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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1962_13

Publication Date

1-1-1962

Description

T. W. Wells - Lectures to Folklore of the Middle West class at Fort Hays Kansas State College in 1962.
The lecture begins in progress.
00:00:03 - Rural schools
00:01:38 - Pilot rock
00:02:59 - Rural school experience
00:15:12 - Indigenous American grave on Goose Creek
00:17:08 - The house on Goose Creek
00:19:51 - Planting trees on the homestead
00:21:32 - Description of the family homestead
00:22:24 - Trees on the homestead
00:26:31 - Encounters with snakes
00:30:27 - Chiggers and their treatment
00:33:44 - Headlice and their treatment
00:36:55 - Auditing an art class and art at Pilot Rock school
00:40:02 - Old thrashing machine
00:43:23 - Geese at Cheyenne Bottoms
00:45:34 - Language of folklore
00:46:08 - Games played as a child: Hide and go seek, pullaway, dare base, Pensyllvania Dutch, base ball, Annie-over, wrestling, one-hole catch
01:05:26 - First day of school and school experiences
01:26:48 - Chinch bugs and the language of folklore
01:31:45 - Geese at Cheyenne Bottoms

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Goose Creek, Russell County (Kan.), Bunker Hill (Kan.), Frontier and pioneer life, Homesteading, Covered Wagons, Indigenous Americans, Dorrance (Kan.), Bunker Hill (Kan.), Tornadoes, Stanley Dalton, Mabel VanDiver

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© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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Language

eng

T. W. Wells - Lectures to Folklore of the Middle West class

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