Interview with saddlemaker Jim (J.D.) Cauley

Date: June 20, 1983

Source: S1576 , Container 11 , C83-113

Type: Sound

This item has not yet been digitized. It is available for use in person at the State Archives in Tallahassee. You may also order a copy – click on the Ordering tab for details.


  • 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.

Order by Mail

State Archives of Florida
500 S. Bronough St.
MS #9 D
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250

(Please do not send cash in the mail.)

Order by Email
Please call with credit card numbers.

Order by Phone

Archives Photographic and Film Unit

Audio Duplication

Cassette to CD $10.00 per cassette
CD to CD $10.00 per disc
DAT to CD $25.00 per tape
Reel-to-Reel Transfer to CD $25.00 per tape