Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

Authors

Mary P. Schmidt

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1958_08

Publication Date

7-1-1958

Description

An interview with Stella Hill Ryan of La Crosse, KS regarding her experiences as a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse. Recording is muffled.
00:01:00 - Family origins
00:03:16 - Family homestead
00:05:11 - Experience with Indigenous Americans
00:06:34 - Grasshopper swarms
00:07:18 - Attending school
00:10:00 - Overview of teaching career
00:12:00 - Moving a school across the river
00:14:24 - Discipline in the schools
00:15:50 - Involvement with politics
00:17:26 - Discipline in the schools
00:20:43 - Finding a place to board
00:22:38 - Corporal punishment
00:26:11 - Personal politics and political work
00:31:00 - More teaching experiences
00:36:18 - Retirement
00:40:54 - Memories of Rush County
00:46:55 - Remaining family

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Frontier and pioneer life, Abilene (Kan.), Indigenous Americans, Indigenous Americans, Homesteading, Dickinson County (Kan.), Ness County (Kan.), Rush County (Kan.), Trego County (Kan.)

Rights

© 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

Interview with Stella Hill Ryan of Lacrosse, KS

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