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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1960_05

Publication Date

7-23-1960

Description

An interview with Laura & Karl E. Carlson and Mr. & Mrs. August H. Schulte containing various songs and remembrances from rural western Kansas in the early 20th century
00:00:55 - Family's arrival in Kansas in 1876
00:04:08 - Song, She Sailed in the Air with a Tulip on her Breast
00:04:40 - Song, Way Down in the Buttercup Meadow
00:08:16 - Song, Noah's Ark (Swedish Language Song)
00:08:45 - Carlson family arrival from Sweden and early family history
00:10:19 - The homestead
00:11:07 - Raising cattle
00:23:29 - Sod busting and farming
00:24:18 - Entertainment and Recreation: church, school, Literaries, parties, and dances
00:25:34 - Interview with August Schulte and wife introduction. Mr. Schulte was a stonecutter who helped build Picken Hall on the FHSU Campus in 1904. This area of the recording is difficult to understand
00:26:29 - Construction of Picken Hall
00:29:44 - Education in Salina
00:35:18 - Family history
00:37:17 - Marriage and education
The remainder of the tape is an unrelated recording of a casual conversation with a child. This portion of the recording has been omitted. The full tape, unedited, is available by request.

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Frontier and pioneer life, Homesteading, rural schools, Teachers, Dodge City (Kan.), Kinsley (Kan.), Cattle drives, Sod houses, Sod busting

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, swe

Interview with Laura & Karl E. Carlson and Mr. & Mrs. August H. Schulte

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