14 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Mills, George (Junior), 1918-"
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Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Date
1994-01-21
Description
One audio cassette. Apprentice Marcus was funded to learn from cow whip maker Mills how make whips, including choosing hides, making strings, whip construction, and the historical/cultural background of whip making. For more information on Mills and Marcus, see S 1644, box 11, folder 30. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Date
1994-04-08
Description
Two audio cassettes. Apprentice Marcus was funded to learn from cow whip maker Mills how make whips, including choosing hides, making strings, whip construction, and the historical/cultural background of whip making. For more information on Mills and Marcus, see S 1644, box 11, folder 30. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Legendary Cowmen Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Legendary Cowmen Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Date
1984-05-26
Description
One audio cassette. Jim Bob Tinsley leads a discussion on Legendary Cattlemen; they discuss old time cowboys such as Moses Barber, Jake Summerlin, and "Bones" Mizell; Chaires Men (from Old Town to the mouth of the Suwannee); Junior Mills discusses horse flies and fences in Florida; they also discuss dipping cattle for ticks; Clyde Bailey; Dr. H.T. Lykes.  Discussion on Jake Summerlin; John Leslie; Frank Shoals.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_24_tape32Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusSoundWhip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Fieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Apprentices
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a_s1640_24_tape30Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusSoundWhip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Fieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Apprentices
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a_s1576_12_c84-012Legendary Cowmen Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Ranching
Working dogs
Cattle
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Working animals
Animal training
Ranchers
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a_s1576_12_c84-019Legendary Cowmen Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreaSoundRanching -- Florida
Florida Crackers
Florida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Oral narratives
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Working dogs
Cattle -- Florida
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