Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

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Velma Mayfield

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1962_20

Publication Date

6-15-1962

Description

Interviews with Jim White, Clarence W. Beamgard, Artaxa Patten, Harvey H. and Martha C. Benjamin, Aloys, Schneider, and Mary Jane Hamill
Recording is muffled and can be difficult to understand at times
00:00:19 - Jim White describing the homes of early settlers and antiques in his collection.
00:28:14 - Song, "Home on the Range" played on guitar
00:30:40 - Song, "Poor Folks" played on guitar
00:33:58 - Introduction, Clarence W. Beamgard of Atwood, KS.
00:34:37 - Ethnic makeup of settlers in Kansas
00:37:27 - Personal history
00:38:27 - Entertainment and good times
00:40:10 - Tall tales about Kansas wind
00:41:00 - Song, "That Silver haired Daddy of Mine"
00:44:03 - Song, "The Great American Bum"
00:46:56 - Introduction, Artaxa Patten of Atwood, KS on June 16, 1962
00:47:29 - Song, "The Housekeeper's Lament"
00:50:10 - Introduction, Harvey H. and Martha C. Benjamin on May 17, 1962
00:50:33 - Song, "Nobody Knows but Mother" played on harmonica
00:52:05 - Song, "Sweet Hour of Prayer" played on harmonica
00:53:54 - Introduction, Aloys Schneider
00:54:21 - Song, "The Streets of Laredo"
00:53:27 - Song, "When The Work's All Done This Fall"
00:59:45 - Introduction, Mary Jane Hamill
01:00:16 - Song, "They'll All Be Sorry That They Picked on Me"

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reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Folk music, folk songs, Colby (Kan.), Atwood (Kan.), Udell (Kan.), frontier and pioneer life, sod houses, dugouts, Native Americans

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© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

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Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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Language

eng

Interviews with Jim White, Clarence W. Beamgard, Artaxa Patten, Harvey H. and Martha C. Benjamin, Aloys, Schneider, and Mary Jane Hamill

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