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 Tommy and Cindy Noles

234914
Date
1985-02-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Interview with Noles and his wife Cindy Noles about commercial fishing, humorous work stories, trash fish, hydrilla, native fauna, and life as a fishing family. For images of Noles fishing, see S 1577, v. 27, sildes 1400-1414; and v. 28, slides 2054-2096. In winter 1985, the Bu...
Type
Sound

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

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

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

Interview with biologist Dr. Bob Ingle

235020
Date
1986-10-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three reel to reels. Interview with Florida marine biologist Dr. Ingle. Ingle worked for years with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. He discusses the history of Apalachicola; the history of fishing in the area; immigration to the town; the marine biology of Apalachicola Bay; oystering; loca...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Reel 7
Item ID
Reel 8
Item ID
Reel 9

Fisher Ben hartig demonstrating his fishing tackle

236793
Date
1987-09-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. Hartig came to Florida with his family in 1957. Fishes from a 26' boat with nets and rod and reels. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between...
Type
Still Image

Boat drivers at Wakulla Springs

235407
Date
1980-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighty-one color slides. Images of Wakulla Springs boat drivers. Glass bottom boat tour over the deep springs had been going on since the late 1800s. Many of these drivers are descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. One tale/feature was Henry the Pole Vaulting Fi...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S81-740 - S81-820

Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene Carlton

238228
Date
1984-11-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. The Carltons discuss farm life, hog raising and branding, keeping bees, canning foods, cooking fish roe, picking strawberries and blueberries, raising horses, and controlled buring of land. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 thr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-216
Item ID
T85-217

Interview with Earnest (Popeye) Thompson

235049
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fisher Thompson. He discusses fishing for red snapper and sharks; sponging; hunting sea turtles; boat types; local businesses; and his poems. Between 1986 and 1987, a partnership between the Florida Folklife Program and the American Folk Center created the Maritime ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 24

Interview with crabber Totch Brown

236430
Date
1987-11-18
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Brown, a lifelong resident and retired stone crabber, wrote a book of his life in 1993 called Totch: A Life in the Everglades. He discusses trapping, selling, storing, cleaning, and cooking stone crabs, including when, where, and how to catch; making the wooden traps; financing...
Type
Sound

Workers at Lewis and Sons Fish Market

235343
Date
1988-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Workers at a fish market in New Berlin, a subsection in North Jacksonville. Includes an interview with one of the workers/fishers, William Christopher, in S 1618, box 4, tape 24. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-465 - S91-486

Friday performances at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Stage III) (Tape 3)

240534
Date
05/24/1991
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
D91-3

Bernice Schmidt with a shad fish on the Saint Johns River - East Palatka, Florida

115998
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP8624A

Raw footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festivals (Video 13 of 15)

238378
Date
1991-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording (3/4", 22 minutes). Unedited footage of the 1991 Florida Folk Festival. Graham-Smith performed old English folk songs. The Georgia Sea Island Singers sang African American spirituals. For an audio recording of the pipe band, and of Graham Smith, see T91-31 in S 1576; for th...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-71

Suwannee River

241222
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-96

Anglo-Creek wood-carving made by Bill and Dale Cooey- Milton, Florida

106740
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1414

Storytellers at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Storytelling Tent) (Saturday)

239974
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
18 audio cassette recordings. Storytellers spoke between 10:00am and 7pm at the Storytelling Tent. Several of the storytellers also sang songs.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C98-19
Item ID
C98-20
Item ID
C98-21
Item ID
C98-22
Item ID
C98-23
Item ID
C98-24
Item ID
C98-25
Item ID
C98-26
Item ID
C98-27
Item ID
C98-28
Item ID
C98-29
Item ID
C98-30
Item ID
C98-31
Item ID
C98-32
Item ID
C98-33
Item ID
C98-34
Item ID
C98-35
Item ID
C98-36

Fishing sinker-making shop

233785
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Black and white 9.5 x 14 inch photographic print. Photograph of Hubert Whitworth's shop for making fishing line sinkers.
Type
Still Image

George Calvert's wooden fish traps

235475
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Slide S82-1736 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1697 - S82-1706

Lloyd Snow demonstrating a cast net

235594
Date
1983-08
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Created as fieldwork for the Folklife Library program.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-2986 - S83-2993

Maria Birchfield making lead sinkers for her cast net

235613
Date
1982-12-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Five color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-475 - S83-479

Man using yo yo fishing gear in Miami

235641
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-322 - S83-328

Flounder boat

235463
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1491 - S82-1492

Chuck Carr making fishing lures

233865
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen color slides. Images of Carr carving, painting, and displaying hand-made fishing lures.
Type
Still Image

Fishing rod maker J. Dunlap in his shop

235461
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. Slide S82-1471 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1467 - S82-1476

Mullet boat in front of the Square Deal Fish Camp

235467
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. Slide S82-1550 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-1534 - S82-1555

Wood carver Chuck Carr making fishing lures in his garage

236240
Date
1989-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides.
Type
Still Image

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