83 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ranching"
Cowboy musician Jim Bob Tinsley

Cowboy musician Jim Bob Tinsley

Date
1984-03-09
Description

Two audio cassettes. C84-10: Interview with Jim Bob Tinsley and Dottie Tinsley as part of the Library Folklife Program; Jim Bob describes his early life and how he learned to play music and how he got into cowboy music; Woodmen of the World Band; joining the Navy playing in a band in Africa during World War II; tells stories about the songs he performs as well as about Gene Autry and Winston Churchill; Dottie describes clogging steps. C84-11: Continuation of interview and performance in C84-10; he continues discussing cowboy music and the songs he performs; vagabonds; WLS National Barndance; Dr. John R. Brinkley stations in Mexico and Texas; continuation of traditions in singing and writing cowboy songs; his book; Jim Reeves; his albums.

 

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Curly Dekle and apprentice Todd Nobles making cattle whips

Curly Dekle and apprentice Todd Nobles making cattle whips

Date
1986-02
Description
Four proof sheets with 105 black and white images (plus negatives). Nobles served as apprentice to master fok artist Dekle in 1985-1986. Nobles was Dekle's grandson. For information on their apprenticeship experience, see the fieldnotes in S 1640, box 3, flder 15. 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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Curly Dekle making whips

Curly Dekle making whips

Date
1984
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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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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Douglas Thompson interview

Douglas Thompson interview

Date
1984-02-16
Description
One audio cassette. Thompson, one-time foreman for the El Maximo Ranch (starting in 1938), discusses cattle ranching; disease control measures such as cattle dipping (for tick fever and screwworm); cattle raising; work conditions; race and gender in ranching; typical day on a ranch; food and housing on ranches; branding and marking; pasture improvements; rodeos; and use of the term cowboys. For another interview, see S 1576, C83-139. For images, see S 1577, v. 32. Interview conducted as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program.
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El Maximo Ranch

El Maximo Ranch

Date
1984-09
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of El Maximo Ranch (owned by Matt Maxcy), including horses, buildings, gates, signs, and workers. Also examples of marks and brands, and of rancher Thompson. For interviews with Thompson on ranch folklife, see S 1577, C83-139 and C84-7. Images created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. 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 later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
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Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

Date
1977
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape, 34 minutes) Superstitions: (13 minutes) The second half of the episode. Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Cattle and the Cowboys: (21 minutes) Filmed in front of a barn, Smith discusses cattle ranching in Florida. He talks primarily about early ranchers Bone Mizzell and Jacob Summerlin.
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Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Date
1999-05-28
Description
One audio cassette tape. Note: Index sheet indicates that construction and a tug-of-war game near the tent might interfere with sound on tape. Folklorist Stuemple emceed the discussion. Liliane Louis continues discussing Haitian games and stories. She reads a story on the history of love from her book When Night Falls (a book of stories about her father). She also plays frog games with children from the audience. J.P. "Curly" Dekle, in his 44th year at the Florida Folk Festival, tells a story about three bears and gives his personal history. He covers such things as wagon greasing as a unit of distance and time and the family mill. He also discusses whipmaking and the use of a whip in heading cattle, the use of cowdogs on the open range and the origin of the Texas longhorn.
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Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)

Date
1999-05-28
Description
One audio cassette tape. Stumeple served as emcee. Note: Index sheet indicates that tug-of-war game near tent might interfere with sound on tape. Also, Dooley does not speak into the microphone - also potentially affecting sound quality. J.P. Curly Dekle continues his discussion, addressing topics such as Brahma cattle in Florida, rodeo, cowboys and storytelling. Max Dooley, 81 year-old master net-maker discusses making castnets and gives a demonstration on net-tying.
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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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_12_c84-010bCowboy musician Jim Bob TinsleySoundCowboys
Life histories
Interviews
Oral histories
Country music
Country dancing
Clogging
Demonstrations
Music performance
Ranching
Libraries
Clog dancing
Musicians
Singers
Dancers
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Curly Dekle and apprentice Todd Nobles making cattle whipsCurly Dekle and apprentice Todd Nobles making cattle whipsStill ImageWhip maker
Whip braider
Apprentices
Whip making
Whip braiding
Whips
Leather craft
Leather goods
Cattle
Ranching
Workplace
Teaching of folklore
Material culture
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Curly Dekle making whipsCurly Dekle making whipsStill ImageRanchers
Whip maker
Fieldwork
Material culture
Workshops
Workplace
Whip making
Whips
Leather craft
Leather goods
Ranching
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a_s1576_11_c83-139Douglas Thompson interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Ranching
Oral narratives
Occupational folklore
Citrus industry
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a_s1576_12_c84-007Douglas Thompson interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Ranching
Oral narratives
Livestock industry
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El Maximo RanchEl Maximo RanchStill ImageRanchers
Ranches
Fieldwork
Horses
Occupational groups
Workplace
Ranch life
Ranching
Signs and signboards
Architecture
Structures
Buildings
Animals
Cattle brands
Livestock brands
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Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & CattleFlorida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & CattleMoving ImageStorytellers
Television
Family history
Florida history
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Tall tales
Personal experience narratives
Ghosts
Supernatural legends
Folklore and history
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Cattle
Cattle brands
Animal tales
Cowboys
Cows
Cowherding
Ranch life
Ranchers
Ranching
Barns
Architecture
Farm buildings
Livestock
Livestock industry
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a_s1576_75_c99-070Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)SoundStorytellers
Whip maker
Rodeo performers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Folklorists
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Storytelling
Games
Leisure
Whipcracking
Cattle
Ranching
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a_s1576_75_c99-071Friday performances at the 1999 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 9)SoundWhip maker
Ranchers
Rodeo performers
Net maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Ranching
Whipcracking
Netmaking
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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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