Interview with whip braider Claude Sheppard

Type:

Sound

Date:

05/03/1978

Item:

Audio recording

Container:

2

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

C78-51

General Note/Comment

  • "One audio cassette. Side 1: Sheppard discusses how he began to braid whips and gives step-by-step instructions for starting whips. He also talks about his knowledge of Florida history and the use of the whip in Florida history, his trademark, his whip acts, and an accident driving cattle. Side 2: Sheppard discusses the origins of the term "Florida Cracker," talks about brindles and Conway buckles, and demonstrates how to braid a whip."

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