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Photo, Print, Drawing Hi-Line scenes and signs, including Chinook and Harlem, Montana; Retired sheepherder Eddie Gerspacher, Saco, Montana

About this Item

Title

  • Hi-Line scenes and signs, including Chinook and Harlem, Montana; Retired sheepherder Eddie Gerspacher, Saco, Montana

Names

  • Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
  • Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Saco, Montana; Chinook, Montana; Harlem, Montana, August 5, 1979

Headings

  • -  Wagons
  • -  Signs and signboards
  • -  Roadside architecture
  • -  Grain elevators, Cooperative
  • -  Hi-Line (Mont. : Region)
  • -  Shepherds
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Chinook
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Saco
  • -  Montana -- Harlem

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography

Notes

  • -  Index data: Image numbers, descriptions: scenes of various places on Montana's Hi-Line: 1, greeting sign, Chinook, MT; 2-3, greeting sign, Harlem, MT, from the west; 4-5, greeting sign and buildings, Equity (farm) Coop, Harlem, MT, "Howdy Pardner, we've got it"; visit with sheepherder Eddy [Eddie, Edmand?] Gerspacher, Saco MT: 6-9, interview with retired sheepherder Eddie Gerspacher in the park at Saco, photographer's notes say "mosquito infested"; 10-15, Eddie Gerspacher shows old photos of sheep mauled by coyotes, said to have been left dead and not eaten ("killed for sport"); 16, on the drive to Eddie Gerspacher's Lost Coulee Ranch, 25 miles south of Saco; 17-20, at Eddie Gerspacher's ranch where there are old sheep wagons (shepherd's wagons), photographs show one of these wagons, exterior and interior.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC13

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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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, and Michael Crummett. Hi-Line scenes and signs, including Chinook and Harlem, Montana; Retired sheepherder Eddie Gerspacher, Saco, Montana. United States Chinook Montana Saco Harlem, 1979. Saco, Montana; Chinook, Montana; Harlem, Montana, August 5. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc13/.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W. & Crummett, M. (1979) Hi-Line scenes and signs, including Chinook and Harlem, Montana; Retired sheepherder Eddie Gerspacher, Saco, Montana. United States Chinook Montana Saco Harlem, 1979. Saco, Montana; Chinook, Montana; Harlem, Montana, August 5. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc13/.

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, and Michael Crummett. Hi-Line scenes and signs, including Chinook and Harlem, Montana; Retired sheepherder Eddie Gerspacher, Saco, Montana. Saco, Montana; Chinook, Montana; Harlem, Montana, August 5. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc13/>.