Audio Recording Interview with Agnes Vanderburg at her camp, Flathead Indian Reservation, near Arlee, Montana, second interview, part 1
Swedish songs sung by Mrs. Ada Emanuelson with accordion
About this Item
- Interview with Agnes Vanderburg at her camp, Flathead Indian Reservation, near Arlee, Montana, second interview, part 1
- Johnson, Paula J., 1954- (Collector)
- Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
- Vanderburg, Agnes (Interviewee)
- Toelken, Barre, 1935- (Interviewee)
- Young, Kay, 1931- (Interviewee)
Created / Published
- near Arlee, Montana, July 22, 1979
- - Food habits
- - Indians of North America
- - Salish Indians
- - Outdoor cooking
- - Camassia quamash
- - Indian healers
- - Plants, Useful
- - Ethnography
- - Field recordings
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - United States -- Montana -- Arlee
- Field recordings
- Sound recordings
- - Note: Note 2: Fieldworker Kay Young interviewed Agnes Vanderburg on July 19, 22, and 23, 1979. On July 19, three tapes were recorded (call numbers AFC 1981/005: AFS 20471, AFS 20472, and AFS 20473), and their titles end with "first interview" and "parts 1, 2, and 3." The numbering and documentation for the two tape recordings made on July 23 and 23 was adjusted in the period following the project. The entirety of one tape was made on July 22, and the catalog record carries the call number AFC 1981/005: AFS 20474, and the field project identifier MT9-KY-R4; the handwritten log for this recording (call number: AFC 1981/005: Box 7, Folder 100, page 8; https://www.loc.gov/resource/afc1981005.afc1981005_07_100/?sp=8), carries the call number AFS 20474 (with AFS 20476 struck out) and the field project identifier MT9-KY-R6 (written over "R4"). The first 12 minutes (elapsed time) of a second tape was also made on July 22, with the remaining five minutes recorded on July 23, 1979. The machine readable data and the log for this tape (call number: AFC 1981/005: Box 7, Folder 100, page 7; https://www.loc.gov/resource/afc1981005.afc1981005_07_100/?sp=7), carry the call number AFC 1981/005: AFS 20475 and the field project identifier MT9-KY-R5. The titles for these two tapes (with AFS 20475 preceding AFS 20474) end with the phrase "second interview" and "parts 1 and 2."
- - Index data: Part 1 of a 2-part recording at the outdoor school (also called a camp) organized by Agnes Vanderburg to teach traditional Flathead Indian Ways, near Valley Creek MT (segments of recording include unwanted wind noise): Vanderburg describes the process for roasting camas and the differences between edible (Camassia quamash) and poisonous variants; about keeping or storing camas; the tool to dig camas; about preparing meat; fieldworker Barre Toelken asks about identifying the camas plant; about the use of dogwood to make a comb; Vanderburg tells about having tuberculosis when she was eleven; names written in log, Rachel Bowers, Jan Charlo, and Victor Charlo; conversation between Toelken and Vanderburg on digging bitterroot and custom of praying when the plant is dug.
- 7-inch reel
Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1981/005: AFS 20474
- MBRS shelflist: RXA 0960
- Field project identifier: MT9-KY-R4
- Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
- American Folklife Center
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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:
Johnson, Paula J, Kay Young, Agnes Vanderburg, Barre Toelken, and Kay Young. Interview with Agnes Vanderburg at her camp, Flathead Indian Reservation, near Arlee, Montana, second interview, part 1. near Arlee, Montana, 1979. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20474/.
APA citation style:
Johnson, P. J., Young, K., Vanderburg, A., Toelken, B. & Young, K. (1979) Interview with Agnes Vanderburg at her camp, Flathead Indian Reservation, near Arlee, Montana, second interview, part 1. near Arlee, Montana. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20474/.
MLA citation style:
Johnson, Paula J, et al. Interview with Agnes Vanderburg at her camp, Flathead Indian Reservation, near Arlee, Montana, second interview, part 1. near Arlee, Montana, 1979. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20474/>.