Film, Video Stirrups and Taps
About this Item
- Stirrups and Taps
- Contributor Names
- Stewart, Leslie J. (Narrator)
- Marshall, Howard W. (Interviewer)
- Gastañaga, Linda (Interviewer)
- Ahlborn, Richard E. (Narrator)
- Created / Published
- July 25, 1978
- Subject Headings
- - Artifacts
- - Ninety-Six Ranch
- - Saddlery
- - Stirrups
- - Taps
- - Ethnography
- - Motion Pictures
- Motion Pictures
- - Richard Ahlborn interviews Les Stewart on the topic of stirrups and taps and their usefulness to a buckaroo.
- - Les says that his saddle has a "Visalia" stirrup. The term refers to the stirrup's shape and is derived from the name of the California town of the same name long associated with saddle making. The 1982 Capriola catalog lists Visalia stirrups with treads ranging in width from one to six inches at prices from $60 to $150. Tap is derived from the Spanish tapadero, meaning "something that covers." In 1982, Capriola priced bulldog taps at $110.
- 3/4 inch video
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1991/021: NV78-VT8
- 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:
Stewart, Leslie J, Howard W Marshall, Linda Gastañaga, and Richard E Ahlborn. Stirrups and Taps. 1978. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002401/. (Accessed January 20, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Stewart, L. J., Marshall, H. W., Gastañaga, L. & Ahlborn, R. E. (1978) Stirrups and Taps. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002401/.
MLA citation style:
Stewart, Leslie J, et al. Stirrups and Taps. 1978. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002401/>.