The Folklore of Bull Hook Bottoms, 'Long George' Francis, 'Butch' Wiltner, and Others, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
The Folklore of Bull Hook Bottoms, 'Long George' Francis, 'Butch' Wiltner, and Others
Dates
1970 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1970_120
Summary
Mary Axley was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English


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Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Oral History (Havre, Montana)
Cowboys in the early Montana days
Kid Curry holds up a Great Northern train
Prohibition problems and accounts
'Long George' Francis
Indian Sun Dance (1899)
Doc Timmon's veterinary practice
Brother Van, circuit-riding methodist minister
Joseph Valedon's "15 year weather cycle"
The "Flying Dutchman" and the lady (anecdote)
'Sleepy Tom Conant's deputy appointment (anecdote)
Bill Wiltner and his greenhorn experience with a "six-shooter." (anecdote)
Nickname for Havre, Montana
The Great Northern Railroad and Havre, Montana
Folk songs
''Where the old Milk River winds among the hills" (ballad)
HARVEST TIME, "The seed I have scattered in springtime" (Brother Van song)
Tales
Bill Wiltner's fight with rattlesnakes, coyotes and wolves
The greenhorn who tried to ride a horse
The dust in Havre, Montana
The "year of the grasshopper" and the railroad
Jokes
The cowboy, his son, and brassieres
Greenhorn jokes (2)
Legends
How Bull Hook Bottoms, Montana changed its name to Havre
How Bull Hook Bottoms, Montana got its name

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  • Subject Terms :
  • anecdotes
  • folk beliefs
  • folk speech
  • folksongs
  • Havre, Montana residents
  • jokes
  • legends
  • Methodists (Oral History--Folk Song)
  • narratives
  • Native Americans (Montana)
  • Oral Histories
  • Tales
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project