Francis Schmidt cleaning shad - Palatka, Florida

121861
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS852187

Francis Schmidt sorting shad - Palatka, Florida

121862
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS852195

Commercial fishing for shad in the St. Johns River

234915
Date
1985-02-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
151 color slides. Images of commercial fishers Sheffield and the Schmidt family catching, hauling, and cleaning shad (and some flounder). They would fish the St. Johns River and then take their catches back to the fishhouse for processing. The Schmidts were from Illinois originally, and Sheiffield w...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2097 - S85-2246

Interview with the Schmidts, a commercial fishing family

234917
Date
1985-02-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with a commercial fishing family, the Schmidts (father Jerome, wife Bernice, and daughter Francis). Discusses fishing, the St. Johns River, crabbing, fishing tackle and methods, fishing in Illinois and Louisiana, moving to Florida, water hyacinth, and changes to the i...
Type
Sound

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 8)

238142
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent City) talked about crab traps; and the Schmidts...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-121

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 7)

238153
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Folklorists Owen and McDonald served as emcees. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-132

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 8)

238154
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent City) talked about crab traps; and the Schmidts...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-133

Saturday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage) (Reel 7)

238141
Date
1985-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. McDonald served as emcee. Stemming from the research on the St. Johns River Survey, this workshop focused on commerical fishing. Bennet (of Welaka) discussed cypress boats; Oxendine discussed hoop nets; Knowles (of Crescent City) talked about crab traps; and the Schmidts...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-120

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