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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1958_01

Publication Date

11-9-1958

Description

An interview with Emil H. Zahradnik of Wilson, KS relating experiences growing up in a Bohemian-Czech immigrant community in Kansas. Recording begins with two Czech language songs and a Czech language poem. Much of the conversation focuses on social clubs, foods, and customs.
00:00:00 - The Prune Song (Czech language)
00:01:43 - Why Are You So Far Away, Mother? (Czech language)
00:03:25 - Whistle Making nursery rhyme (Czech language with English translation)
00:06:33 - English walnut rattle
00:07:35 - Common toys and games
00:08:05 - Bohemian wedding customs
00:12:04 - Dances
00:12:32 - Foods & refreshments
00:20:38 - Holidays and lodge organizations
00:27:50 - Translation of names

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Folk music, Bohemians, Wedding dances, Immigrants--Czech Republic, Shivaree, Food

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© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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For questions contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu

Language

eng, cze

Interview with Emil H. Zahradnik

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