259 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Occupational folklore"
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.
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Crab trap maker Larry Hinman at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Crab trap maker Larry Hinman at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Two color slides.
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Crabber Larry Hinman demonstrating crab traps

Crabber Larry Hinman demonstrating crab traps

Date
1983-10-20
Description
Thirteen color slides.
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Dale Carmean talking with students about horseshoeing

Dale Carmean talking with students about horseshoeing

Date
1988-03-04
Description
Twelve color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Faison & Klotz briefly discuss how they learned the tour's spiel and how long they had worked as a tour guide. Faison then leads a jungle cruise tour.
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Demonstrations of ranching traditions

Demonstrations of ranching traditions

Date
1983
Description
One audio cassette Recordings of storyteller Frog Smith and cowboy singer Jim Bob Tinsley demonstrating cowboy/ranching folklore. These were used as demonstration during library folklife programs.
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Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River Survey

Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River Survey

Date
1985-01-18
Description
One audio cassette. Interview with life-long fisherman and Florida native Doc Bennett. He discusses making a living in the Great Depression (farming and fishing); nets and seining; shad and catfishing; church; local fish fries; state regulations; sports fishing; changes in the St. Johns River; fishing methods and equipment; and how he learned to fish. He is hard of hearing so often had to have questions repeated. His memory was fading by time of interview. 
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Don Utz glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Don Utz glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs for the Big Bend Folklife Survey

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. Utz discusses features of the plants, animals, and waterways at Silver Springs.
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Doris Dyen presentation for the Jackson County Library Program

Doris Dyen presentation for the Jackson County Library Program

Date
1983-07-20
Description
One audio cassettes. Dyen, a folklorist with the Florida Bureau of Folklife, gives a presentation at the Jackson County Public Library in Marianna, in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit, about folklife. She explains the profession using the Panhandle area as her example, discussing ethnic groups (Creeks, African Americans, and Anglo Americans), occupational groups (netmaking, fishing), and dialects. She also explains the project and the Florida Folk Festival.
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Douglas Thompson interview

Douglas Thompson interview

Date
1983-12-09
Description
One audio cassette. NOTE: The audio is very poor for Thompson (interviewer Owen is clear.) Thompson, one-time foreman for the El Maximo Ranch (starting in 1938), discusses ranching; the use of dogs and whips; changes to the industry over the 20th Century; Seminole ranching; tick eradication and cattle vats; effects of fencing; cow camps; cattle drives; encroachment by the citrus industry on the land; and rodeos. For another interview, see S 1576, C84-7. For images, see S 1577, v. 32. Interview conducted as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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Crab trap maker Larry Hinman at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalCrab trap maker Larry Hinman at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFishers
Woodworkers
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Woodwork
Crab fisheries Equipment and supplies
Demonstrations
Maritime folklore
Occupational folklore
Crabbers
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Crabber Larry Hinman demonstrating crab trapsCrabber Larry Hinman demonstrating crab trapsStill ImageDemonstrations
Crab fisheries Equipment and supplies
Crabbing
Libraries
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Crabbers
Fishers
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Dale Carmean talking with students about horseshoeingDale Carmean talking with students about horseshoeingStill ImageFieldwork
Classrooms
Education
Teaching of folklore
Elementary schools
Schools
Students
Children
Demonstrations
Horse industry
Horses Equipment and supplies
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Horseshoers
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a_s1576_11_c83-131David Faison glass-bottom boat tour demonstration for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundBoating
Excursion boats
Tour guides
Oral performance
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Springs (bodies of water)
Field recordings
Ecotourism
Storytelling
Interviews
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a_s1576_39_tape29Demonstrations of ranching traditionsSoundStorytellers
Singers
Guitarist
Fieldwork
Teaching of folklore
Ranch life
Storytelling
Cowboys
Guitar music
Country music
Tales
Audiotape recordings
Occupational folklore
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a_s1714_03_tape09Doc Bennett interview for the St. Johns River SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Fishing
Seine nets
Net makers
Occupational folklore
Fishing equipment
Catfish
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a_s1576_11_c83-129Don Utz glass bottom boat tour at Silver Springs for the Big Bend Folklife SurveySoundBoat operators
Excursion boats
Boating
Tour guides
Tourism workers
Jokes
Occupational folklore
Springs
Field recordings
Ecotourism
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a_s1576_11_c83-121Doris Dyen presentation for the Jackson County Library ProgramSoundFolklore and folklife
Adult education
Field teaching
Libraries
Net making
Fishing
Occupational folklore
Regional dialects
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a_s1576_11_c83-139Douglas Thompson interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Ranching
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Citrus industry
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