Photo, Print, Drawing Bill Senecal ranch, raking and stacking hay, near Avon, Montana
About this Item
- Bill Senecal ranch, raking and stacking hay, near Avon, Montana
- Contributor Names
- Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
- Johnson, Paula J., 1954- (Collector)
- Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- Avon, Montana, July 24, 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: at the Senecal ranch, Avon MT: 1, Lynn Thomas and brother Billy Thomas pause between [rakings?]; Bill Senecal pushes a load of hay with a bull fork [bull rake?] toward beaverslide; 3-7, Tom Senecal (no shirt) and Ronnie Richie [Rodney? Richey?] for hay on top of stack to even it out; 8, Bill Senecal brings load of sweet clover hay to base of beaverslide; 9-10, tines of loading platform bring hay to top, dump and return; 11-16, Tom Senecal pitches forks of hay on top of the beaverslide; 17-18, Tom Senecal and Ronnie Richie level off the top of the stack; 26-29, Lynn Thomas, who also works at a local cafe as a waitress, drives the tractor bunching the sweet clover hay; 30-32, Bill Senecal drives tractor in reverse, which currently serves as bull rake; 33, taking a load of hay to the top; 34, Jo Senecal looks up the loading platform after a day and two 20-ton stacks of hay; 35, Bill Senecal goes back to the ranch; 36, Bill Thomas (solid color shirt) and Walter Bruce Thomas become dead weight so the cables reel in smoothly; 37 [36a], Bill Senecal as he reels in the cables, and the two Thomas boys. 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. Initial frame numbers as typed in photographer's log sheets; frame numbers in square brackets as assigned at time of scanning.
- 35 mm black-and-white film negatives
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1981/005: 12_22840
- Source Collection
- Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
- IIIF Presentation Manifest
- Manifest (JSON/LD)
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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Stanton, Gary Ward, Paula J Johnson, and Michael Crummett. Bill Senecal ranch, raking and stacking hay, near Avon, Montana. Avon Montana United States, 1979. Avon, Montana. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_12_22840/.
APA citation style:
Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J. & Crummett, M. (1979) Bill Senecal ranch, raking and stacking hay, near Avon, Montana. Avon Montana United States, 1979. Avon, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_12_22840/.
MLA citation style:
Stanton, Gary Ward, Paula J Johnson, and Michael Crummett. Bill Senecal ranch, raking and stacking hay, near Avon, Montana. Avon, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_12_22840/>.