Oyster shuckers at D.W. Wilson Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

122912
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88495

Oyster shuckers at D.W. Wilson Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

122914
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88501

Oyster shuckers at work at Leavins Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

123008
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88709

Oyster shuckers at work at Leavins Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

123009
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88718

Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood Company

234996
Date
1986-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. To shuck an oyster means to remove the meat of the oyster from its shell. This was often done before the product was shipped to seafood dealers and restaurants. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the M...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S88-495 - S88-507

Oyster shuckers at Leavin's Seafood

235016
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty seven color slides. Images of oyster shuckers at Leavin's Seafood. Shucking is the removal of shells from oysters before they are sold to food suppliers and restaurants. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S88-709 - S88-720; S88-892 - S88-917

Worker loads oysters for shuckers - Apalachicola, Florida

122915
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88503

Oyster shuckers at D. W. Wilson Seafood Company

234997
Date
1986-11-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four contact sheets with 139 black and white images; plus negatives and logs. To shuck an oyster means to remove the meat of the oyster from its shell. This was often done before the product was shipped to seafood dealers and restaurants. Sheets in envelope 31 feature images of folklorists Hepburn,...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
Envelopes 29-32

Interview with oyster shuckers Virginia Duggar and Nanette Lolley

235027
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with oyster shuckers Duggar and Lolley. They discuss family history; George Kirvin (Duggar's first boss); local oysters; job conditions; shucking; how they learned the craft; Loys Cain; tools for shucking; and fishing superstitions. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership...
Type
Sound

Oyster shucker at D.W. Wilson Seafood Co. - Apalachicola, Florida

122913
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88500

Seafood worker at Leavis Seafood - Apalachicola, Florida

123033
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88908

Seafood worker at Leavis Seafood - Apalachicola, Florida

123034
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88909

Corky or Rodney Richards shucking an oyster- Apalachicola, Florida

106376
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA118211

Ella Joyner Hogg shucking oysters at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107910
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0984

Ella Joyner Hogg shucking oysters at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107912
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0986

Ella Joyner Hogg shucking oysters at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107913
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0987

Ella Joyner Hogg shucking oysters at Joyner Oyster Co.- Fort George Island, Florida

107916
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA0990

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