Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

Authors

Laura Morgan

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1960_06

Publication Date

7-23-1960

Description

An interview with Lena and Walter Morgan, Mrs. Pearl Toothacher, and Mr. Ervin Morgan containing various stories and remembrances.
00:00:41 - Lena Deibert Morgan, Moving to Kansas from Iowa in the winter of 1901
00:02:54 - Life on the farm south of Hoxie, KS
00:03:47 - Walter Morgan, early life history
00:05:52 - Early memories
00:06:34 - School experiences
00:07:45 - Herding cattle
00:11:08 - Literaries and dances
00:12:26 - Churches and Sunday schools
00:14:16 - Proverbs and sayings
00:18:40 - Superstitions
00:20:13 - Remedies
00:22:33 - Prairie Fires
00:25:06 - Audio becomes very quiet
00:26:13 - Normal audio resumes
00:26:20 - Interview with Pearl Toothacher introduction
00:26:44 - Family history and early memories
00:27:58 - Experience with Indigenous Americans in 1883
00:29:55 - Child reading the bible
00:30:31 - Poem, Gripe and Grin
00:31:04 - Poem, Like October
00:32:14 - Ervin Morgan introduction
00:33:07 - Grandfather's life as an Army scout and homesteader
00:35:25 - Grandfather Morgan's acquaintance with Buffalo Bill Cody
00:36:10 - Museum Ranch in Sheridan County, KS
00:37:27 - Indigenous American remains on Museum Ranch
00:37:59 - Cattle drives
00:39:57 - Experience with Indigenous Americans in 1878
00:44:30 - Bank Robbers at Lenora, KS
00:46:53 - Laura Morgan, family's arrival in western Kansas
00:48:12 - Quaker sayings

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reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Covered wagons, Marysville (Kan.), Sod houses, Dugouts, Frontier and pioneer life, Homesteading, Indigenous Americans, Indigenous Americans, William F. Cody, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Oklahoma, Little Wolf, -1904, Oberlin (Kan.)

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© 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 Mr. & Mrs. W.E. Morgan, Mrs. C.E Toothacher, and Mr. Ervin Morgan

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