Photo, Print, Drawing Milk River Wagon Train, third day, retrieving and repairing Howard Smith's damaged wagon, Phillips County, Montana

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Title
Milk River Wagon Train, third day, retrieving and repairing Howard Smith's damaged wagon, Phillips County, Montana
Contributor Names
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Phillips County, Montana, September 1, 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, third day ride: retrieving and repairing wrecked wagon: 1-3, after chain and rope have been attached to riding gears, Dale Freitag (topside) directs the pickup to slowly pull both pairs of wheel assemblies up the hill; 4-6, attaching both halves together, the pickup will now tow it over to where the wagon box came off, through the barb wire fence; 7-8, the wagon box lies where the fence hung it up when the panicked horses were running, in the photographer's words, " like their tails where on fire"; 9-10, Wes Orahood works on the box to reattach it to the running gear; scenes along the ride: 11-12, cow skull on a clothes line pole; 13-14, starting the morning's ride, Bud Hasler, wagon boss of the wagon train, rides up a hill; 15, "Young" Billy Young turns his team loose going up the moderate hill; 16-17, with his outriders close at hand, the veterinarian Jim Curtis takes his turn to make it up the hill with his chuckwagon; 18, Larry Krings, a cowboy from Lewistown, rides his ass (generic term for donkey or burro) up the hill leading a bay whose rider has deserted her; 19, George Ames reins Bud Hasler's buckskin horse and buckboard up the hill with fieldworker Kay Young on seat, and Nancy [last name not provided] and her colt trailing along; 20, the Milk River Wagon Train crossing prairie flat lands.
Medium
35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC45
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, third day, retrieving and repairing Howard Smith's damaged wagon, Phillips County, Montana. United States Montana Phillips County, 1979. Phillips County, Montana, September 1. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc45/.

APA citation style:

Young, K. & Crummett, M. (1979) Milk River Wagon Train, third day, retrieving and repairing Howard Smith's damaged wagon, Phillips County, Montana. United States Montana Phillips County, 1979. Phillips County, Montana, September 1. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc45/.

MLA citation style:

Young, Kay, and Michael Crummett. Milk River Wagon Train, third day, retrieving and repairing Howard Smith's damaged wagon, Phillips County, Montana. Phillips County, Montana, September 1. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc45/>.

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