; oyster seasons; lo...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-197

Elzie Shiver performance

235048
Date
1986-12-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of Shiver (guitar, vocals) performing country music by Hank Williams, the Carter Family, and Eddy Arnold at his Eastpoint home. Originally from Quincy, Florida, he and his wife, Delcie Faircloth Shiver, both worked in the oyster industry.
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 20

Oyster shuckers at work at Leavins Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

123008
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88709

Oyster shuckers at work at Leavins Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

123009
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88718

Barge used to carry shells to oyster bars - Apalachicola, Florida

122728
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS881065

Barge used to carry shells to oyster bars - Apalachicola, Florida

122729
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS881066

Oyster shucking machine built by Jeff Hewett.

123043
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88946

Sign with oyster prices at oyster dealer's establishment - Apalachicola, Florida

122969
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88626

Oysters being inspected - Apalachicola, Florida

122967
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88623

Ken Folsom unloads the day's catch : Apalachicola, Florida

122968
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88624

Folklorist David Taylor culling oysters - Apalachicola Bay, Florida

122806
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88268

Cletis Anderson tongs for oysters : Apalachicola Bay, Florida

123011
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88723

Cletis Anderson using oyster tongs - Apalachicola Bay, Florida

123013
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88728

Cletis Anderson using oyster tongs - Apalachicola Bay, Florida

123014
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88729

Cletis Anderson culling oysters - Apalachicola Bay, Florida

123021
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88785

Cletis Anderson culling oysters - Apalachicola Bay, Florida

123022
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88787

Cletis Anderson culling oysters - Apalachicola Bay, Florida

123023
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88790

Cletis Anderson culling oysters - Apalachicola Bay, Florida

123024
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88791

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