Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

Authors

Norman E. Mai

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1962_05

Publication Date

5-13-1962

Description

An interview with George King of Hays, KS on May 13, 1962
00:00:04 - Introduction and biographical information
00:04:39 - Career as a pharmacist
00:20:00 - Parents
00:22:06 - A shooting on the day of his mother's arrival from Germany
00:23:54 - Boothill on 18th street in Hays and locally famous murders
00:26:39 - Discussion of photos shown to interviewers of local theatrical productions
00:33:09 - Local football
00:37:14 - James Farm
00:43:20 - Meeting Vice President Charles Curtis
00:48:53 - Law enforcement in the early days of Hays - Wild Bill Hickok
00:54:25 - Relations with Indigenous Americans
00:54:59 - Buffalo soldiers of the 9th Cavalry
00:57:06 - Storms and blizzards
00:58:02 - Robberies in old Hays
00:59:39 - Anecdote about bugs used for red coloring
01:02:00 - Prostitutes exhumed from Boot Hill (racially insensitive language)
01:07:53 - Parts in theatrical productions
01:10:11 - Hachmeier family and the 9th Cavalry (racially insensitive language)
01:13:16 - Charles Curtis and the experiment station
01:16:05 - Mary Middlekauff as a source
01:17:28 - Brother Charlie
01:17:45 - Social life in early Hays

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Wild West, crime, William F. Cody, Jesse James, African american soldiers

Rights

© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

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Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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For questions contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu

Language

eng

Interview of George King

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