Apprentice Reginald Reis works on a cast net while master netmaker Max Dooley looks on - Lakeland, Florida

108468
Date
Between 1992 and 1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2544
Net making

Apprentice Reginald Reis observes while master netmaker Max Dooley works on a net - Lakeland, Florida

108469
Date
Between 1992 and 1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2545
Net making

Knitting needle used by Rickey Doublerly to knit fishing nets - Jacksonville, Florida

123416
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS91509
Net making

Knitting needles used by Rickey Doublerly to knit fishing nets - Jacksonville, Florida

123417
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS91510
Net making

Interview with retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake Stone

238890
Date
08/10/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-141; C86-143
; net-making; old-time net-maker, Anchor Damgard; fisherman, Johnny McDonald; tells fishing

Max Dooley and apprentice Reginald Reese making cast nets

235946
Date
Jan 1993 - Apr 1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S95-584 - S95-660
. Reis, a Portuguese American fisher, was funded to learn to make and repair cast nets. He had to make

Close up view of fishing net repaired at Burbank Trawl Makers - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120331
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80506A
Net making

Close-up view of net being made by Billy Burbank III - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120334
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80509A
Net making

Interview with herbalist LaVerne Zipperer

238490
Date
11/03/1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-60
' backgrounds; Indian and Spanish backgrounds in her family; family tradition of net making; husband taught her

Net maker standing next to a fishing net in Key West, Florida.

242142
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP7795B
Net making

Net maker Billy Burbank II beginning repair of a torn fishing net - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120313
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80474A
Net making

Close-up of net made by Billy Burbank III - Fernandina Beach, Florida

120333
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80508A
Net making

Max Dooley casting a net - Lakeland, Florida

108470
Date
Between 1992 and 1993
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA2546
Max Dooley of Lakeland has been making castnets since the 1930's. He hand ties every piece

Interview with net maker Martin Cooper

235253
Date
07/24/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-198
seafood licenses; the changing nature of shrimp boats and the trade; the process of making a net; catching

Ada Mickler with one of the cast nets she made in Saint Augustine, Florida.

242145
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP7781B
'netting' in spare time, making both the English and Spanish castnets. This mullet net is made of cotton

Ada Mickler holding up one of her cast nets in Saint Augustine, Florida.

242146
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FP7780A
'netting' in spare time, making both the English and Spanish castnets. This mullet net is made of cotton

Scenes of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Video 8)

238833
Date
05/29/1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V87-8
. Bennett (makes Trout line boxes), David Taylor and net maker.

Interview with netmaker Rickey Douberly

235348
Date
06/21/1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 2
One audio cassette. Douberly learned net making from his father, who worked with Billy Burbank

Shrimping Documentary - Burbank's Net Shop

240903
Date
Jun 1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-40
net making, his family's innovations, and how it has developed over the years, superstition, Billy

Cast net maker Max Dooley and his apprentice Reginald Reis

240783
Date
Jan 1993 - Apr 1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
to learn to make and repair cast nets. He had to make one 8 foot and one 10 foot net. For more images

Mullet roast in Monticello

238978
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P83-3 through P83-8
and eating. Also includes several people making fish nets.

Trawl being made at Burbank Trawl Makers - Fernandina Beach, Florida

12734
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR14388
Net making

Trawl being made at Burbank Trawl Makers - Fernandina Beach, Florida

12735
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR14389
Net making

Trawl maker at work at Burbank Trawl Makers - Fernandina Beach, Florida

12737
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR14391
Net making

Trawl being made at Burbank Trawl Makers - Fernandina Beach, Florida

12738
Date
1982
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR14392
Net making

Rojelieo Leal making a net at the Traditions Festival at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida - Miami, Florida

111631
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5855
Net making

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

120337
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80516A
Net making

Jean Smith demonstrating net making at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110509
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4618
Net making

Bobby Smith demonstrating net making at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

110511
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4620
Bobby Smith demonstrating net making at the 1987 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

George Saunders making a net at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida

120196
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS80206
Net making

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