Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Fleischhauer, Carl
Stewart, Leslie J.
Wilson, William A. (William Albert)
Dates 1981
Language English
Subjects Activities
Branding
Castrating
Earmarking
Ethnography
Interviews
Ninety Six Ranch
Roping
Title
The Division of Labor at Branding
Contributor Names
Stewart, Leslie J. (Narrator)
Fleischhauer, Carl (Interviewer)
Wilson, William A. (William Albert), 1933- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
April 9, 1981
Subject Headings
-  Ninety-Six Ranch
-  Activities
-  Branding
-  Roping
-  Castrating
-  Earmarking
-  Interviews
-  Ethnography
Genre
Interviews
Ethnography
Notes
-  Les Stewart describes the roles of ropers, tailers, earmarkers, branders, and castrators in branding. Recorded in a barn on the 96 Ranch.
-  Les enumerates the branding jobs and their names. As the abundant literature on the subject attests, there is some variation in practice and terminology throughout the West. (For examples see Ward 1958, 59-62; Dary 1981, 156-57; and Erickson 1981, 136-39.)
Medium
Audio
Call Number
AFC 1991/021: NV81-CF-R6
Source Collection
Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1991/021)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc96ran.028


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