Interview with Maggie Melton

237530
Date
1978-05-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-55: Margaret (Maggie) Melton discusses snake and alligator hunting, cooking, and skinning; making birdhouses from gourds; working with hides and bones; foods unique to the Plant City area; cooking hog organs and gophers; making turtle soup; cane grinding and syrup making; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-55
Item ID
C78-56

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 10)

240179
Date
1999-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Max Dooley continues his demonstration of net-tying. Joseph Killgore, 91 year-old castnet and whip maker is interviewed by Bob Stone. He discusses how he began making nets (has been making nets 72 years), the different kinds of material used and different types of nets. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C99-72

Costa Buzier ties net webbing of shrimp trawl - Apalachicola, Florida

122930
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88536

Costa Buzier ties net webbing of shrimp trawl - Apalachicola, Florida

122931
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88537

Costa Buzier ties net webbing of shrimp trawl - Apalachicola, Florida

122932
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS88538

Net maker Billy Burbank II at work repairing a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120316
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80479A

Net maker in the process of repairing a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120317
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80480A

Net maker finishing repairs of a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120319
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80482A

Net maker at work repairing a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120339
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80523A

Close-up view showing Valley Hill working on one of his fish castnets.

242054
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP78496

Costa Buzier hanging a trawl net and sewing webbing - Apalachicola, Florida

122741
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS881114

Costa Buzier hanging a trawl net and sewing webbing - Apalachicola, Florida

122742
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS881116

Costa Buzier hanging a trawl net and sewing webbing - Apalachicola, Florida

122743
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS881120

Interview with netmaker and shrimper Jimmy Carden

238898
Date
1984-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Jimmy Carden discusses shrimping and net-making; his family history; learning fishing and net-making from his father; types of nets and the materials involved in making them; state of the modern shrimping industry; importance of dreams in his father's (Candy Carden) net-making;...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-151

Plastic and wood net making shuttles.

60177
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
fs86309

Net maker Jack Bullock

235425
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. Bullock on his porch making fishing nets. Also includes images of lead sinkers/weights.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S82-697 - S82-710

Closeup of net making demonstration at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110531
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4640

Closeup of net making demonstration at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110532
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4641

Interview with net maker Billy Burbank

239118
Date
1980-07-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel. In the interview, longtime net maker and Fernandina resident Billy Burbank III discusses the history and practices of the net making trade. The interview begins with Burbank describing how his grandfather began the family business, Burbank Trawlmakers Inc., in 1915. Since then, Bur...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-82

Net maker Valley Hill demonstration

234180
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen black and white prints, with negatives. Images of 85-year old Hill making and demonstrating use of nets on the Gulf Coast. December 1978.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P78-494 - P78-501

Billy Burbank III hanging up a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120293
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80455

Billy Burbank III at work on a fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

12736
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR14390

H.O. Marshall mending his net in Apalachicola, Florida.

255830
Date
1957
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
C026816

Costa Buzier hanging a trawl net and sewing webbing while Marcus Hepburn looks on - Apalachicola, Florida

122744
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS881121

Portrait of an unidentified net maker at work on Amelia Island, Florida.

244137
Date
Not after 1996
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
COM08368

George Rowland working with a net- Tampa, Florida

115439
Date
Not after 1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82141

George Rowland working with a net- Tampa, Florida

115440
Date
Not after 1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82142

George Rowland working with a net- Tampa, Florida

115441
Date
Not after 1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP82143

Fishing net made by Rojelieo Leal - Homestead, Florida

106152
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1080

Close-up view showing one of the fish castnets made by Valley Hill.

242053
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP78497

Tip: You may use accented European characters for a more exact match.

Example: café, piñata