Wilson's Bait and Tackle Shop

235471
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1687 - S82-1691

Nix Brothers Seafood and netmaking shop

235457
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides. Slide S82-1425 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1423 - S82-1432

Workers at a fish house in Port St. Joe

236201
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Taken at Wood's Fresh and Frozen fish house. Photos taken during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV).
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-284 - S86-293

Pinder's Fish Market

236709
Date
1987-09-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add...
Type
Still Image

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 shrimper M. C. Woods

238891
Date
1984-12-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the M.C. Woods Frozen Shrimp Company. (Audio does not start immediately.) Woods discusses his family history and his history as a shrimper and then retailer. He also discusses seasonal shrimping; boat maker, Alvin Cook; his own shrimp retail business and his success...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-142

Interview with crabber Totch Brown

236430
Date
1987-11-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Brown, a lifelong resident and retired stone crabber, wrote a book of his life in 1993 called Totch: A Life in the Everglades. He discusses trapping, selling, storing, cleaning, and cooking stone crabs, including when, where, and how to catch; making the wooden traps; financing...
Type
Sound

Interview with fish house manager Thorne Hollister

236431
Date
1987-11-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Hollister, who manages a stone crab house (where stone crabs are processed and sold), discusses the in detail the crabbing industry. Incldues discussion on numbers of crabbers in area; types of equipment used; the process of catching crabs; types of floats and traps used; bait u...
Type
Sound

Interview with shrimpers Robert Lannon and Jean Vangoidstnoven (aka Capt. Van)

238896
Date
1984-07-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Robert Lannon discusses the Fernandina shrimping industry in its early days (1930s?); differences between prices for shrimp then and now; shrimp becoming more of a commercial product for export to other cities in the US such as New York and the importance of Italian (Italian-Am...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-148

First interview with shrimper Bernie Colvin

238893
Date
1984-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C86-145: Bernie Colvin discusses his shrimping experiences, including changes that have occurred in the business over the years;...
Description
Colvin discusses his shrimping experiences, including changes that have occurred in the business over the years; shrimping in the Bay around Panama Ci...
Type
sound
Item ID
C86-145

Interview with retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake Stone

238890
Date
1984-08-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Audio does not start immediately. C86-143: Capt. Jake Stone discusses his early years in shrimping, 1947-1948; his first shrimp boat was the "Jim Dozier"; tells fishing story; discusses shrimping in the present day - differences; family background; shrimp boats he's...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-141
Item ID
C86-143

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