Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

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Virginia Hopson

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1963_02

Publication Date

2-3-1963

Description

Interviews with Nathan W. Davis, Walter Bradley, Ruth Schropp, John Boyd, Ruth Munyon, and Oliver Asbury Whitney.
00:00:00 - Introduction, Nathan W. Davis from Phillipsburg, KS on February 3, 1963
00:00:19 - Song, "Alphabet song", vocal
00:00:40 - Song, "Weavilly Wheat", vocal
00:01:14 - Information about play party games
00:01:48 - Song, "Miller Boy", vocal
00:02:06 - Song, "Skip to my Lou", vocal
00:02:30 - Poem, "Noah, Jonah, and Captain John Smith"
00:05:24 - Information about literaries
00:05:32 - Introduction, Walter Bradley of Agra, KS on April 17, 1963.
00:06:06 - Song, untitled square dance tune, fiddle and ukelele
00:06:58 - Song, untitled square dance tune, fiddle and ukelele
00:07:54 - Song, untitled square dance tune, fiddle and ukelele
00:09:03 - Song, untitled waltz, fiddle and ukelele
00:09:48 - Song, untitled square dance tune, fiddle and ukelele
00:10:47 - Introduction, Ruth Schropp of Phillipsburg, KS on May 22, 1963
00:11:10 - Song, "On the Banks of the Old Omaha", vocal
00:12:31 - Song, "A Waltz Promenade", vocal
00:13:24 - Introduction, John Boyd of Phillipsburg, KS on May 23, 1963
00:13:48 - Song, "Why the Possum's Tail is Bare?", vocal. (Racially offensive language)
00:15:52 - Introduction, Nathan W. Davis of Phillipsburg, KS on May 24, 1963
00:16:08 - Poem, "A distric school far away"
00:18:23 - Poem, "Tom Twist"
00:22:28 - Poem, "I was a boy of seventeen"
00:25:28 - Poem, "Still sits the schoolhouse"
00:27:40 - Poem, "When I was just a'growing up"
00:28:25 - Story about a long poem
00:28:59 - Poem, "I've been off on a journey"
00:29:27 - Song, "State Capitols", vocal
00:31:52 - Introduction, Ruth Munyon of Phillipsburg, KS on May 25, 1963
00:32:09 - Song, "My Mother and Father Were Excellent Folks", vocal
00:33:42 - Introduction, Oliver Whitney of Phillipsburg, KS on May 26, 1963
00:34:01 - Song, "Old Dan Tucker", vocal
00:34:55 - Tall tale about bindweed
00:36:25 - Story about a trip to Lexington, Nebraska in August 1890
00:39:26 - Telephone lines coming to Phillipsburg and the 1905 tornado
00:42:32 - Life in the 1890s (diet, credit, civil war pensions)
00:43:51 - Tall tales told at the soldiers' reunion

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reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

folk music, folk songs, tall tales, folk stories

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© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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Language

eng

Interviews with Nathan W. Davis, Walter Bradley, Ruth Schropp, John Boyd, Ruth Munyon, and O.A. Whitney

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