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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ranching"
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1984 Florida Folk Festival

1984 Florida Folk Festival

Date
Description
One proof sheet with 36 images. Various images of the Florida Folk Festival in 1984. 1-6: Food area - Cowbelle's BBQ; 7-11: Food area - various vendors; 12-20: Ranching demonstration area; 21-22: Bob Tinsley perfoming on the Old Marble Stage; 23-24: Old Marble Stage; 25-36: Ranching area with Curley Dekle. Date: May 1984.
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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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Cattle squeeze pen (portable cow chute)

Cattle squeeze pen (portable cow chute)

Date
Description
One proof sheet with 14 black and white images (plus negatives). Created as fieldwork for both the apprenticeship program and the Florida Folk Festival. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
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Charlie Bailey's cattle

Charlie Bailey's cattle

Date
1989-01
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of Bailey's cattle and ranch area.
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Claude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers Festival

Claude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers Festival

Date
1978-03-10
Description
Two color slides.
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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.
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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.
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Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
One audio cassette. Blanton Owen introduces a ranching workshop on the use of dogs in cattle ranching. Workshop features Mike Wilder, Terry Myers, and Vic Blackstone and others. They discuss the pros and cons of cow dogs such as catching the dog and training the new dog with the old.
Collection
Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Date
1984-05-27
Description
One audio cassette. Blanton Owen introduces Jim Hendricks, Ron Sylvester, Terry Meyers, Glen Nettles, and Junior Mills who discuss the pros and cons of cattle dogs: what to look for in a dog; how to train it; where dogs work best; relationship between cattle, dogs, and people; how to discipline a cow dog.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1984 Florida Folk Festival1984 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Food
Demonstrations
Folklife
Food preparation
Ranching
Barbecue cookery
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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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Cattle squeeze pen (portable cow chute)Cattle squeeze pen (portable cow chute)Still ImageFieldwork
Material culture
Ranching
Cattle
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Charlie Bailey's cattleCharlie Bailey's cattleStill ImageRanchers
Livestock
Livestock industry
Agriculture
Cattle
Cows
Ranching
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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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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_s1576_12_c84-015Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)SoundRanchers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Ranching
Working dogs
Cattle
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Working animals
Animal training
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a_s1576_12_c84-028Cow Dog Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)SoundRanchers
Cowboys
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Ranching
Working dogs
Cattle
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Working animals
Animal training
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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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