Captain Frank Peters of the Staten Island Ferry

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This video is comprised of an audio interview with retired Staten Island Ferry boat captain Frank Peters and original footage taken of the ferry boat in New York Harbor.

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Former Staten Island Ferry boat captain Frank Peters, discusses his professional trajectory, being a native Staten Islander, and what it was like to work aboard one of the world's most iconic boats for more than 30 years. Frank Peters was interviewed by Sharna Bryzcki, a NYSCA Folk Arts intern to the Staten Island Arts Folklife program in 2016, as part of fieldwork conducted for the program's Working Waterfront initiative.

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United States
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Wed, Jul 12, 2017
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Long Island
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English
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