Photo, Print, Drawing Milk River Wagon Train, third and fourth days, Phillips County, Montana

About this Item

Title
Milk River Wagon Train, third and fourth days, Phillips County, Montana
Contributor Names
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Young, Kay, 1931- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Malta, Montana,
Subject Headings
-  United States -- Montana -- Malta
-  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: with the Milk River Wagon Train, third and fourth days on the trail (1 and 2 September 1979): 0A [00], random exposure; [01-02], unidentified participant wearing cowboy hat and drinking a can of beer, seen from above; 3A-5A [03-05], Louis Perry (Malta) and granddaughter; 6A-7A [06-07] and 10A [10], Doc Curtis, Marcia Levinson (both from Malta), Jack McCuin (Saco); 8A-9A and 11A [08-09, 11], Doc Curtis, Marcia Levinson; 12A [12], first of a series of photos of an attempt to bridle stubborn horse by Franklin Smith (back to camera) and unidentified man; 13A [13], unidentified boy, Nancy Ross (Colorado), unidentified man, Franklin Smith; 14A [14], Nancy Ross, unidentified boy and man controlling a horse; 15A-16A [15-16], George Ames, unidentified man (reaching for ear); the photographer's fieldnotes for the trail drive report that horse-ear-biting to gain control of a horse "was a fairly common practice amongst wagon-trailers"; 17A [17], by holding the horse by the ear the bit is finally inserted in the horse's mouth, left to right, Linda Crummett (wife of fieldworker-photographer), George Ames, Franklin Smith (behind horse), and unidentified man; 18A-20A [18-20], wagon boss, Bud Hasler; 21A-22A [21-22]. Franklin Smith, Bud Hasler; 23A-25A [23-25], Bud Hasler; 26A-28A [26-28], Pete Loegering (Poplar) cleaning dirt from hoofs of his Belgians; 29A-36A [29-36], unidentified man cleaning dirt from the hoofs of the Belgians. Initial frame numbers as typed in photographer's log sheets; frame numbers in square brackets as assigned at time of scanning.
Medium
35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: 86039
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Online Format
image
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

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Chicago citation style:

Young, Kay, and Kay Young. Milk River Wagon Train, third and fourth days, Phillips County, Montana. Malta Montana United States, 1979. Malta, Montana. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_86039/.

APA citation style:

Young, K. & Young, K. (1979) Milk River Wagon Train, third and fourth days, Phillips County, Montana. Malta Montana United States, 1979. Malta, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_86039/.

MLA citation style:

Young, Kay, and Kay Young. Milk River Wagon Train, third and fourth days, Phillips County, Montana. Malta, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_86039/>.

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