Film, Video How to Make a Brand
About this Item
- How to Make a Brand
- Contributor Names
- Fleischhauer, Carl (Interviewer)
- Nichols, Jesse "Tex" (Narrator)
- Smock, William (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- October 16, 1979
- Subject Headings
- - Ninety-Six Ranch
- - Activities
- - Branding
- - Branding irons
- - Ethnography
- - Motion Pictures
- Motion Pictures
- - An example of cattle branding. Tex Nichols describes what makes a good brand, including where a brand is made and about the branding irons.
- - A competent person is one who has mastered the skills for a job and knows the difference between good and mediocre work. Tex Nichols employs both descriptive and value-laden words to describe branding and the yardstick against which competent performance may be measured. We might add to Nichols's remarks the instruction to rock the iron back and forth when applying the brand to a small calf. This rocking movement is needed for complete contact and may be seen in the film footage that opens this video clip.
- 16mm film
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1991/021: NV9-VT6
- 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:
Fleischhauer, Carl, Jesse "Tex" Nichols, and William Smock. How to Make a Brand. 1979. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002390/.
APA citation style:
Fleischhauer, C., Nichols, J. ". & Smock, W. (1979) How to Make a Brand. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002390/.
MLA citation style:
Fleischhauer, Carl, Jesse "Tex" Nichols, and William Smock. How to Make a Brand. 1979. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ncr002390/>.
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