Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

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Ronald G. Cooke

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1963_06

Publication Date

11-12-1963

Description

Interview with Kansas homesteaders. Interview begins with a woman speaking over a man.
00:00:20 - Troubles encountered on a cattle drive
00:06:45 - Recipe and process for wild grape wine
00:09:15 - Bootleggers
00:11:10 - Booger Red
00:12:38 - More stories about bootleggers
00:19:04 - Stagecoach routes and towns along those routes
00:21:24 - Plum bush Christmas tree
00:22:11 - Tornado story
00:28:05 - Story about a cow after a snow storm
00:28:30 - Tornado story
00:30:08 - Stories an old barber would tell
00:32:08 - Bill Horn
00:35:12 - Halloween and tic-tacking
00:36:38 - Playing tricks on Mr. and Mrs. Palmer
00:38:08 - Shivarees
00:40:34 - Encounters with Indigenous Americans
00:42:50 - Flowerpot Mound and Pawnee Rock
00:44:56 - Uncle Henry builds the first house in Dodge City
00:47:50 - Bachelor life on the prairie
00:54:05 - Prairie Dog John
01:01:22 - Early Aetna
01:06:42 - Coyote hunts
01:07:33 - Racoon hunts
01:09:11 - Funeral customs during the 1918 influenza epidemic
01:12:03 - The Moore family
01:15:05 - Superstitions
01:17:21 - Keyno Armstrong, an old stage driver and newspaperman in Lake City
01:19:05 - Stories about Uncle Fred
01:21:08 - Peace treaty in 1862 with Indigenous Americans

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reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

frontier and pioneer life, cowboys, Cimmaron River (Kan.), Samuel Thomas Privett, Aetna (Kan.), Medicine Lodge (Kan.), Maxwell (Kan.), Evansville (Kan.), Nescatunga (Kan.), Coldwater (Kan.), Blackwell (Kan.), Native Americans

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© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

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Language

eng

Interview with Kansas homesteaders

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