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Audio Recording Frank Barnum of Miles City, Montana, talks about sheep operations, buying, and selling, part 4

Discussion of Mr. Barnum's sheep raising experiences, and the general business of sheep operations, buying and selling

About this Item

Title

  • Frank Barnum of Miles City, Montana, talks about sheep operations, buying, and selling, part 4

Names

  • Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
  • Johnson, Paula J., 1954- (Collector)
  • Barnum, Frank (Interviewee)
  • Barnum, Mary Alice (Interviewee)

Created / Published

  • Miles City, Montana, August 8, 1979

Headings

  • -  Rodeos
  • -  Sheep farming
  • -  Goat farming
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Field recordings
  • -  Interviews
  • -  Sound recordings
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Miles City

Genre

  • Ethnography
  • Field recordings
  • Interviews
  • Sound recordings

Notes

  • -  Index data: Part 4 of a 4-part interview with Frank Barnum, at his home in Miles City MT, his daughter Mary Alice is present (fieldworker's notes comment on a noisy refrigerator near the recording site): about the Terry MT Protection Organization; about Newman O. Daily, a retired brand inspector [Miles City MT]; about the Bucking Horse Sale and Youth Rodeo in Miles City; about family and local rodeos; family photographs and articles, Mary Alice has been doing local history, family connection to Delphos County, Kansas; grandmother Rolf was Pennsylvania German; about the family tree, they are related to P.T. Barnum; about Mary Alice's experiences writing oral history; all of Frank's daughters went to Stevens College; Mary Alice's story; Frank's dad was a cattle buyer in the Kalispell MT area, Frank was the gatherer; comments on pictures from the album; Frank was county agent, and the largest sweet corn grower in the state ; Mary Alice sweated the corn they picked, didn't know better; about certified seeds; about goats, and hogs; when they first moved to Kalispell, Frank's dad bought goats, Angora; about judging milk goats; about barbecues in Montana and Texas.

Medium

  • 7-inch reel

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: AFS 20405
  • MBRS shelflist: RXA 0891
  • Field project identifier: MT9-GS-R20

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio

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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, Frank Barnum, and Mary Alice Barnum. Frank Barnum of Miles City, Montana, talks about sheep operations, buying, and selling, part 4. Miles City, Montana, August 8, 1979. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20405/.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Johnson, P. J., Barnum, F. & Barnum, M. A. (1979) Frank Barnum of Miles City, Montana, talks about sheep operations, buying, and selling, part 4. Miles City, Montana, August 8. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20405/.

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, et al. Frank Barnum of Miles City, Montana, talks about sheep operations, buying, and selling, part 4. Miles City, Montana, August 8, 1979. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20405/>.