Vanishing Culture Project
The "Vanishing Culture Project" was a Florida Humanities Council grant to capture the oral histories of longtime residents of Cortez. The project also produced several stations about the folkways of the fishermen of Cortez that are placed around the village and a mural painted on the side of a prominent fish house in the community.
In this interview, Paul Taylor talks about his family, his fishing life, living in the Ilbion Inn and his views on fishing. Taylor's father came to Cortez from North Carolina.
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