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Photo, Print, Drawing McKee Ranch, veterinarian treats injured colt, Silverthorne, Colorado; Ranch buildings, Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado

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Title

  • McKee Ranch, veterinarian treats injured colt, Silverthorne, Colorado; Ranch buildings, Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado

Names

  • Natanson, Barbara Orbach (Photographer)
  • Dettmer, Elke (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Silverthorne, Colorado; Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado, August 22, 1980

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Colorado
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Colorado -- Summit County -- Silverthorne
  • -  United States -- Colorado -- Summit County -- Slate Creek

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Frame note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
  • -  Index data: McKee ranch, Silverthorne CO; 0A, rancher Isaac Wilburn "I.W." ("Pa") McKee and veterinarian John Colburn prepare to rope colt in order to treat its wounded leg; 1A, Colburn prepares to rope colt in McKee corral; 2A, veterinarian John Colburn and I.W. McKee rope skittish colt to treat wounded leg; 3A, I.W. McKee takes lead rope to hold wounded colt while Vera McKee Dunaway soothes the mare (colt's mother Caroline); 4A, I.W. McKee holds colt by lead rope while John Colburn approaches; 5A, I.W. McKee holds colt by lead rope while John Colburn leaves corral to get medical supplies; 6A, I.W. McKee holds lead rope while Vera McKee Dunaway looks on from inside corral and veterinarian's assistant looks on from fence; 7A-8A, rancher I.W. McKee (holding rope) and wife Vera approach the colt while the mare circles; 9A-10A, veterinarian John Colburn treats wounded colt held on rope by rancher I.W. McKee as the mare stands over it, Vera McKee Dunaway and veterinarian's assistant look on; 11A, veterinarian John Colburn injects colt with tranquilizer preparatory to treating its leg wound; 12A-13A, colt responds to tranquilizer, head droops; 14A, colt responds to tranquilizer as veterinarian John Colburn, Vera McKee Dunaway, son Dick McKee, and daughter Mary [McKee] Joecks (walking) look on from inside the corral; 15A, John Colburn examines colt's leg wound while I .W. McKee, Dick McKee, and Mary Joecks look on; 16A, Nell Callahan (owner of both horses) stands at left; 17A-18A, Mary Joecks holds lead rope while owner Nell Callahan and mare look on; 19A, veterinarian John Colburn and his assistant retrieve medical supplies from his truck, placing them on a small folding table (fieldworker's log refers to this as a "t.v. tray"), Vera McKee Dunaway looks on; 20A, same scene with Vera McKee Dunaway and Wes Dunaway looking on; 21A, veterinarian John Colburn talks with colt's owner, Nell Callahan, before treating colt, held on lead rope by Mary Joecks, a bucket of disinfectant and tray of instruments in front of the veterinarian, McKee's dog, Killer, at veterinarian's feet; 22A, Vera McKee Dunaway holds the lead rope while veterinarian and Nell Callahan prepare to treat colt; 23A, Mary Joecks (not pictured) holds the lead rope while veterinarian approaches with disinfectant bucket and the veterinarian's assistant, Vera McKee Dunaway, and Nell Callahan look on; 24A, the veterinarian pours disinfectant into bucket while Wes Dunaway holds lead rope, Nell Callahan holds lead rope of mare, and Vera McKee Dunaway looks on; 25A-27A, veterinarian washes colt's wound while assistant, Nell Callahan, Wes Dunaway, Mary Joecks, and Vera McKee Dunaway look on; 28A, veterinarian John Colburn washes leg wound, Vera McKee Dunaway and the veterinarian's assistant pet the colt, Nell Callahan holds mare's lead rope; 29A, Vera McKee Dunaway, Nell Callahan, Mary Joecks, and McKee dog, Killer, look on; 30A, veterinarian Colburn speaks as Vera McKee Dunaway kneels to examine wound, veterinarian's assistant and Nell Callanan look on; 31A, veterinarian Colburn kneels to prepare treatment while Vera McKee Dunaway examines wound, veterinarian's assistant and Nell Callahan look on; 32A, veterinarian's assistant, Dick McKee, Mary Joecks, Nell Callahan (dog at feet), and Vera McKee Dunaway (kneeling) look on as veterinarian cleans wound; 33A, Dick McKee and Vera McKee Dunaway and veterinarian examine colt's wound while veterinarian's assistant observes; 34A-35A. Location called Slate Creek, near Silverthorne, Colorado. Landscape view that includes buildings at Slate Creek as seen from state route 9.

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/031: 165738-10

Source Collection

  • Colorado Folklife Project collection (AFC 1991/031)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Natanson, Barbara Orbach, and Elke Dettmer. McKee Ranch, veterinarian treats injured colt, Silverthorne, Colorado; Ranch buildings, Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado. United States Summit County Colorado Slate Creek Silverthorne, 1980. Silverthorne, Colorado; Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991031_165738_10/.

APA citation style:

Natanson, B. O. & Dettmer, E. (1980) McKee Ranch, veterinarian treats injured colt, Silverthorne, Colorado; Ranch buildings, Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado. United States Summit County Colorado Slate Creek Silverthorne, 1980. Silverthorne, Colorado; Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991031_165738_10/.

MLA citation style:

Natanson, Barbara Orbach, and Elke Dettmer. McKee Ranch, veterinarian treats injured colt, Silverthorne, Colorado; Ranch buildings, Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado. Silverthorne, Colorado; Slate Creek, Summit County, Colorado. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991031_165738_10/>.