Film, Video Butchering Hogs (ca. 1950)
About this Item
- Butchering Hogs (ca. 1950)
- Stewart, Leslie J. (Narrator)
- Stewart, Leslie J. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
- ca. 1950
- - Ninety-Six Ranch
- - Activities
- - Butchering, Hog
- - Ethnography
- - Motion Pictures
- Motion Pictures
- - Rights: The Stewart family shares this film under a Creative Commons attribution license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 External).
- - Excerpt from Les Stewart's film, "Winter on the Ranch," (ca. 1950) that documents butchering hogs for consumption by family and ranch workers. Les's narration was recorded on July 7, 1982, by Margaret Purser and Carl Fleischhauer. The longer film includes glimpses of milk cows and poultry for domestic use, breaking stream ice to water livestock, and scenes of cattle being fed hay in the snow. This vignette recalls a day when the ranch was much more self-sufficient in food for the table than it is today. Well before the end of the twentieth century, only a few steers were butchered for home consumption on the Ninety-Six. Most other foodstuffs were purchased at a supermarket.
- 16mm film
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1991/021: NV-VDP-VT9
- Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1991/021)
- American Folklife Center
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Chicago citation style:
Stewart, Leslie J, and Leslie J Stewart. Butchering Hogs. 1950. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002386/.
APA citation style:
Stewart, L. J. & Stewart, L. J. (1950) Butchering Hogs. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002386/.
MLA citation style:
Stewart, Leslie J, and Leslie J Stewart. Butchering Hogs. 1950. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ncr002386/>.