Net Making and Net Fishing in Florida

245965
Collection
Classroom
Description
Longtime net maker and Fernandina resident Billy Burbank III discusses the history and practices of the net making trade. This learning unit uses photographs and documents from the State Archives of Florida to illustrate Florida's folklife traditions.

Valley Hill making a cast net

119625
Date
Not after 1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781187A

Valley Hill making a cast net

119626
Date
Not after 1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781188A

Valley Hill making a cast net

119627
Date
Not after 1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781189

Valley Hill making a cast net

119628
Date
Not after 1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781190

Valley Hill making a cast net

119629
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781191

Valley Hill making a cast net

119630
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781192

Valley Hill making a cast net

119631
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS781193

Reginald Reese making a cast net - Lakeland, Florida

124062
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS95632

Joe Floyd making a net in his shop - Jacksonville, Florida

122269
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864004

L. Scarabin making a cast net - Apalachicola, Florida

123045
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88983

L. Scarabin making a cast net - Apalachicola, Florida

123046
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88986

L. Scarabin making a cast net - Apalachicola, Florida

123047
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88989

L. Scarabin making a cast net - Apalachicola, Florida

123048
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88990

L. Scarabin making a cast net - Apalachicola, Florida

123049
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88991

Man making a cast net

37874
Date
195-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC16526

Folklife Subject: Net Making

274016
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Commercial fishing is a major industry in Florida with a lengthy legacy. For generations, Florida fishermen have set out from the coast in search of a hefty catch, often using nets they themselves either made or repaired by hand. Seine nets, cast nets, and shrimp trawls are examples of nets commonly...
Type
interactive resource

Max Dooley making a cast net - Lakeland, Florida

124065
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS95639

Reginald Reese making cast nets - Lakeland, Florida

124052
Date
1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS95599

Pauline Hodges making cast nets and baskets

241216
Date
03/07/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-89

Friday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 7)

240309
Date
2000-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Joseph Kilgore and Darren Watts discuss net making and whip making. Kilgore discusses his childhood and how he learned to make nets and whips as well as time he spent as a yacht captain and first mate. Later in the tape, he discusses his method of ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C00-69

Billy Burbank III weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120296
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80458

Billy Burbank III weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120297
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80458A

Billy Burbank III weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120299
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80460

Billy Burbank III weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120300
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80461

Billy Burbank III weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120303
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80464

Billy Burbank III weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120304
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80465

Billy Burbank III weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120305
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80466

Billy Burbank III weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120306
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80467

Billy Burbank II weaving a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120307
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80468

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