Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

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Geneva Hewitt

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1958_18

Publication Date

11-20-1958

Description

An interview with Alice White of Coldwater, KS regarding her experiences homesteading in Comanche County, Kansas. Recording contains various songs and remembrances.
00:00:24 - Moving to western Kansas in 1885
00:02:31 - Life in a sod house
00:04:43 - Experience with Indigenous Americans
00:09:30 - School experiences
00:14:14 - Churches
00:19:13 - Literary Society
00:20:14 - Poem, "No I wasn't cryin' neither"
00:22:07 - Poem, "A woman come to our house once"
00:24:10 - Poem, "You're surprised if ever I ay so"
00:28:52 - Poem, "It is well I ran into the garden"
00:29:44 - Poem, "Once there was a kitty"
00:30:44 - Poem, "Kentucky Belle"
00:38:37 - Poem, "Who shall it be?"
00:43:06 - Poem, "St. Valentine's Eve"
00:46:37 - Poem, "Ms. Dorothy Dot with her little red chair"
00:47:09 - Poem, "Kitty, kitty"
00:47:34 - Poem, "Daddy says I love him too"
00:47:55 - Poem, "A good wife rose from her bed that day"
00:49:46 - Poem, "The Dashing Ride of Jenny McNeil"

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Comanche County (Kan.), Frontier and pioneer life, Covered wagons, Homesteading, Winfield (Kan.), Sod houses, Dugouts, Indigenous Americans, Forced Indigenous Removal, Rural schools, Poetry

Rights

© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

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Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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For questions contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu

Language

eng

Interview with Alice White

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