Interview with quilter Annie Coleman and interview with whip braider Claude Sheppard

237343
Date
1977-01-14
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. The Coleman interview is difficult to hear. She discusses her life and quilting. Sheppard disucsses his childhood, how he first learned to make whips, his experiences as a rodeo man, and his whip collection.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C77-5b

Interview with whip braider Claude Sheppard

237526
Date
1978-05-03
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
"One audio cassette. Side 1: Sheppard discusses how he began to braid whips and gives step-by-step instructions for starting whips. He also talks about his knowledge of Florida history and the use of the whip in Florida history, his trademark, his whip acts, and an accident driving cattle. ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C78-51

Whip cracker Claude Sheppard

234147
Date
1978
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. See also S 1577, box 16, folder 25.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P78-323

Claude Sheppard at the Bluegrass Fiddlers Festival

235772
Date
1978-03-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two color slides.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S78-579, S78-581

Whipmaker Claude Sheppard at White Springs

233910
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three black and white prints. Whipmaker Claude Sheppard demonstrating whip making and whip cracking at the Stephen Foster Center. Sheppard calls himself a Florida Cracker. Includes negatives.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
P79-717 - P79-719

Claude Sheppard making cattle whips in his shop

235799
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifty-one color slides. Slide S78-904 is missing.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S78-894 - S78-908; S78-931; S78-933; S78-935 - S78-968

Claude Sheppard making whips at the 1978 Florida Folk Festivals

234576
Date
1978-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One black and white print. Image of Claude Sheppard of Gainesville braiding cow whips.
Type
Still Image

Whips by Richard Kersey

236579
Date
1986-12-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten color slides. The images are dark and hard to see. 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 Histor...
Type
Still Image

Whips by Walter Mann

236580
Date
1986-12-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Nine color slides. The images are dark and hard to see. 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 Histo...
Type
Still Image

Interview with rancher and whip maker Walter Mann

236581
Date
1986-12-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio recording. 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 Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers f...
Type
Sound

Interview with rancher and whip maker

236614
Date
1987-03-16
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

Whips by Curly Dekle

235647
Date
1983-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Examples of Dekle's whips. Images were created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. Dekle was a master artist during the third year, 1985-1986. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for maste...
Type
Still Image

Curly Dekle and apprentice Todd Nobles making cattle whips

235730
Date
1986-02
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four proof sheets with 105 black and white images (plus negatives). Nobles served as apprentice to master fok artist Dekle in 1985-1986. Nobles was Dekle's grandson. For information on their apprenticeship experience, see the fieldnotes in S 1640, box 3, flder 15. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Progr...
Type
Still Image

Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

240773
Date
07/28/1993
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 33-34

Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

240774
Date
01/21/1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 32

Interview with cow whip maker George (Junior) Mills with his apprentice J. Taylor Marcus

240775
Date
04/08/1994
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tapes 30-31

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