Photo, Print, Drawing Wheelwright and cartwright Charlie Landfried, Nye, Montana

About this Item

Wheelwright and cartwright Charlie Landfried, Nye, Montana
Contributor Names
Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Limestone, Montana, August 21, 1979
Subject Headings
-  Wagons
-  Wheelwrights
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- Montana -- Limestone
-  Index data: Image numbers, descriptions: at the shop of wheelwright and cartwright Charlie Landfried, in or near Limestone and Nye MT: 1, shop sign, "Hardley Able Tool"; 2-3, Charlie Landfried in the doorway to his shop; 4, with help from fieldworkers Gary Stanton, Landfried searches for rim replacement for a wheel he is repairing; 5, the Hardley Able Tool Shop; 6-7, Charlie Landfried uses a measuring wheel ("rolling wheel") to measure the outside circumference of a wagon wheel to be repaired; 8, measuring and marking the inside circumference; 9-11, Charlie Landfried, the photographer's notes state that Landfried "gets all of his new replacement parts from the Amish back in Indiana and Pennsylvania; 12-13, Charlie Landfried and Charles Bischoff tighten wooden wheel around the spokes; 14, Charlie Landfried rolls a new rim; 15-16, Charlie Landfried displays his prized set of harness bells, of the type that were placed on the yoke of the oxen that Landfried said pulled the Conestoga wagons; 17-20, Charlie Landfried, described by the photographer as "talking about his experiences in and knowledge of wheelwrighting."
35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC28
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
American Folklife Center
Online Format
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress believes that some of the materials in this collection are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions, and are therefore free to use or reuse. For example, the fieldwork in this collection is in the public domain in the United States.

However, the Library has obtained permission for the use of other materials, and presents additional materials for educational and research purposes in accordance with fair use under United States copyright law. For example, some of the recordings contain copyrighted music, and not all of the performers and other individuals who were recorded signed releases for public use of their work.

In addition, the American Folklife Center and the professional fieldworkers who carry out these projects feel a strong ethical responsibility to the people they have visited and who have consented to have their lives documented for the historical record. The Center asks that researchers approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and creativity are documented here. Researchers are also reminded that privacy and publicity rights may pertain to certain uses of this material.

Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact the Folklife Reading Room for assistance. Rights assessment is your responsibility. The written permission of the copyright owners in materials not in the public domain is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Permissions may additionally be required from holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights). Whenever possible, we provide information that we have about copyright owners and related matters in the catalog records, finding aids and other texts that accompany collections. However, the information we have may not be accurate or complete.

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.

Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Kay Young, and Michael Crummett. Wheelwright and cartwright Charlie Landfried, Nye, Montana. United States Montana Limestone, 1979. Limestone, Montana. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Young, K. & Crummett, M. (1979) Wheelwright and cartwright Charlie Landfried, Nye, Montana. United States Montana Limestone, 1979. Limestone, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Kay Young, and Michael Crummett. Wheelwright and cartwright Charlie Landfried, Nye, Montana. Limestone, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

More Photos, Prints, Drawings like this