Cattle rancher Tom Everett, Sr. speaking on his cell phone in Sumter County, Florida.

254151
Date
2006
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060801
Folklife Collection

Justin Gopher with a cracker horse.

254266
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060827
Folklife Collection

Cowboy getting some food during the Okee Ranch rodeo.

254244
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060826
Folklife Collection

Cowboys roping a calf during the Okee Ranch rodeo.

254245
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060846
Folklife Collection

Polk Ranch rodeo.

254284
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060806
Ranch life

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
Life Folklife Area (Curly

Ranchers Albert Triay at his ranch

235626
Date
1983-01-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seven color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S83-558 - S83-570
Ranch life

Whip cracker Curly Dekle at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival

236017
Date
1986-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-216 - S92-218; S92-480 - S92-486
Ranch life

Whip cracker Curly Dekle at the 1990 Florida Folk Festival

236057
Date
1990-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-972 - S92-981
Ranch life

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
Ranch life

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

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

Ranchers with their dogs at the Dixie Ranch in Okeechobee, Florida.

254285
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060805
Ranch life

View showing a squeeze chute on a ranch in Florida.

254243
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060847
Folklife Collection

Cattle rancher Lewis Clayton in Gainesville, Florida.

254273
Date
2006
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060818
Ranch life

Demonstrations of ranching traditions

240469
Date
1983
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
29
Ranch life

Kaley Dees with the family cow in Okeechobee, Florida.

254272
Date
2008
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060819
Ranch life

Florida cowboy Jose Carlos Martinez in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

254276
Date
200-?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060815
Ranch life

Norman West cooking country sausage links on a homemade barbecue grill for the VIDA Ranch crew lunch in Osecola County, Florida.

254275
Date
2007
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS060816
Ranch life

Interview with rancher Richard Kersey

236623
Date
1986-12-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. 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 art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on...
Type
Sound
Ranch life

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
Ranch life

Video recording of the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Video 4 of 15)

240882
Date
05/25/1984 - 05/27/1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V84-4
Ranch life

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

239727
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Curly Dekle discusses rodeos, cattle ranges, and care of cattle including rounding up cattle and cattle-dipping, early rodeos and changes in rodeo. He also discusses his family history and the history of Florida Crackers.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-68
Ranch life

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 12)

239746
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Curly Dekle discusses his background in rodeo and Florida cattle raising. He tells what the cow whip is used for and gives demonstration at the end. He also talks about current rodeo.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-89
Ranch life

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

240438
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Charley Dean continues from C01-70 discussing saddlemaking. Joe "Wormy" Wasserman (interviewed by Bob Stone) discusses ranching, cowhunting, screw flies and buzzards.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-72
Ranch life

Friday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

240439
Date
2001-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Joe Wasserman continues from C01-72. Tom Massa discusses motorcycle leatherwork.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-73
Ranch life

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 4)

240456
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Hansen served as emcee. Paco Charlie Dean, saddlemaker continues from C01-90 discussing his craft. Wormy Wasserman, a 1970s cow hunter and cow camper discusses the practice of cow hunting.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-91
Ranch life

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 5)

240457
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Hansen served as emcee. Wormy Wasserman continues from C01-91 discussing cow hunting. Randy and Jacque Minger discuss ranching skills, particularly horse shoes. See C01-69 for further description of their work.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-92
Ranch life

Sunday performances at the 2001 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 6)

240458
Date
2001-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Hansen and Bucuvalas served as emcee. Randy and Jacque Minger continue from C01-92 discussing cow-catching, rodeo and horse shoeing. Tina Bucuvalas interviews Walter Bruce Crouse who is trained in the art of building and repairing wooden boats.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C01-93
Ranch life

Interview with fiddler Clayton Raulerson

241340
Date
12/06/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 65-66
Ranch life

John Flaherty horseshoeing (farrier)

236392
Date
1987-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. A Texas native, he learned to horseshoe in the U.S. Army in 1952, and moved to Florida after his discharge to take a 3-year farrier apprenticeship. The Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project was conducted under the direction of Barbara Beauchamp in two phases: 12 November 1987 th...
Type
Still Image
Ranch life

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