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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.

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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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Folder 26: Interview #26 - Montana Lowry, September 30, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  Family history, and life in Lovell, Wyoming in the 1920s-1930s, in the Panama Canal Zone, and in Cody from c. 1970 to the present.
Folder 27: Interview #27 - Anne Williams, September 30, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC: Widow of Ernest Williams, Rector at Christ Church in the 1950s-1960s.  Memories of life in Cody and talks about social issues, including the John Birch Society and its impact.  Family history.  Beulah Wagner also participates in the discussion.
Folder 28: Interview #28 - Eva Pfrangle, October 1, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC: Retired nurse, born in Cody.  Tells of growing up in Cody and Park County during World War I, the 1920s and the Great Depression.  Ranch life on the Southfork, where she met Buffalo Bill Cody, for whom her parents worked.  Family history.
Folder 29: Interview #29 - Mary Duggleby, October 2, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  Early family life on a homestead on the Wood River near the Pitchfork Ranch in 1917.  Lived in Powell in the 1920s to the mid-1930s.  Worked for the Indian Claim Service.  Cody life from the 1950s on, when her husband was an airplane pilot for Husky Oil.
Folder 30: Interview #30 - Faye Snyder, October 4, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  Fay Snyder lived and worked on the  Sunlight Ranch, a guest and cattle  ranch on the Chief Joseph Highway.  Her husband’s family operated the Snyder Ranch (now the Mesa Ranch) on the Southfork Road.  Most stories from 1930-1960s.
Folder 31: Interview #31 - Kay Siggins, October 10, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  Schoolteacher.  Stayed at the Siggins Guest Ranch on the upper Southfork in the mid-1930s and married Ray Siggins.  Still living on this ranch.
Folder 32: Interview #32 - Ros Siggins, December 3, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  Memories of guest ranching on the Siggins Guest Ranch on the upper Southfork.  Her husband Don Siggins is brother to Ray Siggins.  Don and Ros ran the guest ranch until 1984, when their children took over the business.
Folder 33: Interview #33 - James Nielson, December 3, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  Memories of Cody from 1938.  Was a classmate of Alan Simpson in Cody and later also in college.  Family and community history.
Folder 34: Interview #34 - Robert V. Witter and Dan Witter, September 15, 2001Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  A professional paleontologist, Witter talks of paleontology and archaeology in the Big Horn Basin and elsewhere in the West, assisted by his son Dan Witter.
Folder 35: Interview #35 - Irene Stonehouse, April 26, 2002Add to your cart.
TOPIC:  Life of Mel Stonehouse, husband of Irene and grandfather of Taylor.  Mel was orphaned as a young boy, grew up to be one of the best rodeo cowboys in the nation.
Folder 36: Interview #36 - Boy Scout Troop 333: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, August 26, 2002Add to your cart.
TOPIC: Seven persons from the WWII Boy Scout Troop 333, Heart Mountain Relocation Center talk about their life as boys in the internment camp and about Boy Scouting.

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