Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

Authors

Donald Naiman

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1962_12

Publication Date

1-1-1962

Description

Interviews with Jess Strain, Ed Monroe, and Lucille Wanker
Jess F. Strain, the introduction is missing. Recording is difficult to understand.
00:00:16 - Journey from South Dakota to Cripple Creek, CO in 1894
00:04:54 - Reason for the journey to Cripple Creek
00:07:14 - Cattle drives
00:08:19 - Rattlesnakes
00:10:11 - Arriving in Kansas in 1897
00:11:02 - Feeding cattle
00:12:36 - Bad winters
00:16:58 - Indigenous Americans in the area
00:18:43 - Stalled train in 1911
00:21:38 - Farm equipment
00:31:54 - Difference in wheat, then and now
00:34:58 - Literaries
00:36:30 - Wire rabbit hunts
00:43:03 - Catching frogs
00:47:20 - Catching fish with pitchforks
00:53:13 - Music by Jess F. Strain and Ed Monroe. Recording begins in progress and is of poor quality.
00:53:22 - Song, Vacation in Heaven, piano and fiddle
00:55:47 - Song, Sweet Evalina, piano and fiddle
00:56:56 - Song, Lost Mule, piano and fiddle
00:57:57 - Song, Deavi's Dream, piano and fiddle
00:58:26 - Song, Natchez by the Hill, piano and fiddle
00:59:16 - Song, Comin' down from Denver, piano and fiddle
01:00:11 - Song, Dean's Favorite, piano and fiddle
01:01:01 - Song, Down in the Jailhouse, piano and fiddle
01:02:55 - Song, Cottage Hornpipe, piano and fiddle
01:03:45 - Song, Little Brown Jug, piano and fiddle
01:04:35 - Song, Midnight Waltz, piano and fiddle
01:06:50 - Music by Jess F. Strain and Lucille Wanker.
01:06:54 - Song, Liverpool Hornpipe, piano and fiddle
01:07:35 - Song, Here She Goes, piano and fiddle
01:08:33 - Song, Lost Boy, piano and fiddle
01:09:13 - Song, Come Sunday Mornin', piano and fiddle
01:10:33 - Song, unidentified folk tune, piano and fiddle
01:11:38 - Song, Fox and Hounds, piano and fiddle
01:12:25 - Song, Old Timer, piano and fiddle
01:13:45 - Song, Naragansett Bay, piano and fiddle
01:14:35 - Song, Mollie Shove the Grog Around, piano and fiddle
01:15:37 - Song, unidentified waltz, piano and fiddle
01:16:50 - Song, Lost Horn, piano and fiddle
01:17:58 - Song, unidentified folk tune, piano and fiddle
01:18:44 - Song, unidentified folk tune, piano and fiddle
01:19:36 - Song, Put your Little Foot In, piano and fiddle
01:20:44 - Song, unidentified folk tune, piano and fiddle

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

frontier and pioneer life, folk tales, folk stories, Indigenous Americans, folk music, folk songs, William F. Cody, Buffalo Bill, Scouts Ranch

Rights

© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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Language

eng

Interviews with Jess Strain, Ed Monroe, and Lucille Wanker

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