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

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

Date
1994-08-03
Description
41 color slides. 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
Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

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

Date
1994-04
Description
26 color slides. 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
Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Date
1984-05-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Folklorists Owen and Loomis introduces a ranching workshop on Florida ranching history, including horse stealing; cow purchase; travel; branding; cowboy "Bones" Mizell; rodeoing, and cattle drives.
Collection
Craft Demonstration Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Craft Demonstration Area at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1985-05-26
Description
Eight color slides. 1200: Junior Mills making rugs; 1201-1204: Rug maker Nadia Michael; 1205-1207: Quilter Annie McCall.
Collection
Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Date
1984-05-26
Description
One audio cassette. Nancy Nusz introduces Joe Akerman, Jim Bob Tinsley, Vic Blackstone, Junior Mills and P.K. Rowell who discuss the history of Florida ranching; Florida scrub cow; cross breeding.
Collection
Images of the 1993-1994 Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Images of the 1993-1994 Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1993
Description
Eleven color slides. Duplicate slides from the fieldwork files used for the 1993-1994 Folk Arts Apprenticeship booklet. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Date
1984-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. Blanton Owen introduces Jim Hendricks, Ron Sylvester, Terry Meyers, Glen Nettles, and Junior Mills who discuss the pros and cons of cattle dogs: what to look for in a dog; how to train it; where dogs work best; relationship between cattle, dogs, and people; how to discipline a cow dog.
Collection
Florida ranching narrative session at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Florida ranching narrative session at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Area

Date
1984-05-27
Description
One audio cassettes. Side A Blanton Owen introduces Jim Bob Tinsely, Vic Blackstone, Sarah Childs, Stanloe Johns, and Junior Mills who discuss Florida ranching; they discuss settlements; alligators; encroachment on Seminole lands; synopsis of Seminole cattle industry. Side B Sarah Childs discusses the changed role of women in agriculture; the family ranch; Vic Blackstone discusses different breeds of cattle, minerals, and citrus and cattle; Junior Mills discusses a cattle drive; Jim Bob tells "Bone" Mizell story.
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusImages of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusStill ImageFieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Whip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Apprentices
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusImages of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusStill ImageFieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Whip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Apprentices
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
a_s1576_12_c84-014Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreaSoundFlorida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Workshops (Adult education)
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Ranching -- Florida
Florida history
Cattle -- Florida
Storytelling
Florida Crackers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Craft Demonstration Area at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalCraft Demonstration Area at the 1985 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Rug making
Demonstrations
Rugs
Whip making
Whips
Quilting
Quilts
Craft
Rug makers
Quiltmakers
Whip maker
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
a_s1576_12_c84-021Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreaSoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Oral narratives
Cowboys -- Florida
Florida Crackers
Ranching -- Florida
Storytelling
Florida history
Cattle -- Florida
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Images of the 1993-1994 Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramImages of the 1993-1994 Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramStill ImageMask maker
Basket maker
Dancers
Artisans
Musicians
Whip maker
Net maker
Fiddlers
Fieldwork
Basket making
Pysanky
Egg decoration
Whip making
Basket work
Containers
Apprentices
Leather workers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
a_s1576_12_c84-028Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)SoundRanchers
Cowboys
Festivals
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
Florida ranching narrative session at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreaFlorida ranching narrative session at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival Folklife AreasoundRanchers
Cowboys
Florida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Cattle ranching
Seminole Indians
Florida Crackers
Cowboys -- Florida
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg