St. Johns River at sunset - San Mateo, Florida

121774
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS851773
San Mateo (Fla)

Dock on the St. Johns River - San Mateo, Florida

121773
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS851771
San Mateo (Fla)

Tar pot belonging to Morris Bryan - San Mateo, Florida

106533
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1272
San Mateo (Fla.)

Morris Bryan looking at his tar pot - San Mateo, Florida

106539
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1273
San Mateo (Fla.)

Recording of morning service at San Mateo Baptist Church

234935
Date
1985-02-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a morning service. Pastor Leroy Lewis presided. Includes choir singing and the Sunday sermon. 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 St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
(San Mateo, Fla.)

The Sapp Family Gospel Singers performing at the San Mateo Church of God

234943
Date
1985-02-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a rehearsal by the Sapp Family Gospel Singers at the San Mateo Church of God, with an accompanying piano. Starts with introductions, and several sound checks. 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 St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
San Mateo (Fla.)

Revival at San Mateo Church of God

257843
Date
1985-01-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
San Mateo (Fla)

Interview with turpentiner Anders Woodard

234951
Date
1985-02-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with raccoon trapper, farmer, and former tupentiner Anders Woodard. He discusses his history as a raccoon trapper; farmer; turpentiner; process of gathering the gum for turpentine; early life in Tallahassee, making syrup; use of turpentine spirits and rosin; trapping, skinning, cleaning and selling raccoon hides; training dogs for hunting; deer, alligator and bear hunting; and working during the depression. 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 St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
San Mateo (Fla.)

Interview with fisher Morris Bryan

234936
Date
1985-01-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Bryan. Discusses tarring nets; fishing the St. Johns River; shad fishing; recreational fishing; fishhouses; hoop nets; crabbing; benefits of water hyacinth; changes in riverine environment; typical day of a fisher; and types of fish. 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 St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
San Mateo (Fla.)

Interview with hunter Buddy Beck

234952
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with hunter and deer hunting dog breeder Buddy Beck. On the side, he also plays bluegrass music on the mandolin with the Trivette family. Born in Live Oak, he discusses family history; raising dogs; hunting; mandolins; the Trivette family; and bluegrass music. 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 St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the 'St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area' at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
Type
Sound
San Mateo (Fla.)

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