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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1958_13

Publication Date

7-6-1958

Description

An interview with Sarah Lee Carter, J.O. Carter, Edward E. Bill, and Wayne M. Campbell regarding the early days of Garden City, KS.
00:00:32 - Sarah Lee Carter, the beginnings of Garden City
00:02:21 - Windsor Hotel the "Waldorf of the Prairies" hotel
00:05:33 - Droughts and blizzards
00:07:54 - J.O. Carter, early business history of Garden City
00:09:41 - Amusing anecdotes and jokes
00:11:09 - Bank history of Garden City
00:12:30 - Edward Bill, Kansas history and tribute to the pioneers of Finney County
00:24:45 - Wayne Campbell, early town history
00:30:25 - Lion cub in Wichita
00:31:05 - Weather prediction
00:32:11 - County fairs
00:34:10 - Old newspaper stories
00:36:55 - Developing the forest
00:38:10 - More newspaper ads
00:41:48 - The butcher's wife
00:44:39 - Sockless Jerry
00:45:07 - Populist uprising
00:46:35 - Methodists
00:47:45 - Entertainments and social societies
00:53:01 - Liverpool, KS Postmaster
00:53:55 - Balls and dances
00:54:49 - Cemetery club
00:56:40 - Garden City electrification
00:58:02 - Telephone system

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Garden City (Kan.), frontier and pioneer life, banks, farming, irrigation, conservation

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© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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Language

eng

Interview with Sarah Lee Carter, J.O. Carter, Edward E. Bill, and Wayne M. Campbell

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