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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1960_14

Publication Date

7-16-1960

Description

An interview with Eurastas Oliver "Ras" Wampler and Dot Stout Wampler regarding life in western Kansas in the late 19th century.
00:00:19 - Ras Wampler, school experiences
00:02:10 - Games played at recess
00:03:31 - School facilities
00:04:36 - Transportation
00:05:14 - Preserving food
00:07:03 - Going to town
00:09:40 - Remedies
00:10:16 - Planting crops
00:11:08 - Herding cattle
00:11:50 - Blizzards
00:13:56 - Trading turkeys for dry goods
00:15:25 - 4th of July celebrations
00:16:51 - Harvesting wheat
00:21:25 - Learning how many days are in each month
00:22:51 - Dot Wampler, pet rabbit story
00:24:52 - Toy butter churn and toy stove
00:26:51 - Sledding
00:29:48 - Ras Wampler, milking cows and making cheese
00:33:24 - Dot Wampler, remedies
00:35:17 - Buying "roasting ears" (corn)
00:36:10 - School experiences
00:39:45 - Moving to Topeka
00:41:20 - Ras Wampler, keeping ice
00:42:48 - Harvesting wheat in Ohio
00:43:24 - Watering livestock

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Folk medicine, Traditional medicine, rural schools, horse and buggy, Garden City (Kan.), Stewartsville (Mo.)

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

Interview with Ras and Dot Wampler

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