Audio Recording The Division of Labor at Branding

The Division of Labor at Branding

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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
-  Roping
-  Branding
-  Castrating
-  Earmarking
-  Ethnography
-  Interviews
-  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.)
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1991/021: NV81-CF-R6
Source Collection
Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1991/021)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
Online Format

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Credit line

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

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Chicago citation style:

Stewart, Leslie J, Carl Fleischhauer, and William A Wilson. The Division of Labor at Branding. April 9, 1981. Audio.

APA citation style:

Stewart, L. J., Fleischhauer, C. & Wilson, W. A. (1981) The Division of Labor at Branding. April 9. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Stewart, Leslie J, Carl Fleischhauer, and William A Wilson. The Division of Labor at Branding. April 9, 1981. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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