Audio Recording Milk River Wagon Train, end-of-journey interview with its leaders at the Stockman Bar, Malta, Montana, part 1

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Title
Milk River Wagon Train, end-of-journey interview with its leaders at the Stockman Bar, Malta, Montana, part 1
Contributor Names
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Collector)
Hasler, Bud (Interviewee)
Young, Billy (Interviewee)
Created / Published
Malta, Montana, September 3, 1979
Subject Headings
-  United States -- Montana -- Malta
-  Ethnography
-  Field recordings
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
Genre
Ethnography
Field recordings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Notes
-  Index data: Part 1 of a 4-part interview with Bud Hasler and Billy Young, leaders of the 1979 journey by the the Milk River Wagon Train, recorded in the Stockman Bar and Steakhouse, Malta MT: discussion of the origin of the Milk River Wagon Train; about teamsters in the past; Billy Young offers his thoughts about the Milk River Wagon Train; about the runaway incident that occurred during the 1979 wagon train; about the dangers of being around a horse, the signs that indicate that a horse is nervous or getting spooked; Billy tells about being bucked off earlier in the day; "Steel Dust" [Steeldust] [quarter] horses are good, but they can buck; stories about riding bucking horses; more discussion of the runaway and wreck of one of the wagons during the drive; Bud describes going into the washout after the second runaway; Billy tells about the runaway, where lead horse had its bridle off; Bud describes how a horse must be hitched up so that the driver does not lose control; about harnessing and working with a team; Bud exclaims, "But we're still going!"; about the strength a horse has in his tail; Billy talks about the wagon train taking the wrong route; joking exchange between Bud and Billy about being wagon master; Billy talks about leadership responsibility.
Medium
7-inch reel
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: AFS 20486
MBRS shelflist: RXA 0972
Field project identifier: MT9-KY-R16
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
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:

Young, Kay, Michael Crummett, Bud Hasler, and Billy Young. Milk River Wagon Train, end-of-journey interview with its leaders at the Stockman Bar, Malta, Montana, part 1. Malta, Montana, September 3, 1979. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20486/.

APA citation style:

Young, K., Crummett, M., Hasler, B. & Young, B. (1979) Milk River Wagon Train, end-of-journey interview with its leaders at the Stockman Bar, Malta, Montana, part 1. Malta, Montana, September 3. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20486/.

MLA citation style:

Young, Kay, et al. Milk River Wagon Train, end-of-journey interview with its leaders at the Stockman Bar, Malta, Montana, part 1. Malta, Montana, September 3, 1979. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_afs20486/>.

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