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Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather boots

Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather boots

Date
1992-01
Description
79 color slides. Images of Dellis with apprentice Maynard in his workshop. Dellis was a long-time leather worker originally born and trained in leather carver in Texas. He made belts, boots, saddles, and other leather carvings. Maynard was funded to learn to carve leather including design, layout, cutting, beveling, dying, painting, lacing and preserving. To complete her training, she had to complete three pieces. More images of the two can be found in S1577, volume 68. For more information on Dellis and Maynard, see S 1644, box 11, folder 6. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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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.
Collection
Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Date
1994-04
Description
26 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
Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Date
1994-08-03
Description
41 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
Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995
Description
One proof sheet with 35 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Billie and Johns at Billie's home on the couch. Johns was funded to learn from Billie traditional Seminole herbal medicine including preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995-01
Description
16 color slides. Images of Billie and Johns at Billie's home on the couch. Johns was funded to learn from Billie traditional Seminole herbal medicine including preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
Collection
Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Date
1994-01-21
Description
One audio cassette. 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
Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Date
1994-04-08
Description
Two audio cassettes. 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
Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

Date
1993-07-28
Description
Two audio cassettes. 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
Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

Interview with leather worker Bob Dellis

Date
1992-12-14
Description
Two audio cassettes. Dellis was a long-time leather worker originally born and trained in leather carver in Texas. He made belts, boots, saddles, and other leather carvings. For more information on Dellis, see S 1644, box 11, folder 6. 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
Bob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather bootsBob Dellis teaching apprentice Kitt Maynard about carving designs in leather bootsStill ImageArtisans
Leather workers
Apprentices
Leather craft
Leather goods
Teaching of folklore
Workshops
Boots
Cowboy boots
Shoes
Clothing
Design
Decorative arts
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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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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Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusImages of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusStill ImageFieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Whip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Apprentices
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Images of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusImages of cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusStill ImageFieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Whip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Apprentices
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Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsImages of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsImages of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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a_s1640_24_tape32Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusSoundWhip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Fieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Apprentices
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
a_s1640_24_tape30Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusSoundWhip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Fieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Apprentices
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_audio.jpg
a_s1640_24_tape33Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor MarcusSoundWhip maker
Leather workers
Whip braider
Fieldwork
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational folklore
Whip making
Whipcracking
Whips
Ranching
Whip braiding
Horses
Interviews
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Apprentices
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a_s1640_24_tape02Interview with leather worker Bob DellisSoundApprentices
Fieldwork
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Leather craft
Leather goods
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Tools
Saddlery
Design
Belts (Clothing)
Saddles
Oral histories
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Leather workers
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