Interview with the Schmidts, a commercial fishing family

234917
Date
1985-02-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with a commercial fishing family, the Schmidts (father Jerome, wife Bernice, and daughter Francis). Discusses fishing, the St. Johns River, crabbing, fishing tackle and methods, fishing in Illinois and Louisiana, moving to Florida, water hyacinth, and changes to the i...
Type
Sound

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 Eddie Oxendine

234928
Date
1985-02-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Oxendine, recorded at his home. In it, he discusses his family move to Florida; fishing on the St. Johns; fauna and flora of the river, including the effects of the introduction and removal of water hyacinth; fishing methods, folklore, and equipment; hoop n...
Type
Sound

Interview with fisher Morris Bryan

234936
Date
1985-01-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with fisher Bryan. Discusses tarring nets; fishing the St. Johns River; shad fishing; recreational fishing; fishhouses; hoop nets; crabbing; benefits of water hyacinth; changes in riverine environment; typical day of a fisher; and types of fish. In winter 1985, the Bu...
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

Coles family dock in Welaka, ca. 1920s

234925
Date
1920
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides. Copies of old photographs from Nick Cole's collection of his family dock in the 1920s. The copies were made in Feb. 1986. 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. John...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S85-2498 - S85-2512

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

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