Oyster shucking machine built by Jeff Hewett.

123043
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88946

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

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

Signs for oyster shucking and eating contests.

122900
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88448

Oyster shucking competition at the Florida Seafood Festival - Apalachicola, Florida

122901
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88449

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

Apalachicola Seafood Festival

234990
Date
1986-11-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifty color slides. Images of the Apalachicola Seafood Festival. 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,...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S88-416 - S88-465

Apalachicola Seafood Festival

234991
Date
1986-11-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four contact sheets with 139 black and white images. Images of the Apalachicola Seafood Festival. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime Heritage Survey Project. Focusing on Gulf and Atlantic fishing cultures, and ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelopes 9-12

Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood Company

234996
Date
1986-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. To shuck an oyster means to remove the meat of the oyster from its shell. This was often done before the product was shipped to seafood dealers and restaurants. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the M...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S88-495 - S88-507

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

Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood Company

234997
Date
1986-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four contact sheets with 139 black and white images; plus negatives and logs. To shuck an oyster means to remove the meat of the oyster from its shell. This was often done before the product was shipped to seafood dealers and restaurants. Sheets in envelope 31 feature images of folklorists Hepburn,...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelopes 29-32

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'...
Type
Sound

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...
Type
Sound

Shucking oysters at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival

236730
Date
1988-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Images of Diana Light shucking (shelling) oysters at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S89-1252 - S89-1257

Oysters to be shucked at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107911
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0985

Oyster shuckers at D.W. Wilson Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

122912
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88495

Oyster shucker at D.W. Wilson Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

122913
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88500

Oyster shuckers at D.W. Wilson Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

122914
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88501

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

Corky or Rodney Richards shucking an oyster- Apalachicola, Florida

106376
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA118211

Shucked oysters soaking in water at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107914
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0988

Shucked oysters soaking in water at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107917
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0991

Ella Joyner Hogg shucking oysters at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107910
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0984

Ella Joyner Hogg shucking oysters at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107912
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0986

Ella Joyner Hogg shucking oysters at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107913
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0987

Ella Joyner Hogg shucking oysters at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107916
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0990

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