Audio Recording Reducing the Need for Labor on the 96 Ranch
About this Item
- Reducing the Need for Labor on the 96 Ranch
- Contributor Names
- Stewart, Leslie J. (Narrator)
- Ahlborn, Richard E. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- July 20, 1978
- Subject Headings
- - Ninety-Six Ranch
- - Activities
- - Farm machinery
- - Haying
- - Haying crews
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - Les Stewart compares the labor needed for haying in the past with the current use of machinery that has taken its place.
- - This selection was recorded in the cab of a pickup truck as Les was driving out to a hayfield to show fieldworker Dick Ahlborn the current generation of machinery. These machines have shrunk the haying crew from well over a dozen to three or four. In the course of the discussion, Les enumerates all of the jobs on a derrick-era haying crew. The remarks about reduced labor needs counterpoint Stanley Smart's comments in the audio selection "Losing Jobs to Mechanization."
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1991/021: NV8-RA-R29
- Source Collection
- Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1991/021)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Paradise Valley Folklife Project collection, 1978-1982 (AFC 1991/021), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Stewart, Leslie J, and Richard E Ahlborn. Reducing the Need for Labor on the 96 Ranch. 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002352/. (Accessed May 29, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Stewart, L. J. & Ahlborn, R. E. (1978) Reducing the Need for Labor on the 96 Ranch. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002352/.
MLA citation style:
Stewart, Leslie J, and Richard E Ahlborn. Reducing the Need for Labor on the 96 Ranch. 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002352/>.