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

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

Date
1994
Description
Four proof sheets with 129 black and white images (plus negatives); 52 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
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.
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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.
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History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

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
History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Date
1984-05-26
Description
One audio cassettes. 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 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
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
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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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
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Cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusCow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusStill ImageWhip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Fieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Apprentices
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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
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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
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a_s1576_12_c84-014History of Florida Ranching 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
Florida history
Cattle
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Ranchers
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a_s1576_12_c84-021History of Florida Ranching 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
Florida history
Cattle
Forums (Discussion and debate)
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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
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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
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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
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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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