43 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Animals"
Interview with farmers Sam and Jessie Perry

Interview with farmers Sam and Jessie Perry

Date
1980-10-29
Description
One reel to reel. Interview with farmers who were neighbors of Lucreaty Clark (she also talks on the recording). Topics include farming, farm animals, marriage, wood stoves, cane grinding, chores, railroad work, and mules. For images of Perry's farm, see S 1577, box 17, box 83.
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Interview with dog trainer Vernon Harris

Interview with dog trainer Vernon Harris

Date
1984-11-13
Description
One audio cassette. Harris discusses growing up in Baldwin, and the effects turpentining and railroads have had there; local culture; hunting; dog training; and glass work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
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Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Date
1983-05-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Bowers, an alligator wrestler at Native Village near Hollywood Reservation, was born in Fort Lauderdale in 1955. In the interview, he discusses growing up in a rural family and learning to alligator wrestle after a 4-H agent suggested he try it. He learned the practice from Johnny Buck, an old alligator wrestler. He explains how he received his first job from Chairman Billie and says never had any serious injuries. In addition, he discusses the relationship that grew between the Seminoles and alligators; how the Seminoles view alligator wrestling; how the capture the alligators; codes and regulations; the biggest alligator he wrestled (one that was 10 feet long); alligators' differing personalities and their aggressiveness; praying to thank the alligator after a wrestling match; wrestling techniques and other issues.
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Images of wagon horses

Images of wagon horses

Date
1993-09-29
Description
Twelve color slides; one proof sheet with eight images. Images of Percheron horses pulling wagons, and the equipment involved. The horses (Percheron horses imported from France, and used primarily by Ohio Amish) were trained and owned by Duvall. Images created as fieldwork for the 1993 Rural Folklfie Days, in which Duvall participated as a demonstrator.
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Images of various circuses

Images of various circuses

Date
1920
Description
Three proof sheets with 98 black and white images. Copies of old images of various circuses across the country.
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Farm scenes in Jefferson County

Farm scenes in Jefferson County

Date
1982-09-21
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Images from a farm in Jefferson County, including broom making, chickens, sugar grinding, and other activities and structures.
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El Maximo Ranch

El Maximo Ranch

Date
1984-09
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of El Maximo Ranch (owned by Matt Maxcy), including horses, buildings, gates, signs, and workers. Also examples of marks and brands, and of rancher Thompson. For interviews with Thompson on ranch folklife, see S 1577, C83-139 and C84-7. Images created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. 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, who later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
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Deer hunting club in Green Cove Springs

Deer hunting club in Green Cove Springs

Date
1985-02-22
Description
Twelve color slides. Images of deer hunters and their families at a hunting club preparing deer meat (venison) for dinner. In winter 1985, the Bureau joined with two folklorists to conduct a folk arts survey of the St. Johns River basin in northeastern Florida. The St. Johns River is the largest and most used river in Florida, supporting a great deal of river commerce as well as a modest amount of commercial fishing. Folklorists Mary Anne McDonald and Kathleen Figgen conducted the survey from January through March 1985 under the direction of Folklife Coordinator Blanton Owen and Bureau Chief Ormond Loomis. Documentation compiled in the survey was used to prepare and present the "St. Johns River Basin Folklife Area" at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival.
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Birds from Bill Rodger's act at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Birds from Bill Rodger's act at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1982-05
Description
Two color prints.
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festival

Date
1987-11-22
Description
One proof with six black and white images. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 through 31 January 1988 by Debbie Fant; and in February 1988 by Nancy Nusz. Using a 35mm camera and a Sony tape recorder, and funded through a NEA grant, the two fieldworkers spoke with over fifty informants in Manatee, Sarasota, Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties, resulting in 20 participants chosen for a special SW Florida folklife area at the 36th Annual Florida Folk Festival.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t80-105Interview with farmers Sam and Jessie PerrySoundFieldwork
Interviews
African Americans
Family farming
Sugarcane grinding
Agriculture
Farm life
Animals
Domestic animals
Stoves, Wood
Equipment, domestic arts
Personal experience narratives
Life histories
Farmers
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a_s1576_22_c86-168bInterview with dog trainer Vernon HarrisSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Animals
Working dogs
Animal training
Occupational groups
Community culture
Hunting
Turpentining
Timber
Turpentine industry and trade
Railroads
Leisure
Animal trainers
Dog trainers
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a_s1576_10_c83-109Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard BowersSoundWrestlers
Performers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Alligators
Animals
Performing arts
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Tourism
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Images of wagon horsesImages of wagon horsesStill ImageHorse trainers
Horse owners
Fieldwork
Horses
Horses Equipment and supplies
Wagons
Transportation
Animals
Draft animals
Working animals
Bridles
Percheron horse
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Images of various circusesImages of various circusesStill ImageClowns
Animal trainers
Circus
Circus wagons
Animal training
Animals
Elephants
Tents
Occupational groups
Entertainment
Circus performers
Circus workers
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Farm scenes in Jefferson CountyFarm scenes in Jefferson CountyStill ImageFieldwork
Farm buildings
Farm life
Farm workers
Tools
Farms
Broom making
Brooms
African Americans
Cane syrup
Sugarcane grinding
Animals
Chickens
Structures
Farmers
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El Maximo RanchEl Maximo RanchStill ImageRanchers
Ranches
Fieldwork
Horses
Occupational groups
Workplace
Ranch life
Ranching
Signs and signboards
Architecture
Structures
Buildings
Animals
Cattle brands
Livestock brands
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Deer hunting club in Green Cove SpringsDeer hunting club in Green Cove SpringsStill ImageHunting
Deer
Animals
Food preparation
Cooking and dining
Cookery (Venison)
Venison
Deer hunters
Hunters
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Birds from Bill Rodger's act at the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalBirds from Bill Rodger's act at the 1982 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Animals
Parrots
Birds
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Bill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalBill Osceola Jr. wrestling alligator at 8th Annual American Indian Days festivalStill ImagePerformers
Wrestlers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alligators
Performing arts
Entertainers
Animals
Festivals
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