Photo, Print, Drawing Catching and Killing the Sheep

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Catching and Killing the Sheep
Contributor Names
Miller, Ernest (Depicted)
Miller, Emily (Depicted)
Fleischhauer, Carl (Photographer)
Created / Published
October, 1979
Subject Headings
-  Sheep
-  Activities
-  Miller-Zatica Household
-  Butchering, Lamb
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  Killing is accomplished by cutting the sheep in the neck so that it bleeds to death, which also cuts through the throat. The head is pulled back sharply, the neck breaks, and the sheep dies.
-  People in photograph: Miller, Ernest; Miller, Emily
35mm slide
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1991/021: NV9-CF29-13
Source Collection
Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1991/021)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
Online Format

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Paradise Valley Folklife Project collection, 1978-1982 (AFC 1991/021), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Miller, Ernest, Emily Miller, and Carl Fleischhauer. Catching and Killing the Sheep. , 1979. October. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed May 26, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Miller, E., Miller, E. & Fleischhauer, C. (1979) Catching and Killing the Sheep. , 1979. October. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Miller, Ernest, Emily Miller, and Carl Fleischhauer. Catching and Killing the Sheep. October. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.