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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Leather"
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Claude Sheppard interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Claude Sheppard interview for the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978-05-03
Description
One audio cassette. Sheppard discusses how he began to braid whips and gives step-by-step instructions for starting whips. He also talks about his knowledge of Florida history and the use of the whip in Florida history, his trademark, his whip acts, and an accident driving cattle. Sheppard then discusses the origins of the term "Florida Cracker," talks about brindles and Conway buckles, and demonstrates how to braid a whip.
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
Elbita Crosby interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Elbita Crosby interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-10-08
Description
One audio cassette. Crosby made belts, hats, wallets, etc. She discusses treating leather; learning the craft; choosing designs; types of materials created for her home; burning leather; El Salvador versus Mexican styles; and crocheting.
Collection
J.D. Cauley demonstrating saddle making

J.D. Cauley demonstrating saddle making

Date
1983-06-20
Description
Twenty-four color slides. Cauley demonstrating saddle making at the Bartow Public Library.
Collection
J.D. Cauley making saddles

J.D. Cauley making saddles

Date
1983-05-07
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Cauley making saddles in his shop.
Collection
Leather worker Alvi Twiss in his workshop

Leather worker Alvi Twiss in his workshop

Date
1987-01-21
Description
Nineteen color slides. Images are very dark and difficult to see. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Perry McLelland interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Perry McLelland interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-08-15
Description
One audio cassette. McLelland discusses making saddles, a skill he learned from his father, when he was eleven. In the interview, he discusses making saddles; tools involved; leather tooling; types of saddles; differences between English and Western saddles; saddle decorative designs; time involved; and the operation of his shop.
Collection
Saddle makers J.D. Cauley and David Cauley at their workshop

Saddle makers J.D. Cauley and David Cauley at their workshop

Date
1984-10
Description
Twenty-five color slides. David Cualey served as an apprentice under his fateher J.D. in 1984-1985. 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 2003.
Collection
Whip making and blacksmithing at the 1993 Rural Folklife Days

Whip making and blacksmithing at the 1993 Rural Folklife Days

Date
1993-11-18
Description
One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of demonstrations of blacksmithing and whipmaking at the Rural Folklife Days. This festival was held each year at the Stephen Foster Center by the Florida Folklife Program.
Collection
Whips by Curly Dekle

Whips by Curly Dekle

Date
1983-12
Description
Sixteen color slides. Examples of Dekle's whips. Images were created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. Dekle was a master artist during the third year, 1985-1986. 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 had 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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_02_c78-051Claude Sheppard interview for the North Florida Folklife ProjectSoundWhips
Braiding
Interviews
Field recordings
Oral narratives
Leatherworking
Leather
Ranching
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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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a_s1685_05_tape03Elbita Crosby interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundLeatherworking
Field recordings
Salvadoran Americans
Crocheting
Manufacturing processes
Leather
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J.D. Cauley demonstrating saddle makingJ.D. Cauley demonstrating saddle makingStill ImageFieldwork
Saddlery
Saddles
Leather
Leather craft
Leather goods
Material culture
Workshops (Adult education)
Demonstrations
Libraries
Occupational groups
Leather workers
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J.D. Cauley making saddlesJ.D. Cauley making saddlesStill ImageFieldwork
Saddlery
Saddles
Leather
Leather craft
Leather goods
Material culture
Workshops
Workplace
Occupational groups
Leather workers
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Leather worker Alvi Twiss in his workshopLeather worker Alvi Twiss in his workshopStill ImageFieldwork
Leather
Leather craft
Leather goods
Workshops
Workplace
Occupational groups
Material culture
Saddlery
Saddles
Leather workers
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a_s1685_06_tape10Perry McLelland interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundSaddle making
Field recordings
Leatherworking
Leather
Equestrianism
Horse trading
Saddles
Interviews
Oral narratives
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Saddle makers J.D. Cauley and David Cauley at their workshopSaddle makers J.D. Cauley and David Cauley at their workshopStill ImageLeather workers
Saddle maker
Apprentices
Saddlery
Saddles
Leather
Leather craft
Horses Equipment and supplies
Material culture
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Whip making and blacksmithing at the 1993 Rural Folklife DaysWhip making and blacksmithing at the 1993 Rural Folklife DaysStill ImageBlacksmithing
Material culture
Metal craft
Occupational groups
Work
Craft
Leather goods
Leather
Leather craft
Whips
Whip making
Whip braiding
Hides and skins
Demonstrations
Whip maker
Blacksmiths
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Whips by Curly DekleWhips by Curly DekleStill ImageWhip maker
Whip braider
Whips
Fieldwork
Leather
Leather craft
Material culture
Tools
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