Today we offer a peek at Middendorf’s and Manchac, a new oral history project in our Saltwater South series.
Here are the stories of the women and men making their living working on the Lowcountry waters of South Carolina.
Tomorrow we’ll launch a long-term oral history project, The Saltwater South. We start in Charleston.
I’d never knowingly tasted Old Bay though I already recognized the can’s bold yellows and blues.
Glitter is still sparkling on the streets of New Orleans today, a reminder of the Mardi Gras season that has just ended. With carnival over, though, this historically Catholic city is now entering the time of Lent. For Christians, the forty days before Easter are traditionally a time of deliberate deprivation, of abstaining from certain … Continued
What’s so compelling is how, amidst so much change in Tampa, this devil crab tradition continues.
While living in Hawaii (her first husband was in military and stationed there) Rose Campisi missed her home of Tampa, Florida. That’s when she started making devil crabs.
Middendorf’s eightieth anniversary drew the SFA’s attention to Manchac, Louisiana, and the stories there were too good to resist.
Documentarian Anna Hamilton is on the road for SFA collecting oral histories of maritime traditions in St. Augustine’s Minorcan community.