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Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School students

Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School students

Date
1982-02-12
Description
One proof sheet with 18 black and white images (plus negatives). For more images, see S 1577, volume 11, slides S82-1190 through S82-1209. Goodvine was a former turpentine workers, and worked with mules all his life. He learned to make whips in 1914 from his cousin. He sold them from $15 to $30. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Collection
Alvin Goodvine interviewed and filmed by WCTV-CBS (Tallahassee)

Alvin Goodvine interviewed and filmed by WCTV-CBS (Tallahassee)

Date
1979-01-26
Description
One proof sheet with 20 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of a three-person television crew from WCTV-TV (CBS affiliate in Tallahassee) who filmed an interview with Goodvine, at his Lake City home: 1334 Texas Street. Goodvine was a former turpentine workers, and worked with mules all his life. He learned to make whips in 1914 from his cousin. He sold them from $15 to $30. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
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Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary School

Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary School

Date
1982-02-12
Description
Twenty color slides. Goodvine was a former turpentine workers, and worked with mules all his life. He learned to make whips in 1914 from his cousin. He sold them from $15 to $30. For more images, see S 1577, box 19, folder 25. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
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Bartow Library Program: Ranching and Saddle Making

Bartow Library Program: Ranching and Saddle Making

Date
1983-06-20
Description
Two audio cassettes. Presentation at the Bartow Public Library, in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit, on Florida ranching. Folklorist Dyen began with a history of Florida cattle ranching, including fence laws, cowboy music (including songs by Bob Tinsley), stories (including recording of Bone Mizell story by Frog Smith), brands, and tools used. Cauley, a saddle maker, talks about saddles and their construction. He discusses tools and materials used, types and uses of saddles, as well as the life of a cowman, the use of dogs, and the clothing and tools used in the profession.
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Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather boots

Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather boots

Date
1992-01
Description
79 color slides. Images of Dellis with apprentice Maynard in his workshop. Dellis was a long-time leather worker originally born and trained in leather carver in Texas. He made belts, boots, saddles, and other leather carvings. Maynard was funded to learn to carve leather including design, layout, cutting, beveling, dying, painting, lacing and preserving. To complete her training, she had to complete three pieces. More images of the two can be found in S1577, volume 68. For more information on Dellis and Maynard, see S 1644, box 11, folder 6. 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
Claude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers Festival

Claude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers Festival

Date
1978-03-10
Description
Two color slides.
Collection
Claude Sheppard making a cow whip

Claude Sheppard making a cow whip

Date
1978-05
Description
One color print (plus a black and white print & negative.) A duplicate of slide S78-902.
Collection
Claude Sheppard making cattle whips in his shop

Claude Sheppard making cattle whips in his shop

Date
1978-05
Description
Fifty-one color slides. Slide S78-904 is missing.
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
Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

Date
1995-07-13
Description
One video recording. (3/4 tape; 28 minutes)An episode of the Florida Public Television series, "Florida Crossroads." Filmed by Florida Public television (through a Florida Dept. of Education grant), the episode features performances, demonstrations, interviews, and presentations at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (26-28 May). Included are interviews with folklorists, park employees, musicians, artisans, and park attendees, as well examples of the folklife on display at the Festival.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School studentsAlvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School studentsStill ImageWhip maker
Children
Fieldwork
Demonstrations
Education
Classrooms
Whip making
Whips
Leather craft
African Americans
Whipcracking
Leather workers
Students
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Alvin Goodvine interviewed and filmed by WCTV-CBS (Tallahassee)Alvin Goodvine interviewed and filmed by WCTV-CBS (Tallahassee)Still ImageTurpentiners
Whip maker
Fieldwork
African Americans
Porches
Elderly, the
Interviewing
Older men
Whip making
Whip braiding
Leather craft
Leather goods
Whips
Television cameras
Recording equipment
Video recording
Television equipment and supplies
Houses
Leather workers
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Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary SchoolAlvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary SchoolStill ImageWhip maker
Leather workers
Education
Elementary schools
Teaching of folklore
Classrooms
Demonstrations
Whip making
African Americans
Whips
Leather craft
Children
Students
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a_s1576_11_c83-119Bartow Library Program: Ranching and Saddle MakingSoundRanchers
Saddle maker
Occupational folklore
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Libraries
Oral education
Ranching
Cattle
Folklorists
Florida history
Public speaking
Saddles
Saddlery
Leather craft
Work songs
Working dogs
Horses Equipment and supplies
Clothing and dress
Cowboys
Leather workers
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Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather bootsBob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather bootsStill ImageArtisans
Leather workers
Apprentices
Leather craft
Leather goods
Teaching of folklore
Workshops
Boots
Cowboy boots
Shoes
Clothing
Design
Decorative arts
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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Claude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers FestivalClaude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers FestivalStill ImageWhip maker
Whip braider
Leather workers
Festivals
Whip making
Whips
Demonstrations
Material culture
Occupational groups
Ranching
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Claude Sheppard making a cow whipClaude Sheppard making a cow whipStill ImageWhip maker
Whip making
Whips
Occupational folklore
Leather workers
Leather goods
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Claude Sheppard making cattle whips in his shopClaude Sheppard making cattle whips in his shopStill ImageWhip braider
Whip maker
Leather workers
Fieldwork
Leather
Leather craft
Leather goods
Whip braiding
Material culture
Craft
Whip making
Whips
Occupational groups
Workplace
Ranching
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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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Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk FestivalFlorida Crossroads: Florida's Folk FestivalMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Artisans
Leather workers
Metal-workers
Dancers
Whip maker
Secretary of State
Public officer
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Video recording
Television
Singing
Park Ranger
Saddles
Leather craft
Craft
Whipcracking
Whips
Fiddle music
Fiddlers
Old time music
Bandura
Hammer dulcimer
Dulcimer music
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Signs and signboards
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Workshops (Adult education)
Yodeling
Storytelling
Dance
Cooking and dining
Food preparation
Basket making
Basket work
Blacksmithing
Guitar music
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Secretaries of State (State governments)
Bands (Music)
Folklorists
Volunteers
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