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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1961_09

Publication Date

12-10-1961

Description

Interviews with Birdie Bell Wert Ford, Lelia Dell Kay, Bernice Fort, Marie Dahl, Glenn Wright, Lyndon L. McDougal, Kermit M. Greason, James D. Greason, William Rahe, Egla Olson, and Phillip Hanson regarding their experiences in Kansas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
00:00:32 - Birdie Bell Wert Ford, traveling to Oklahoma in a covered wagon in 1907
00:03:33 - Remedy for warts
00:06:29 - Literaries
00:07:20 - Introduction, Lelia Dell Kay
00:07:43 - Mrs. Kay's wedding and shivaree in 1903
00:09:50 - Her children
00:10:09 - Her husband's death in 1907
00:10:31 - The horse and buggy wreck
00:11:36 - Pie suppers
00:12:38 - Introduction, Bernice Fort of Casper, Wyoming on December 25, 1961
00:13:02 - Songs of Stafford County, Kansas
00:13:11 - Song, "Two Babes in the Woods"
00:14:05 - Song, "Little Black Birdie"
00:14:41 - Song, "Leather Britches"
00:14:55 - Lelia Dell Kay, continuation
00:15:12 - Grandfather's contact with Indigenous Americans in Stafford County, KS
00:16:31 - Information regarding the continuation of the Lelia Dell Kay interview and poisoning a bob cat
00:17:21 - Introduction, Marie Dahl of Colby, KS on December 31, 1961
00:17:45 - Song, "Baby Bye"
00:18:21 - Introduction, Glenn A. Wright of McDonald, KS on January 11, 1962
00:18:45 - Squaredancing
00:19:12 - Song, "Lady around the Lady"
00:20:52 - Song, "Out on the plains of Kansas" (The Dew-berry Song)
00:21:26 - Information about the preceeding song
00:21:46 - Introduction, Lyndon L. McDougal of Atwood, KS on January 14, 1962
00:22:09 - Square dance call, "O jump up and never come down"
00:25:14 - Square dance call, "Birdie in the Cage"
00:26:26 - Square dance call, "Wave the Ocean"
00:28:06 - Square dance call, "Around that couple and take a little peek"
00:30:00 - Square dance call, "Indian style"
00:31:10 - Square dance call, "All the company lead a lady"
00:32:59 - Square dance call, "The youg fellows do it, deep, down"
00:34:17 - Introduction, Kermit and James Greason of Atwood, KS on January 17, 1962
00:34:38 - Song, "Winter Time"
00:35:05 - Song, "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More"
00:35:43 - Song, "Little 'Liza Jane"
00:36:10 - Song, "The Bulldog on the Bank"
The tape is degraded and the remaining portion of the Greason interview is missing. 00:36:46 - Song, "The Moon"
00:37:45 - Song, "Rock-a-bye Baby"
00:38:53 - Song, "Little Birdie"
00:39:26 - Song, "Cotton-eyed Joe"
00:39:42 - Song, "Put this Hat On Your Head"
00:40:04 - Song, "There was an old woman who lived on the moon"
00:40:24 - Song, "Introduction, William Rahe of Ludell, KS. The very beginning of the interview is degraded but quality improves.
00:40:56 - Song, "Du, Du, Liegst Mir Im Hertzen"
00:41:29 - Song, "Zu Lauterbach hab ich mine strumph Falorn"
00:41:51 - Song, "Darling Nellie Gray"
00:42:33 - Introduction, Egla Olson of Wakeeney, KS. Tape is degraded and difficult to understand. 00:42:29 - Song, "At The Cross"
00:44:17 - Song, "Jesus is Calling"
00:45:43 - Mrs. Olson's old hymnal from 1897
00:46:07 - Poem, "The Hand That Rocks The Cradle"
00:47:55 - Introduction, Phillip Hanson of Wakeeney, KS.
00:48:10 - Poem, "Speak for yourself, John"
00:50:17 - Song, "Skip to my Lou" on accordian

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reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Frontier and pioneer life, Oklahoma, quick sand, folk medicine, Devol (Okla.), Stafford (Kan.), folk music, folk songs, folk dancing, wedding customs, square dancing

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© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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eng, ger

Interviews with Birdie Bell Wert Ford, Lelia Dell Kay, Bernice Fort, Marie Dahl, Glenn Wright, Lyndon L. McDougal, Kermit M. Greason, James D. Greason, William Rahe, Egla Olson, and Phillip Hanson

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