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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Whips"
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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
Alvin Goodvine interviewed and filmed by WCTV-CBS (Tallahassee)

Alvin Goodvine interviewed and filmed by WCTV-CBS (Tallahassee)

Date
1979-01-26
Description
One proof sheet with 20 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of a three-person television crew from WCTV-TV (CBS affiliate in Tallahassee) who filmed an interview with Goodvine, at his Lake City home: 1334 Texas Street. 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
Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary School

Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary School

Date
1982-02-12
Description
Twenty color slides. 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. For more images, see S 1577, box 19, folder 25. 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
Alvin Goodvine on his porch with his whips

Alvin Goodvine on his porch with his whips

Date
1982-01-12
Description
Three color slides. 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
Claude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers Festival

Claude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers Festival

Date
1978-03-10
Description
Two color slides.
Collection
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.
Collection
Claude Sheppard making a cow whip

Claude Sheppard making a cow whip

Date
1978-05
Description
One color print (plus a black and white print & negative.) A duplicate of slide S78-902.
Collection
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.
Collection
Claude Sheppard making whips at the 1978 Florida Folk Festivals

Claude Sheppard making whips at the 1978 Florida Folk Festivals

Date
1978-05
Description
One black and white print. Image of Claude Sheppard of Gainesville braiding cow whips.
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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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
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Alvin Goodvine interviewed and filmed by WCTV-CBS (Tallahassee)Alvin Goodvine interviewed and filmed by WCTV-CBS (Tallahassee)Still ImageTurpentiners
Whip maker
Fieldwork
African Americans
Porches
Elderly, the
Interviewing
Older men
Whip making
Whip braiding
Leather craft
Leather goods
Whips
Television cameras
Recording equipment
Video recording
Television equipment and supplies
Houses
Leather workers
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Alvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary SchoolAlvin Goodvine making whips for students at Melrose Park Elementary SchoolStill ImageWhip maker
Leather workers
Education
Elementary schools
Teaching of folklore
Classrooms
Demonstrations
Whip making
African Americans
Whips
Leather craft
Children
Students
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Alvin Goodvine on his porch with his whipsAlvin Goodvine on his porch with his whipsStill ImageWhip maker
Fieldwork
African Americans
Whips
Material culture
Porches
Houses
Leather craft
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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 a cow whipClaude Sheppard making a cow whipStill ImageWhip maker
Whip making
Whips
Occupational folklore
Leather workers
Leather goods
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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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Claude Sheppard making whips at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalsClaude Sheppard making whips at the 1978 Florida Folk FestivalsStill ImageWhip braider
Whip maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Whips
Whip braiding
Craft
Whip making
Leather craft
Leather goods
Demonstrations
Material culture
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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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