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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1960_04

Publication Date

7-18-1960

Description

An interview with Oscar Lee Gunckel, Calvin H, Keyser, Lila Grace Ash and Margaret Flint containing various stories and songs native to Western Kansas.
00:00:30 - Early personal history and family life in Rush County, KS
00:04:52 - Father's country store in Lacrosse
00:09:29 - Rattle snakes
00:11:32 - Prairie chickens
00:12:32 - Jack rabbits
00:13:51 - Seeing the first train
00:14:47 - Schooling
00:16:41 - Literaries
00:17:21 - Prairie fires in Rush County
00:20:31 - County seat fight between Lacrosse and Rush Center, KS
00:23:32 - Ice for summers
00:27:47 - Train trip to Colorado
00:32:12 - Harmonica music
00:33:09 - Harmonica music, Skip to my Lou
00:33:50 - Harmonica music, untitled
00:34:36 - Harmonica music, Swanee River
00:35:19 - Harmonica music, Irish Washer Woman
00:35:59 - Harmonica music, No Place Like Home
00:36:69 - Harmonica music, untitled
00:37:20 - Harmonica music, untitled
00:38:10 - Song, Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
00:38:51 - Song, Once I Had a Charming Beau
00:39:29 - Song, A Village in Sunny Tennessee
00:41:20 - Song, Two Little Girls in Blue
00:42:32 - Song, The Battle of Bull Run
00:43:10 - Joke, Green apples
00:43:47 - Story, Origins of butter
00:44:27 - Story, Little girl from Missouri
00:45:31 - Story, Indiana Mosquitos
00:45:49 - Joke, Kissing Grandma
00:46:07 - Joke, The carpenter
00:46:45 - Introduction, Calvin H. Keyser
00:47:15 - Poem, Romance of a Red Ear
00:48:55 - Introduction, Lila Grace Ash
00:49:19 - Song, I kissed my girl while riding
00:49:52 - Song, Little girls are made of sugar and spice
00:50:25 - Song, You Don't Know Nellie Like I Do
00:50:35 - Introduction, Margaret Flint
00:50:43 - Song, Children's Rain Song
00:51:07 - Song, Froggy Ain't Got No Tail But Hardly
00:51:46 - Song, In the Evening By The Moonlight
00:53:10 - Song, The King's Hash
00:53:43 - Song, Little Red Caboose
00:54:01 - Lila I. Ash, story, Big George and Little George
00:56:22 - Story, An English lady in Barber County
00:57:02 - Story, Big George
00:57:33 - Story, Carrie Nation in Barber County
00:58:23 - Story, Sockless Jerry Simpson
00:58:56 - Song, Barbara Allen
01:02:30 - Song, Way Out West in Kansas
01:03:22 - Joke Recipes, Bear meat, mint julep,
01:04:18 - Margaret Flint, story, the farmer who needs a new mule
The recording cuts off and side two is lost

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Folk songs, Frontier and pioneer life, United States Civil War, Lacrosse (Kan.), Rush County (Kan.), Rural schools, wildlife, Mankato (Kan.), Ponca City (Okla.)

Rights

© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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Language

eng

Interview with Oscar Lee Gunckel, Calvin H, Keyser, Lila Grace Ash and Margaret Flint

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