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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Ranching"
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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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Interview with Minorcan ranchers Willis Solano and Albert Triay

Interview with Minorcan ranchers Willis Solano and Albert Triay

Date
1983-05-23
Description
One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Solano and Triay discuss Minorcan ranching traditions. They talk about the different types of cows they have worked with; the reasons behind branding cows and marking their ears; and other ranching-related topics.
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Interview with saddlemaker Jim (J.D.) Cauley

Interview with saddlemaker Jim (J.D.) Cauley

Date
1983-06-20
Description
One audio cassette. The interview took place at J.D.'s Feed and Saddle Store. He discusses saddle making; history of ranching in Florida; woods burning; cattle drives; saddle types; saddle patterns; tools used for making saddles; teaching nephew David Cauley how to make saddles; stampeding; rodeos; and methods of making saddles. David later was an apprenticeship under J.D. for the Folklife program, 1984-1985.
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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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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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Singer Bob Tinsley performing cowboy songs at the Ocala Public Library

Singer Bob Tinsley performing cowboy songs at the Ocala Public Library

Date
1984-03-09
Description
Eight color slides. Tinsley singing cowboys songs at the Ocala Public Library, accompanied by his wife Lottie in some images. This was part of a National Endowment for the Arts-funded folklife program across the state, using local talent at various libraries. Images of Tinsley performing can be found in S 1577, v. 26, S85-654 - S85-661.
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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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History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)

Date
1984-05-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Folklorists Owen and Loomis introduces a ranching workshop on Florida ranching history, including horse stealing; cow purchase; travel; branding; cowboy "Bones" Mizell; rodeoing, and cattle drives.
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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a_s1576_08_c83-039Interview with Minorcan ranchers Willis Solano and Albert TriaySoundFolklore revival festivals
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Minorcan Americans
Cattle brands
Livestock brands
Cattle
Cattle breeding
Cows
Animals
Ranching
Livestock industry
Ranchers
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a_s1576_11_c83-113Interview with saddlemaker Jim (J.D.) CauleySoundLeather workers
Saddle maker
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
Leather craft
Leather goods
Saddles
Saddlery
Horses Equipment and supplies
Horse industry
Rodeo
Ropework
Cattle
Livestock industry
Ranching
Tools
Occupational groups
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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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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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a_s1576_12_c84-010aSinger Bob Tinsley performing cowboy songs at the Ocala Public LibrarySoundGuitarist
Guitarists
Libraries
Cowherding
String instruments
Occupational folklore
Musical traditions, Anglo-Americans
Cowboys
Singing
Musicians
Music performance
Performing arts
Ranching
Ranchers
Singers
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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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a_s1576_12_c84-012Legendary Cowmen Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
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
Ranchers
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a_s1576_12_c84-014History of Florida Ranching Workshop at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area/Old Marble Stage)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Workshops (Adult education)
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Ranching
Florida history
Cattle
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Ranchers
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