Boat being built by Myron Warr - Welaka, Florida

121689
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS851508

Boat being built by Myron Warr - Welaka, Florida

121690
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS851511

Boats in Myron Warr's shop

234867
Date
1985-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. In winter 1985, the Bureau contracted with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting much river commerce as well as a modest amount of comme...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1499 - S85-1511

Myron Warr building boats

235725
Date
1984-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen color slides. Images were created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in or...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-1742 - S86-1753

Fisherman Tommy Noles catching and cleaning catfish

234912
Date
1985-02-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
143 color slides. Images of commercial fisherman Noles trapping, transporting, and cleaning catfish for sale at market. The boat he used was built by Myron Warr. A few slides are duplicates. For an interview with Noles, see S 1714, Box 3, tapes 30-32. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folkl...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-1400 - S85-1414; S85-2054 - S85-2096

Hoop netting in the St. Johns River

234918
Date
1985-02-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
117 color slides. Images of fisher Jackie Bennett hoop netting in the St. Johns River, then sorting, weighing, and hauling his catch for market. A hoop net is a fish trap made of several wooden or metal hoops of decreasing diameter joined by cotton netting that was made for river use. It was tied to...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2335 - S85-2391, S85-2401 - S85-2460

An abandoned fish house on the St. Johns River

234919
Date
1985-02-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. Images of fisher Jackie Bennett at his father Doc Bennett's old fish house. Images of hoop nets, tar pots, a table for fish cleaning, and an old building. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeast...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2392 - S85-2400

Catfisher Eddie Oxendine in his yard

234927
Date
1985-02-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. Images of catfisher and skinner Oxendine, with his son Kenny, in his backyard and his boat. The boat was built by Warr in 1976. Oxendine was a third generation fisher; his grandparents moved to Florida form North Carolina. For an interview with Oxendine see S 1714, box 4, tape 48. ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2566 - S85-2575

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