Cedar Key, FL | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Cedar Key, FL

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Michael Davis

Like many of the fishermen, Mike Davis still keeps his boats on the island, but has moved his home to the more affordable mainland.

Both Mike and his wife Beth are from old Florida families that worked hard to build theregion’s economy and weathered its ups and downs. So it’s only natural that when their town’s prosperity and their own livelihood were threatened by a vote of the public, the Davis’s fought as hard as they could.

Robert Fritchey Cedar Key, FL New Moon Press Gulf Wars: Florida Net Ban
Ronnie Beckham

Ronnie is a former gill net fisherman who now is involved in clam aquaculture. He was born and raised in Cedar Key, Florida where he worked with his father who was also a fisherman and used to fish for turtles.

Michael Jepson Cedar Key, FL Florida Maritime Museum at Cortez, Florida Institute of Saltwater Heritage, Florida Humanities Council In Their Own Words

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