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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1958_03

Publication Date

6-28-1958

Description

An interview with several homesteaders who lived in Western Kansas during the late 1800s. The recording includes various folk stories and folk songs. Persons interviewed include Lew H. Galloway, Dale W. Olson, and Ruth Collins Miller.
00:00:26 - Lew H. Galloway, Lynching of Wooten
00:04:37 - White Bull story
00:05:20 - Death of the town of Millbrook, KS
00:06:50 - Starting a prairie fire
00:07:45 - Floods
00:09:47 - Pranks
00:12:10 - Moss agates
00:12:51 - Finding an Indigenous American camp
00:13:40 - Origin of the Trego County Fair
00:16:14 - Lew Galloway and Dale Olson swap tall tales
00:16:24 - 1,000 head cattle drive
00:16:55 - German wolf story
00:17:32 - Fishing story
00:18:28 - Shoeing Buffalo
00:18:56 - Ruth Collins Miller introduction
00:20:10 - Song, Six Young People
00:22:54 - Song, Old Irishman in Peoria
00:25:12 - Song, Charles J. Guiteau
00:27:15 - Song, Lake of Pontchartrain
00:29:33 - Song, The Hancock Boys (Timmy-I-oh)
00:31:15 - Song, Captain Jinks
00:31:59 - Song, Good Morning Merry Sunshine
00:33:08 - Song, Come Little Leaves

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reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Lynching, storytelling, folk tales, Millbrook (Kan.), Wildfires, Corporal punishment, Floods, Indigenous Americans, Trego County (Kan.), Folk songs, Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881, Guiteau, Charles J. (Charles Julius), 1841-1882, Pontchartrain, Lake (La.)

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© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

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Language

eng

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