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MS 201 - Oral History Collection

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MS 201 - Oral History Collection, 1998-2012 | McCracken Research Library

By Nathan Bender, 2005.  Updated by Samantha L. Harper, 2018.

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 201 - Oral History Collection, 1998-2012Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Buffalo Bill Historical Center (1900-2013)

Extent: 10.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Abstract

This collection is a compilation of oral history interviews from persons in Cody, Park County, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park, and the surrounding areas.  Most of the recordings were created as part of an ongoing oral history effort of the McCracken Research Library, with others acquired by donation or through sharing of resources with the Park County Historical Society.

Biographical Note

The Buffalo Bill Memorial Association .....

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Interview #1 - H. Peter Kriendler, June 23, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Interview #2 - Harold "Pryor Mountain Bill" Newton, April 27, 2000Add to your cart.
TOPIC: Personal and family history of Harold Newton, his life up the North Fork of the Shoshone River near Wapiti where he ran the Rivers Rest guest ranch, and discussion of his work with muzzle-loading firearms and sports cars.
Folder 3: Interview #3 - Maxwell H. Frost, April 20, 2000Add to your cart.
TOPIC: Personal and family history of Mack Frost, growing up in Cody in the 1960s and learning photography, North Fork of the Shoshone River, and Yellowstone National Park.
Folder 4: Interview #4 - Oscar Thompson, December 11, 2000Add to your cart.
TOPIC: Personal and family history of Oscar and Jane Thompson of Clark, Wyoming.  Two Dot Ranch, growing up on ranches and cowboying for a living, father in Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show, horses, dude ranching, hunting and guiding hunts, trapping, cattle and sheep, early schools in Crandall and Sunlight Basin, dogs, coyotes, Switch Back Ranch, Red Lodge, Montana, World War II and the Heart Mountain Internment Camp, Clark, Wyoming, and the wind and windstorms.
Folder 5: Interview #5 - Ernest J. Goppert, Jr., December 15, 2000Add to your cart.
TOPIC: Personal and family history of Ernest J. Goppert, Jr., history of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Buffalo Bill Museum, Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Cody Firearms Museum, Plains Indian Museum, Harold McCracken, bolo ties, World War II, Masons, growing up in Cody, and the Anson Eddy legal case.
Folder 6: Interview #6 - Margot & Calvin Todd, January 3, 2001; December 8, 2003Add to your cart.
TOPIC: Pitchfork Ranch, Otto Frank, Louis G. Phelps, trip to Russia in 1909, early schooling, Julia Child, cowboying in Meeteetse, Z-T, electrification, Morgan horses, wild horses, controlling hunting on the ranch, protection of antelope.
Folder 7: Interview #7 - Ada Greever, February 1989Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  Early city of Cody history from 1899 on, wedding of her sister to A. Walter Schwoob, Buffalo Bill Cody, a two week trip to Yellowstone National Park in 1910, moved to Cody in 1919, early Buffalo Bill Museum history, Beck family, attempt at an artist colony with Frank Tenney Johnson, Hans Rice, Sara Cook, Stan Kershaw, Ed Grebler, and others, Wolfville, Adolph Spohr, Cody schools, a Cody Women’s Club, poker game used to start first chuch in Cody, Director’s Club/Green Front Club, Gov. Beck.
Folder 8: Interview #8 - Frances Purvis, April 22, 1992Add to your cart.
Park County Historical Society tape.

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