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

Stories told by rancher Roy Thigpen

236631
Date
1987-03-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Telling stories originally by Scarlett Mizell, sister of famed rancher Bone Mizell. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Frangos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk arts project between the...
Type
Sound

Bartow Library Program: Ranching and Saddle Making

238292
Date
1983-06-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Presentation at the Bartow Public Library, in connection with the Pursuits and Pastimes exhibit, on Florida ranching. Folklorist Dyen began with a history of Florida cattle ranching, including fence laws, cowboy music (including songs by Bob Tinsley), stories (including recordi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-119
Item ID
C83-120

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