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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Cattle brands"
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Interview with rancher Harris W. Fussell

Interview with rancher Harris W. Fussell

Date
1983-05-07
Description
Two audio cassettes. Fussell, a rancher, was born three miles north of Polk City in a log cabin. In the interview, he discusses his family's background in ranching and hunting; people in his community working doing roadwork for one week a year in order to pay their taxes; raising cattle and hogs; no fence laws; branding and ear marks; the introduction of new types of cattle; differences in dress between "cowboys" from the west and those in Florida; tools used in Florida ranching; cattle dogs and horses; selling and marketing cattle; and transporting cattle to market. In addition, he also talks about the foods they ate while traveling such as smoked bacon and sweet potatoes; ways in which they entertained themselves including music, frolics, and square dancing; and his views on hunting and conservation.

 

 

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Interview with Minorcan ranchers Willis Solano and Albert Triay

Interview with Minorcan ranchers Willis Solano and Albert Triay

Date
1983-05-23
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Solano and Triay discuss Minorcan ranching traditions. They talk about the different types of cows they have worked with; the reasons behind branding cows and marking their ears; and other ranching-related topics.
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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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Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

Date
1977
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape, 34 minutes) Superstitions: (13 minutes) The second half of the episode. Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Cattle and the Cowboys: (21 minutes) Filmed in front of a barn, Smith discusses cattle ranching in Florida. He talks primarily about early ranchers Bone Mizzell and Jacob Summerlin.
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Ranch life at Buck Island Ranch

Ranch life at Buck Island Ranch

Date
1984-03
Description
Ten proof sheets with 258 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of the Buck Island Ranch, including castrating and de-horning cattle; animal medicine practices; cow pens; cowboy tools and equipment; ranch hands; and cattle. Created as fieldwork for both the apprenticehsip program and the Florida Folk Festival. 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 was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
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The Ranching Demonstration Area at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

The Ranching Demonstration Area at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1984-05
Description
One color print (plus one black and white print and negatives). Duplicate of slide S85-1386.
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Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 2 of 15)

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 2 of 15)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Video includes the Food Pavilion (Spanish bean soup, Mayhaw jelly, collards and chicken, pine nut cakes, oriental food) and the Ranch Life Folklife Area (Curly Dekle announces, dogs and cattle, cattle round-up, cattle driving, calf pinning, cattle branding and roping).
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Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 15)

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 15)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Video of the Ranch Folklife Area, including branding, an 1876 Cow Camp (with explanations of the cracker whip sounds and cow hunting), a Calf Scramble with Gurney Geiger and Curly Dekle, blacksmithing, and "Frog" Smith describing table salt remedy for cleaning out a fire.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_11_c83-111Interview with rancher Harris W. FussellSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Ranch life
Ranches
Animals
Livestock
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Fences
Cattle
Cattle brands
Livestock brands
Performers
Ranchers
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a_s1576_08_c83-039Interview with Minorcan ranchers Willis Solano and Albert TriaySoundFolklore revival festivals
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Minorcan Americans
Cattle brands
Livestock brands
Cattle
Cattle breeding
Cows
Animals
Ranching
Livestock industry
Ranchers
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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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Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & CattleFlorida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & CattleMoving ImageStorytellers
Television
Family history
Florida history
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Tall tales
Personal experience narratives
Ghosts
Supernatural legends
Folklore and history
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Cattle
Cattle brands
Animal tales
Cowboys
Cows
Cowherding
Ranch life
Ranchers
Ranching
Barns
Architecture
Farm buildings
Livestock
Livestock industry
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Ranch life at Buck Island RanchRanch life at Buck Island RanchStill ImageFieldwork
Ranching
Ranches
Ranch life
Cattle
Cattle brands
Medicine
Animals
Animal husbandry
Castration
Draft animals
Occupational groups
Workplace
Barns
Cowboys
Ranchers
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The Ranching Demonstration Area at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalThe Ranching Demonstration Area at the 1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageRanchers
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Ranching
Cattle
Cattle brands
Animals
Ropework
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Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 2 of 15)Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 2 of 15)Moving ImageCowboys
Cooks
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Food
Ranch life
Food preparation
Ranching
Cattle brands
Cattle
Animals
Dogs
Working dogs
Cookery (Chicken)
Desserts
Cookery (Jelly)
Ranchers
Rodeo performers
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Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 15)Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 15)Moving ImageCowboys
Blacksmiths
Storytellers
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Special events
Blacksmithing
Ranch life
Metalwork
Ranching
Storytelling
Cattle
Animals
Oral narratives
Cattle brands
Ranchers
Rodeo performers
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