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Classification People
Object ID 2004-01-34
Title Charlie White, Fisherman and Woodcarver
Physical Description 1 DVD (110 min)
Published Date 08/24/2008
Summary Charlie White moved to Fort Bragg in 1936 when his grandmother bought property north of town. He became a commercial fisherman out of Noyo Harbor in 1956 after a stint in the service and work for Union Lumber Company. He was part of a group that started the World's Largest Salmon Barbecue, raising funds for salmon restoration projects. Charlie is also a woodcarver, having carved the memorial to fishermen lost at sea located in Noyo Harbor as well as the statue of a fisherman located at the Boatyard Shopping Center. Charlie White tells stories of his life in Fort Bragg, his work at the Union Lumber Company and his many years as a fisherman.
Hosted by Dee Lemos
Subjects Artists
Wood carving
People White, Charlie
Search Terms Sunday Afternoon With
Oral History
Notes Filmed for MCTV Mendocino Coast Public Televison by Julia Larke