One proof sheet with thirty-six black and white images. Images of demonstrations of blacksmithing and whipmaking at the Rural Folklife Days. This festival was held each year at the Stephen Foster Center by the Florida Folklife Program.
One video recording. Video is poor in spots. J.P. "Curly" Dekle and Macclenny (whip making and demo), Lu Gurley (Ukrainian egg decorating), sewing, Mary Mourey (pine needle baskets), Ruth Hogan (Creek Indian sash weaving).
One audio cassette. Altman learned cow whip making from his aunt and other cowmen. He made 50 to 60 whips a year. 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 th...
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