Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

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Phil Webber

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1958_15

Publication Date

1-1-1958

Description

An interview with Mary C. Highland regarding her experiences as a homesteader in western Kansas
00:01:36 - Harvesting milo
00:02:43 - Life in the sod house
00:05:43 - Women homesteaders
00:06:25 - Corporal punishment in the schools
00:07:49 - Looking at photographs
00:10:47 - Old Bucklin
00:11:33 - First automobiles
00:14:33 - Trees in Kansas
00:15:09 - Wild game
00:18:06 - Carrying a firearm
00:19:25 - Family arriving in Kansas
00:20:42 - Boot Hill
00:22:12 - Experiences with Indigenous Americans
00:23:12 - Family immigrating from Germany
00:25:46 - Criticisms of the government and economic system
00:26:42 - Early Jetmore
00:29:16 - Changes in the river
00:30:54 - Herding sheep
00:31:53 - Sister-in-law having a baby (tape ends and is incomplete)

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reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Frontier and pioneer life, homesteading, rural schools, teachers, women, sod houses, Immigrants --Germany

Rights

© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

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Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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Language

eng

Interview with Mary C. Highland of Bucklin, KS

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