Photo, Print, Drawing Milk River Wagon Train, fourth day, memorial service for horse, Phillips County, Montana

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Title
Milk River Wagon Train, fourth day, memorial service for horse, Phillips County, Montana
Contributor Names
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Phillips County, Montana, September 2, 1979
Subject Headings
-  Wagons
-  Horses
-  Wagon trains
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- Montana -- Phillips County
Genre
Photographs
Ethnography
Notes
-  Index data: Image numbers, descriptions: with the Milk River Wagon Train, fourth day ride: 1, crossing open prairie at mid-morning; 2-5, photographs taken from the inside of a wagon, photographer's notes state, "as a passenger in Russ Jacobsen's wagon, one gains a 'looking out' perspective punctuated by the rumble and sometimes sudden jolt of traveling on 4 wooden wheels"; 6, photographer's notes state, "in the driver's seat of Howard Smith's wagon, riding high above the team"; 7-8, mounted rider crossing open area, man with two horses at a small body of water, photographer's notes state, "word comes back from a young cowboy that 'water's up ahead'"; 9, participant Art Warren stand in his saddle; 10-11, participants stand in a ceremony, the photographer's notes state, "'bidding adieu' to Flash, the Canadian born and bred sorrel [horse], who died suddenly with a twisted colon in the middle of the night; Vern Traille, who brought Flash down from Moose Jaw, Sask., presides at the memorial service and has placed the large rock down as the headstone which will be painted at a later time"; 12, wagon train passes through fence gate, the photographer's says, "unlike their forefathers did"; 13-18, crossing the rolling prairie; fieldworker Kay Young riding in Howard Smith's wagon, second from left in frame 14; 19, wagon boss Bud Hasler (in straw hat); 20, horses being watered at stock tank at the end of the day's ride.
Medium
35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC48
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Language
English
Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Young, Kay, and Michael Crummett. Milk River Wagon Train, fourth day, memorial service for horse, Phillips County, Montana. Montana Phillips County United States, 1979. Phillips County, Montana, September 2. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc48/.

APA citation style:

Young, K. & Crummett, M. (1979) Milk River Wagon Train, fourth day, memorial service for horse, Phillips County, Montana. Montana Phillips County United States, 1979. Phillips County, Montana, September 2. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc48/.

MLA citation style:

Young, Kay, and Michael Crummett. Milk River Wagon Train, fourth day, memorial service for horse, Phillips County, Montana. Phillips County, Montana, September 2. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc48/>.

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