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Identifier

RT398_F666M_1957_06

Publication Date

12-1-1957

Description

An interview with Cleve and Debbie Weininger regarding their experiences homesteading in Kansas and Nebraska during the sod house days.
00:01:05 - Living in a sod house
00:03:29 - Games played by children of the time including Baseball
00:03:55 - School experiences
00:05:30 - Indigenous Americans in Nebraska
00:06:45 - Farming experiences
00:14:08 - Fruit orchards
00:14:39 - Canning
00:15:55 - Vegetable gardens
00:16:45 - Windmills
00:17:18 - Rattlesnake hunting
00:20:17 - Halloween Prank
00:22:16 - Watermelon swiping
00:22:40 - Pranks
00:26:03 - Crime
00:33:01 - Superstitions
00:35:14 - Folk medicine
00:40:00 - Pranks at church camp meetings
00:43:10 - Change from horses to automobiles
00:49:40 - Church experiences
00:50:35 - Major changes of the past 50 years

Physical Description

reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Frontier and pioneer life, Indigenous Americans, Nebraska, Kansas, Sod houses, rural schools, farming, rattlesnakes, crime, superstitions, traditional medicine, Natoma (Kan.), Coddell (Kan.), automobiles, cars, Homesteaders, Indigenous Americans, Osborne County (Kan.)

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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

Interview with Cleve and Debbie Weininger

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