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Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
M.J. Keating Fishermen Interviews of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1893-1895

Interview with fisherman and dealer M.J. Keating of Port Mulgrave, N.S. near the Gut of Canso. Interview conducted by members of the U.S. Fish Commission. Contains descriptions of the mackerel fishery.

Unknown Port Mulgrave, Nova Scotia U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Archives II , New England Regional National Archives
Ahmon Mallock Fishermen Interviews of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1893-1895

This interview with Captain Ahmon Mallock of Portland, ME took place on November 23, 1893. Members of the Joint Fisheries Commission conducted the interview in an effort to gain information on the mackerel fishery.

Unknown Portland, ME U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Archives II , New England Regional National Archives
Joseph O'Brien Fishermen Interviews of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1893-1895

Interview with Harbor Inspector and Fishery Overseer Joseph O'Brien of St. John, N.B. Interview contains descriptions of New Brunswick fisheries, St. John County, saw mill and tanning industry, factories, industrial pollution and salmon populations.

Unknown St. John, New Brunswick U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Archives II , New England Regional National Archives
W.G. Pool Fishermen Interviews of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1893-1895

Interview with fisherman W.G. Pool of Gloucester, MA by members of the U.S. Fish Commission. Interview contains descriptions of the mackerel fishery.

Unknown Gloucester, MA U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Archives II , New England Regional National Archives
A.M. Smith Fishermen Interviews of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1893-1895

This interview with fish dealer A.M. Smith of Portland, ME took place on November 23, 1893. Members of the Joint Fisheries Commission conducted the interview in an effort to gain information on the mackerel fishery.

Unknown Portland, ME U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Archives II , New England Regional National Archives
William J. Hudder Fishermen Interviews of the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1893-1895

Date above approximate. Interview with fisherman William Hudder of Gloucester, MA by members of the U.S. Fish Commission. Interview contains descriptions of the mackerel fishery.

Unknown Gloucester, MA U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Archives II , New England Regional National Archives
Julian M. Brown Gathering, Preserving, and Sharing Traditional Fisheries Knowledge from Down East Communities in North Carolina

J. M. Brown is a native of Gloucester/Marshallberg. He has four children, Julie, Julian (Bubbie), George and Beth. J.M's father, Julian Sr., was part owner of Brown's Island, located between Marshallberg and Harkers Island.  J.M.'s first wife Patsy (deceased) was the mother of all the children and he has subsequently re-married to wife Pat. Bubbie and George have both been commercial fishermen. Bubbie currently operates a dredging operation and George operates a crane service.

Unknown Gloucester, NC Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center
Oystermen Stories New Jersey’s Delaware Bayshore

A panel discussion of retired oystermen whose recollections spanned from post World War I (1918) through the 1990s including Bill Biggs, 1926-2001, John Dubois, 1912-2001, Charlie Elmer, 1912-2006, Arthur Hinson, 1917-2012, Jack King, 1928-2001, Joe Lore, 1910-2000 and Mort Hughes, 1920-2012. They discuss hiring crews from the Chesapeake, planting oysters during Bay Season, harvesting, dredging, food, running a boat and changing from sail to power. Plus questions, comments and stories from the audience.

Unknown Port Norris, NJ Bayshore Center at Bivalve Delaware Bay Museum & Folklife Center
Shuckers' Tales New Jersey’s Delaware Bayshore

Seven local citizens of Port Norris, New Jersey shared their stories about their lives and jobs as shuckers in the various packing houses in Maurice River, Bivalve, Shellpile, Port Norris and Mauricetown, New Jersey. The panelist include: Georgia Robinson, Florence Robinson, Freddie Smith, Beryl Whittington, Margaret Towner, Anna Young and Sandra King. They describe how they shucked oysters using either the stabbing or cracking methods; what they were paid; and their living and working conditions. The program includes audience participation with question and answers from the panel.

Unknown Port Norris, NJ Bayshore Center at Bivalve Delaware Bay Museum & Folklife Center
Kenneth Shepherd Oral History Collection - Fishing and Fisheries

Photos of various fishing vessels being shown to the interviewer are discussed as well as their captains. Boats mentioned are Henry Klimm's ALMA K. which preceded his CAPTAIN BILL series of vessels, Vincent's PRISCILLA V. and the MORNINGSTAR from Vineyard Haven. Captain Shepherd began fishing in 1934 out of Woods Hole. Discussed are types of fish and fishing techniques during the period of Sam Cahoon's market. He mentions Sam's fair and generous treatment of fishermen. Discussed is the difference in prices for fish between the 1930's and 1980's.

Unknown Woods Hole, MA Woods Hole Historical Museum