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Interview with George S. Merritt, Madalen Merritt, Ava Schwindt and Louis T. Jacobi
00:00:50 - A bad snowstorm that stopped a train
00:07:00 - The train hits a car
00:09:03 - The amount of coal and water used on a trip
00:14:00 - Interview with Madalen Merrit
00:14:20 - Story told by her grandmother about a man who was buried alive. Story is told in Ukranian
00:16:21 - English translation of the preceding story
00:18:18 - Story about a girl who would visit her grandmother in the cemetary
00:20:52 - Ukranian Fairy Tale, "The Spindel"
00:26:18 - Interview with Ava Schwindt of Norton, KS. Recording is muffled.
00:26:40 - Beginning of Ava Schwint interview. Audio is severely degraded.
00:49:19 - Prairie Fires
01:05:55 - Song, "Too-roo-lee-loo"
01:06:57 - Song, "When You and I Were Young, Maggie"
01:07:44 - Song "I'm just a little . . ."
01:08:40 - Song, "Bright Eyes So Bright"
01:09:34 - Louis T. Jacobi of Agra, KS plays the fiddle. Interview begins in progress. 01:09:38 - Song, "Miss Brown Reel"
01:10:51 - Song, Unnamed folk tune
01:12:17 - Song, Unnamed polka
01:14:51 - Song, "Jenny Lind Polka"
01:15:57 - Song, Unnamed folk tune
01:17:10 - Song, Unnamed folk tune
01:18:09 - Song, "The Mockingbirds"
reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation
folk stories, folk tales, fairy tales, folk songs, folk music
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Merritt, George W. and Patterson, Helen, "Interview with George S. Merritt, Madalen Merritt, Ava Schwindt and Louis T. Jacobi" (1962). Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection. 68.