Audio Recording Charles Landfried, Nye, Montana, discusses wheelwrighting and wagons, part 1

Discussing wheelwrighting and the history of the wagon

About this Item

Title
Charles Landfried, Nye, Montana, discusses wheelwrighting and wagons, part 1
Contributor Names
Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Collector)
Biscoff, Rick (Interviewee)
Landfried, Charlie (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Nye, Montana, August 21, 1979
Subject Headings
-  Wagons
-  Wheelwrights
-  Ethnography
-  Field recordings
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  United States -- Montana -- Nye
Genre
Ethnography
Field recordings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Notes
-  Index data: Part 1 of a 2-part interview with wheelwright and cartwright Charles Landfried at his Picket Pin Ranch in or near Limestone and Nye MT: sounds recorded while the folklife teams takes photographs of pictures of wagons that Charlie Landfried has made; setting up the wheel stand, to work on a wheel; Charlie built 96 wheels last winter; why different woods were used in wagon wheels, Landfried gets the wood from Ohio; most wheels in Montana were factory made; pointing the spoke; Charlie discussing the traveler; sounds of looking for a rim in the scrap pile; talking about the virtues of factory wheels; sounds of fieldwork photography; wheel problems in the West were due to horribly dry conditions, everything was left outside; how wheelwrights repair wheels; about the shrinker; patches in Montana; lots of western wheels ran too dry, just enough to get them going; Rick Bischoff lives in Joliet, MT; sounds of putting a rim on a wheel, this is a simulation; most metals today were found by old time blacksmith; comparing white man and Indians; Charlie learned to cheat when putting rims on back in the 1930s, from a man named Jones, in [Adoria?] Ohio; the band puts 50 tons of pressure on the rim, drawing the cut together, the pounding relieves the uneven pressure on the felloes, still have to create the [convex/concave] dish form.
Medium
7-inch reel
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: AFS 20421
MBRS shelflist: RXA 0907
Field project identifier: MT9-GS-R36
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Online Format
audio

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Chicago citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Kay Young, Michael Crummett, Rick Biscoff, and Charlie Landfried. Charles Landfried, Nye, Montana, discusses wheelwrighting and wagons, part 1. Nye, Montana, 1979. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20421/.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Young, K., Crummett, M., Biscoff, R. & Landfried, C. (1979) Charles Landfried, Nye, Montana, discusses wheelwrighting and wagons, part 1. Nye, Montana. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20421/.

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, et al. Charles Landfried, Nye, Montana, discusses wheelwrighting and wagons, part 1. Nye, Montana, 1979. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20421/>.

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