Photo, Print, Drawing Johnny Senecal ranch, hay crew meal, chicken yard and feeding, Avon, Montana

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Title
Johnny Senecal ranch, hay crew meal, chicken yard and feeding, 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
Genre
Photographs
Ethnography
Notes
-  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, around the dinner table with the Senecal family, from lower left hand corner, proceeding clockwise: John Senecal, Cherie Senecal, Ed Senecal, John J. Senecal, Wayne Stockton, and Johnny Senecal; 2, around the Senecal table at dinner time, from lower left hand corner, proceeding clockwise: John Senecal, fieldworker Gary Stanton, behind Gary's head, fieldworker Paula Johnson, Cherie Senecal, Ed Senecal, John J. Senecal, Wayne Stockton, and Johnny Senecal; 3-4, from lower left hand corner, proceeding clockwise: Cherie Senecal, Ed Senecal, John J. Senecal, Wayne Stockton, Johnny Senecal, John Senecal, and fieldworker Paula Johnson with her back to the camera; 5-6, from left to right, clockwise, Cherie Senecal, Ed Senecal, John J. Senecal, Wayne Stockton, and Johnny Senecal; 7, From lower left hand corner, proceeding clockwise, John Senecal, Cherie Senecal, Ed Senecal, John J. Senecal, Wayne Stockton and Johnny Senecal, finishing up dinner; 8-9, from lower left hand corner, proceeding clockwise, Cherie Senecal, Ed Senecal, John J. Senecal, Wayne Stockton, Johnny Senecal, John Senecal, and fieldwork Gary Stanton finishing the meal; 10, not only does the Senecal chicken coop serve the chickens, but it also shelters some of the family sheep; 11, Jody Senecal and her mother, Margaret Senecal relax on the post fence after dinner; 12-13, front view of the Senecal ranch house; 14-18, a view of the ranch house and the out buildings from the hillside immediately north, looking down on the valley below; 19, the family root cellar dug into the side of the hill out back; 20, the chimney on the back side of the house, was built and braced about 5 feet up; 21, the original bunkhouse on the Senecal spread now serves as a shed for machinery and tools, also has a few skulls, cow as well as buffalo, hanging under the eaves; 22, fieldworker Gary Stanton (vest) and Johnny Senecal put up a sled into the back of the pick-up that will be taken to the fields, where the stallion; will be given his first work out of the season, as Cherie Senecal and old man John Senecal look on; 23-30, Cherie Senecal feeds her chickens a mid-afternoon snack; 31-36, Cherie Senecal then feeds the sheep some food, which consists of oats and barley; 37, after she finishes her work, Cherie Senecal cools her heels in the irrigation canal which flows right by the chicken coop. 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.
Medium
35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: 17_22753
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Paula J Johnson, and Michael Crummett. Johnny Senecal ranch,hay crew meal, chicken yard and feeding, Avon, Montana. Avon Montana United States, 1979. Avon, Montana. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_17_22753/.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J. & Crummett, M. (1979) Johnny Senecal ranch,hay crew meal, chicken yard and feeding, Avon, Montana. Avon Montana United States, 1979. Avon, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_17_22753/.

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Paula J Johnson, and Michael Crummett. Johnny Senecal ranch,hay crew meal, chicken yard and feeding, Avon, Montana. Avon, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_17_22753/>.