Photo, Print, Drawing Johnny Senecal ranch, haying operation, Avon, Montana

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Johnny Senecal ranch, haying operation, Avon, Montana
Contributor Names
Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
Johnson, Paula J., 1954- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Avon, Montana, July 19, 1979
Subject Headings
-  United States -- Montana -- Avon
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
-  Index data: Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: personal photographs by Michael Crummett made in Alaska prior to Montana Folklife Survey, exact date and place unknown: 3-13, caribou grazing; 14, Columbian ground squirrel; 16-19, ptarmigan in full plumage; photographs from the Montana Folklife Survey, at the Senecal ranch, Avon MT: 23, John J. Senecal watering the stallion at sunrise; 22-24, Riding to the fields where the mowing will take place; 25, John J. Senecal patting the riding horse that he will use to gather the work horses; 26, Johnny and son, John J. Senecal bridling up the horse that John J. will ride; 27-29, Johnny Senecal and Wayne Stockton (in T-shirt) tightening up the tongue on the mower; 30-31, John J. Senecal wrangling the work horses to where they will be harnessed; 32-34, Wayne Stockton (in T-shirt), John J. Senecal on horseback, and Johnny Senecal leading the work horses over to where they will be hitched to the mowers. Fieldworkers' notes indicate that there were two nearby operations owned by branches of the Senecal family (Johnny Senecal, Bill Senecal), variously referred as ranches or farms.
35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: 12_22753
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
American Folklife Center
Online Format
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

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Chicago citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Paula J Johnson, and Michael Crummett. Johnny Senecal ranch, haying operation, Avon, Montana. Avon Montana United States, 1979. Avon, Montana. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J. & Crummett, M. (1979) Johnny Senecal ranch, haying operation, Avon, Montana. Avon Montana United States, 1979. Avon, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Stanton, Gary Ward, Paula J Johnson, and Michael Crummett. Johnny Senecal ranch, haying operation, Avon, Montana. Avon, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.