Interview with fisher Willie Bradshaw

234926
Date
1985-02-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Bradshaw in his home. He discusses netmaking, fishing the St. Johns River, water hyacinth, changes to the river, learning to fish, growing up along the river, seining, hoop nets, catfishing, effects of weather on fishing, sport fishing, regualtion of commercial fis...
Type
Sound

Interview with fisher Doc Bennett

234933
Date
1985-01-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with life-long fisher and Florida native Doc Bennett. He discusses making a living in the Depression (farming and fishing); nets and seining; shad and catfishing; church; local fish fries; state regulations; sports fishing; changes in the St. Johns River; fishing metho...
Type
Sound

Interview with Maybelle (Stokes) Parker

234947
Date
1985-02-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with Mrs. Maybelle Stokes Parker, a former fish house owner on the St. Johns River. She discusses the effects of sport fishing on the commercial fish trade; fishing regulations; water hyacinths; Depression-era life; her husband's early work in timber; seining; catfishin...
Type
Sound

Interview with commercial fisher Dave Sheffield

234916
Date
1985-02-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with commercial fisher Sheffield about fishing, types of tackle and methods, growing up in Satsuma, boating, fishes, market prices, changes to the St. Johns River, and the effects of water hyacinth on fish. For an interview with employers, co-workers, and the Schmidts,...
Type
Sound

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

Folklife Subject: Net Making

274016
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Commercial fishing is a major industry in Florida with a lengthy legacy. For generations, Florida fishermen have set out from the coast in search of a hefty catch, often using nets they themselves either made or repaired by hand. Seine nets, cast nets, and shrimp trawls are examples of nets commonly...
Type
interactive resource

Sunday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 6)

237931
Date
05/25/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-139

Interview frog and alligator hunter Norman Padgett

236666
Date
1986-10-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio tapes. Padgett discusses frog hunting, commercial fishing on Lake Okeechobee, and hunting alligators. In the interview, he also discusses the history of airboating in Florida; hunting equipment and process; haul seine fishing; conservation efforts; exotic species; hydrilla; and the outlaw...
Type
Sound

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