39 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ranch life"
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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.

 

 

Collection
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.
Collection
Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Curly Dekle discusses rodeos, cattle ranges, and care of cattle including rounding up cattle and cattle-dipping, early rodeos and changes in rodeo. He also discusses his family history and the history of Florida Crackers.
Collection
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Curly Dekle discusses his background in rodeo and Florida cattle raising. He tells what the cow whip is used for and gives demonstration at the end. He also talks about current rodeo.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stuempfle and Bucuvalis served as emcee. Charley Dean continues discussing making saddles along with stories about cowhunters in Florida, cowdogs and the use of whips. Randy Minger and his daughter, Jacque Minger (Pierson) discuss ranching including rodeo, horseshoe varieties, hoof differences, style differences and the "ferrier". Julia Leryon discusses the Chinese zheng and her history of playing.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Charley Dean continues from C01-70 discussing saddlemaking. Joe "Wormy" Wasserman (interviewed by Bob Stone) discusses ranching, cowhunting, screw flies and buzzards.
Collection
Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

Date
2001-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Joe Wasserman continues from C01-72. Tom Massa discusses motorcycle leatherwork.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

Date
2001-05-27
Description
One audio cassette tape. Hansen served as emcee. Paco Charlie Dean, saddlemaker continues from C01-90 discussing his craft. Wormy Wasserman, a 1970s cow hunter and cow camper discusses the practice of cow hunting.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

Date
2001-05-27
Description
One audio cassette tape. Hansen served as emcee. Wormy Wasserman continues from C01-91 discussing cow hunting. Randy and Jacque Minger discuss ranching skills, particularly horse shoes. See C01-69 for further description of their work.
Collection
Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

Date
2001-05-27
Description
One audio cassette tape. Hansen and Bucuvalas served as emcee. Randy and Jacque Minger continue from C01-92 discussing cow-catching, rodeo and horse shoeing. Tina Bucuvalas interviews Walter Bruce Crouse who is trained in the art of building and repairing wooden boats.
Collection
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_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_s1576_63_c96-068Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)SoundWhip maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Whip making
Whipcracking
Rodeo
Ranch life
Family history
Ranching
Cattle
Rodeo performers
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a_s1576_64_c96-089Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)SoundWhip maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Rodeo
Whip making
Whipcracking
Cattle
Ranch life
Ranches
Rodeo performers
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a_s1576_87_c01-069Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 2)SoundMusicians
Artisans
Leather workers
Ranchers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Life histories
Saddles
Zheng
Music performance
Arts, Chinese
Ranch life
Ranching
Rodeo
Horses Equipment and supplies
Working animals
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a_s1576_87_c01-072Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundRanchers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Life histories
Ranch life
Saddles
Horses Equipment and supplies
Ranching
Screwworm Control
Cattle
Leather workers
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a_s1576_87_c01-073Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)SoundRanchers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Life histories
Ranch life
Motorcycles
Decoration and ornament
Ranching
Screwworm Control
Cattle
Motorcycles Equipment and supplies
Decorative arts
Leather workers
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a_s1576_87_c01-091Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)SoundRanchers
Saddle maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Cattle
Saddles
Ranch life
Horses Equipment and supplies
Ranching
Leather workers
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a_s1576_87_c01-092Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)SoundRanchers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Cattle
Animals
Horseshoes
Ranch life
Horses Equipment and supplies
Ranching
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a_s1576_87_c01-093Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)SoundRanchers
Boatbuilders
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Boats
Boatbuilding
Horseshoes
Ranch life
Horses Equipment and supplies
Ranching
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
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