Chart of Maxcy Ranch brands and ear marks - Frostproof, Florida

122620
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS86781
Folklife Collection

Unidentified woman with a calf branding iron at the Polk Ranch rodeo.

254254
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060838
Folklife Collection

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 2 of 15)

240880
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-2
, cattle branding and roping).

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 15)

240881
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-3
Cattle brands

Florida Yesterday: Superstitions; Cowboys & Cattle

238364
Date
1977
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording. (3/4" tape, 34 minutes) Superstitions: (13 minutes) The second half of the episode. Filmed in Smith's home office as he tells various ghost stories and explains local superstitions. Cattle and the Cowboys: (21 minutes) Filmed in front of a barn, Smith discusses cattle ranc...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-24
Cattle brands

Interview with Minorcan ranchers Willis Solano and Albert Triay

238242
Date
1983-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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-relate...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-39
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

El Maximo Ranch

235660
Date
1984-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of El Maximo Ranch (owned by Matt Maxcy), including horses, buildings, gates, signs, and workers. Also examples of marks and brands, and of rancher Thompson. For interviews with Thompson on ranch folklife, see S 1577, C83-139 and C84-7. Images created as fieldwork for th...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-781 - S86-800
Cattle brands

Interview with rancher Harris W. Fussell

238289
Date
1983-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Fussell, a rancher, was born three miles north of Polk City in a log cabin. In the interview, he discusses his family's background in ranching and hunting; people in his community working doing roadwork for one week a year in order to pay their taxes; raising cattle and hogs; ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-111
Item ID
C83-112
Cattle brands

Interview with rancher Mildred Sherrod

236434
Date
1988-01-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Sherrod's family has been in ranching since 1914. She owned her own ranch with 500 head of cattle. She discusses family history; calving; branding; daily activities; other ranchers (such as whipmaker Raulerson and son); types of cattle; hog raising; and the industry. The Southw...
Type
Sound
Cattle brands

Interview with rancher Douglas Thompson

235662
Date
1984-02-16
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 housin...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C84-7
Cattle brands

Ranch life at Buck Island Ranch

235665
Date
1984-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten proof sheets with 258 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of the Buck Island Ranch, including castrating and de-horning cattle; animal medicine practices; cow pens; cowboy tools and equipment; ranch hands; and cattle. Created as fieldwork for both the apprenticehsip program and the ...
Type
Still Image
Cattle brands

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