70 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Whipcracking"
Sorted by Title
1978 Florida Folk Festival

1978 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1978-05
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Produced by WJCT-TV. Includes music performances and interviews with net maker Hill, dug-out canoe maker Osceola, festival organizer Boltin, and state folklorist Bulger.
Collection
1986 Florida Folk Festival (4 of 17)

1986 Florida Folk Festival (4 of 17)

Date
1986-05-24
Description
One video cassette. (3/4" tape) 20 minutes.
Collection
Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School students

Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School students

Date
1982-02-12
Description
One proof sheet with 18 black and white images (plus negatives). For more images, see S 1577, volume 11, slides S82-1190 through S82-1209. Goodvine was a former turpentine workers, and worked with mules all his life. He learned to make whips in 1914 from his cousin. He sold them from $15 to $30. The Folk Arts in Schools Project in Columbia and Hamilton County was a joint venture between the county school systems and the Florida Folklife Program. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists.
Collection
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.
Collection
Curly Dekle cracking whips

Curly Dekle cracking whips

Date
1984-02-24
Description
Nineteen color slides. Images of Curly Dekle cracking a whip.
Collection
Curly Dekle making whips

Curly Dekle making whips

Date
1984-02-24
Description
Eight black and white prints. Images of Curly Dekle making a whip.
Collection
Danny Coflin performing rope tricks at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival

Danny Coflin performing rope tricks at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1970-05
Description
Nine black and white prints. Images of Coflin performing various ropetricks and cracking whips. Includes an image of Coflin with festival director Thelma Boltin.
Collection
Film of the 1961 Florida Folk Festival

Film of the 1961 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1961-05-21
Description
One 16mm film. 25 minutes. Sound & silent. (User copy can be found on video V-199 FLDA002) This film contains footage of participants and performers at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival held at the Stephen Foster Memorial in White Springs, Florida. It opens with the artist and Oklahoma Creek Indian Fred Beaver standing on the banks of the Suwannee River, recounting the history of the Seminole Indians and the origin of the Suwannee River 's name. Next, four Seminoles sing in the native Seminole language. Through translator Frank Shore, Seminole Billy Tiger explains how he uses a medicine branch to cure the mentally ill. Jessie DeVane of Lake Placid talks with Seminole Chief Billy Bowlegs III about his adventures hunting bear, deer and turkey. Nancy, Mary Jane and Molly Shore, daughters of Seminole Frank Shore, sing "Jesus Loves Me" in their native language. A group of young men from Tarpon Springs dressed in traditional Greek attire dance. Whip-crackers Curly Dekle and Claude Sheppard demonstrate tricks. There are additional shots of visitors touring the park. The film ends with a choir dressed in period costumes singing. Produced by Peter Elgar Productions.
Collection
Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk Festival

Date
1995-07-13
Description
One video recording. (3/4 tape; 28 minutes)An episode of the Florida Public Television series, "Florida Crossroads." Filmed by Florida Public television (through a Florida Dept. of Education grant), the episode features performances, demonstrations, interviews, and presentations at the 1991 Florida Folk Festival (26-28 May). Included are interviews with folklorists, park employees, musicians, artisans, and park attendees, as well examples of the folklife on display at the Festival.
Collection
Friday afternoon performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Friday afternoon performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

Date
1961-05-05
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. The second half of the reel consists of Friday evening performances.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
1978 Florida Folk Festival1978 Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageWhip maker
Singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Net maker
Boatbuilders
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Documentary videos
Television
Folk singers
Seminole Indians
Canoes
Netmaking
Interviews
Blues (Music)
Diddly bow
String instruments
Whipcracking
Blues singers
Folklorists
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
1986 Florida Folk Festival (4 of 17)1986 Florida Folk Festival (4 of 17)Moving ImageMusicians
Storytellers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Whip making
Whipcracking
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Bagpipe music
Bagpipers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
Alvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School studentsAlvin Goodvine demonstrating whip making for Melrose Elementary School studentsStill ImageWhip maker
Children
Fieldwork
Demonstrations
Education
Classrooms
Whip making
Whips
Leather craft
African Americans
Whipcracking
Leather workers
Students
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
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
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Curly Dekle cracking whipsCurly Dekle cracking whipsStill ImageMaterial culture
Whipcracking
Whips
Demonstrations
Leather goods
Whip maker
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Curly Dekle making whipsCurly Dekle making whipsStill ImageMaterial culture
Leather goods
Leather craft
Whips
Whipcracking
Whip making
Demonstrations
Whip maker
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Danny Coflin performing rope tricks at the 1970 Florida Folk FestivalDanny Coflin performing rope tricks at the 1970 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImagePerformers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Rodeo performers
Demonstrations
Rope
Ropework
Trick roping
Whipcracking
Lasso
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Film of the 1961 Florida Folk FestivalFilm of the 1961 Florida Folk FestivalMoving ImageFestivals
Folklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Music performance
Dancers
Folk dance
Whipcracking
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Mikasuki language
Creek Indians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
Florida Crossroads: Florida's Folk FestivalFlorida Crossroads: Florida's Folk FestivalMoving ImageSingers
Musicians
Guitarist
Artisans
Leather workers
Metal-workers
Dancers
Whip maker
Secretary of State
Public officer
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Video recording
Television
Singing
Park Ranger
Saddles
Leather craft
Craft
Whipcracking
Whips
Fiddle music
Fiddlers
Old time music
Bandura
Hammer dulcimer
Dulcimer music
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Signs and signboards
Arts, Cuban
Cuban Americans
Workshops (Adult education)
Yodeling
Storytelling
Dance
Cooking and dining
Food preparation
Basket making
Basket work
Blacksmithing
Guitar music
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Secretaries of State (State governments)
Bands (Music)
Folklorists
Volunteers
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
a_s1576_t77-104aFriday afternoon performances at the 1961 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)SoundFestivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Musicians
Singing
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Elementary schools
Square dancing
Whipcracking
African Americans
Whistling
Singers
Storytellers
Whip maker
Rodeo performers
Children
Choruses
Students
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Questions and Feedback Form
Please provide your name
Please provide a valid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Please provide a comment

Please note:
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.