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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Horses"
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Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-09-20
Description
Two audio cassettes.
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Dale Carmean interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Dale Carmean interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-08-26
Description
One audio cassette. Carmean was born in Mishawake, Indiana, where he learned blacksmithing from a friend. After a stint in the US Army, he returned to begin horseshoeing. He moved to Florida in 1959. In the interview, he discussed the horseshoe trade; tools used; types of shoes; special shoes for polo; learning blacksmithing and horseshoeing; moving to Florida; the biology of horse hooves; riding horses; and shaping the shoe.
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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
1993-07-28
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.
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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.
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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
1994-04-08
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
Interview with horse trainer Patricia Duvall

Interview with horse trainer Patricia Duvall

Date
1993-09-29
Description
One audio cassette. Duvall, who owned Percheron horse (improted from France), was trained by Amish farmers in Ohio (who also use Percheron horses) on traditional horse training and farmwork techniques. In the interview, Duvall discusses the horses (traits, uses of, and qualities), harnessing techniques, training, driving, and wagons. The interview was created as fieldwork for the 1993 Rural Folklfie Days, in which Duvall participated as a demonstrator.
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Interview with Myakka City resident Tom Boser

Interview with Myakka City resident Tom Boser

Date
1984
Description
One reel to reel. Recorded in Boser's home. He discusses horse shows, hog farming, and making a living off the land. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene Carlton

Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene Carlton

Date
1984-11-12
Description
Two reel to reels. The Carltons discuss farm life, hog raising and branding, keeping bees, canning foods, cooking fish roe, picking strawberries and blueberries, raising horses, and controlled buring of land. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
Collection
Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby Warner

Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby Warner

Date
1984-08-14
Description
One reel to reel. The Warners discuss cattle ranching, the horse industry, treating various animal diseases, controlled burning of area, fire seasons, Bee Island, and the local reaction to the construction of a dam. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Jack Gillen narrative session at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

Jack Gillen narrative session at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Stage

Date
2007-11-11
Description
Robert "Bob" Stone serves as emcee. Gillen, from Micanopy, Fla., was president of the Florida Cracker Cattle Association and vice-president of the Florida Cracker Horse Association. He explains the historical importance of cattle, horses, and herding dogs to culture and industry in Florida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1685_04_tape13Brownie Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundHorses
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Equestrianism
Horse racing
Horse racetracks
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a_s1685_05_tape01Dale Carmean interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundBlacksmithing
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Horseshoes
Working animals
Horse trading
Horses
Metalworking
Metal casting
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a_s1640_24_tape33Interview 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_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_s1656_02_tape06Interview with horse trainer Patricia DuvallSoundHorse trainers
Horse owners
Fieldwork
Horses
Horses Equipment and supplies
Wagons
Transportation
Animals
Draft animals
Working animals
Bridles
Percheron horse
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a_s1576_t85-203Interview with Myakka City resident Tom BoserSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Horse industry
Horse shows
Horses
Environment
Community identity
Animals
Local history
Pigs
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a_s1576_t85-216Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene CarltonSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Oral histories
Livestock brands
Pigs
Horses
Burning of land
Prescribed burning
Bee culture
Beekeeping
Farm life
Cookery (Mullet)
Canning and preserving
Fishes Eggs
Farmers
Beekeepers
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a_s1576_t85-198Interview with Myakka City residents Joe and Libby WarnerSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Cattle
Cattle diseases
Horses
Ranch life
Family history
Ranching
Animals
Environment
Local history
Dams
Forest fires Prevention and control
Burning of land
Prescribed burning
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
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a_s2034_07_cd07-048Jack Gillen narrative session at the 2007 Florida Folk Festival Folklife StagesoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Oral narratives
Cowboys -- Florida
Florida Crackers
Ranching -- Florida
Cattle -- Florida
Herding dogs
Horses
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