Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

Authors

Norman E. Mai

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1962_19

Publication Date

5-14-1962

Description

An interview with Charles C. King on May 14, 1962 at Hays, KS
00:00:00 - Introduction and biographical information
00:02:10 - Life as a barber in Hays
00:03:30 - Story about Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
00:08:16 - Old Fort Hays
00:13:12 - Old Hays and his family history
00:16:47 - The last buffalo calf in Ellis County and early businesses
00:19:59 - School experiences
00:27:52 - Boxing in the barbershop
00:35:31 - Playing football against the Russell team
00:38:08 - Experience as a drum major and trip to Washington D.C.
00:44:35 - Social life in Hays: Dances, banquets, picnics, and shows
00:46:33 - Local economy: Jobs, wages, prices
00:54:33 - Availability of medical care

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Wild West, crime, William F. Cody, Jesse James, African american soldiers, Wild West Shows, United States Army Cavalry -- 5th regiment, Baseball, Football, Russell (Kan.), Marching Bands, John Phillip Sousa

Rights

© University Archives Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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For questions contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu

Language

eng

Interview with Charles C. King

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