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An recording of a lecture given by Thornton Walton Wells, former school superintendent of Russell County Schools, to Sameul Sackett's folklore class at Fort Hays Kansas State College on April 13, 1961.
00:00:00 - Cheyenne Bottoms: Hunting, Laying the Railroad and Dog Racing.
00:18:00 - Folklore discussion: Cocklebur story
00:22:08 - Osage Orange wood
00:25:33 - Fish skin purse
00:29:42 - Hunting
00:30:29 - Hydrophobia (rabies), mad stones, other fears
00:42:32 - Mother Bickerdyke and buffalo hunts
00:45:18 - Poem "How do I know my youth is all spent?"
reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation
Goose Creek, Russell County (Kan.), Pilot Rock, Hunting, Deception Creek, Hoisington (Kan.), Boyd (Kan.), Barton County (Kan.), Railroads, Lucas (Kan.), Luray (Kan), Great Bend (Kan.), Big Creek
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Wells, Thornton Walton, "T. W. Wells Lecture - April 13, 1961" (1961). Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection. 52.