Photo, Print, Drawing Milk River Wagon Train, first day, Phillips County, Montana

About this Item

Title
Milk River Wagon Train, first day, Phillips County, Montana
Contributor Names
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Phillips County, Montana, August 30, 1979
Subject Headings
-  Wagons
-  Wagon trains
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- Montana -- Phillips County
Genre
Photographs
Ethnography
Notes
-  Index data: Image numbers, descriptions: with the Milk River Wagon Train, first day morning ride, leaving Larb Hills in Missouri Breaks region: 1, people and horses waiting in the early morning sunshine for the wagon train ride to begin; 2, Henry Compton, the photographer's notes state that Compton is "too old to ride on the wagon train, he comes down to the wagon train's start on Dewey Hart's spread to wish everyone well"; 3-4, Art Warren, the photographer's notes state that Warren "sings a little ditty before the riders saddle or harness up; 5, Jan McKuen and Gale Smith, the photographer's notes state that Jan is "at the receiving end of one of Gale Smith's jokes"; 6-7, Young Billy Young is the teamster on Bud Hasler' s wagon while fieldworker Kay Young (yellow blouse) rides on Sandy Pray's Appaloosa; 8-9, veterinarian Jim Curtis follows Young Billy Young in the train; 10, Russ Jacobsen's team of Clydesdales and wagon drop down from a small knoll in the trail; 11, pair of asses (generic term for donkeys or burros) pulling a small buckboard belonging to Web Dolson; 12-13, stopping for the first rest, Larry Krings standing between wagons; 14, Larry Krings; 15-16, Wes Orahood pulls his wagon off to the side, the photographer states, "so that when he resumes, and is way behind, he can run his outfit long and fast the way he likes it, to catch up"; 17, the wagons pass an old log cabin on top of the Larb Hills; 18, George Ames runs his buckskin in circles, the photographer states, "for a few laps to wear the horse's spunk down a little so he'll be more manageable"; 19, young cowboy runs along to catch up so he doesn't get left behind; 20, fieldworker Kay Young, the photographer states, "riding in the saddle after not having been in one for thirty-five years."
Medium
35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC41
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Young, Kay, and Michael Crummett. Milk River Wagon Train, first day, Phillips County, Montana. United States Montana Phillips County, 1979. Phillips County, Montana. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc41/.

APA citation style:

Young, K. & Crummett, M. (1979) Milk River Wagon Train, first day, Phillips County, Montana. United States Montana Phillips County, 1979. Phillips County, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc41/.

MLA citation style:

Young, Kay, and Michael Crummett. Milk River Wagon Train, first day, Phillips County, Montana. Phillips County, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc41/>.

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