NOAA Fisheries

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Paul Nelson

This is an oral history interview with Captain Paul Nelson, who talks about the history of fishing on the East Coast of Florida.

Kenneth Brennan Daytona, FL NOAA Fisheries
Robert Stone

Oral history interview with Captain Bob Stone on the history of fishing on the East Coast of Florida

Kenneth Brennan Ponce Inlet, FL NOAA Fisheries
Howard Gordon Oral Histories from the New England Fisheries

Howard is a meat cutter who went fishing with his father. He explains what is was like not being able to take over his father's fishing business.

Project Leaders: Lisa L. Colburn and Kate E. Yentes
Date Collection Completed: On going
Location: www.voices.nmfs.noaa.gov
Geographic Location: Locations across New England

Kate Yentes Sullivan, ME NOAA Fisheries
George Harris Oral Histories from the New England Fisheries

George speaks about what it is like being a commercial fisherman and also having a summer tourist business to supplement his income.

Project Leaders: Lisa L. Colburn and Kate E. Yentes
Date Collection Completed: On going
Location: www.voices.nmfs.noaa.gov
Geographic Location: Locations across New England

Kate Yentes Eastport, ME NOAA Fisheries
Amber Jeskey Oral Histories from the New England Fisheries

Amber Jeskey works as a wharf manager and sternman. She explains what her daily life is like when she is working.

Project Leaders: Lisa L. Colburn and Kate E. Yentes
Date Collection Completed: On going
Location: www.voices.nmfs.noaa.gov
Geographic Location: Locations across New England

Lisa Colburn , Amy Grover Cushing, ME NOAA Fisheries
Elizabeth Kordowski Oral Histories from the New England Fisheries

Elizabeth is currently working at a Port Agent in Point Judith, Rhode Island. She speaks about her involvement in the fishery from working as a sternman to her current position.

Project Leaders: Lisa L. Colburn and Kate E. Yentes
Date Collection Completed: On going
Location: www.voices.nmfs.noaa.gov
Geographic Location: Locations across New England

Lisa Colburn , Azure Dee Westwood Narragansett, RI NOAA Fisheries
Doug Miner Oral Histories from the New England Fisheries

Doug ran a fishing vessel until 2008 when the regulations forced him to change careers. He is now working on a tug boat.

Project Leaders: Lisa L. Colburn and Kate E. Yentes
Date Collection Completed: On going
Location: www.voices.nmfs.noaa.gov
Geographic Location: Locations across New England

Kate Yentes, Tarsila Seara Stonington, CT NOAA Fisheries
John Moore Oral Histories from the New England Fisheries

John explains what it is like to be part of a fishing family. He discusses his decisions to enter fishing while still obtaining a bachelor's and master's degree.

Lisa Colburn Narragansett, RI NOAA Fisheries
Mary O'Rourke Oral Histories from the New England Fisheries

Mary is a net maker and former fisherman.

Project Leaders: Lisa L. Colburn and Kate E. Yentes
Date Collection Completed: On going
Location: www.voices.nmfs.noaa.gov
Geographic Location: Locations across New England

Lisa Colburn , Azure Dee Westwood Narragansett, RI NOAA Fisheries
David Pottle Oral Histories from the New England Fisheries

David is a commercial fishermen in Eastport, Maine. Because of the economy in Eastport, David has to work multiple jobs in addition to fishing.

Project Leaders: Lisa L. Colburn and Kate E. Yentes
Date Collection Completed: On going
Location: www.voices.nmfs.noaa.gov
Geographic Location: Locations across New England

Lisa Colburn , Kate Yentes Perry, ME NOAA Fisheries