Jerome Schmidt and Dave Sheffield emptying fish - Palatka, Florida

121865
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS852201

Dave Sheffield weighing fish - Palatka, Florida

121866
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS852206

Dave Sheffield weighing fish - Palatka, Florida

121867
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS852212

Dave Sheffield cleaning flounder - Palatka, Florida

121868
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS852213

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 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

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