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

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

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

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

Interview with Myakka City residents Brian and Irene Carlton

238228
Date
1984-11-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reels. The Carltons discuss farm life, hog raising and branding, keeping bees, canning foods, cooking fish roe, picking strawberries and blueberries, raising horses, and controlled buring of land. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 thr...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-216
Item ID
T85-217

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

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

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

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